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- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 49.34
This reader offers instant access to fifty classic and original readings in health policy and management. Compiled by experts, the editors introduce a framework setting out the key policy drivers and policy levers, giving a conceptual framework that provides context for each piece. more...
- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 16.00
The litany of environmental bad news — rapid extinction of species, pollution, depleted food sources — can be overwhelming, but there's hope too. In this thoughtful look at what?s happening behind the grim headlines, authors David Suzuki and Holly Dressel show that thousands of individuals, groups, and businesses are already changing their ways.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 80.00
This book assesses the recent growth and future prospects of private transnational environmental certification and standards regimes. Regimes of this type have proliferated in the last 20 years as businesses and environmental groups have sought to replace, or improve upon, traditional inter-governmental conventions and treaties. Recent theory and research... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 164.95
Land degradation and desertification are amongst the most severe threats to human welfare and the environment, as they affect the livelihoods of some 2 billion people in the world?s drylands, and they are directly connected to pressing global environmental problems, such as the loss of biological diversity or global climate change. Strategies to combat... more...
- Manchester University Press 2004; US$ 74.95
This is about policies and strategies for ecologically rational governance and uses the Swedish case study to ask whether it is possible to move form a traditional environmental policy to a broad, integrated pursuit of sustainable development, as illustra more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 159.00
Selected papers from the International Conference "Global Environmental Change: Challenges for Science and Society in South-Eastern Europe" held 19-21 May 2008 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Covers changes in climate, land use, carbon and water cycles, air quality, etc. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00
Community action is a vital strategy in the fight against climate change and has increasingly informed government policy, academic inquiry and grassroots action over the last decade. This timely and engaging volume explores both the promise of community-based action in tackling climate change and some of its limitations. On the one hand, community-based... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 279.00
This book covers a round-up of environmental changes in Siberia with a focus on the terrestrial biosphere but also discussing climate and atmosphere and the hydrological cycle. It concludes with a discussion of information system approaches that are being developed to safeguard and make accessible spatial and temporal data for environmental studies.... more...
- World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 19.99
How much is a cleaner environment worth? For policy makers, that question goes largely unanswered. It's not that the environment is seen as unimportant. It's simply much easier to compare the costs and benefits of tangible projects such as airports and electrical grids, than it is to weigh the merits of a landfill cleanup. Over the past decades,... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 379.00
This policy-focused, global and multidisciplinary security handbook on "Facing Global Environmental Change" addresses new security threats of the 21st century posed by climate change, desertification, water stress, population growth and urbanization. These security dangers and concerns lead to migration, crises and conflicts. They are on... more...