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- Lexington Books 2006; US$ 49.99
This book is an historical examination of environmental justice struggles across the globe from the perspective of environmentally marginalized communities. It is unique in environmental justice histography because it recounts these struggles by integrating the actual voices and memories of communities who grappled with environmental inequalities. more...
- AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 49.99
This exciting new reader in environmental history provides a framework for understanding the relations between ecosystems and world-systems over time. Alf Hornborg, J. R. McNeill, and Joan Martinez-Alier have brought together a group of the foremost writers from the social, historical, and geographical sciences to provide an overview of the ecological... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009; US$ 20.99
The Transition Timeline lightens the fear of our uncertain future, providing a map of what we are facing and the different pathways available to us. It describes four possible scenarios for the UK and world over the next twenty years, ranging from Denial, in which we reap the consequences of failing to acknowledge and respond to our environmental challenges,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
TO ACCOMPANY A MAJOR ITV DOCUMENTARY We are poisoning our planet and destroying the lives of our children. In the west arguments rage over how much nuclear radiation and toxic dumping is safe, while children continue to breath filthy air and eat food full of pesticides. In the third World, over four million children die each year from drinking unclean... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Comparative Perspectives on Environmental Policies and Issues presents tools and concepts about environmental policies in several developed and developing countries. It explores a broad survey of ecological modernization theory, ecological feminism theory, environmental justice theory, the concept of sustainability, and research on environmental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95
The interdisciplinary collection of essays investigates whether UNCED and its output were appropriate for averting global environmental and developmental catastrophe. The intellectual debate inside and outside UNCED has been dominated by powerful entrenched interests which marginalise rival interpretations of the crisis and block possible alternative... more...
- Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 29.95
NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard) protests are often criticized as parochial and short-lived, generating no lasting influence on broader processes related to environmental politics. This volume offers a different perspective. Drawing on cases from around the globe, it demonstrates that NIMBY protests, although always arising from a local concern in a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Environmental issues continue to divide opinion, sometimes in extreme ways. Almost everyone agrees that education has a role to play in ensuring the future of humanity on Earth. Some think we should all learn to leave a minimal environmental footprint; others argue that education should promote economic growth, because only growth can generate the... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00
This Handbook compiles the state of the art of current research on sustainable consumption from the worlds leading experts in the field. The implementation of sustainable consumption presents one of the greatest challenges and opportunities we are faced with today. On the one hand, consumption is a wanted and necessary phenomenon important for... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 39.72
Theoretische Grundlagen.- Ökologische und politische Modernisierung in entwickelten Industriegesellschaften.- Reflexive Modernisierung und öffentliches Handeln.- Ökologische Modernisierung: Zwischen bürokratischem und zivilgesellschaftlichem Handeln.- Jenseits von Modernisierung und Postmodernisierung: Überlegungen zur universalistischen Dimension... more...