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  • When the Bough Breaks...by Laura Thomas; Lloyd Timberlake

    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...

  • Comparative Perspectives on Environmental Policies and Issuesby Robert A. Dibie

    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...

  • Rioby Caroline Thomas

    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...

  • Nimby Is Beautifulby Carol Hager; Mary Alice Haddad

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00

    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...

  • Education, Nature, and Societyby Stephen Gough

    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...

  • Handbook of Research on Sustainable Consumptionby L. A. Reisch; J. Thøgersen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    This Handbook compiles the state of the art of current research on sustainable consumption from the world’s 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...

  • Umweltpolitik als Modernisierungsprozeßby Volker von Prittwitz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 40.36

    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...

  • Rethinking Environmental Justice in Sustainable Citiesby Heather E. Campbell; Yushim Kim; Adam M. Eckerd

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    As the study of environmental policy and justice becomes increasingly significant in today?s global climate, standard statistical approaches to gathering data have become less helpful at generating new insights and possibilities. None of the conventional frameworks easily allow for the empirical modeling of the interactions of all the actors involved,... more...

  • Polluted Promisesby Melissa Checker

    NYU Press 2005; US$ 27.00

    Association for Humanist Sociology 2007 Book Award co-winner Julian Steward Award 2006 Runner-Up! Over the past two decades, environmental racism has become the rallying cry for many communities as they discover the contaminations of toxic chemicals and industrial waste in their own backyards. Living next door to factories and industrial sites... more...

  • Alternative Energietechnikby Jochem Unger; Antonio Hurtado

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    Technisch wichtige Auslegungs- und Sicherheitskriterien für konventionelle, nukleare und regenerative Energiesysteme werden hier betrachtet. Das Buch zeigt die Auswirkungen des menschlichen Wirtschaftens, erklärt wie diese zu beurteilen und zu berücksichtigen sind. Es zeigt die möglichen Auswege auf, auch wenn umweltrelevante Entscheidungskriterien... more...