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  • Echoes from the Poisoned Wellby Sylvia Hood Washington; Heather Goodall; Paul Rosier; Martin Melosi; Jeffrey Stine

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 47.99

    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...

  • Rethinking Environmental Historyby Alf Hornborg; J. R. McNeill; Joan Martinez-Alier

    AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 43.99

    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...

  • The Transition Timelineby Shaun Chamberlain

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009; US$ 15.74

    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... more...

  • Glaciers of the Karakoram Himalayaby Kenneth Hewitt

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    The Karakoram contains the greatest concentration of glaciers and most of the largest ice masses outside high latitudes. They comprise major stores and sources of fresh water in an otherwise extreme, continental, dry region. As many as 200 million people living downstream, in the valleys of the Indus and Yarkand Rivers, depend on melt waters from snow... more...

  • 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$ 140.00

    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...

  • Die "Freyheit" der Kinderby Thomas Töpfer

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 68.49

    <P>Die Strukturen des vormodernen Bildungswesens in Deutschland hingen gleichermaßen von den politisch-konfessionellen Rahmenbedingungen in den Territorien wie von der ökonomisch-sozialen Situation in den Städten und Gemeinden ab. Am Beispiel des Kurfürstentums und Königreichs Sachsen, des wichtigsten evangelischen Territoriums des Alten Reiches,... more...

  • Nimby Is Beautifulby Carol Hager; Mary Alice Haddad

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00

    List of Figures List of Tables Preface and Acknowledgments Contributors Introduction: A New Look at NIMBY Carol Hager Chapter 1. How Do Grassroots Environmental Protests Incite Innovation? Helen M. Poulos Chapter 2. From NIMBY to Networks:  Protest and Innovation in German Energy Politics Carol Hager Chapter... more...

  • A World in Transitionby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2014; US$ 1.83

    What reforms must governments initiate in order to ensure the sustainability of their societies? What examples of success can we identify by systematically comparing countries around the world? And who will shape the political and economic future in the 21st century? This E-Book Reader is a supplement to the upcoming edition (June 2014) of our Germanlanguage... more...