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  • A Good That Transcendsby Eric T. Freyfogle

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 30.00

    Since the birth of the modern environmental movement in the 1970s, the United States has witnessed dramatic shifts in social equality, ecological viewpoints, and environmental policy. With these changes has also come an increased popular resistance to environmental reform, but, as Eric T. Freyfogle reveals in this book, that resistance has far deeper... more...

  • Development and Environmental Policy in Indiaby Kanchan Chopra

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 45.64

    This book examines the nuances of the relationship between development and environmental conservation policy in India over the last three decades.  While India is taken as the focal point, the study extends to an analysis of global aspects and other developing countries as and when the situation demands. Understanding that development always... more...

  • International Yearbook of Soil Law and Policy 2016by Harald Ginzky; Irene L. Heuser; Tianbao Qin; Oliver C. Ruppel; Patrick Wegerdt

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 127.37

    The first volume of the International Yearbook of Soil Law and Policy  includes an important discussion on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals that are the basis for the post-2015 development agenda up to the year 2030; the Yearbook focuses in particular on Goal 15, which includes achieving a ?land degradation-neutral world.?... more...

  • Spaces of Justiceby Chris Butler; Edward Mussawir

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This collection is inspired by the transdisciplinary possibilities posed by the connections between space and justice. Drawing on a variety of theoretical influences that include Henri Lefebvre, Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, Doreen Massey, Gillian Rose, Walter Benjamin, Elias Canetti, Antonio Negri and Yan Thomas, the contributors to this book... more...

  • Urban Cooperation and Climate Governanceby Jan Beermann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 53.07

    Jan Beermann addresses persistent research gaps in urban climate governance and North-South cooperation. He compares the form, processes and outcomes of four local climate protection projects conducted as part of German-Indian urban cooperation and explores the conditions associated with the success and/or failure in these initiatives. The study concludes... more...

  • Environmental Governance in Vietnamby Stephan Ortmann

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 84.91

    This book deals with institutional reforms in response to a mounting environmental crisis in Vietnam. The author introduces the reader to the most important environmental problems that Vietnam is currently facing and shows how the emphasis on economic growth has come at the expense of the natural environment. Following an assessment of the still deteriorating... more...

  • Umweltökonomik, Umweltpolitik und Marktwirtschaftby Joachim Hennecke

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2017; US$ 28.65

    Ausgehend von der Feststellung eines verbreiteten Scheinkonsenses bezüglich der Begründung und Beurteilung umweltpolitischer Maßnahmen im Rahmen der "traditionellen" Umweltökonomik untersucht die Studie den grundsätzlichen Zusammenhang von Umweltökonomik, Umweltpolitik und Marktwirtschaft. Dabei werden drei unterschiedliche umweltökonomische Ansätze... more...

  • Das Recht auf Umweltinformationby Max Koebke

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2017; US$ 28.65

    Die Studie führt ein in das Recht der Umweltinformation, wie es durch das UIG geschaffen wurde. Dabei zeigt der Autor den Hintergrund der Informationsfreiheit auf und zieht einen Vergleich mit den Informationsrechten in den USA und in den Staaten der EU. Die Darstellung des konkreten Inhalts des UIG findet ihren Schwerpunkt im Konflikt der Informationsfreiheit... more...

  • Die Europäisierung des Umweltstrafrechtsby Silke Knaut

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2017; US$ 24.08

    Ausgangspunkt der Arbeit ist die Überlegung, dass in Anbetracht der häufig grenzüberschreitenden Auswirkungen der Umweltbeeinträchtigungen das Europarecht auch für das Strafrecht zunehmend an Bedeutung gewinnt. Ziel ist es, das deutsche Umweltstrafrecht in den vergleichenden Zusammenhang mit europäischen Entwicklungen und Vorgaben zu stellen, seine... more...