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Environmental

  • Environmental Crime and its Victimsby Toine Spapens; Rob White; Marieke Kluin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book provides a diverse and provocative array of arguments, critiques and recommendations from leading researchers and scholars in the field of green criminology. The issues addressed are three-fold: the specific characteristics of some of the major types of environmental crime and its perpetrators; the problem of victimization in cases of environmental... more...

  • The EU, the US and Global Climate Governanceby Christine Bakker; Francesco Francioni

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 129.95

    This volume presents a critical analysis of transatlantic relations in the field of environmental governance and climate change. Drawing on research involving experts from leading universities and institutes, the authors provide innovative analyses on policy measures taken by the EU and the US, the world’s largest economic and commercial blocs,... more...

  • Trade, Food Security, and Human Rightsby Ying Chen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95

    The author argues here that there is no absolute food shortage and that distorted agricultural trade which undermines world food distribution is a vital and overlooked factor. The book looks at EU and US agricultural policies and World Trade Organization negotiations in agriculture and proposes that the international trade regime reconciles trade rules... more...

  • Law of the Jungleby Paul M. Barrett

    Crown Publishing Group 2014; US$ 26.00

    The gripping story of one American lawyer?s obsessive crusade?waged at any cost?against Big Oil on behalf of the poor farmers and indigenous tribes of the Amazon rainforest. Steven Donziger, a self-styled social activist and Harvard educated lawyer, signed on to a budding class action lawsuit against multinational Texaco (which later merged with... more...

  • Earth Jurisprudenceby Peter D. Burdon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    The idea of human dominion over nature has become entrenched by the dominant rights-based interpretation of private property. Accordingly, nature is not attributed any inherent value and becomes merely the matter of a human property relationship. Earth Jurisprudence: Private Property and the Environment explores how an alternative conception of... more...

  • Japan's International Fisheries Policyby Roger D. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Few nations rely upon the ocean as much as Japan for livelihood, culture and transport. The seas have long played a vital role for the Japanese, helping to support the economic and social life of a nation that possesses few resources and little arable land, and sustain a population that has nearly tripled in the last century. Fish are a distinctive... more...

  • Global Environmental Policyby Charles H. Eccleston; Frederic March

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.95

    Environmental policy is often practiced reactively with each crisis addressed as an isolated event. Focusing on development of proactive policies, Global Environment Policy: Concepts, Principles, and Practice provides the essential scientific and socioeconomic framework for formulating pragmatic and comprehensive environmental policies. It discusses... more...

  • Climate Justiceby Teresa M. Thorp

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 115.00

    Climate change represents an urgent and potentially irreversible threat to human societies and the planet. This book responds to human adversity by mobilizing climate justice as legal justice, to legitimize and realize a unified, transparent, comprehensible, accessible and responsive process that applies to all. more...

  • Production, Growth, and the Environmentby William L. Weber

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Written in a way that facilitates understanding of complex concepts, laws, and policy, Production, Growth, and the Environment: An Economic Approach explores how economic growth usually makes people better off, but also asks at what environmental cost? These costs are not often realized until after the fact, when their remediation is more expensive,... more...

  • Choosing a Futureby A. Grear; C. Gearty

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The issue is no longer whether climate change is happening; it is rather what we should now be doing about it. Drawing together key thinkers and policy experts, this unique volume - also a Special Issue of the Journal of Human Rights and the Environment - engages with the human dimensions of climate change, offering a timely intervention into contemporary... more...