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  • The Politics of Palm Oil Harmby Hanneke Mol

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 117.57

    This book examines the politics of harm in the context of palm oil production in Colombia, with a primary focus on the Pacific coast region. Globally, the palm oil industry is associated with practices that fit the most conventional definitions and perceptions of crime, but also crucially, forms of social and environmental harm that do not fit strictly... more...

  • Pesticide Law and Compliance Decision Makingby Huiqi Yan

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 141.08

    This book investigates pesticide compliance in China in order to provide a more comprehensive understanding of compliance and offers some feasible and adaptable suggestions for enhancing the effectiveness of this compliance. It discusses the weak implementation of Chinese laws and rules and emphasizes the necessity and importance of a compliance perspective... more...

  • Introduction to Energy and Climateby Julie Kerr

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 129.95

    The purpose of this textbook is to provide a well-rounded working knowledge of both climate change and environmental sustainability for a wide range of students. Students will learn core concepts and methods to analyze energy and environmental impacts; will understand what is changing the earth’s climate, and what that means for life on earth now... more...

  • Cohesion and Fragmentation in Social Movementsby Ina Peters

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 58.78

    Ina Peters analyzes how collective identities and collective action frames have contributed to the persistence and eventual fragmentation of the collective action against the Belo Monte Dam. Reconstructing the rationale of the conflict, Ina Peters addresses theoretical research gaps regarding the dynamics – particularly cohesion and fragmentation –... more...

  • Historical Pollutionby Francesco Centonze; Stefano Manacorda

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 199.87

    This volume examines legal matters regarding the prevention and fighting of historical pollution caused by industrial emissions. "Historical pollution" refers to the long-term or delayed onset effects of environmental crimes such as groundwater or soil pollution.  Historical Pollution presents and compares national legal approaches,... more...

  • Time and Environmental Lawby Benjamin J. Richardson

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 100.00

    Through the lens of time, the book critiques environmental law and recommends ways to enable it to respond to nature's time scales. more...

  • Power, Procedure, Participation and Legitimacy in Global Sustainability Normsby Karin Buhmann

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Globalisation of the market, law and politics contributes to a diversity of transnational sustainability problems whose solutions exceed the territorial jurisdictional limits of nation states in which their effects are generated or occur. The rise of the business sector as a powerful global actor with a claim to participation and potential contributions... more...

  • Risk, Resilience, Inequality and Environmental Lawby Bridget M. Hutter

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    This insightful book considers how the law has adapted to the environmental challenges of the 21st Century and the ways in which it might be used to cope with environmental risks and uncertainties whilst promoting resilience and greater equality. These issues are considered in social context by contributors from different disciplines who examine some... more...

  • The Paris Agreement on Climate Changeby Daniel Klein; María Pía Carazo; Meinhard Doelle; Jane Bulmer; Andrew Higham

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 44.99

    The Paris Agreement fundamentally alters the reach and scope of the international climate change regime. This book provides the first legal commentary to the Agreement's articles, putting them in context and detailing how they are to be understood and put into action. more...

  • Oil, Gas, and Crimeby Rick Ruddell

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 142.72

    This book addresses the causes of rising crime rates resulting from the rapid population growth and industrialization associated with natural resource extraction in rural communities. Ruddell describes the social problems emerging in these boomtowns, including increases in antisocial behavior, as well as property-related and violent crime, industrial... more...