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Environmental Policy

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  • Resilience and Transformationby Steven Cork

    CSIRO Publishing 2010; US$ 34.95

    Explores what factors contribute to Australia's resilience, what trends are apparent, and what actions are required to better prepare us. more...

  • Free to be Humanby David Edwards

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2000; US$ 13.13

    This is a book about freedom, and above all about the idea that there is often no greater obstacle to freedom than the assumption that it has already been fully attained. While in the West few individuals today suffer physical restraint by the state, we are still constrained by powerful psychological chains which are in many ways far more effective,... more...

  • Coming Climate Crisis?by Claire L. Parkinson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 17.99

    Decisively cutting through the hyperbole on both sides of the debate, distinguished NASA climatologist Claire L. Parkinson brings much-needed balance and perspective to the highly contentious issue of climate change. Offering a deeply knowledgeable overview of global change past and present, the author lays out a compelling argument that our understandings... more...

  • Land Use Policies for Sustainable Developmentby Desmond McNeill; Ingrid Nesheim; Floor Brouwer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    The urgent need to enhance sustainable development in developing countries has never been greater: poverty levels are growing, land conversions are uncontrolled, and there is rapid loss of biodiversity through land use change. This important and timely book highlights the need for integrated assessment tools for developing countries, considering the... more...

  • Understanding Global Environmental Politicsby Matthew Paterson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 44.00

    Understanding Global Environmental Politics develops a new, critical approach to global environmental politics. It argues that the major power structures of world politics are deeply problematic in ecological terms, and that they cannot be easily used to resolve major environmental challenges such as global warming. Instead of simply advocating the... more...

  • Public Management and the Metagovernance of Hierarchies, Networks and Marketsby Louis Meuleman

    Springer 2008; US$ 239.00

    What is modern governance? Is it the battle against a old-fashioneda (TM) hierarchy, or is it the restoration of key hierarchical values? Is it optimizing network management, or maximizing the benefits of market thinking in the public-sector? This book argues that it is the combination of all this. The next question is: In practice, how do successful... more...

  • Global Warming For Dummiesby Elizabeth May; Zoe Caron

    Wiley 2009; US$ 17.59

    Get positive suggestions for practical solutions to this heated issue. Hotly debated in the political arena and splashed across the media almost 24/7, global warming has become the topic of the moment. Whatever one's views on its cause, there is no denying that the earth's climate is changing, and people everywhere are worried. Global Warming For... more...

  • The Social Risks of Agricultureby RONALD WIMBERLEY; CRAIG HARRIS; JOSEPH MOLNAR

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 139.00

    In a vast society where environmentally conscious nonfarming voters and consumers have grown to greatly outnumber those directly engaged in agriculture, what happens in agriculture becomes increasingly subject to control by the general society, as policies and laws cater to constituents and consumers. This book provides an overview of how Americans... more...

  • Evaluating Agri-Environmental Policiesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 112.00

    These conference proceedings present a series of evaluations of agri-environmental policies in OECD countries.  They examine how effective the policies have been in achieving objectives and what policy makers have learned about the design and implementation of their policies. . These proceedings show that different methods of policy evaluation... more...

  • Water Policy in Spainby Alberto Garrido; M. Ramon Llamas

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 115.95

    Though the modern Spanish State was formed in the mid Fifteenth Century, historical records show that water works, statues, and the utilization of water dates back to centuries BC. As a semi-arid country, the effort to control, store and assure water supplies to cities and fields is present in numerous historical and political landmarks. Water policy... more...