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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 145.00
Responding to climate change has become an industry. Governments, corporations, activist groups and others now devote billions of dollars to mitigation and adaptation, and their efforts represent one of the most significant policy measures ever dedicated to a global challenge. Despite its laudatory intent, the response industry, or ?Climate Inc.?,... more...
- Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2014; US$ 14.19
Religiöser Pluralismus ist in nahezu allen westlichen, aber auch in vielen sich entwickelnden Gesellschaften zu einer zentralen sozialen und politischen Herausforderung avanciert. Die neue Vielfalt speist sich aus Einwanderungsprozessen, der stärkeren Sichtbarkeit religiöser Minderheiten und auch nicht zuletzt aus der wachsenden Zahl derer, die überhaupt... more...
- Policy Press 2005; US$ 39.95
There has been an explosion of new forms of governance as societies adapt to economic, social and political change. This book highlights the dynamics of the social, cultural and institutional practices involved in 'remaking' governance. It is structured around three key themes: the remaking of peoples, publics and politics. more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 28.99
With its 28-foot storm surge and 174 mph winds, 2005?s Hurricane Katrina was responsible for nearly 2,000 deaths and more than $100 billion in damage. The event was only a preview of what will soon hit coastal communities as climate change increases the power of storms that can lay waste to critical infrastructure, such as water-treatment and energy... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2015; US$ 26.95
In letters addressed to Presidents George Bush and Barack Obama, Ralph Nader provides incisive critiques of more than a decade of American policy decision and indecision. Each letter offers frank advice and shines light on government mishaps and missed opportunities for progress. With his signature dry wit, Nader holds these Presidents to their campaign... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 30.99
The combative metaphor of 'science wars' has taken on a predominant position within the collective conscious, from being featured on the programs of scientific meetings to being splashed across the pages of leading national magazines and newspapers. Some in the scientific community perceive their profession to be under siege by members of the academic... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00
Earthquakes are a way of life on Earth, and, whether you live in an area that is often affected by earthquakes or not, every building, every road, every bridge, and, in fact, almost everything constructed by humans in which we walk, sleep, live, sit, or visit, has to be constructed to withstand an earthquake, by following local, regional, or national... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00
This study is an attempt to chronicle and analyse the attitudes of the New York press in connection with the events of the period from 1914 to 1917 relating to American neutrality. It is based primarily on a day to-day study of sixteen daily newspapers in New York City for the period of American non-participation in the First World War. The research... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 29.99
In 1980, with the passage of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, Congress created the Superfund as a mechanism to clean up the toxic legacy of the industrial and chemical revolutions. Over a decade later, the consensus is that the program has failed: too much has been spent and too little accomplished. Harold... more...
- Lexington Books 2006; US$ 34.99
Trafficking & the Global Sex Industry focuses on the international trafficking of women and children for forced labor and prostitution. The essays create a link from country to country, demonstrating the worldwide nature of the problem. Expertly written and well researched, this collection gives the reader a clearer understanding of the problem of... more...