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  • Environmental Movements and Waste Infrastructureby Christopher Rootes; Liam Leonard

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    As rates of consumption grow, the problem of waste management has increased significantly. National and local waste authorities seek to manage such problems through the implementation of state regulation and construction of waste infrastructure, including landfills and incinerators. These, however, are undertaken in a context of increasing supra-state... more...

  • European Culture Wars and the Italian Caseby Luca Ozzano; Alberta Giorgi

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book aims to understand the European political debate about contentious issues, framed in terms of religious values by religious and/or secular actors in 21st century. It specifically focuses on the Italian case, which, due to its peculiar history and contemporary political landscape, is a paradigmatic case for the study of the relationships... more...

  • Evolution of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreementby Lee Botts; Paul Muldoon

    Michigan State University Press 2005; US$ 27.95

    Water quality concerns are not new to the Great Lakes. They emerged early in the 20th century, in 1909, and matured in 1972 and 1978. They remain a prominent part of today?s conflicted politics and advancing industrial growth. The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, under the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909, became a model to the world for environmental... more...

  • Extreme Eventsby Mario Chavez; Michael Ghil; Jaime Urrutia-Fucugauchi

    Wiley 2015; US$ 199.95

    The monograph covers the fundamentals and the consequences of extreme geophysical phenomena like asteroid impacts, climatic change, earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, landslides, volcanic eruptions, flooding, and space weather. This monograph also addresses their associated, local and worldwide socio-economic impacts. The understanding and modeling... more...

  • False Idolby Gene Healy

    The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 2012; US$ 3.99

    In the waning days of the Bush administration, the Cato Institute published Gene Healy?s The Cult of the Presidency: America?s Dangerous Devotion to Executive Power , which argued that the demands we place on the presidency have turned it into a constitutional monstrosity: too powerful to be trusted, and too weak to fulfill all the demands we invest... more...

  • Freedom and Environmentby Michael Hannis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Must freedom be sacrificed to achieve ecological sustainability - or vice versa? Can we be genuinely free and live in sustainable societies? This book argues that we can, if we recognise and celebrate our ecological embeddedness, rather than seeking to transcend it. But this does not mean freedom can simply be redefined to fit within ecological... more...

  • Freimaurerby Tom Goeller

    be.bra verlag 2013; US$ 14.30

    Weltweit zählt die Freimaurerbewegung sechs Millionen Mitglieder. In jüngster Zeit sind sie aufgrund populistischer Romane als Weltverschwörer wieder in aller Munde. Und doch kaum jemand weiß, woher sie stammen, wer sie sind, und was sie wirklich tun. Tom Goeller, selbst Freimaurer, befasst sich nicht nur mit den Ursprüngen der philosophischen Vereinigung,... more...

  • The Fukushima Effectby Richard Hindmarsh; Rebecca Priestley

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The Fukushima Effect offers a range of scholarly perspectives on the international effect of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown four years out from the disaster. Grounded in the field of science, technology and society (STS) studies, a leading cast of international scholars from the Asia-Pacific, Europe, and the United States examine the extent... more...

  • Gender and the Political Economy of Conflict in Africaby Meredeth Turshen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Violence affects the economy of production and the ecology of reproduction? the production of economic goods and services and the generational reproduction of workers, the regeneration of the capacity to work and maintenance of workers on a daily basis, and the renewal of culture and society through community relations and the education of children... more...

  • Global Bioethicsby Henk ten Have

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    The panorama of bioethical problems is different today. Patients travel to Thailand for fast surgery; commercial surrogate mothers in India deliver babies to parents in rich countries; organs, body parts and tissues are trafficked from East to Western Europe; physicians and nurses migrating from Africa to the U.S; thousands of children or patients... more...