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  • In Pursuit of Prosperityby David Reed

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.00

    In Pursuit of Prosperity provides a much needed exploration of the evolution of environmental sustainability in U.S. foreign policy. Through expert analysis of nine countries and regions of strategic importance, David Reed and his stellar team of experts in foreign policy and environmental affairs identify emerging threats to the prosperity and... more...

  • Hydraulic Modelingby Victor M. Lyatkher; Alexander M. Proudovsky

    Wiley 2016; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00

    Water. Except for air, it is the most important ingredient to all life on Earth. It surrounds us every day. We are literally bathed in it, we cook our food with it, and we need a steady stream of it in our bodies every single day just to survive. But water, and the study of it, is one of the most important and unheralded branches of engineering, affecting... more...

  • Seismic Loadsby Victor M. Lyatkher

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00

    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...

  • The Accountable Jugglerby Beryl Radin

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 34.00

    PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND POLICY ADMINISTRATION SERIES Edited by Donald Kettl How should a manager handle different accountability expectations? While a commonplace term in government lexicon, accountability has escaped precise definition, leaving managers at a disadvantage when trying to monitor the performance of their programs. Including more than 300... more...

  • Lessons from Europe?by R. Daniel Kelemen

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 33.00

    What can American policymakers learn from the experiences of European democracies? While we can look to our own history and to the ideas emanating from our own public sphere, by looking abroad we can also learn lessons from European policies ? from both those that have proven successful and those that have failed. The contributors in this volume examine... more...

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

    Wiley 2015; US$ 199.95 US$ 173.29

    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...

  • Making policy moveby John Clarke; Dave Bainton

    Policy Press 2015; US$ 42.95

    Written by key people in the field, this timely and accessible book argues that treating policy?s movement as an active process of ?translation?, in which policies are interpreted, inflected and re-worked as they change location, is of critical importance for studying policy. more...

  • Wege der Energiedemokratieby Conrad Kunze

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 22.99

    This book offers a comprehensive and detailed overview of successful renewable energy projects in the European Union. After the decision of several European governments to change energy policies in favor of renewable energy sources, the number of nuclear power plants as well as overall coal production have decreased significantly already. Conrad Kunze... more...

  • Our Land & Land Policyby Kenneth C. Wenzer

    Michigan State University Press 1999; US$ 18.35

    Even before the publication of Progress and Poverty in 1879, San Francisco political economist and publisher Henry George (1839-1897) had written extensively about what he considered to be the causes for worldwide economic inequity?land monopolization and speculation by wealthy entrepreneurs and corrupt politicians. But his attacks on these evils... more...

  • Inside the Equal Access to Justice Actby Lowell E. Baier

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 74.99

    Lowell E. Baier, one of America?s preeminent experts on environmental litigation, chronicles the century-long story of Americas? resources management, focusing on litigations, citizen suit provisions, and attorneys? fees. Inside the Equal Access to Justice Act will be a valuable resource for the environmental legal community, environmentalists,... more...