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Public Policy

  • American Environmental Policyby D. Press

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    More than 40 years after the United States launched bold efforts to curb pollution and waste, American environmental management has stalled. Drawing extensively on recent enviornmental science, engineering, regulatory agency data and trade information, American Environmental Policy explores how environmental management in the US has fallen short of... more...

  • Governing Europe's Marine Environmentby Michael Gilek; Kristine Kern

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This edited volume offers a multidisciplinary analysis of current approaches and challenges to the sustainable governance of Europe's marine environment. Structured in three parts, Part I outlines general theoretical ideas about governance, governing, and governability and serves as a starting point for analysing the development of marine governance... more...

  • Negotiating Water Governanceby Emma S. Norman; Christina Cook; Alice Cohen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Recently, efforts to understand the relationship between water and political boundaries have come to the fore of water governance debates: how and why does water governance fragment across sectors and governmental departments? How can we govern shared waters more effectively? How do politics and power play out in water governance? This book brings... more...

  • The New and Changing Transatlanticismby Laurie Buonanno; Natalia Cuglesan; Keith Henderson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    The European Union and the US are currently negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), with potentially enormous economic gains for both partners. Experts from the European Union and the US explore not only the groundwork laid for TTIP under the "New Transatlanticism," but also the key variables ? economic, cultural, institutional,... more...

  • The Limits of the Green Economyby Anneleen Kenis; Matthias Lievens

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Projecting win-win situations, new economic opportunities, green growth and innovative partnerships, the green economy discourse has quickly gained centre stage in international environmental governance and policymaking. Its underlying message is attractive and optimistic: if the market can become the tool for tackling climate change and other major... more...

  • Governing Health in Contemporary Chinaby Yanzhong Huang

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    The lack of significant improvement in people?s health status and other mounting health challenges in China raise a puzzling question about the country?s internal transition: why did the reform-induced dynamics produce an economic miracle, but fail to reproduce the success Mao had achieved in the health sector? This book examines the political and... more...

  • Science, Society and the Environmentby Michael R. Dove; Daniel M. Kammen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    In an era when pressing environmental problems make collaboration across the divide between sciences and arts and humanities essential, this book presents the results of a collaborative analysis by an anthropologist and a physicist of four key junctures between science, society, and environment.? The first focuses on the systemic bias in science in... more...

  • Planet Oceanby Paul Watson; Jan Dutkiewicz

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 1.99

    Veteran environmental activist and Whale Wars host Paul Watson offers in this interview a provocative and revolutionary view of the state of an environment in crisis. The planet may survive our environmental destruction, he argues, but humans may not. Focused on protecting oceans, preventing the loss of biodiversity, and promoting individual action,... more...

  • Climate, Energy and Waterby Jamie Pittock; Karen Hussey; Stephen Dovers

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 64.00

    A comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of the climate-energy-water nexus for advanced students, researchers and policymakers in environmental policy and science. more...

  • The Changing Face of the Heartlandby Jennifer Bradley

    Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 2.99

    As baby boomers retire over the coming decades, one of the big questions facing the American economy is whether the younger, more diverse generation will be prepared to fill the demands of the workforce. In the next Brookings Essay, Jennifer Bradley, founding director of the new Aspen Institute Center on Urban Innovation and a former Brookings fellow,... more...