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  • The Forest and the Treesby Allan Johnson

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    New Third Edition! If sociology could teach everyone just one thing, what would it be? The Forest and the Trees is one sociologist's response to the hypothetical-the core insight with the greatest potential to change how people see the world and themselves in relation to it.   This Third Edition features: ? Updated key references, data,... more...

  • Adapting to European Integrationby Kenneth Hanf; Ben Soetendorp

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.99

    Adapting to European Integration describes how the political institutions in eight small member states and two non-members responded to the internal and external demands springing from the process of European integration in general and EC/EU membership in particular. The study makes a distinction between governmental/administrative adaptation, political... more...

  • The Global Tobacco Epidemic and the Lawby A. D. Mitchell; T. Voon

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Tobacco use represents a critical global health challenge. The World Health Organization estimates that tobacco kills nearly 6 million people a year, with the toll expected to rise to 8 million annually over the next two decades. Written by health and legal experts from institutions around the globe, The Global Tobacco Epidemic and the Law examines... more...

  • Production, Growth, and the Environmentby William L. Weber

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Written in a way that facilitates understanding of complex concepts, laws, and policy, Production, Growth, and the Environment: An Economic Approach explores how economic growth usually makes people better off, but also asks at what environmental cost? These costs are not often realized until after the fact, when their remediation is more expensive,... more...

  • Wielding the Axby Thaddeus Sunseri

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    Forests have been at the fault lines of contact between African peasant communities in the Tanzanian coastal hinterland and outsiders for almost two centuries. In recent decades, a global call for biodiversity preservation has been the main challenge to Tanzanians and their forests. Thaddeus Sunseri uses the lens of forest history to explore some... more...

  • Facing Itby M. Jimmie Killingsworth

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    Blending memoir, cultural history, and a literary perspective, Facing It bears witness to controversies like Tellico and Chernobyl, global warming and local drought. But rather than merely drowning readers in waves of ecological angst, M. Jimmie Killingsworth seeks alternative images and episodes to invoke presence without crippling the hope for... more...

  • Praxishandbuch Geschlossene Verteilernetze und Kundenanlagenby Birgit Ortlieb; Erik Staebe

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.00

    The new provisions of the German Energy Industry Act (EnWG) present new challenges for the operators of local and plant networks as well as of upstream service networks and energy utility companies. This study offers assistance to the reader in responding to many legal and practical issues. The new legal provisions are aimed indiscriminately at all... more...

  • Environmental Security and Genderby Nicole Detraz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Over the past 20 years scholars, policymakers, and the media have increasingly recognized the links between both traditional and non-traditional security issues and the changing condition of the global environment. Concepts such as 'environmental security' and 'resource conflict' have been used to hint at these significant linkages. While there has... more...

  • Geologically Storing Carbonby Peter Cook

    CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 138.95

    Carbon capture and geological storage (CCS) is presently the only way that we can make deep cuts in emissions from fossil fuel-based, large-scale sources of CO2 such as power stations and industrial plants. But if this technology is to be acceptable to the community, it is essential that it is credibly demonstrated by world-class scientists and engineers... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Historyby Andrew C. Isenberg

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 149.99

    The field of environmental history emerged just decades ago but has established itself as one of the most innovative and important new approaches to history, one that bridges the human and natural world, the humanities and the sciences. With the current trend towards internationalizing history, environmental history is perhaps the quintessential approach... more...