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- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
Providing a comparison the most important instances of public engagement with biotechnology in Europe in recent years, this book provides a theoretically reflected and empirically grounded study of the opportunities and obstacles for a thorough democratization of technological development through processes of public engagement. more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 15.99
The Hill and Wang Critical Issues Series: concise, affordable works on pivotal topics in American history, society, and politics. In this pioneering study, White explores the relationship between the natural history of the Columbia River and the human history of the Pacific Northwest for both whites and Native Americans. He concentrates on what... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 34.95
List of Tables, Figures, and Maps Acknowledgements Contributors Prologue E.N. Anderson Introduction: Environmental Anthropology Engaging Ecotopia: An Introduction Joshua Lockyer and James R. Veteto PART I: BIOREGIONALISM Chapter 1. Growing a Life-Place Politics Peter Berg Chapter 2. On Bioregionalism... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 12.99
A brilliant writer and gifted "big picture" thinker, David Ehrenfeld is one of America's leading conservation biologists. Becoming Good Ancestors unites in a single, up-to-date framework pieces written over two decades, spanning politics, ecology, and culture, and illuminating the forces in modern society that thwart our efforts to solve... more...
- SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 53.00
This authoritative book brings together the sociologies of globalization and the environment in one volume. Steven Yearley argues that environmental issues have received scant attention in the general debate on globalization even though environmentalists have been very successful in capturing the language and imagery of the globe. more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 175.00
Clays are used as barriers for the isolation of landfills and contaminated sites. They are envisioned as long-term storage media for hazardous materials and radioactive wastes, and as seals in the case of geological CO2 sequestration or energy storage. Clay properties greatly influence the integrity, efficiency, and safety of these applications. ... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 129.00
Coastal ecosystems make up some of the most important and endangered regions in the world. This book provides guidance on the assessment and management of environmental impacts caused by development. It is useful to ecologists, urban and regional planners, resource managers, policymakers and students. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 129.00
Examines environmental valuation methods through the lens of cost-benefit analysis focused on three case studies in Japan: public parks, a bay wetland, and a recreational theme park. The findings presented here serve as a useful source of information on Japanese behavior regarding the valuation of environmental goods. more...