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  • Subnational Partnerships for Sustainable Developmentby H. A. Ralston

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This fascinating volume examines the recent increase in subnational environmental policy agreements between different countries, with a particular focus on Germany and the US. Holley Ralston explores why international environmental partnerships are forming at the state level and the factors that both aid and inhibit their long-term success. more...

  • Water Governance in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Multi-level Approachby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 50.00

    This report addresses multilevel governance challenges in water policy in the Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) and identifies good practices for co-ordinating water across ministries, between levels of government, and across local and regional actors.  Based on the OECD Multilevel Governance Framework and a survey on water governance, the... more...

  • Environmental Governanceby Arild Vatn

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; Not Available

    In this innovative book, Arild Vatn presents an overview of the field of environmental governance, from its theoretical foundations, to the major issues and practical applications. While having an interdisciplinary orientation, the main theoretical basis is in institutional theory. The book spans issues from the global to the local level and puts environmental... more...

  • Municipal Forest Management in Latin Americaby Lyès Ferroukhi

    International Development Research Centre 2004; US$ 20.00

    The book was written for three different purposes: (i) better understand the types of powers assigned to municipalities to this day, (ii) better understand the increasingly important role played by municipalities in forest management, (iii) analyze the opportunities that were created and the challenges faced by the decentralization processes in the... more...

  • How the Government Got in Your Backyardby Jeff Gillman; Eric Heberlig

    Timber Press 2010; US$ 23.95

    Biotechnology?the future or a genetic time bomb? Renewable fuels?the key to cleaner air or just corporate welfare? Greenhouse gasses?baking the earth to death or just a needless worry? Plant patents?improving gardens and farms or just profiteering? When you stop to think about it, the government has its hand in every important environmental issue.... more...

  • Allocating the Earth: A Distributional Framework for Protecting Capabilities in Environmental Law and Policyby Breena Holland

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 79.99 US$ 68.79

    This book advances a new distributional framework to guide the evaluation and design of environmental policies. Drawing on capabilities theory, especially as articulated in Martha Nussbaum's capabilities approach to justice, the book proposes that environmental policies should aim to secure the basic capabilities that make it possible for people... more...

  • Research Handbook on Climate Governanceby Karin Bäckstrand; Eva Lövbrand

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00

    The 2009 United Nations climate conference in Copenhagen is often represented as a watershed in global climate politics, when the diplomatic efforts to negotiate a successor agreement to the Kyoto Protocol failed and was replaced by a fragmented and decentralized climate governance order. In the post-Copenhagen landscape the top-down universal approach... more...

  • Det illegale stofmarked i Århusby Mette Findal Andreasen; Christian Lindholst; Elisabet Kaa

    Aarhus University Press 2008; US$ 11.21

    En undersøgelse af udbuddet af varer (narko og medicin) og sælgere og købere på stofmarkedet i Århus. Resultaterne er ofte overraskende og gør op med en del myter, som trives hos brugerne, såvel som hos politiet. more...

  • The Minimum Security Chroniclesby Stephanie McMillan

    Seven Stories Press 2013; US$ 16.95

    From the winner of the 2012 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award,   a character-driven tale about our threatened environment and the practicality of putting contemporary revolutionary strategy into action.  In The Minimum Security Chronicles , the latest long-form narrative from Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award?winning cartoonist Stephanie McMillan,... more...

  • The Governance of Climate Relations Between Europe and Asiaby Hans Bruyninckx; Ye Qi; Quang Thuan Nguyen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    The Governance of Climate Relations between Europe and Asia offers a thorough empirical study of the most fundamental dynamics involved in EU climate relations with China and Vietnam in the context of global climate governance. This book presents a study of the most important governance processes in current EU - Asia climate relations. It focuses on... more...