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  • Environmental NGOs in World Politicsby Matthias Finger; Thomas Princen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.89

    At a time when states are reactive, at best, to the global ecological crisis and when economic globalization seems to be significantly contributing to the acceleration of that crisis, environmental non-governmental orgainisations (NGOs) are proliferating. This book explains the key role of NGOs in an emerging world environmental politics, showing... more...

  • Water Privatisationby Jeremy Allouche; Matthias Finger

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 231.00

    Setting the scene with a thorough introduction to water resource issues, Water Privatisation critically examines the new role played by Trans-National Corporations in managing and distributing water worldwide. Written from an organisational and institutional perspective, the authors propose new structures of water management at local, national and... more...

  • The Earth Brokersby Pratap Chatterjee; Matthias Finger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.27

    Those of us who have watched the process have said that the Earth Summit has failed ... Multinational corporations, the United States, Japan, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund have got away with what they always wanted ... the Summit has ensured increased domination by those who already have power. Worse still, it has robbed the poor... more...

  • Rail Economics, Policy and Regulation in Europeby Matthias Finger; Pierre Messulam

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    The European railway sector has undergone profound and predominantly institutional changes over the past 20 years, due to the initiatives of the European Commission. This book constitutes a first systematic assessment and account of the recent transformations of the industry along a series of critical yet contentious issues such as competition, unbundling,... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Network Industriesby Matthias Finger; Christian Jaag

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.89

    In recent decades, network industries around the world have gone through periods of de- and re-regulation. With vast amounts of sometimes conflicting research carried out into specific network industries, the time has come for a critical over-arching assessment of this entire industry in order to provide a platform of understanding to aid future research... more...

  • Towards Cognitive Citiesby Edy Portmann; Matthias Finger

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 138.35

    This book introduces the readers to the new concept of cognitive cities.It demonstrates why cities need to become cognitive and why therefore a conceptof cognitive city is needed. It highlights the main building blocks ofcognitive cities and illustrates the concept by various cases. Following aconcise introductory chapter the book features nine chapters... more...

  • Air Transport Liberalizationby Matthias Finger; Kenneth Button

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    This groundbreaking book offers a critical and wide-ranging assessment of the global air transport liberalization process over the past 40 years. This compilation of world experts on air transport economics, policy, and regulation is timely and significant, considering that air transport is currently facing a series of new challenges due to technological... more...

  • The GlobalArctic Handbookby Matthias Finger; Lassi Heininen

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 138.35

    This book offers a systematic and comprehensive introduction to the Arctic in the era of globalization, or as it is referred to here, the ‘GlobalArctic’. It provides an overview of the current status of the Arctic as a result of global change, while also considering the changes in the Arctic that have a global effect.  It positions the... more...

  • The Governance of Smart Transportation Systemsby Matthias Finger; Maxime Audouin

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 138.35

    This book presents essential new governance structures to embrace and regulate smart mobility modes. Drawing on a range of case studies, it paves the way for new approaches to governing future transportation systems.  Over the past decades, Information and Communication Technologies have enabled the development of new mobility solutions... more...

  • International Handbook of Network Industriesby Matthias Finger; Rolf W. Kunneke

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 60.00

    In recent decades, all infrastructures have undergone significant restructuring. This worldwide phenomenon is often labelled 'liberalization' and although expectations were high with respect to lower prices, greater efficiency and innovation, the expected gains have not always been fully realised. This extensive, state-of-the-art Handbook provides... more...