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Environmental Policy & Planning

  • Situating Social Practices in Community Energy Projectsby Angela Pohlmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2018; US$ 64.84

    Angela Pohlmann analyses the social embeddedness of renewable energy production. The author challenges tendencies in the existing literature to homogenize community energy projects. Energy production instead is analyzed as an outcome of complex situations within which dynamic negotiation processes unfold. By combining Theodore Schatzki’s practice-theoretical... more...

  • Urban Transport XXIIIby C.A. Brebbia; S. Ricci

    WIT Press 2017; US$ 128.00

    Forming the 23rd addition to a successful series, this book contains papers presented by an extensive selection of international delegates at the Urban Transport 2017 conference. Due to its continued success and multiplicity of topics, the series is considered to be a leading source of new research in the area of transport engineering. more...

  • Shaping American Democracyby Scott M. Roulier

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 122.34

    This book argues that the design of built spaces influences civic attitudes, including prospects for social equality and integration, in America. Key American architects and planners—including Frederick Law Olmsted, Frank Lloyd Wright, Robert Moses, and the New Urbanists—not only articulated unique visions of democracy in their extensive writings,... more...

  • The International Political Economy of Oil and Gasby Slawomir Raszewski

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 146.81

    This book addresses energy research from four distinct International Political Economy perspectives: energy security, governance, legal and developmental areas. Energy is too important to be neglected by political scientists. Yet, within the mainstream of the discipline energy research still remains a peripheral area of academic enquiry seeking to... more...

  • Conservation of Tropical Rainforestsby Brian Joseph McFarland

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 183.52

    This book critically engages with how the conservation of tropical rainforests is financed. Beginning with the context of tropical deforestation, alongside an overview of tropical ecology, global environmental policy and finance, the book reviews several conservation financing instruments. These include ecotourism and private reserves, debt-for-nature... more...

  • Developments in Environmental Regulationby Jon Foreman

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 97.87

    This book provides a critical examination of contemporary approaches to environmental regulation in the UK and the European Union. It also explores how regulation has evolved in response to a number of factors, including industrial development and improved scientific knowledge, while considering the radical next steps that need to be taken in response... more...

  • The Sustainable Nationby Liam Leonard

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 114.95

    Drawing on almost 20 years of Liam Leonard’s research in the field, this volume provides a detailed case study of a modern European state’s tumultuous development through first decades of the Millennium. The book provides an in depth and up to date study on Ireland's growth and the substantial changes experienced there during the last two decades. more...

  • Logic and Societyby Yuichiro Kawana

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 95.71

    This book discusses John Stuart Mill’s intellectual activity from about 1827 to 1848, namely between his recovery from his so-called ‘Mental Crisis’ and the publication of Principles of Political Economy. During this period, along with deepening his understanding of contemporary society as commercial civilization, Mill aspired to create a new system... more...

  • Saving the Oceans Through Lawby James Harrison

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 89.99

    The protection of the marine environment is an important challenge for the international community. Harrison critically assesses the role of international law, highlighting key developments in treaties and legal rules, but also pointing to the need for greater coordination and stronger enforcement mechanisms. more...

  • Public Brainpowerby Indra Overland

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 52.60

    This book discusses how civil society, public debate and freedom of speech affect the management of natural resources. Drawing on the work of Robert Dahl, Jürgen Habermas and Robert Putnam, the book introduces the concept of public brainpower. Good governance of natural resources requires fertile public debate – to conceive new institutions, to provide... more...