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  • Nature, Raw Materials, and Political Economyby Paul S. Ciccantell; David A. Smith; Gay W. Seidman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 128.99

    A collection of papers which push the study of the multifaceted nature-society relationship and the socioeconomic consequences of human dependence on nature forward in a variety of areas. It examine the roles of material process, space, and time in shaping social processes of economic ascent and long term hegemonic change. more...

  • Environmental Justiceby Kristin Shrader-Frechette

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 27.99

    Observing that environmental activists often value environmental concerns over basic human rights, the author points out the importance of recognizing that minority groups and the poor in general are frequently the biggest victims of environmental degradation, a phenomenon that the environmental movement has failed adequately to address. more...

  • Environmental Principles and Policiesby Sharon Beder

    University of NSW Press 2006; US$ 45.95

    This is a tertiary-level textbook that takes a holistic, interdisciplinary and analytical approach to the development, implementation and impact of environmental policies. Its critical and interdisciplinary approach makes it stand out against comparable texts. more...

  • The Future of Sustainabilityby Marco Keiner

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 153.07

    At the beginning of the 21st Millennium, outstanding visionary thinkers and scientists make a timely assessment as to the future prospects of mankind: In what direction are we heading? How can the world become more just and equitable, and how can future development be sustained to adequately address economic, social, and –perhaps most important– environmental... more...

  • Mountains: Witnesses of Global Changesby Renato Baudo; Gianni Tartari; Elisa Vuillermoz; John F. Shroder

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 200.00

    From an environmental point of view, mountains are particularly sensitive and important for monitoring the state of health of our planet. Only through distribution of meteoclimatic and atmospheric composition monitoring points in mountain regions, coupled with modelling simulations, will we be able to thoroughly analyze complex pollutant transport... more...

  • Approaches to Coastal Wetland Restorationby

    SPB Academic Publishing 2002; US$ 40.50

    Wetlands Lost The 1,879 thousand hectares of coastal wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) comprise 58% of the U.S. coastal wetland total (Turner and Gosselink 1975). These wetlands occur in every GOM state, although two-thirds of the GOM total are in Louisiana, and are typically associated with estuaries, bays, rivers, and the lee-side of barrier islands.... more...

  • Our Way or the Highwayby Mary Losure

    University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 51.00

    Construction plans for the reroute of Highway 55 through south Minneapolis sparked an environmental movement that pitted activists against public authorities in one of the most dramatic episodes in the city’s history. Fueled by idealism and anger, a diverse coalition of Native Americans, neighborhood residents, and young anarchists banded together... more...

  • Understanding and Solving Environmental Problems in the 21st Centuryby R. Costanza; S. E. Jorgensen

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 155.00

    The aim of this book is to encourage integration of the natural and social sciences with the policy and design-making community, and thereby develop a deeper understanding of complex environmental problems. Its fundamental themes are: • integrated modeling and assessment • complex, adaptive, hierarchical systems • ecosystem services • science... more...

  • Equity and the Environmentby William R. Freudenburg

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 110.99

    A growing body of research has shown that equity issues need to receive greater attention in academia. This book intends to call this research to attention, but also to encourage its further expansion. It brings together some of the leading research on equity and the environment. It features contributions from academics in the field. more...

  • Environmental Scienceby Y.K. Singh

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2006; US$ 20.00

    Environmental Science is one of the most important areas of research and study in present time and its application in every aspect of life has also increased . Keeping this in view, almost all Indian Universities have introduced it as a compulsory course. This book is intended to suit the needs of graduate and postgraduate students pursuing environmental... more...