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  • Handbook of Globalization and the Environmentby Khi V. Thai; Dianne Rahm; Jerrell D. Coggburn

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 132.95

    Proponents of globalization argue that it protects the global environment from degradation and promotes worldwide sustainable economic growth while opponents argue the exact opposite. Examining the local, national, and international impacts of globalization, the Handbook of Globalization and the Environment explores strategies and solutions that support... more...

  • Environmental Decision-Making in Contextby Chad J. McGuire

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 76.95

    Because of the complexity involved in understanding the environment, the choices made about environmental issues are often incomplete. In a perfect world, those who make environmental decisions would be armed with a foundation about the broad range of issues at stake when making such decisions. Offering a simple but comprehensive understanding of... more...

  • Animal Law and Welfare - International Perspectivesby Deborah Cao; Steven White

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 103.84

    Thisbook focuseson animal laws and animal welfare in major jurisdictions in the world,including the more developed legal regimes for animal protection of the US, UK,Australia, the EU and Israel, and the regulatory regimes still developing inChina, South Africa, and Brazil. It offers in-depth analyses and discussions oftopical and important issues in... more...

  • Contemporary Issues in Environmental Lawby Yumiko Nakanishi

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 103.84

    This book presents a variety of articles on contemporary issues in environmental law by eminent university professors of environmental law, international public law, European Union law, and comparative law in Europe and Japan. It is the first book in the field of environmental law based on the results of international conferences and research activities... more...

  • The South China Sea and Asian Regionalismby Thanh-Dam Truong; Knio Karim

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 51.32

    This book offers an innovative approach to the analysis of the current crisis in the South China Sea. Moving beyond the spirit of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), the mechanisms of which are limited to physical geography, it demonstrates how epistemological insights from the field of critical realist philosophy can reveal the importance... more...

  • Competition and Investment in Air Transportby Ruwantissa Abeyratne

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 103.84

    This book addresses emerging legal and economic issues in competition and investment in air transport, against the backdrop of the role governments and airlines should play in avoiding protectionism and encouraging innovation and creativity. It evaluates current trends in air transport and the direction the industry is taking in the twenty first century.... more...

  • The Use of CITES for Commercially-exploited Fish Speciesby Solène Guggisberg

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 131.30

    This book examines the legality, adequacy and efficacy of using the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) for commercially-exploited fish species and assesses whether the existing institutional cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and regional fisheries management organizations... more...

  • Sustainable Ho Chi Minh City: Climate Policies for Emerging Mega Citiesby Antje Katzschner; Michael Waibel; Dirk Schwede; Lutz Katzschner; Michael Schmidt; Harry Storch

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 103.84

    As climate change and urban development are closely interlinked and often interact negatively, this edited volume takes Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Vietnam’s first mega-urban region as a case study to analyse its vulnerability to climate change and to suggest measures towards a more sustainable urban development. The book offers an overview on land use... more...

  • The Ecology of Lawby Fritjof Capra; Ugo Mattei

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 27.95

    WINNER OF THE 2015 IBPA BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AWARD IN POLITICS/CURRENT EVENTS The Ecology of Law Fritjof Capra and Ugo Mattei argue that at the root of many of the environmental, economic, and social crises we face today is a legal system based on an obsolete worldview. Capra, a bestselling author, physicist, and systems theorist, and Mattei,... more...

  • Environment and Politicsby Timothy Doyle; Doug McEachern; Sherilyn MacGregor

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 62.95

    Environment and Politics 4th Edition is a concise introduction to this ever-expanding interdisciplinary field, explaining and illustrating how concepts, conflicts, movements, political systems and the practices of policy-making can be analysed in a systematic way. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the key themes that shape the field,... more...