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  1. Human Security and the Environment

    Human Security and the Environment

    Edited by Edward A. Page, Michael R. Redclift
    In the post-Cold War era, the pre-eminent threats to our security derive from human degradation of vital ecosystems as well as the possibility of war and terrorist attack. This substantial book examines this new ‘security-environment’ paradigm and the way in which the activities of societies are shifting the balance with nature. The distinguished authors investigate this redefinition of security with particular reference to environmental threats such as climate change and the availability of adequate supplies of food and water. They illustrate how unfettered economic growth, rising levels of personal consumption and unsustainable natural resource and energy procurement are taking a heavy toll on the global environment. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  2. Conflict Prevention and Resolution in Water Systems

    Conflict Prevention and Resolution in Water Systems

    Edited by Aaron T. Wolf
    This important collection reprints the most significant papers and case studies on the prevention and resolution of conflict over water resources. It focuses in particular on the human dynamics that are involved when conflicts over water resources impact on different interest groups, economic sectors and legal or political boundaries. It addresses key issues which arise at both the local and the international level, including amongst others: How do people interact in these situations of conflict? What methods do they use to find a compromise? What institutions do they create – either jointly or unilaterally – to help overcome problems in the future? Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 441.00   Web: $ 396.90
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  3. The Frontier Environment and Social Order

    The Frontier Environment and Social Order

    Michael R. Redclift
    The Frontier Environment and Social Order examines the development of civil society within the forest frontier of Upper Canada, using the letters of Francis Codd, a young English doctor, who settled in the Ottawa Valley in 1846 as the textual basis. The letters provide detailed evidence about frontier development: clearing the forest, establishing farming communities, and bringing civil institutions to a developing country. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  4. Social Environmental Research in the European Union

    Social Environmental Research in the European Union

    Michael R. Redclift, Elizabeth Shove, Barend van der Meulen, Sujatha Raman
    This book explores the making of international social science, and the parts which academics, policymakers and research managers play in creating European social environmental research. The authors present and analyse a complex picture of overlapping institutional interests within six countries of the EU – The Netherlands, UK, Spain, Greece, Finland and Austria – and develop new models with which to capture the transnational interaction of researchers and funding agencies. The contributors consider the practical and intellectual challenges facing European research managers charged with the task of building a community of social researchers willing to engage with a policy-relevant environmental agenda. The book analyses the shape and character of European social science and the values and commitments of research activity on the environment. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  5. Measuring Sustainable Development

    Measuring Sustainable Development

    Giles Atkinson, Richard Dubourg, Kirk Hamilton, Mohan Munasinghe, David Pearce, Carlos Young
    This path-breaking book focuses on the theory and practice of economic development as viewed from the perspective of sustainability, and the implications of sustainability for development policy. It demonstrates how various indicators can be developed and used to determine whether or not an economy is on a sustainable path of development. Learn More
    1997   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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    1999   Paperback Price: $ 49.00   Web: $ 39.20
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