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  1. Transnational Environmental Governance

    Transnational Environmental Governance

    Lars H. Gulbrandsen
    In recent years a wide range of non-state certification programs have emerged to address environmental and social problems associated with the extraction of natural resources. This book provides a general analytical framework for assessing the emergence and effectiveness of voluntary certification programs. It focuses on certification in the forest and fisheries sectors, as initiatives in these sectors are among the most advanced cases of non-state standard setting and governance in the environmental realm. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  2. Environmental Politics and Deliberative Democracy

    Environmental Politics and Deliberative Democracy

    Edited by Karin Bäckstrand, Jamil Kahn, Annica Kronsell, Eva Lövbrand
    Can new modes of governance, such as public–private partnerships, stakeholder consultations and networks, promote effective environmental policy performance as well as increased deliberative and participatory quality? This book argues that in academic inquiry and policy practice there has been a deliberative turn, manifested in a revitalized interest in deliberative democracy coupled with calls for novel forms of public–private governance. By linking theory and practice, the contributors critically examine the legitimacy and effectiveness of new modes of governance, using a range of case studies on climate, forestry, water and food safety policies from local to global levels. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  3. Governance for the Environment

    Governance for the Environment

    Edited by Alessandra Goria, Alessandra Sgobbi, Ingmar von Homeyer
    The integration of environmental concerns into other policy areas is widely recognized as a key element to achieve sustainable development. It also represents a challenge for the environmental community, requiring not only a new approach to policy-making but also changes to existing policies and their implementation. This essential book presents a diverse set of perspectives and experiences on how to support sustainable development through the integration of environmental issues into various policy sectors. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  4. Governance and Complexity in Water Management

    Governance and Complexity in Water Management

    Edited by Hans Bressers, Kris Lulofs
    The premise of this book is that careful reconsideration of strategies to achieve water management ambitions, together with more in-depth knowledge on the theories and practices of boundary spanning, could bring solutions for contemporary water problems within reach. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  5. Understanding the Costs of Environmental Regulation in Europe

    Understanding the Costs of Environmental Regulation in Europe

    Edited by Michael MacLeod, Paul Ekins, Robin Vanner, Dominic Moran
    Government regulation is necessary to the economic life of all developed countries. However, although regulation is designed to benefit society at large, the costs of regulation, in particular the cost estimates employed in the policy-making process, are often hotly debated. Drawing on recent case studies, this innovative book examines the accuracy of regulatory cost estimates and explores in detail how these costs are calculated, the apparent relationship between ex post and ex ante calculations and why this might be. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  6. Oceans Governance in the Twenty-first Century

    Oceans Governance in the Twenty-first Century

    Marcus Haward, Joanna Vince
    Oceans Governance in the Twenty-first Century analyses the development of national, regional and international initiatives and arrangements directed towards governance of the world's seas and oceans. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  7. Policies for Sustainable Governance of Global Ecosystem Services

    Policies for Sustainable Governance of Global Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Janet Ranganathan, Mohan Munasinghe, Frances Irwin
    This book provides a compilation of policy, institutional and governance recommendations from eighteen leading international experts, to respond to the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment finding that over the last 50 years humans have degraded ecosystems services at a faster rate and on a larger scale than at any time in human history and to define a global action agenda. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 181.00   Web: $ 162.90
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  8. Environmental Governance and Decentralisation

    Environmental Governance and Decentralisation

    Edited by Albert Breton, Giorgio Brosio, Silvana Dalmazzone, Giovanna Garrone
    This book examines how different countries define and address environmental issues, specifically in relation to intergovernmental relations: the creation of institutions, the assignment of powers, and the success of alternative solutions. It also investigates whether a systemic view of the environment has influenced the policy-making process. The broad perspective adopted includes a detailed analysis of seventeen countries in six continents by scholars from a range of disciplines – economics, political science, environmental science and law – thus producing novel material that moves away from the conventional treatment of decentralisation and the environment in economic literature. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 276.00   Web: $ 248.40
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  9. Partnerships, Governance and Sustainable Development

    Partnerships, Governance and Sustainable Development

    Edited by Pieter Glasbergen, Frank Biermann, Arthur P.J. Mol
    This significant study discusses the emergence of partnerships for sustainable development as an innovative, and potentially influential, new type of governance. With contributions from leading experts in the field, the ‘partnership paradigm’ is discussed and the contributors explore the process, extent and circumstances under which partnerships can improve the legitimacy and effectiveness of governance for sustainable development. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 151.00   Web: $ 135.90
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  10. Corporate Governance of Sustainability

    Corporate Governance of Sustainability

    Edited by Raimund Bleischwitz
    This book considers corporate governance of sustainability from a co-evolutionary perspective. It explores the linkages between pro-active approaches at the corporate level, market-based incentives and environmental networks involving various actors. Relevant theory on corporate governance, competition, market failures and regulatory tools is also examined. The authors go on to present an assessment methodology suitable for empirical network analysis at the meso-level, and demonstrate its application using eight case studies. Based on the findings of this research Raimund Bleischwitz and his team draw important conclusions for policy analysis and sustainability assessments and the actors involved. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  11. Governance of Biodiversity Conservation in China and Taiwan

    Governance of Biodiversity Conservation in China and Taiwan

    Gerald A. McBeath, Tse-Kang Leng
    China and Taiwan have roughly one-eighth of the world’s known species. Their approaches to biodiversity issues thus have global as well as national repercussions. Gerald McBeath and Tse-Kang Leng explore the ongoing conflicts between economic development, typically pursued by businesses and governments, and communities seeking to preserve and protect local human and ecosystem values. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  12. The International Politics of Bird Conservation

    The International Politics of Bird Conservation

    Robert Boardman
    The International Politics of Bird Conservation assesses international cooperation on migratory and endangered birds in different regions of the world. Robert Boardman illustrates that – although birds are protected in international treaties, by national legislation and through the projects of non-governmental organizations – the threats to many species have mounted. Threats arise from ecologically inappropriate agricultural and forestry practices, the spread of cities and the draining of wetlands, among other factors. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  13. Reflexive Governance for Sustainable Development

    Reflexive Governance for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Jan-Peter Voß, Dierk Bauknecht, René Kemp
    This book deals with the issue of sustainable development in a novel and innovative way. It examines the governance implications of reflexive modernisation – the condition that societal development is endangered by its own side-effects. With conceptualising reflexive governance the book leads a way out of endless quarrels about the definition of sustainability and into a new mode of collective action. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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  14. Environmental Regulation and Food Safety

    Environmental Regulation and Food Safety

    Edited by Veena Jha
    Environmental, health and sanitary requirements in developed countries are sometimes perceived in developing countries as non-tariff barriers to trade. This book shows that such restrictions are perceived to be more stringent during the domestic production season or when stock levels are high. The authors argue that scientific data for specific thresholds or limit values sometimes appear to be questionable and that they vary widely between countries. In some cases, products that had initially been refused access to a domestic market have subsequently been allowed access but at a lower price. Thus standards are perceived to be a mechanism for bidding down the export price. Countries from the same region with similar water or climatic conditions may be subject to differential degrees of Sanitary and Phytosanitary measures (SPS). Measures to address protectionist aspects of standards must be devised to ensure free and fair trade. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  15. Sustaining Agriculture and the Rural Environment

    Sustaining Agriculture and the Rural Environment

    Edited by Floor Brouwer
    Apart from food and raw materials, agriculture can also provide ancillary benefits such as landscapes, biodiversity, cultural heritage and thriving rural communities. This book offers a state-of-the-art overview of strategies for sustainable management practices and their implementation through the adoption of suitable instruments. Such practices aim to sustain and support the multiple functions provided by agriculture and natural resources in the rural countryside. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  16. The Political Economy of Environmental Regulation

    The Political Economy of Environmental Regulation

    Edited by Robert N. Stavins
    In the environmental realm, questions of political economy emerge along three fundamental dimensions, which are closely interrelated but conceptually distinct: (1) the degrees of government activity; (2) the form of government activity; and (3) the level of government that has responsibility. The first three parts of the book deal respectively with these three fundamental dimensions of inquiry. The fourth part of the book examines the use of economic analysis in contemporary environmental policy. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 322.00   Web: $ 289.80
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  17. Governance for Sustainable Development

    Governance for Sustainable Development

    Edited by William M. Lafferty
    This book is an original study of the challenge of implementing sustainable development in Western democracies. It highlights the obstacles which sustainable development presents for strategic governance and critically examines how these problems can best be overcome in a variety of different political contexts. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 181.00   Web: $ 162.90
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    2006   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  18. Eco-Efficiency, Regulation and Sustainable Business

    Eco-Efficiency, Regulation and Sustainable Business

    Edited by Raimund Bleischwitz, Peter Hennicke
    This book presents important new research on applied eco-efficiency concepts throughout Europe. The aim of eco-efficiency is to achieve market-based measures of environmental protection, in order to enhance the prospects for sustainable development and achieve positive economic and ecological benefits. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  19. Environmental Regulation in the New Global Economy

    Environmental Regulation in the New Global Economy

    Rhys Jenkins, Jonathan Barton, Anthony Bartzokas, Jan Hesselberg, Hege Merete Knutsen
    This book attempts to answer these questions using case studies of three pollution-intensive industries: iron and steel, leather tanning, and fertilizers. Based on in-depth interviews with managers and regulators in Western and Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America, the book illustrates the variety of responses to the conflicting pressures of globalization and environmental protection at corporate and industry levels. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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    2004   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  20. Environmental Regulation in a Federal System

    Environmental Regulation in a Federal System

    Tim Jeppesen
    In this important book Tim Jeppesen investigates environmental regulation in a federal system and addresses the underlying question of whether regulation should be decided centrally, by EU institutions, or de-centrally, by individual member states. Whilst simple economic reasoning presumes that transboundary externalities require central solutions and local externalities need local solutions, the author finds that the real answer is much more complicated. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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