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  1. Networks and Institutions in Natural Resource Management

    Networks and Institutions in Natural Resource Management

    Edited by Yvonne Rydin, Eva Falleth
    Managing natural resources sustainably is a complex task that demands the involvement of many different stakeholders. Network arrangements are increasingly used to try and achieve such sustainable management. This book assesses the practice of such networks using original research into case studies of landscape, habitat and water management from England, Norway, Sweden, Spain and Zimbabwe. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  2. Institutional Economics and Fisheries Management

    Institutional Economics and Fisheries Management

    Elizabeth H. Petersen
    Elizabeth H. Petersen argues that economists and other social scientists are increasingly focusing their attention towards institutions (defined as humanly-devised rules) as critical determinants of economic, social and political growth and development. Institutions responsible for the governance of fishery resources have experienced dramatic reforms over the last few decades, stimulated by increased competition for access and exploitation of resources, leading to emerging scarcity of these very resources. This book aims to contribute to the biological and economic sustainability of fish resources worldwide by providing an analysis of fisheries management in the context of new institutional economics. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  3. Integrated Assessment and Management of Public Resources

    Integrated Assessment and Management of Public Resources

    Edited by Joseph Cooper, Federico Perali, Marcella Veronesi
    This multidisciplinary work explores ways of making environmental policy decisions in managing public goods and natural parks with the goal of maximizing economic benefits to society. The contributors to the volume seek the best strategies for improving the environmental sustainability and quality of a public resource by showing how to develop quantitative information about the natural area and how it interacts with the economy. Such an analysis can be used to define policies that encourage interactions among institutions, local economic agents and park users. At the same time, it provides a measure to account for the implications of those policies on the local economy. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  4. Cost–Benefit Analysis and Water Resources Management

    Cost–Benefit Analysis and Water Resources Management

    Edited by Roy Brouwer, David Pearce
    How are the economic values of water and water quality accounted for in policy and project appraisal? This important book gives an overview of the state-of-the-art in Cost–Benefit Analysis (CBA) in water resources management throughout Europe and North America, along with an examination of current applications. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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    2007   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  5. In Search of Sustainable Water Management

    In Search of Sustainable Water Management

    Edited by Douglas S. Kenney
    Water issues in the American West share many similarities with those seen elsewhere in the world as population growth exacerbates longstanding problems of inappropriate water use and management. The contributors to this timely volume examine the universal challenge of sustainable water management to improve the use of water resources already developed and find ways to moderate our growing collective thirst. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  6. Econometrics Informing Natural Resources Management

    Econometrics Informing Natural Resources Management

    Edited by Phoebe Koundouri
    This fascinating book outlines the fundamental principles and difficulties that characterise the challenging task of using econometrics to inform natural resource management policies, and illustrates them through a number of case studies from all over the world. The book offers a comprehensive overview of the broader picture of the state-of-the-art in econometrics as applied to environmental and natural resource management. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  7. Economic Instruments for Water Management

    Economic Instruments for Water Management

    Ronaldo Seroa da Motta, Alban Thomas, Lilian Saade Hazin, Jose Gustavo Feres, Céline Nauges, Antonio Saade Hazin
    This book argues that the economic appeal of using water charges to promote efficiency in usage and pollution control can be constrained by institutional and operational problems. Analysing the cases of France, Mexico and Brazil, the authors – respective local experts – illustrate that barriers are similar despite the existing differences among these economies. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  8. Environmental Decision Making and Risk Management

    Environmental Decision Making and Risk Management

    Edited by R. K. Turner, Stavros Georgiou, Ian J. Bateman
    This memorial collection of papers authored and co-authored by Ian Langford represents some of the most thoughtful and innovative contributions to the literature regarding the holistic analysis of environmental and health risk issues. It provides important foundations for the development of a mixed methodological approach to addressing such issues. These carefully chosen papers span a number of disciplines, including statistics, environmental risk analysis, human geography and economics and represent both the diversity, innovation and analytical rigour of Ian Langford’s writing. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  9. Managing Wetlands

    Managing Wetlands

    Edited by R. Kerry Turner, Jeroen C.J.M. van den Bergh, Roy Brouwer
    The extensive destruction of wetlands across Europe represents a significant loss of biodiversity along with its related economic, cultural, ethical and scientific benefits. This volume addresses the critical issues surrounding this environmental change process, employing a range of analytical methods drawn from a variety of disciplines which bridge the social and natural science divide. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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    2004   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  10. The Economics of Water Management in Developing Countries

    The Economics of Water Management in Developing Countries

    Edited by Phoebe Koundouri, Panos Pashardes, Timothy M. Swanson, Anastasios Xepapadeas
    The increasing scarcity of water resources (in terms of quantity and quality) is one of the most pervasive natural resource allocation issues facing development planners throughout the world. This problem is especially prevalent in less developed countries where the management of this valuable resource has become a critical policy concern. This authoritative new volume outlines the fundamental principles and difficulties that characterise this challenging task. The authors begin by detailing the significant problems of water management which are specific to developing countries. In particular, they highlight the political economy of water management in the context of both pricing and institutional reform. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  11. Environmental Management and the Competitiveness of Nature-Based Tourism Destinations

    Environmental Management and the Competitiveness of Nature-Based Tourism Destinations

    Twan Huybers, Jeff Bennett
    Environmental management, either voluntary or imposed, can add to the costs of nature-based tourism businesses. Such costs can make tourism destinations less competitive, but the same activities can also enhance competitiveness by increasing demand. The aim of this book is to provide an assessment of the relative importance of these two opposing effects in the context of a case study of nature-based tourism in Tropical North Queensland, Australia. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  12. Complexity and Ecosystem Management

    Complexity and Ecosystem Management

    Edited by Marco A. Janssen
    The quality of ecosystems is affected by the actions of different stakeholders who use them in a variety of ways. In order to understand this complex relationship between humans and nature, it is vital to understand the complexity of the interacting agents. The authors in this book attempt to do this by applying multi-agent systems to the problems of ecosystem management. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 164.00   Web: $ 147.60
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  13. Environment, Society and Natural Resource Management

    Environment, Society and Natural Resource Management

    Edited by Geoffrey Lawrence, Vaughan Higgins, Stewart Lockie
    As greater significance is placed on the relationship between people and their environment it is increasingly acknowledged that few environmental problems can be solved without considering the social context in which they arise. But what does it mean to incorporate the ‘social’ and what types of social sciences are needed? This incisive book critically reviews the theoretical perspectives that underlie social scientific contributions to natural resource management and argues for both a greater social science presence and for conceptual and methodological clarity within the social sciences themselves. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  14. Sustainable Forest Management and Global Climate Change

    Sustainable Forest Management and Global Climate Change

    Edited by Mohammed H.I. Dore, Rubén Guevara
    The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change recognises that, in the formulation of a global strategy for reducing global emissions of carbon (the main factor in global warming) forests could play an important role. This book highlights that role and demonstrates how the forests of the world may be harvested judiciously and sustainably. The authors argue that the forests are more than just a source of timber and wood; they discuss the role that forests play in reducing global warming, in preventing soil erosion and in helping to minimise the loss of biodiversity. Drawing on the expertise of contributors associated with the analysis of forests, this book is an in depth and fascinating discussion as well as a policy guide for the sustainable management of forests. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  15. Market-based Instruments for Environmental Management

    Market-based Instruments for Environmental Management

    Edited by Mikael S. Andersen, Rolf-Ulrich Sprenger
    Market-based instruments are becoming the environmental management tool of choice and have provided a new perspective on the conventional wisdom about policy instruments. This book analyses the complexities of designing and implementing market-based instruments using case study experiences from the Nordic countries, Japan, France, The Netherlands, Germany and Britain, where a range of green taxes have been introduced. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  16. Water Management in the 21st Century

    Water Management in the 21st Century

    Terence R. Lee
    The challenge to manage the allocation of water efficiently and equably will become a dominant theme of the new millennium. At a time when the cost of obtaining fresh water is rising throughout the globe, Terence Lee analyses the means for establishing and operating effective water markets. He proposes the application of economic instruments and the transfer of water management administration to the private sector as a means to guarantee acceptable water quality in the future in both developed and developing countries. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 134.00   Web: $ 120.60
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  17. designing institutions for environmental and resource management

    designing institutions for environmental and resource management

    Edited by Edna T. Loehman, D. M. Kilgour
    This challenging book addresses environmental and resource management problems that continue to emerge despite increasing attempts at regulation. It proposes a proactive approach to environmental and resource management through the design of institutions and organizations. In addition, it suggests that social rules for environmental management can be improved by taking into account the social costs of externalities and the administrative and transactions costs to reduce them. Learn More
    1998   Hardback Price: $ 178.00   Web: $ 160.20
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  18. Autos, Smog and Pollution Control

    Autos, Smog and Pollution Control

    Wyn P. Grant
    Professor Grant uses an analytical framework drawn from the leading theories of public policy formation, such as policy communities, to address the issues raised by California’s policy making experience. This study shows how an ambitious attempt to encourage the use of electrically powered vehicles has faced technological constraints, consumer resistance and political opposition. Other policies developed in the state such as dealing with ‘gross emitters’, trip reduction programmes and the construction of light rail and subway systems are also critically examined. The concluding chapter relates Californian experience to the developing debate in Britain and the European Union about air pollution from motor vehicles. Learn More
    1995   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  19. THE ECONOMICS OF THIRD WORLD NATIONAL PARKS

    THE ECONOMICS OF THIRD WORLD NATIONAL PARKS

    Anup Shah
    In The Economics of Third World National Parks, Anup Shah argues that parks and reserves are worth preserving, rigorously analyses the problem and advocates solutions drawing on a wide range of sources. Issues discussed include the effects of economic activity on a national park, the tourist problem, valuing a national park and the use of cost–benefit decision-making. Dr Shah uses economic analysis to explore institutional arrangements which would compensate for externalities resulting from exploitation and over-use by tourists and local communities. The price mechanism, he argues, is not a satisfactory tool with which to protect areas of rich bio-diversity. Learn More
    1995   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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