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  1. Handbook on the Economics and Management of Sustainable Oceans

    Handbook on the Economics and Management of Sustainable Oceans

    Edited by Paulo A.L.D. Nunes, Lisa E. Svensson, Anil Markandya
    The trans-disciplinary thematic areas of oceans management and policy require stocktaking of the state of knowledge on ecosystem services being derived from coastal and marine areas. Recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) especially Goals 14 and 15 explicitly focus on this. This Handbook brings together a carefully chosen set of world-class contributions from ecology, economics, and other development science and attempts to provide policy relevant scientific information on ecosystem services from marine and coastal ecosystems, nuances of economic valuation, relevant legal and sociological response policies for effective management of marine areas for enhanced human well being. The contributors focus on the possible nexus of science-society and science-policy with the objective of informing on decision makers of the governmental agencies, business and industry and civil society in general with respect to sustainable management of Oceans. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 330.00   Web: $ 297.00
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  2. The Water-Sustainable City

    The Water-Sustainable City

    David L. Feldman
    Cities place enormous pressures on freshwater quality and availability because they are often located some distance from the water sources needed by their populations. This fact compels planners to build infrastructure to divert water from increasingly distant outlying rural areas, thus disrupting their social fabric and environment. In addition, increasing urbanization due to population growth, economic change, and sprawl places huge burdens upon the institutions, as well as the infrastructure, that deliver, protect, and treat urban water. This book assesses the challenges facing the world’s cities in providing reliable, safe, and plentiful supplies through infrastructural, economic, legal, and political strategies. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    January 2018   Paperback Price: $ 40.00   Web: $ 32.00
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  3. Handbook of Teaching and Learning in Tourism

    Handbook of Teaching and Learning in Tourism

    Edited by Pierre Benckendorff, Anita Zehrer
    This comprehensive Handbook provides an international perspective on contemporary issues and future directions in teaching and learning in tourism. Key topics include assurance of learning, development of skills, learning in the field, work integrated learning, sustainability and critical studies, internationalisation, technology enabled learning, links between teaching and research, and graduate student supervision. Within these topics attention is devoted to the discussion of curriculum, pedagogy, assessment, students, educators and trends and issues. The Handbook provides a valuable resource for understanding teaching and learning theory and practice in tourism. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 350.00   Web: $ 315.00
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  4. From Environmental Action to Ecoterrorism?

    From Environmental Action to Ecoterrorism?

    Gerald Nagtzaam
    This book scrutinizes the growth of the ‘eco-terrorism’ movement operating on a global scale, focusing on the main groups and their more radical offshoots, both historically and those currently active. These include Earth First!, the Earth Liberation Front, the Animal Liberation Front and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. It critically examines how these groups form and how they have evolved, their key personnel, their strategies and tactics, principles, motivating philosophies and attitudes to violence. Specifically, the book seeks to understand whether such groups inevitably evolve from activists to militants to terrorists, as the literature suggests. Lastly, it considers the future of such groups, asking whether they will become more prominent as more people become ecologically aware and as global environmental conditions deteriorate, or whether such groups have peaked as a force for environmental change. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  5. Handbook on the Politics of Antarctica

    Handbook on the Politics of Antarctica

    Edited by Klaus Dodds, Alan D. Hemmings, Peder Roberts
    The Antarctic and Southern Ocean are hotspots for contemporary endeavours to oversee 'the last frontier' of the Earth. The Handbook on the Politics of Antarctica offers a wide-ranging and comprehensive overview of the governance, geopolitics, international law, cultural studies and history of the region. Four thematic sections take readers from the earliest human encounters to contemporary resource exploitation and climate change. Written by leading experts, the Handbook brings together the very best interdisciplinary social science and humanities scholarship on the Antarctic and Southern Ocean. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 335.00   Web: $ 301.50
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  6. Research Handbook on Climate Change and Trade Law

    Research Handbook on Climate Change and Trade Law

    Edited by Panagiotis Delimatsis
    The interaction between climate change and trade has grown in prominence in recent years. This Research Handbook contains authoritative original contributions from leading experts working at the interface between trade and climate change. It maps the state of affairs in such diverse areas as: carbon credits and taxes, sustainable standard-setting and trade in ‘green’ goods and services or investment, from both a regional and global perspective. Panagiotis Delimatsis redefines the interrelationship of trade and climate change for future scholarship in this area. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 310.00   Web: $ 279.00
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  7. Research Handbook on Emissions Trading

    Research Handbook on Emissions Trading

    Edited by Stefan E. Weishaar
    Research Handbook on Emissions Trading examines the origins, implementation challenges and international dimensions of emissions trading. It pursues an interdisciplinary approach drawing on law, economics and at times, political science, to present relevant research strands regarding emissions trading. Intermixing theoretical insights with experiences from existing trading systems, this Handbook offers insights that can be applied around the world. It identifies key bodies of research for both upcoming and seasoned people in the field and highlights future research opportunities. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 210.00   Web: $ 189.00
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  8. Waste Management and the Green Economy

    Waste Management and the Green Economy

    Edited by Katharina Kummer Peiry, Andreas R. Ziegler, Jorun Baumgartner
    Can waste become a profitable business rather than a costly problem, creating green business opportunities and green jobs while protecting the environment? Might this reduce illegal trade and improper recycling of hazardous wastes by making the legitimate alternatives more attractive? Addressing these questions, this book examines environmentally sound waste management as a driver in the transition to a green economy, and discusses how this transition is challenged by technical limitations, weak regulatory environments and lack of financial incentives. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  9. Handbook of Cities and the Environment

    Handbook of Cities and the Environment

    Edited by Kevin Archer, Kris Bezdecny
    With an ever-growing majority of the world's human population living in city spaces, the relationship between cities and nature will be one of the key environmental issues of the 21st Century. This book brings together a diverse set of authors to explore the various aspects of this relationship both theoretically and empirically. Rather than considering cities as wholly separate from nature, a running theme throughout the book is that cities, and city dwellers, should be characterized as intrinsic in the creation of specifically urban-generated ‘socio-natures’. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 230.00   Web: $ 207.00
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  10. The Economics of Food Security

    The Economics of Food Security

    Edited by Raghbendra Jha, Raghav Gaiha
    Professor Jha and Professor Gaiha address important issues of food security in their wide-ranging selection of the most influential published contributions in this area of study. Their comprehensive, original introduction discusses each article and places it within the context of twelve distinct themes, from which emerges a cogent view of the developing scholarly literature in this area and of the challenges that still remain. These volumes will provide ready access to major landmark contributions in food security and thus be of interest to all academics, policymakers, international organizations and students working in this area. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 790.00   Web: $ 711.00
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  11. The Economics of Environmental Policy

    The Economics of Environmental Policy

    Edited by Thomas Sterner, Jessica Coria
    Environmental Policy is an increasingly important subject as we enter an era where environmental issues are affecting all walks of life. This informative collection provides a guide through the behavioral and political foundations of environmental economic policy. It includes an in-depth view of the current economic discipline whilst incorporating research from other social and behavioral sciences. Students and scholars as well as environmental policy makers will find this an essential tool to navigate the political and behavioural issues that we have to understand in order to resolve some of the biggest political issues of our time. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 470.00   Web: $ 423.00
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  12. Research Handbook on International Law and Natural Resources

    Research Handbook on International Law and Natural Resources

    Edited by Elisa Morgera, Kati Kulovesi
    Research Handbook on International Law and Natural Resources provides a systematic and comprehensive analysis of the role of international law in regulating the exploration and exploitation of natural resources. It illuminates interactions and tensions between international environmental law, human rights law and international economic law. It also discusses the relevance of soft law, international dispute settlement, as well as of various unilateral, bilateral, regional and transnational initiatives in the governance of natural resources. While the Handbook is accessible to those approaching the subject for the first time, it identifies pressing areas for further investigation that will be of interest to advanced researchers. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 310.00   Web: $ 279.00
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  13. Decision Making in Environmental Law

    Decision Making in Environmental Law

    Edited by Lee Paddock, Robert L. Glicksman, Nicholas S. Bryner
    Environmental issues are at the heart of some of the most complex and consequential decisions that society must face in pursuit of a more sustainable future. They encompass the international, national, and local levels and engage all branches of government. Decision Making in Environmental Law, one of the constituent volumes in the Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law, brings together some of the leading experts in the field and provides a structured overview of the various dimensions of decision making from an environmental law perspective. Topics include: the use of treaties, common law tools, rulemaking, access to information, regulatory structures, market-based and trading mechanisms, monitoring and reporting, voluntary programs and private regulation, environmental impact analysis, public engagement and environmental justice, administrative and judicial review, and the role of environmental courts and tribunals. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  14. The Concept of Climate Migration

    The Concept of Climate Migration

    Benoît Mayer
    This timely book offers a unique interdisciplinary inquiry into the prospects of different political narratives on climate migration. It identifies the essential angles on climate migration – the humanitarian narrative, the migration narrative and the climate change narrative – and assesses their prospects. The author contends that although such arguments will influence global governance, they will not necessarily achieve what advocates hope for. He discusses how the weaknesses of the concept of ‘climate migration’ are likely to be utilized in favour of repressive policies against migration or for the defence of industrial nations against perceived threats from the Third World. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  15. The Challenges of Collaboration in Environmental Governance

    The Challenges of Collaboration in Environmental Governance

    Edited by Richard D. Margerum, Cathy J. Robinson
    Collaborative approaches to governance are being used to address some of the most difficult environmental issues across the world, but there is limited focus on the challenges of practice. Leading scholars from the United States, Europe and Australia explore the theory and practice in a range of contexts, highlighting the lessons from practice, the potential limitations of collaboration and the potential strategies for addressing these challenges. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  16. Aquaculture Law and Policy

    Aquaculture Law and Policy

    Edited by Nigel Bankes, Irene Dahl, David L. VanderZwaag
    With aquaculture operations fast expanding around the world, the adequacy of aquaculture-related laws and policies has become a hot topic. This much-needed book provides a three-part guide to the complex regulatory landscape. The expert contributors first review the international legal dimensions, including chapters on law of the sea, trade, and access and benefit sharing. Part Two offers regional perspectives, discussing the EU and regional fisheries management organizations. The final part contains eleven case studies exploring how leading aquaculture producing countries have been putting sustainability principles into practice. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  17. Research Handbook on Disasters and International Law

    Research Handbook on Disasters and International Law

    Edited by Susan C. Breau, Katja L.H. Samuel
    International law’s role in governing disasters is undergoing a formative period in its development and reach, in parallel with concerted efforts by the international community to respond more effectively to the increasing number and intensity of disasters across the world. This Research Handbook examines a broad range of legal regimes directly and indirectly relevant to disaster prevention, mitigation and reconstruction across a spectrum of natural and manmade disasters, including armed conflict. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 330.00   Web: $ 297.00
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  18. Enforcement of Environmental Law

    Enforcement of Environmental Law

    Edited by Ludwig Krämer
    It is becoming ever more apparent that the enforcement of environmental law is a key problem of environmental law and policy. While the number of legal instruments at international, European and national level continues to increase, the actual enforcement of the relevant law remains insufficient, seriously impairing the effectiveness of environmental law. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 440.00   Web: $ 396.00
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  19. The Privatisation of Biodiversity?

    The Privatisation of Biodiversity?

    Colin T. Reid, Walters Nsoh
    Current regulatory approaches have not prevented the loss of biodiversity across the world. This book explores the scope to strengthen conservation by using different legal mechanisms such as biodiversity offsetting, payment for ecosystem services and conservation covenants, as well as tradable development rights and taxation. The authors discuss how such mechanisms introduce elements of a market approach as well as private sector initiative and resources. They show how examples already in operation serve to highlight the design challenges, legal, technical and ethical, that must be overcome if these mechanisms are to be effective and widely accepted. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  20. Green Fiscal Reform for a Sustainable Future

    Green Fiscal Reform for a Sustainable Future

    Edited by Natalie P. Stoianoff, Larry Kreiser, Bill Butcher, Janet E. Milne, Hope Ashiabor
    This timely book focuses on achieving a sustainable future through the reform of green fiscal policy. Green fiscal policies help not only provide the needed financing but may also serve the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations in 2015. In this volume environmental tax experts review the development of fiscal carbon policy, consider the impact of green taxation on trade and competition, analyse the lessons learned from national experiences with fuel and energy pricing, and evaluate a variety of green economic instruments. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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