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  1. Economic and Natural Disasters since 1900

    Economic and Natural Disasters since 1900

    John Singleton
    In the wake of the global financial and Eurozone upheavals this timely book argues that the disaster cycle – a framework normally used in the context of natural disasters – is equally applicable to the analysis of other types of catastrophe. Employing a modified version of the disaster cycle framework to compare and analyse a range of catastrophes in different spheres, the author draws on ideas from a variety of disciplines including economics and economic history, disaster studies, management, and political science. This unique comparative approach presents case studies of several important disasters: Hurricane Katrina, the First World War, the depression of the early 1930s, Welsh coal mining accidents, the deadly effects of smoking tobacco, and the Global Financial Crisis and Eurozone catastrophe of the early twenty first century. The author argues that economists and economic policy makers routinely misuse the term crisis to describe episodes that ought to be called disasters. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  2. Handbook on Transport and Urban Planning in the Developed World

    Handbook on Transport and Urban Planning in the Developed World

    Edited by Michiel Bliemer, Corinne Mulley, Claudine J. Moutou
    This Handbook provides comprehensive coverage of all of the major factors that underpin our understanding of urban and transport planning in the developed world. Combining urban and transport planning in one volume, the chapters present the state of the art as well as new research and directions for the future. It is an essential reference to all the key issues in this area as well as signalling areas of concern and future research paths. Academics, researchers, students, policymakers and practitioners will find it a constant source of information and guidance. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  3. The Economics and Political Economy of Transportation Security

    The Economics and Political Economy of Transportation Security

    Kenneth Button
    In this clear and observant book, Kenneth Button provides an overview of the economics and political economy of transport security, considering its policy from an economic perspective. His analysis applies micro-economic theory to transport issues, supporting and enhancing the larger framework of our knowledge about personal, industrial, and national security. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  4. Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers, Forest Conservation and Climate Change

    Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers, Forest Conservation and Climate Change

    Silvia Irawan, Luca Tacconi
    Intergovernmental fiscal transfers (IFTs) are an innovative way to create incentives for local public actors to support conservation. This book contributes to the debate about how to conserve tropical forests by implementing mechanisms for reducing deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+). With Indonesia as a case study, the authors adopt an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on political science, economics, and public policy. They consider the theoretical justification, as well as the wider political and administrative context for developing the design of IFTs for conservation. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  5. Shale Gas and the Future of Energy

    Shale Gas and the Future of Energy

    Edited by John C. Dernbach, James R. May
    The rapid growth of shale gas development has led to an intense and polarizing debate about its merit. At the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, countries around the world concluded that the transition to sustainability must be accelerated. This book asks and suggests answers to the question that has not yet been systematically analysed: what laws and policies are needed to ensure that shale gas development helps to accelerate the transition to sustainability? Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  6. Analysis and Public Policy

    Analysis and Public Policy

    Stuart Shapiro
    How do we incorporate analytical thinking into public policy decisions? Stuart Shapiro confronts this issue in Analysis and Public Policy by looking at various types of analysis, and discussing how they are used in regulatory policy-making in the US. By looking at the successes and failures of incorporating cost-benefit analysis, risk assessment, and environmental impact assessment, he draws broader lessons on its use, focusing on the interactions between analysis and political factors, legal structures and bureaucratic organizations as possible areas for reform. Learn More
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  7. Advanced Introduction to International Environmental Law

    Advanced Introduction to International Environmental Law

    Ellen Hey
    This Advanced Introduction provides both an overview and a critical assessment of international environmental law (IEL) written by one of the leading authorities in this field. An invaluable entry point to this complex area of the law, the book pinpoints essential principles and institutions and distils the vast and often technical corpus of legal doctrine whilst also offering insights that stimulate critical thinking. Covering the origins, substantive content, institutional structure and accountability mechanisms of IEL, the book discusses substantive and procedural fairness, thus exploring questions of distributive justice, accountability and legitimacy. Providing an invaluable entry point to this complex area of the law, this book will prove a useful resource for professors, practitioners and policy-makers needing to quickly gain an understanding of the core principles of this multi-faceted topic. It will also serve as a stimulating introductory text for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Learn More
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  8. Handbook on Water Security

    Handbook on Water Security

    Edited by Claudia Pahl-Wostl, Anik Bhaduri, Joyeeta Gupta
    Water security has received increasing attention in the scientific and policy community in recent years. This Handbook covers the wide range of perspectives required to understand water security as a concept guiding water governance and management at different levels and in different regions. It reflects on past, present and future challenges to water security and strategies on how to overcome them. An invaluable resource for scientific scholars, it will also appeal policymakers and practitioners interested in a deeper understanding of this important concept. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  9. Multimodal Transport Security

    Multimodal Transport Security

    Edited by Joseph S. Szyliowicz, Luca Zamparini, Genserik L.L. Reniers, Dawna L. Rhoades
    The rapid growth of multimodal (intermodal) passenger and freight has created dangerous new security issues. This book addresses these issues with a multidisciplinary perspective. The evolution of policies and the organization of practices in several key countries are also described in depth. By analysing the similarities and differences in these priorities, frameworks and policies, this work identifies relevant benchmarks and best practices. It will be relevant for scholars, practitioners, and policy makers across a wide range of fields. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  10. Environmental Constitutionalism

    Environmental Constitutionalism

    Edited by James R. May, Erin Daly
    Environmental constitutionalism is a new concept that protects local and global environmental conditions by invoking national and subnational constitutional law. As constitution-drafters in all legal traditions commit to environmental stewardship, protection and sustainability, courts are increasingly called upon to vindicate protected environmental rights in both their substantive and procedural aspects. Designed for judges, advocates and policy-makers, as well as scholars in the field, this book assembles key writings on environmental constitutionalism from around the world, drawing attention to its contours, challenges and potential for enhancing both environmental protection and constitutional governance in theory and context. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 535.00   Web: $ 481.50
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  11. International Water Law

    International Water Law

    Edited by Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, Mara Tignino
    This collection brings together writings from leading water law experts around the world to assess the law applicable to the uses, management and protection of water resources. Exploring the diverse aspects of this, from human rights to international economic law and peace and security, International Water Law comprehensively covers the multi-level facets of water resource management and protection in its wider scope. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 650.00   Web: $ 585.00
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  12. Putting Sustainability into Practice

    Putting Sustainability into Practice

    Edited by Emily H. Kennedy, Maurie J. Cohen, Naomi Krogman
    Putting Sustainability into Practice offers a robust and interdisciplinary understanding of contemporary consumption routines that challenges conventional approaches to social change premised on behavioral economics and social psychology. Empirical research is featured from eight different countries, using both qualitative and quantitative data to support its thesis. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  13. Environmental Governance

    Environmental Governance

    Arild Vatn
    In this innovative book, Arild Vatn presents an overview of the field of environmental governance, from its theoretical foundations, to the major issues and practical applications. While having an interdisciplinary orientation, the main theoretical basis is in institutional theory. The book spans issues from the global to the local level and puts environmental governance within the wider field of economic policy and development. This book is perfect for interdisciplinary masters programs in environmental studies, environmental policy and management, as well as being of value to practitioners in the field. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  14. Introduction to Regional Economic Development

    Introduction to Regional Economic Development

    Mustafa Dinc
    This is a relatively simple and easy to read introduction of major regional and local economic development theories, their theoretical evolution and other relevant topics such as governance, institutions and local leadership within the globalization context. It also discusses some basic analytical tools and provides a template for them in an easy to use MS Excel spreadsheet application. It introduces conflict management procedures into regional development process and provides a regional decision support framework. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  15. Biotechnology, Agriculture and Development

    Biotechnology, Agriculture and Development

    Edited by Peter W.B. Phillips, David Castle, Stuart J. Smyth
    Recent innovations in agriculture and food technologies have brought benefits to many countries, particularly in developing regions, but information about the extent of these has often been sparse. This collection assembles the best papers on the subject to form a comprehensive, global perspective on the impacts of agricultural biotechnology around the world. With an original introduction by the editors and emphasis on the economic, environmental, health and food security aspects of agricultural biotechnology, this book is an invaluable resource for academics, students and researchers alike. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 440.00   Web: $ 396.00
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  16. The Law and Policy of Environmental Federalism

    The Law and Policy of Environmental Federalism

    Edited by Kalyani Robbins
    This book provides a comparative analysis of the various approaches to environmental federalism and a consideration of what each system might learn from the others. Each chapter focuses on a different regime, and together they offer a broad overview of the field as well as original theory and policy analysis that is sure to meaningfully contribute to our understanding of environmental federalism as well as our policy-making future. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  17. Handbook on Green Infrastructure

    Handbook on Green Infrastructure

    Edited by Danielle Sinnett, Nicholas Smith, Sarah Burgess
    Green infrastructure is widely recognised as a valuable resource in our towns and cities and it is therefore crucial to understand, create, protect and manage this resource. This Handbook sets the context for green infrastructure as a means to make urban environments more resilient, sustainable, liveable and equitable. It then provides a comprehensive and authoritative account for those seeking to achieve sustainable green infrastructure in urban environments of how to plan, design and implement green infrastructure at different spatial scales. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  18. Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Governance and Politics

    Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Governance and Politics

    Edited by Philipp H. Pattberg, Fariborz Zelli
    Providing its readers with a unique point of reference, as well as stimulus for further research, the Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Governance and Politics is an indispensable tool for anyone interested in the governance and politics of the environment, particularly students, researchers and practitioners. This comprehensive reference work, written by some of the most eminent academics in the field, contains entries on numerous aspects of global environmental governance and politics, including concepts and definitions; theories and methods; actors; institutions; issue-areas; cross-cutting questions; and overlaps with non-environmental fields. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 305.00   Web: $ 274.50
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  19. China’s Urban Century

    China’s Urban Century

    Edited by François Gipouloux
    The achievements of China’s urbanization should not be evaluated solely in terms of adequate infrastructures, but also in their ability to implement sound governance practices to ensure social, environmental and economic development. This book addresses several key challenges faced by Chinese cities, based on the most recent policies and experiments adopted by central and local governments. The contributors offer an interdisciplinary analysis of the urbanization process in China, and examine the following key topics: the institutional foundations of Chinese cities, the legal status of the land, the rural to urban migration, the preservation of the urban heritage and the creation of urban community, and the competitiveness of Chinese cities. They define the current issues and challenges emerging from China’s urbanization. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  20. Research Handbook on Climate Governance

    Research Handbook on Climate Governance

    Edited by Karin Bäckstrand, Eva Lövbrand
    The 2009 United Nations climate conference in Copenhagen is often represented as a watershed in global climate politics, when the diplomatic efforts to negotiate a successor agreement to the Kyoto Protocol failed and was replaced by a fragmented and decentralized climate governance order. In the post-Copenhagen landscape the top-down universal approach to climate governance has gradually given way to a more complex, hybrid and dispersed political landscape involving multiple actors, arenas and sites. The Handbook contains contributions from more than 50 internationally leading scholars and explores the latest trends and theoretical developments of the climate governance scholarship. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 335.00   Web: $ 301.50
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