1. Research Handbooks on Impact Assessment series

    Series editor: Frank Vanclay, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

    The objective of this series of Research Handbooks in Impact Assessment is to provide a critical assessment of the state-of-the-art in the research and thinking in the various fields of the family of impact assessment, including environmental impact assessment, strategic environmental assessment, social impact assessment, health impact assessment, biodiversity assessment, cumulative impact assessment, etc. The series will also consider the use of impact assessment across a variety of sectors, including agriculture, energy, forestry, mining, transport. The aim is to produce prestigious high quality works of lasting significance, offering a comprehensive overview of the research fields in question. With oversight from the Series Editor, Professor Frank Vanclay, a noted specialist in the field of impact assessment, the Research Handbooks comprise carefully commissioned chapters from leading academics and/or reflexive practitioners selected by editors who are recognised leaders in their field. Taking a genuinely international and often transdisciplinary approach, the books in the series address current and sometimes controversial issues. Through clear analysis and lucid writing, these Research Handbooks are designed to shed light on contemporary issues and contribute to current debates. Offering unrivalled analysis and discussion, each Research Handbook will be an invaluable source of reference for an international audience of scholars, researchers and practitioners involved with the study and utilisation of impact assessment.

Books in this series

  1. Handbook on Human Rights Impact Assessment

    Handbook on Human Rights Impact Assessment

    Edited by Nora Götzmann
    Human rights impact assessment (HRIA) has increasingly gained traction among state, business and civil society actors since the endorsement of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights by the Human Rights Council in 2011. This timely and insightful Handbook addresses HRIA in the context of business and human rights. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  2. Handbook on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Impact Assessment

    Handbook on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Impact Assessment

    Edited by Davide Geneletti
    This Handbook presents state-of-the-art methodological guidance and discussion of international practice related to the integration of biodiversity and ecosystem services in impact assessment, featuring contributions from leading researchers and practitioners the world over. Its multidisciplinary approach covers contributions across five continents to broaden the scope of the field both thematically and geographically. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  3. Handbook of Regulatory Impact Assessment

    Handbook of Regulatory Impact Assessment

    Edited by Claire A. Dunlop, Claudio M. Radaelli
    This comparative Handbook provides a pioneering and comprehensive account of regulatory impact assessment – the main instrument used by governments and regulators to appraise the likely effects of their policy proposals. Renowned international scholars and practitioners describe the substance of impact assessment, situating it in its proper theoretical traditions and scrutinizing its usage across countries, policy sectors, and policy instruments. The Handbook of Regulatory Impact Assessment will undoubtedly be of great value to practitioners and also scholars with its wealth of detail and lessons to be learned. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  4. Handbook of Sustainability Assessment

    Handbook of Sustainability Assessment

    Edited by Angus Morrison-Saunders, Jenny Pope, Alan Bond
    The Handbook of Sustainability Assessment introduces the theory and practice of sustainability assessment and showcases the state-of-the-art research. The aim is to provide inspiration and guidance to students, academics and practitioners alike and to contribute to the enhancement of sustainability assessment practice worldwide. It emphasises how traditional impact assessment practices can be enhanced to contribute to sustainable outcomes. Featuring original contributions from leading sustainability assessment researchers and practitioners, it forms part of the Research Handbooks on Impact Assessment series. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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