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  • Renewable Energy: Four Volume Set book cover

    Renewable Energy

    Four Volume Set, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bent Sorensen

    This four-volume set, edited by a leading expert in the field, brings together in one collection a series of papers that have been fundamental to the development of renewable energy as a defined discipline. Some of the papers were first published many years ago, but they remain classics in their…

    Hardback – 2010-11-30
    Earthscan Reference Collections

  • Smog Check: Science, Federalism, and the Politics of Clean Air book cover

    Smog Check

    Science, Federalism, and the Politics of Clean Air, 1st Edition

    By Douglas S. Eisinger

    When federal and state governments battle over environmental regulations, whose approach should prevail? Shortly after passage of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments, a controversial U.S. EPA mandate led to an intense conflict between federal regulators and California politicians. The disagreement…

    Paperback – 2010-09-22

  • Finders Keepers?: How the Law of Capture Shaped the World Oil Industry book cover

    Finders Keepers?

    How the Law of Capture Shaped the World Oil Industry, 1st Edition

    By Terence Daintith

    Since the beginnings of the oil industry, production activity has been governed by the 'law of capture,' dictating that one owns the oil recovered from one's property even if it has migrated from under neighboring land. This 'finders keepers' principle has been excoriated by foreign critics as a '…

    Paperback – 2010-08-31

  • The Atlas of Human Migration: Global Patterns of People on the Move book cover

    The Atlas of Human Migration

    Global Patterns of People on the Move, 1st Edition

    By Russell King, Richard Black, Michael Collyer, Anthony J Fielding, Ronald Skeldon

    Migration has provided millions with an escape route from poverty or oppression, ensuring the survival, even prosperity, of individuals and their families. New currents of human migration, triggered by ethnic cleansing or climate change or economic need, are appearing all the time and immigration…

    Paperback – 2010-07-30
    The Earthscan Atlas

  • The Atlas of Human Rights: Mapping Violations of Freedom Worldwide book cover

    The Atlas of Human Rights

    Mapping Violations of Freedom Worldwide, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Fagan

    Human rights have become synonymous with legal, political, social and even economic justice - as a means of overcoming oppression and discrimination irrespective of nationality, class, creed, gender, ethnicity, or even ideological commitment. As global governments are increasingly using a threat of…

    Paperback – 2010-06-11
    The Earthscan Atlas

  • International Refugee Law book cover

    International Refugee Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hélène Lambert

    The essays selected and reproduced in this volume explore how international refugee law is dynamic and constantly evolving. From an instrument designed to protect mostly those civilians fleeing the worse excesses of World War II, the 1951 Refugee Convention has developed into a set of principles,…

    Hardback – 2010-05-13
    The Library of Essays in International Law

  • Science, Policy and Stakeholders in Water Management: An Integrated Approach to River Basin Management book cover

    Science, Policy and Stakeholders in Water Management

    An Integrated Approach to River Basin Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey Gooch, Per Stålnacke

    One of the major problems facing practitioners and scientists working with water management is how to integrate knowledge and experiences from scientific, policy and stakeholder perspectives. In this book this science-policy-stakeholder interface (SPSI) is examined both analytically and through the…

    Hardback – 2010-04-28

  • International Legal Personality book cover

    International Legal Personality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fleur Johns

    Who or what is entitled to act on the international plane? Where should responsibility for violations of international law lie? What sort of entities are capable of possessing international legal rights? What is the status of individuals, minority groups, non-governmental bodies, international…

    Hardback – 2010-03-17
    The Library of Essays in International Law

  • Good Cop/Bad Cop: Environmental NGOs and Their Strategies toward Business book cover

    Good Cop/Bad Cop

    Environmental NGOs and Their Strategies toward Business, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Lyon

    Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) play an increasingly prominent role in addressing complex environmental issues such as climate change, persistent bio-accumulative pollutants, and the conservation of biodiversity. At the same time, the landscape in which they operate is changing rapidly.…

    Paperback – 2010-02-23

  • Governing Uncertainty: Environmental Regulation in the Age of Nanotechnology book cover

    Governing Uncertainty

    Environmental Regulation in the Age of Nanotechnology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Bosso

    Nanotechnology promises to transform the materials of everyday life, leading to smaller and more powerful computers, more durable plastics and fabrics, cheap and effective water purification systems, more efficient solar panels and storage batteries, and medical devices capable of tracking down and…

    Paperback – 2010-02-23

  • The Future of Energy Use book cover

    The Future of Energy Use

    2nd Edition

    By Phil O'Keefe, Nicola Pearsall, Geoff O'Brien

    Following the success of its predecessor, this second edition of The Future of Energy Use provides essential analysis of the use of different forms of energy and their environmental and social impacts. It examines conventional, nuclear and renewable sources and technologies, using relevant case…

    Paperback – 2010-01-27

  • Genocidal Crimes book cover

    Genocidal Crimes

    1st Edition

    By Alex Alvarez

    Genocide has emerged as one of the leading problems of the twentieth century. No corner of the world seems immune from this form of collective violence. While many individuals are familiar with the term, few people have a clear understanding of what genocide is and how it is carried out. This book…

    Paperback – 2009-10-15
    Key Ideas in Criminology

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