Environmental History Products

  • Protecting the Periphery

    Environmental Policy in Peripheral Regions of the European Union, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Baker, Kay Milton, Steven Yearley

    First published in 1994. ln Protecting the Periphery the editors present a series of papers revealing the impact of EU policies on environmental quality in regions at the edge of the European Union and in those lying just outside it. In many cases these regions contain habitats and landscapes of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental Policy

  • Valued Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by John R. Gold, Jacquelin Burgess

    First published in 1982. People care about places. Inhabitants demand more participation in the changes proposed for their local environments, activists urge greater protection of countryside and natural environments, decision-makers feel threatened by the antagonism aroused by their powers and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental Policy

  • Probability is All We Have

    Uncertainties, Delays, and Environmental Policy Making, 1st Edition

    By James K. Hammitt

    First published in 1990. In this study, the author suggests ways that policy-makers can think about environmental policy choice that responds to the importance of uncertainty and delay. Hammitt describes several tools for environmental policy analysis and illustrates their application to important…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
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    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental Policy

  • Earth Follies

    Feminism, Politics and the Environment, 1st Edition

    By Joni Seager

    First published in 1993. The question of ‘agency’ is essential to our understanding of environmental problems - who is responsible, and why? Threats such as ozone depletion, global warming and overconsumption are all precipitated by the powerful institutions which shape modern life – institutions…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
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    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental Policy

  • Dilemmas

    Coping with Environmental Problems, 1st Edition

    By Graham Bennett

    First published in 1992. Why are environmental problems, problems? Usually, says Graham Bennett. because the interests of the polluter are incompatible with the preservation of the environment. A hunter of whales, no matter how concerned about their decline, will always need to kill again, and a…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
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    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental Policy

  • The Quest for World Environmental Cooperation

    The Case of the UN Global Environment Monitoring System, 1st Edition

    By Branislav Gosovic

    First published in 1992. In 1972, the UN Conference on the Human Environment initiated the process of world environmental cooperation. This study is about GEMS (the Global Environment Monitoring System) which the Conference recommended be set up to generate data and information necessary for…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental Policy

  • Property Rights in the Defence of Nature

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Brubaker

    First published in 1995. In this study, the author provides a lively and accessible account of the failure of the legal regime to protect the environment. Elizabeth Brubaker explores how legal reliance on property rights has been useful in opposing pollution of land and water. This title will be of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
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    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental Policy

  • Risks and Opportunities

    Managing Environmental Conflict and Change, 1st Edition

    By Valerie Brown, David Ingle Smith, Rob Wiseman, John Handmer

    First published in 1995. Managing today’s rapidly changing environment inevitably involves managing conflicts between the demands of development and conservation; the needs of the present and of the future; and between different community interests, professional positions and political priorities.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
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    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental Policy

  • The Greening of Machiavelli

    The Evolution of International Environmental Politics, 1st Edition

    By Tony Brenton

    First published in 1994. Environmental issues present a daunting challenge to the international system. The destruction of the tropical rainforest, the Chernobyl explosion and the ozone layer ‘hole’ all underline the transnational nature of environmental threats and the need for states to act…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
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    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental Policy

  • The 'Earth Summit' Agreements: A Guide and Assessment

    An Analysis of the Rio '92 UN Conference on Environment and Development, 1st Edition

    By Michael Grubb, Matthias Koch, Koy Thomson, Francis Sullivan, Abby Munson

    First published in 1993. The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro, in June 1992, was a unique event in the annals of international affairs. The ‘Earth Summit’ brought more heads of state and government together than any previous meeting, and five…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08
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    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental Policy

  • Cycling

    A Sociology of Vélomobility, 1st Edition

    By Peter Cox

    Cycling: A Sociology of Vélomobility explores cycling as a sociological phenomenon. Drawing on extensive ethnographic fieldwork, it considers the interaction of materials, competencies and meanings that comprise a variety of cycling practices. What might appear at first to be self-evident…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Climate Change Policy in Japan

    From the 1980s to 2015, 1st Edition

    By Yasuko Kameyama

    Amidst growing environmental concerns worldwide, Japan is seen as particularly vulnerable to the effects of changing climate. This book considers Japan’s response to the climate change problem from the late 1980s up to the present day, assessing how the Japanese government’s policy-making…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

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