Environment & Economics Products

  • Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design

    The Evolution and Impacts of Successful Products

    By Robin Roy

    Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design follows the innovation and evolution of consumer products from vacuum cleaners to mobile phones from their original inventions to the present day. It discusses how environmental concerns and legislation have influenced their design and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Financing the New Federalism

    Revenue Sharing, Conditional Grants and Taxation

    By Robert P. Inman, Martin McGuire, Wallace E. Oates, Jeffrey L. Pressman, Robert D. Reischauer

    Financing the New Federalism is the fifth in a series on the governance of metropolitan areas which aimed to improve the political organisation of metropolitan regions in America. Originally published in 1975, this particular study focusses on federal revenue sharing exploring its effects and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Public Policies for Environmental Protection

    Edited by Paul R. Portney

    Originally published in 1990, this study tracks the issues, progress and problems in environmental issues in the United States from the 1980’s. Improvements in air and water quality as well as regulation of hazardous waste and toxic substances has led to new policies such as the Superfund Act and a…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Resource Economics

    Selected Works of Orris C. Herfindahl

    Edited by David B. Brooks

    Only a few economists have vigorously dealt with mineral economics. Among these few, Orris C. Herfindahl has probably probed the most deeply. This volume, originally published in 1974, presents Herfindahl’s most significant and enlightening contributions to the field of resource economics. This…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Food Wars

    The Global Battle for Mouths, Minds and Markets, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Lang, Michael Heasman

    In the ten years since publication of the first edition of Food Wars much has happened in the world of food policy. This new edition brings these developments fully up to date within the original analytical framework of competing paradigms or worldviews shaping the direction and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge

  • The Environment, Climate Change, and Governance in China

    Edited by Eva Sternfeld

    This four volume collection of selected works examines the political, social and economic aspects of the interaction between Chinese society and the natural environment from past to present as well as future challenges. Volume 1 and 2 are dedicated to China’s environmental history and the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-25 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Environment

  • Public Expenditure Decisions in the Urban Community

    Edited by Howard G. Schaller

    In 1962, the Committee on Urban Economics held a conference on public expenditure decisions in order to promote analysis of the issues facing the public sector of the urban economy. Originally published in 1965, this report pulls together key papers presented at this conference discussing issues…

    Hardback – 2015-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Material Substitution

    Lessons from Tin-Using Industries

    Edited by John E. Tilton

    Substitution has long been a common remedy for materials shortages. This study, originally published in 1983, uses tin to examine how and why substitution takes place. To provide insights into the tin industry and the practice of substitution, the case studies in this title examine three tin-using…

    Hardback – 2015-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • State Mineral Enterprises

    An Investigation into their Impact on International Mineral Markets

    By Marian Radetzki

    State ownership in mineral industries has increased massively from the 1950’s affecting the world mineral sector greatly. Originally published in 1985, this study analyses the effects this had on the international market covering topics such as state takeovers of mineral firms, price stabilisation…

    Hardback – 2015-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Comparative Economics of Plantation Forestry

    A Global Assessment

    By Roger A. Sedjo

    Plantation forestry is the planting, managing, and harvesting of trees for the production of industrial wood. Originally published in 1983, the principal focus and contribution of the study lies in Roger Sedjo’s examination of the economic returns in twelve forest regions throughout the world. The…

    Hardback – 2015-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Energy, Foresight and Strategy

    Edited by Thomas J. Sargent

    The essays in Energy, Foresight and Strategy apply rational expectation theory to various energy markets with the intention of discussing issues relevant to analysis and decision making in the whole of the energy field. Originally published in 1985, issues explored include oil exportation, energy…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Agricultural Protectionism in the Industrialized World

    Edited by Fred H. Sanderson

    Originally published in 1990, Agricultural Protectionism in the Industrialized World takes a detailed look into the domestic and international agricultural policies of the United States, Europe, Canada, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. These areas are some of the most industrialised in the world…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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