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  • State Failure Around the World

    Fractured Justice and Fierce Reprisal

    By Laurie A. Gould, Stephen Matthew Pate

    Failed and fragile governments often govern through the criminalization of otherwise inconsequential or tolerated acts. On the flipside, these weak states often use murder, kidnapping, and other violent or oppressive actions to maintain order and keep power. This volume provides an analysis of the…

    Hardback – 2016-01-22 
    CRC Press

  • Vanishing Borders

    Protecting the planet in the age of globalization

    By Hilary French

    The world is shrinking faster than ever. Goods, money, microbes, pollution, people and ideas are crossing boundaries ever more frequently. The implications for our future and for the health of the planet are profound. Vanishing Borders outlines the ecological challenges posed and then goes on to…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    The Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series

  • Plantation Politics

    Forest plantations in development

    By Caroline Sargent, Stephen Bass

    Plantations are playing an increasingly important part in the development and the economies of the South. Plantation Politics is the first book to examine their rationale and purpose, exposing the misconceptions and myths that have surrounded their role, and describing the contribution they can…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Food Wars

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

    By Tim Lang, Michael Heasman

    In the 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 decision-making within…

    Paperback – 2015-10-30 

  • Trade, Health and the Environment

    The European Union Put to the Test

    By Marjolein van Asselt, Michelle Everson, Ellen Vos

    The trade conflicts that the EU has faced within the EU or WTO context demonstrate that the question of how to balance trade and other societal values in situations of uncertainty has not been solved by the regulatory model evolved by the EU in the aftermath of the BSE crisis – one which privileges…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Ocean Zoning

    Making Marine Management More Effective

    By Tundi Agardy

    Our knowledge of the oceans is increasing rapidly, as more powerful tools for exploration and exploitation make it easier to locate valuable resources, such as fish stocks, oil and gas reserves, or sites for wind and hydropower schemes. At the same time competition for space has intensified,…

    Paperback – 2015-08-19

  • International Support for Domestic Climate Policies in Developing Countries

    Edited by Karstan Neuhoff

    This volume examines how international cooperation can support implementation of domestic climate policies in developing countries. Six case studies explore the domestic drivers and barriers for policies with climate (co-)benefits in developing countries and show that international support can help…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04

  • Integrating Climate Change Actions into Local Development

    Edited by Livia Bizikova, John Robinson, Stewart Cohen

    To date, climate change adaptation and mitigation have been treated separately both in research and in the climate negotiations. However, a growing body of literature is now being developed that points to actual and potential synergies and trade-offs between responses to climate change and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04

  • Law and Practice on Public Participation in Environmental Matters

    The Nigerian Example in Transnational Comparative Perspective

    By Uzuazo Etemire

    Public participation has become a recurring theme and a topical issue in the field of international environmental law, with many multilateral environmental instruments calling on states to guarantee effectively the concept in their laws and practices. This book focuses on public participation in…

    Hardback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • The Actors of Postnational Rule-Making

    Contemporary challenges of European and International Law

    Edited by Elaine Fahey

    Despite its centrality to academic discussions of power and influence, there is little consensus in legal scholarship over what constitutes an actor in rule-making. This book explores the range of actors involved in rule-making within European Union law and Public International law, and focuses…

    Hardback – 2015-07-21

  • National Allocation Plans in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme

    Lessons and Implications for Phase II

    By Michael Grubb, Regina Betz, Karsten Neuhoff

    The EU emissions trading scheme is the largest emissions control scheme in the world, capping almost half of European CO2 emissions. As the scheme emerges from its pilot phase, this special issue of Climate Policy journal analyses the lessons learned from the last two years and their implications…

    Paperback – 2015-07-01
    Climate Policy Series

  • Reforming Institutions in Water Resource Management

    Policy and Performance for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Lin Crase, Vasant P. Gandhi

    As water scarcities increase, nations throughout the world are in search of better institutions to manage water resources. India has been making substantial efforts to develop its water management systems since independence and significant increases in irrigated agriculture have taken place through…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25

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