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  • Conservation and Sustainable Development

    Linking Practice and Policy in Eastern Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Davies

    The links between policy and practice in natural resource management are often depicted as a cyclical and rational process. In reality, policymaking and implementation are often irrational, unpredictable and highly political. Many science and knowledge-based institutions undertake rigorous research…

    Hardback – 2012-05-18
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • Resilient Participation

    Saving the Human Project?, 1st Edition

    By Simon Bell, Stephen Morse

    Stakeholder or public participation has become something of a modern mantra employed in all sorts of contexts to give people a voice. There are many variants on this 'participation' but traditionally they all share a desire to maximise involvement and provide desired 'outputs' of a required quality…

    Paperback – 2012-03-27

  • Community Rights, Conservation and Contested Land

    The Politics of Natural Resource Governance in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fred Nelson

    Natural resource governance is central to the outcomes of biodiversity conservation efforts and to patterns of economic development, particularly in resource-dependent rural communities. The institutional arrangements that define natural resource governance are outcomes of political processes,…

    Paperback – 2012-03-20

  • Tapping Water Markets

    1st Edition

    By Terry L. Anderson, Brandon Scarborough, Lawrence R. Watson

    Tapping Water Markets is about the past, present, and future of water markets. It compares water markets with political water allocation, documents the growth of water markets, and explores the ways in which water markets can be improved and implemented further. This book provides up-to-date…

    Paperback – 2012-03-05

  • Negotiating Environment and Science

    An Insider's View of International Agreements, from Driftnets to the Space Station, 1st Edition

    By Richard J. Smith

    In this thought-provoking new book, career U.S. State Department negotiator Richard J. Smith offers readers unprecedented access to the details about some of the most complex and politically charged international agreements of the late and immediate post Cold War era. During his nine years as…

    Paperback – 2012-03-02
    RFF Press

  • Risk Analysis and Human Behavior

    1st Edition

    By Baruch Fischhoff

    The articles collected here are foundational contributions to integrating behavioural research and risk analysis. They include seminal articles on three essential challenges. One is ensuring effective two-way communication between technical experts and the lay public, so that risk analyses address…

    Paperback – 2011-12-16
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • The Energy Imperative

    100 Percent Renewable Now, 1st Edition

    By Hermann Scheer

    For decades, Hermann Scheer was one of the world's leading proponents of renewable energy. In this, his last book before his death in 2010, he lays out his vision for a planet 100% powered by renewables and examines the fundamental ethical and economic imperatives for such a shift. And most…

    Hardback – 2011-12-14

  • Judgment and Decision Making

    1st Edition

    By Baruch Fischhoff

    Behavioral decision research offers a distinctive approach to understanding and improving decision making. It combines theory and method from multiple disciples (psychology, economics, statistics, decision theory, management science). It employs both empirical methods, to study how decisions are…

    Paperback – 2011-12-13
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • The New Environmental Governance

    1st Edition

    By Cameron Holley, Neil Gunningham, Clifford Shearing

    A bold and profoundly new way of governing environmental problems is palpable around the globe and aims to overcome the limitations of the interventionist state and its market alternative to offer more effective and legitimate solutions to today's most pressing environmental problems. The 'new…

    Hardback – 2011-12-05

  • Growth in Transition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Friedrich Hinterberger, Elke Pirgmaier, Elisabeth Freytag, Martina Schuster

    Stimulating growth through adjusting macroeconomic conditions remains the principal policy responses to pressing problems of unemployment, poverty and environmental degradation. However, are the current policy approaches capable of tackling these problems by generating win-win solutions or are they…

    Paperback – 2011-11-30

  • Sustainable Development Law in the UK

    From Rhetoric to Reality?, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Ross

    Sustainable development is now widely accepted as a political objective in the UK and elsewhere but to what extent has the UK’s rhetoric on sustainable development become a reality? The aim of this book is to critically examine the UK’s approach to promoting and delivering sustainable development.…

    Paperback – 2011-11-30

  • Reframing the Problem of Climate Change

    From Zero Sum Game to Win-Win Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Klaus Hasselmann, Carlo Jaeger, Gerd Leipold, Diana Mangalagiu, Joan David Tàbara

    This book provides an evaluation of the science and policy debates on climate change and offers a reframing of the challenges they pose, as understood by key international experts and players in the field. It also gives an important and original perspective on interpreting climate action…

    Paperback – 2011-11-30

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