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  • Calculating Political Risk

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Althaus

    Calculating Political Risk is rich and illuminating, and much more than a political science treatise. Althaus draws on diverse literature, extensive interviews and intriguing case studies to offer interdisciplinary, practical and nuanced insight. This book provides new perspectives and more precise…

    Paperback – 2008-11-18
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Surviving the Century

    Facing Climate Chaos and Other Global Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Herbert Girardet

    Environmental and human catastrophe looms ever larger for planet Earth. Powerful action is required now to turn a deepening global crisis into an unprecedented opportunity for positive change. This book shows how a dramatic transformation of how humans relate to the Earth, and to one another, can…

    Paperback – 2008-10-28

  • Logjam

    Deforestation and the Crisis of Global Governance, 1st Edition

    By David Humphreys

    Winner of the International Studies Association's Harold and Margaret Sprout Award 2008 for the best book on international environmental problems. This pioneering study examines the impacts of neoliberal global governance on forests and provides an exhaustive overview of international forest…

    Paperback – 2008-10-28
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Illegal Logging

    Law Enforcement, Livelihoods and the Timber Trade, 1st Edition

    By Luca Tacconi

    'This book carefully blends conceptual insights with extensive empirical evidence to navigate the reader through an issue that is still poorly understood [and is] a valuable reference for the development practitioner to understand the fundamental causes of illegal logging, its myriad consequences…

    Paperback – 2008-10-07
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Energy Security

    1st Edition

    By Sascha Muller-Kraenner

    'Essential reading.' Bernice Lee, Chatham House 'Lays out the energy security landscape with a commendable clarity that I have not seen elsewhere. It could help save the world.' Science, People & Politics �Accessible and exciting ... [this] is the first truly objective examination of the…

    Hardback – 2008-09-25

  • The Community Planning Event Manual

    How to use Collaborative Planning and Urban Design Events to Improve your Environment, 1st Edition

    By Nick Wates, John Thompson

    Want to improve your village? Your town? Your city? A community planning event may be just what you have been waiting for. All over the world people are organizing dynamic collaborative events to improve their surroundings. For a few intensive days, everyone concerned gets an opportunity to have…

    Paperback – 2008-08-01
    Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

  • The Creative City

    A Toolkit for Urban Innovators, 2nd Edition

    By Charles Landry

    The Creative City is a clarion call for imaginative action in developing and running urban life. It shows how to think, plan and act creatively in addressing urban issues, with remarkable examples of innovation and regeneration from around the world. This revised edition of Charles Landry's highly…

    Paperback – 2008-07-14

  • Risk Governance

    Coping with Uncertainty in a Complex World, 1st Edition

    By Ortwin Renn

    'Risk Governance is a tour de force. Every risk manager, every risk analyst, every risk researcher must read this book - it is the demarcation point for all further advances in risk policy and risk research. Renn provides authoritative guidance on how to manage risks based on a definitive synthesis…

    Paperback – 2008-05-30
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Nanotechnology

    Risk, Ethics and Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey Hunt, Michael Mehta

    Nanotechnology - technology at the molecular level - is held out by many as the Holy Grail for creating a trillion dollar economy and solving problems from curing cancer to reprocessing waste into products and building superfast computers. Yet, as with GMOs, many view nanotech as a high risk genie…

    Paperback – 2008-05-01
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Environmental Justice and the Rights of Unborn and Future Generations

    Law, Environmental Harm and the Right to Health, 1st Edition

    By Laura Westra

    The traditional concept of social justice is increasingly being challenged by the notion of a humankind that spans current and future generations. This book, with a foreword by Roger Brownsword, is the first systematic examination of how the rights of the unborn and future generations are handled…

    Paperback – 2008-02-21

  • The Future Control of Food

    A Guide to International Negotiations and Rules on Intellectual Property, Biodiversity and Food Security, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoff Tansey, Tasmin Rajotte

    This book is the first wide-ranging guide to the key issues of intellectual property and ownership, genetics, biodiversity and food security. Proceeding from an introduction and overview of the issues, comprehensive chapters cover negotiations and instruments in the World Trade Organization,…

    Paperback – 2008-02-05

  • Sudden and Disruptive Climate Change

    Exploring the Real Risks and How We Can Avoid Them, 1st Edition

    By Frances Moore

    Edited by Michael C. MacCracken, John C. Topping Jr.

    'An impressive accomplishment.� Al Gore, Former Vice President of the US, co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, and author of An Inconvenient Truth �Offers positive solutions that no rational person, organization or government can ignore - except at their peril.� Stephen H. Schneider,…

    Paperback – 2007-12-20
    Earthscan Climate

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