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  • 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

  • Genomics and Society

    Legal, Ethical and Social Dimensions, 1st Edition

    By Martin W. Bauer

    Edited by George Gaskell

    From the mid 1990s to the present day, agricultural biotechnology - GM crops and foods - has been the focus of debate and conflict in many European countries. Contrasting views of risks and benefits, trust in science and regulation, the understanding of science, media coverage and mobilization of…

    Paperback – 2007-10-04
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Vaccine Anxieties

    Global Science, Child Health and Society, 1st Edition

    By Melissa Leach, James Fairhead

    This book explores how parents understand and engage with childhood vaccination in contrasting global contexts. This rapidly advancing and universal technology has sparked dramatic controversy, whether over MMR in the UK or oral polio vaccines in Nigeria. Combining a fresh anthropological…

    Paperback – 2007-09-12
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Capitalism as if the World Matters

    1st Edition

    By Jonathon Porritt

    When first published, Capitalism as if the World Matters, by one of the leading 'eco-warriors' of our time, shocked a generation of both environmentalists and business people. Jonathon Porritt brushed aside their artificial battle lines with a powerful argument that the only way to save the world…

    Paperback – 2007-09-06

  • Wye Island

    Insiders, Outsiders, and Change in a Chesapeake Community - Special Reprint Edition, 1st Edition

    By Boyd Professor Gibbons

    Today, most of the 2,800 tranquil acres that make up Wye Island are managed by the Maryland Park Service. However, from 1973 to 1974, the island was the site of a raging controversy. A major developer, James Rouse, wanted to build a compact waterfront village that would be surrounded by large…

    Paperback – 2007-08-01

  • Liquid City

    Megalopolis and the Contemporary Northeast, 1st Edition

    By John R Short

    Megalopolis was the name given to a Peloponnesian city that was founded around 371- 368 BCE. Though planned on a grand scale, the city failed to realize the dreams of the founders, and it declined by the late Roman period. In 1957, the renowned geographer Jean Gottman applied the term in his…

    Paperback – 2007-06-26

  • Earth in the Balance

    Forging a New Common Purpose, 1st Edition

    By Al Gore

    Al Gore leads the charge against climate change, the world's greatest threat, in an incendiary new foreword to this timeless classic that launched his environmental career. If you want to know Gore, you need this book!…

    Paperback – 2007-06-01

  • Financial Management for Local Government

    1st Edition

    By Kay Spearman

    This series is designed to cover all aspects of sound financial management for local governments in developed and developing countries and economies in transition. Concepts of good governance, transparency and accountability are woven into the text of every chapter, and the needs and potential…

    Paperback – 2007-05-01

  • Corporate Truth

    The Limits to Transparency, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adrian Henriques

    In the corporate jungle inhabited by Enrons and WorldComs, a lack of transparency is the root of all scandal. Yet delivering transparency seems immensely difficult, with the oftencompeting interests of shareholders, corporate boards, government regulators and other stakeholders to be taken into…

    Hardback – 2007-04-12

  • The Civil Corporation

    1st Edition

    By Simon Zadek

    The Civil Corporation is top draw reading for business professionals, management students and academics, activists and public servants. It goes to the heart of the issue of business in society, cutting through the rhetoric of campaigners and business-speak by framing the tough questions in balanced…

    Paperback – 2007-04-04

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