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  • Facility Siting

    Risk, Power and Identity in Land Use Planning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Asa Boholm, Ragnar E. Lofstedt

    From dams to landfill sites, and power plants to radioactive waste repositories, the siting of facilities is a veritable minefield of conflicts involving industry, planners, authorities, NGOs and citizens. This penetrating volume examines risk, power and identity in contests over the siting of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • One Health

    Science, politics and zoonotic disease in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Bardosh

    Zoonotic diseases – pathogens transmitted from animals to people – offer particularly challenging problems for global health institutions and actors, given the complex social-ecological dynamics at play. New forms of risk caused by unprecedented global connectivity and rapid social and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Contested Common Land

    Environmental Governance Past and Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher P. Rodgers, Eleanor Straughton, Angus J.L. Winchester, Margherita Pieraccini

    This innovative and interdisciplinary book makes a major contribution to common pool resource studies. It offers a new perspective on the sustainable governance of common resources, grounded in contemporary and archival research on the common lands of England and Wales - an important common…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • The Limits to Travel

    How Far Will You Go?, 1st Edition

    By David Metz

    As affluence grows, it gets easier to travel faster and further. But research shows that, despite this, the average travel time in all societies remains steady at roughly an hour a day. The implication is that people are choosing to increase the distance they regularly travel, rather than opting…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Strategic Environmental Assessment in International and European Law

    A Practitioner's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Simon Marsden

    Strategic environmental assessment (SEA) is a regulatory requirement for development across Europe, North America, Australasia and elsewhere, yet understanding the legal aspects is challenging. This comprehensive guide provides that understanding in a clear and straightforward way. The…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Uncertainty in Policy Making

    Values and Evidence in Complex Decisions, 1st Edition

    By Michael Heazle

    Uncertainty in Policy Making explores how uncertainty is interpreted and used by policy makers, experts and politicians. It argues that conventional notions of rational, evidence-based policy making - hailed by governments and organisations across the world as the only way to make good policy - is…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • The British Electricity Experiment

    Privatization: the record, the issues, the lessons, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Surrey

    In 1990, energy in the UK underwent a unique and fundamental transformation, with the privatization of the electricity supply industry. This is the first book to fully assess the experiment. It first explains how – and why – the British electricity supply industry was privatized. It then…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • Global Urban Analysis

    A Survey of Cities in Globalization, 1st Edition

    By Peter J Taylor, Pengfei Ni, Ben Derudder, Michael Hoyler, Jin Huang, Frank Witlox

    Global Urban Analysis provides a unique insight into the contemporary world economy through a focus on cities. It is based upon a large-scale customised data collection on how leading businesses use cities across the world: as headquarter locations, for finance, for professional and creative…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • The Sustainability Handbook

    The Complete Management Guide to Achieving Social, Economic and Environmental Responsibility, 1st Edition

    By William R. Blackburn

    The Sustainability Handbook covers all the challenges, complexities and benefits of sustainability for businesses, governments and other organizations. It provides a blueprint for how organizations can reach or exceed economic, social and environmental excellence. It offers a host of practical…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • Regulating Water and Sanitation for the Poor

    Economic Regulation for Public and Private Partnerships, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Franceys, Esther Gerlach

    'This excellent book makes a major contribution to the literature on regulation in a pro-poor direction for urban water supply. It is extremely relevant for policy-makers striving to achieve the Millennium Development Goal for halving the share of world's population without access to clean and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge

  • Environmental Policy and Household Behaviour

    Sustainability and Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrik Soderholm

    Our behaviour in our own homes - our recycling habits, consumer choices and transport preferences - all have a huge impact on the environment locally and globally. Governments across the world are trying to formulate and implement policies to encourage and enforce more sustainable household actions…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge

  • Social Sustainability in Urban Areas

    Communities, Connectivity and the Urban Fabric, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Manzi, Karen Lucas, Tony Lloyd Jones, Judith Allen

    This groundbreaking new volume on social sustainability offers both critique and creative solutions. It challenges the conventional wisdoms of social sustainability and presents practical examples of projects that will help practitioners to think carefully and innovatively about the situations they…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge

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