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  • Resolving Messy Policy Problems

    Handling Conflict in Environmental, Transport, Health and Ageing Policy, 1st Edition

    By Steven Ney

    Our lives increasingly take place in ever more complex and interconnected networks that blur the boundaries we have traditionally used to define our social and political spaces. Accordingly, the policy problems that governments are called upon to deal with have become less clear-cut and far messier…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Collaborative Governance of Tropical Landscapes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carol J Pierce Colfer, Jean-Laurent Pfund

    This book provides a novel approach to governance relating to biodiversity and human well-being in complex tropical landscapes, including forests and protected areas. It focuses attention at the interface between communities and the landscape level, building on interdisciplinary research conducted…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Transboundary Risk Governance

    1st Edition

    By Rolf Lidskog, Linda Soneryd, Ylva Uggla

    Governing environmental risk, particularly large-scale transboundary risks associated with climate change and pollution, is one of the most pressing problems facing society . This book focuses on a set of key questions relating to environmental regulation: How are activities regulated in a…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Science, Policy and Stakeholders in Water Management

    An Integrated Approach to River Basin Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey Gooch, Per Stålnacke

    One of the major problems facing practitioners and scientists working with water management is how to integrate knowledge and experiences from scientific, policy and stakeholder perspectives. In this book this science-policy-stakeholder interface (SPSI) is examined both analytically and through the…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Decentralization of Forest Governance

    Politics, Economics and the Fight for Control of Forests in Indonesian Borneo, 1st Edition

    Edited by Moira Moeliono, Eva Wollenberg, Godwin Limberg

    The devolution of control over the world's forests from national or state and provincial level governments to local control is an ongoing global trend that deeply affects all aspects of forest management, conservation of biodiversity, control over resources, wealth distribution and livelihoods.…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and the Law

    Solutions for Access and Benefit Sharing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Evanson C. Kamau, Gerd Winter

    The need to regulate access to genetic resources and ensure a fair and equitable sharing of any resulting benefits was at the core of the development of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The CBD established a series of principles and requirements around access and benefit sharing (ABS)…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge

  • Marginalized Reproduction

    Ethnicity, Infertility and Reproductive Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lorraine Culley, Nicky Hudson, Floor van Rooij

    Worldwide, over 75 million people are involuntarily childless, a devastating experience for many with significant consequences for the social and psychological well-being of women in particular. Despite greater levels of infertility and strong cultural meanings attached to having children, little…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • The Politics of Population

    Cairo 1994, 1st Edition

    By Stanley Johnson

    The International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo in 1994 represented a remarkable watershed. Not only did it produce an unprecedented degree of agreement among the 179 countries and thousands of non-governmental organizations taking part, it also created a wide-ranging Programme…

    Paperback – 2013-10-31
    Routledge
    Health and Population Set

  • Global Environment Outlook 2000

    1st Edition

    By United Nations Environment Programme (Unep)

    'The continued poverty of the majority of the planet's inhabitants and excessive consumption by the minority are the two major causes of environmental degradation The present course is unsustainable and postponing action is no longer an option. Inspired political leadership and intense cooperation…

    Paperback – 2013-10-31
    Routledge
    Sustainable Development Set

  • Environmental and Human Security in the Arctic

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv, Dawn Bazely, Marina Goloviznina, Andrew Tanentzap

    This is the first comprehensive exploration of why human security is relevant to the Arctic and what achieving it can mean, covering the areas of health of the environment, identity of peoples, supply of traditional foods, community health, economic opportunities, and political stability. The…

    Hardback – 2013-10-04
    Routledge

  • Effective Risk Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Arvai, Louie Rivers III

    There are two questions often asked of risk communication: what has been learned from past work, and what is needed to push the field forward? Drawing on the experience of leading risk researchers and practitioners, Effective Risk Communication focuses on answering these questions. The book draws…

    Paperback – 2013-08-13
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • A Changing Environment for Human Security

    Transformative Approaches to Research, Policy and Action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Sygna, Karen O'Brien, Johanna Wolf

    Environmental change presents a new context and new opportunities for transformational change. This timely book will inspire new ways of understanding the relationship between environmental change and human security. A Changing Environment for Human Security: Transformative Approaches to Research,…

    Paperback – 2013-06-13
    Routledge

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