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  • Governance, Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Bruch, Carroll Muffett, Sandra S. Nichols

    When the guns are silenced, those who have survived armed conflict need food, water, shelter, the means to earn a living, and the promise of safety and a return to civil order. Meeting these needs while sustaining peace requires more than simply having governmental structures in place; it requires…

    Paperback – 2016-04-07
    Routledge
    Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

  • Farmers' Crop Varieties and Farmers' Rights

    Challenges in Taxonomy and Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Halewood

    Over the last 50 years there has been a growing appreciation of the important role that farmers play in the development and conservation of crop genetic diversity, and the contribution of that diversity to agro-ecosystem resilience and food security. This book examines policies that aim to increase…

    Paperback – 2016-03-21
    Routledge
    Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

  • Governing Marine Protected Areas

    Resilience through Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Peter J.S. Jones

    In this innovative volume, the author addresses some important challenges related to the effective and equitable governance of marine protected areas (MPAs). These challenges are explored through a study of 20 MPA case studies from around the world. A novel governance analysis framework…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge

  • Linking Emissions Trading Schemes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Tuerk

    A growing number of GHG emissions trading schemes are being implemented at regional or national levels. However, even as the number of different schemes grows, few linkages exist between them. Major cap-and-trade proposals are currently at important stages in their development, especially in the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge

  • 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

  • State Fragility Around the World

    Fractured Justice and Fierce Reprisal, 1st Edition

    By Laurie A. Gould, Matthew Pate

    Failed and fragile states often govern through the criminalization of otherwise inconsequential or tolerated acts. These weak states also frequently use kidnapping, murder, and other violent or oppressive tactics to maintain order and stay in power. State Fragility Around the World: Fractured…

    Hardback – 2016-02-24
    CRC Press

  • 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

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