• Disaster Management in Australia: Government Coordination in a Time of Crisis book cover

    Disaster Management in Australia

    Government Coordination in a Time of Crisis

    By George Carayannopoulos

    In recent times the frequency and severity of natural disasters has placed a clear emphasis on the ability of governments to plan, prepare and respond in an effective way. Disaster Management in Australia examines government coordination when faced with large scale crises, outlining the challenges…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Freshwater Ecosystems in Protected Areas: Conservation and Management book cover

    Freshwater Ecosystems in Protected Areas

    Conservation and Management

    Edited by C. Max Finlayson, Angela H. Arthington, Jamie Pittock

    Freshwater ecosystems have the greatest species diversity per unit area. This book shows that, rather than a marginal part of protected area management, freshwater conservation is central to sustaining biodiversity. It focuses on better practices for conserving inland aquatic ecosystems in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Principles and Practices of Aquatic Law book cover

    Principles and Practices of Aquatic Law

    Edited by John Robert Fletemeyer

    This book presents the best practices and principles related to aquatic law and risk management. Its focus is injury and death occurring in aquatic environments including the ocean, pools, water parks, canals, rivers, lakes, dams, etc. It discusses the importance of aquatic risk management as it…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    CRC Press

  • Shipbreaking in Developing Countries: A Requiem for Environmental Justice from the Perspective of Bangladesh book cover

    Shipbreaking in Developing Countries

    A Requiem for Environmental Justice from the Perspective of Bangladesh

    By Saiful Karim

    This book explores the process of shipbreaking in developing countries, with a particular focus on Bangladesh. In the past, shipbreaking (the disposal of obsolete ships) was a very common industrial activity in many developed countries. However, due to stringent domestic environmental and labour…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    IMLI Studies in International Maritime Law

  • Architecture and the Forest Aesthetic: A New Look at Design and Resilient Urbanism book cover

    Architecture and the Forest Aesthetic

    A New Look at Design and Resilient Urbanism

    By Jana VanderGoot

    Despite population trends toward urbanization, the forest continues to have a strong appeal to the human imagination, and the human preference for forest over many other types of terrain is well documented. This book re-imagines architecture and urbanism by allowing the forest to be a prominent…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Event Management: A Practical Guide book cover

    Sustainable Event Management

    A Practical Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Meegan Jones

    Across the world each year events of every shape and size are held: from community events, school fairs and local business functions through to the world’s largest festivals, music events, conferences and sporting events. As well as causing celebration and giving voice to issues these public…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Urban Biodiversity: From Research to Practice book cover

    Urban Biodiversity

    From Research to Practice

    Edited by Alessandro Ossola, Jari Niemelä

    Urban biodiversity is an increasingly popular topic among researchers. Worldwide, thousands of research projects are unravelling how urbanisation impacts the biodiversity of cities and towns, as well as its benefits for people and the environment through ecosystem services. Exciting scientific…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • Building Lean, Building BIM: Improving Construction the Tidhar Way book cover

    Building Lean, Building BIM

    Improving Construction the Tidhar Way

    By Rafael Sacks, Samuel Korb, Ronen Barak

    Building Lean, Building BIM is the essential guide for any construction company that wants to implement Lean Construction and Building Information Modelling (BIM) to gain a strategic edge over their competition. The first of its kind, the book outlines the principles of Lean, the functionality of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Environmental and Sustainability Education Policy: International Trends, Priorities and Challenges book cover

    Environmental and Sustainability Education Policy

    International Trends, Priorities and Challenges

    Edited by Katrien Van Poeck, Jonas A. Lysgaard, Alan Reid

    This timely collection surveys and critiques studies of environmental and sustainability education (ESE) policy since the mid-1990s. The volume draws on a wide range of policy studies and syntheses to provide readers with insights into the international genealogy and priorities of ESE policy.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Performance and Ecology: What Can Theatre Do? book cover

    Performance and Ecology: What Can Theatre Do?

    Edited by Carl Lavery

    In comparison with Literary Studies and Media and Film Studies, the disciplines of Theatre and Performance, with their strong anthropocentric heritage, have been relatively slow in responding to such things as climate change or species extinction etc. However, in the wake of recent work on animals,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Focal Press

  • Made Only in India: Goods with Geographical Indications book cover

    Made Only in India

    Goods with Geographical Indications

    By Anu Kapur

    What makes Darjeeling tea, Pashmina shawl, Monsooned Malabar Arabica coffee and Chanderi saree special? Why is it that some goods derive their uniqueness through their inherent linkage to a place? In a pioneering study, this book explores this intriguing question in the Indian context across 199…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • Rethinking the American Antinuclear Movement book cover

    Rethinking the American Antinuclear Movement

    By Paul Rubinson

    The massive movement against nuclear weapons began with the invention of the atomic bomb in 1945 and lasted throughout the Cold War. Antinuclear protesters of all sorts mobilized in defiance of the move toward nuclear defense in the wake of the Cold War. They influenced U.S. politics,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

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