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The Social Process of Lobbying: Cooperation or Collusion?

by John C. Scott

Despite a wealth of theorizing and research about each concept, lobbying and norms still raise a number of interesting issues. Why do lobbyists and politicians engage in cooperative behavior? How does cooperative...


Environmental Politics and Foreign Policy Decision Making in Latin America: Ratifying the Kyoto Protocol

by Amy Below

Although the Kyoto Protocol, an international agreement to address global climate change, has been regarded by many as an unsuccessful treaty both politically and environmentally, it stands as one of the world's...


Industrial and Regional Policies in an Enlarging EU

by David Bailey & Lisa De Propris

After years of near 'disrepute' in official circles, Industrial Policy has made something of a comeback over the last few years and is now very much back on the agenda at national and EU levels, driven by concerns...


Waste Prevention Policy and Behaviour: New Approaches to Reducing Waste Generation and its Environmental Impacts

by Ana Paula Bortoleto

As prosperity levels rise, so too does the number of products and services being consumed. For policy makers in waste management facing a growing challenge, it is vital to understand the complex relationship...


Self-Determination and Secession in Africa: The Post-Colonial State

by Redie Bereketeab

This book provides a unique comparative study of the major secessionist and self-determination movements in post-colonial Africa, examining theory, international law, charters of the United Nations, and the...


Climate Change Adaptation in Africa: An Historical Ecology

by Gufu Oba

In the context of growing global concerns about climate change, this book presents a regional and sub-continental synthesis of pastoralists' responses to past environmental changes and reflects on the lessons...


Nuclear Energy Safety and International Cooperation: Closing the World's Most Dangerous Reactors

by III, Spencer Barrett Meredith

Twenty-five years after the Chernobyl explosion, disaster struck once again after a tsunami overwhelmed the considerable safety measures at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. However, Fukushima had...


Summary of This Moment on Earth: Today's New Environmentalists and Their Vision for the Future - John Kerry & Teresa Heinz Kerry

by Capitol Reader

This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by John Kerry and Teresa Heinz Kerry in their book “This Moment on Earth, Today’s New Environmentalists and Their Vision for...


Summary of Gusher of Lies: The Dangerous Delusions of "Energy Independence" - Robert Bryce

by Capitol Reader

This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Robert Bryce in his book “Gusher of Lies: The Dangerous Delusions of “Energy Independence” ”. This summary offers a concise...


Summary of The Republican War on Science - Chris Mooney

by Capitol Reader

This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Chris Mooney in his book “The Republican War on Science”. This summary offers a concise overview of the entire book in less...


Summary of Eco-Freaks: Environmentalism Is Hazardous to Your Health - John Berlau

by Capitol Reader

This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by John Berlau in his book “Eco-Freaks: Environmentalism is Hazardous to Your Health”. This summary offers a concise overview...


Summary of Getting Green Done: Hard Truths from the Front Lines of the Sustainability Revolution - Auden Schendler

by Capitol Reader

This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Auden Schendler in his book “Getting Green Done: Hard Truth from the Front Lines of the Sustainability Revolution”. This summary...


Breakdown and Change of Private Interest Governments

by Claudius Wagemann

Private Interest Governments were identified in the 1980s as a special form of public regulation in selected economic sectors, rivalling conventional market, state, or community-based forms of public order....


Public Innovation through Collaboration and Design

by Christopher Ansell & Jacob Torfing

While innovation has long been a major topic of research and scholarly interest for the private sector, it is still an emerging theme in the field of public management. While 'results-oriented' public management...


Green Activism in Post-Socialist Europe and the Former Soviet Union

by Adam Fagan & JoAnn Carmin

Green activism played a critical role in the downfall of Soviet-style communism in Eastern Europe at the end of the 1980s. After the revolutions, environmentalists were expected to exert influence within the...


Collaborative Strategies for Sustainable Cities: Economy, Environment and Community in Baltimore

by Eric S. Zeemering

Baltimore, like many other cities around the globe, is redesigning local government policy and programs in order to become a more sustainable city. Sustainability, as a concept guiding public action, encourages...


The Politics of Knowledge and Global Biodiversity

by Alice B.M. Vadrot

The establishment of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) points to the crucial role attributed to science and knowledge for the successful implementation of biodiversity...


Public Sector Reforms in Developing Countries: Paradoxes and Practices

by Charles Conteh & Ahmed Shafiqul Huque

The underpinning assumption of public management in the developing world as a process of planned change is increasingly being recognized as unrealistic. In reality, the practice of development management is...


Electoral Systems and Governance: How Diversity Can Improve Policy-Making

by Salomon Orellana

Diversity and dissent have been shown to improve decision-making in small groups. This understanding can be extended to the political arena and in turn it can enlighten ideas about policy-making.

This book focuses...


Critiquing Sustainability, Changing Philosophy

by Jenneth Parker

To increasing numbers of people, sustainability is the key challenge of the twenty-first century. In the many fields where it is a goal, persistent problems obstruct the efforts of those trying to make a difference....