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Mountains of Injustice: Social and Environmental Justice in Appalachia

Sustainability Matters: (In 2 Volumes)Volume 1: Asia's Green ChallengesVolume 2: Asia's Energy Concerns, Green Policies and Environmental Advocacy

by Lin-Heng Lye, Victor R Savage & Loke Ming Chou

Sustainability Mattersis a compilation of some of the best research papers by students from the National University of Singapore's inter-disciplinary graduate programme in environmental studies, the MSc in Environmental...


The Craft of Governing: The contribution of Patrick Weller to Australian political science

by Glyn Davis & R.A.W. Rhodes

How government works is the central question of political science, and the focus of this collection of essays about the key aspects of government in Australia.


Consuming Pleasures: Australia and the International Drug Business

by John Rainford

Tracing the international and Australian history of both licit and illicit drug use, this investigation combines the topic of drug use with analyses of political power, the rise of the market, and social issues....


The Accidental Diplomat: The Autobiography of Maurice Baker

by Maurice Baker & Edmund Baker

"For the life of a diplomat is often a variation of routine boredom and exhilarating crises."

Maurice Baker is an academic and one of Singapore's pioneer diplomats. Growing up in colonial-governed Malaya and...


American Exodus: Climate Change and the Coming Flight for Survival

by Giles Slade

Seeking higher ground – how rising global temperatures will lead to unprecedented waves of human migration


Small Stories, Big Changes: Agents of Change on the Frontlines of Sustainability

The Five Stages of Collapse: Survivors' Toolkit

by Dmitry Orlov

A user’s guide to economic, political, social and cultural collapse.


Theories of the Policy Process

by Paul A Sabatier & Christopher M Weible

A comprehensive primer to the major theoretical frameworks used in policy process research written by leading public policy scholars.


Planning Against the Political: Democratic Deficits in European Territorial Governance

by Jonathan Metzger, Philip Allmendinger & Stijn Oosterlynck

This book brings together a number of highly innovative and thought provoking contributions from European researchers in territorial governance-related fields such as human geography, planning studies, sociology,...


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 more after a tsunami overwhelmed the considerable safety measures at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. However, Fukushima had put...


Shakespeare Inside: The Bard Behind Bars

by Amy Scott-Douglass

Shakespeare Inside goes behind the scenes to reveal Shakespeare at work in the most decisive institutional context of our time - in prisons. Based upon the author's experience of watching prison yard rehearsals...


Social Security for the Elderly: Experiences from South Asia

by S. Irudaya Rajan

This book overviews the issue of population ageing in five countries in South Asia and projects the emerging scenarios. With a new field survey, it also documents existing policies and programs on pensions and...


Cases in Climate Change Policy: Political Reality in the European Union

by Ragnar E. Lofsted & Ute Collier

This volume examines case studies on EU countries' policy to combat climate change, examining the constraints of and opportunities for the implementation of climate change strategies in these countries. The...


The Economic Implications of Climate Change in Britain

by Martin Parry & Rachel Duncan

Climate change could have a substantial economic impact, particularly on coastal states where seas level rises will be felt most strongly. Among these, the British Isles are likely to be significantly affected,...


The Real Cost of Fracking: How America's Shale Gas Boom Is Threatening Our Families, Pets, and Food

by Robert Oswald, Michelle Bamberger & Sandra Steingraber

A pharmacologist and a veterinarian pull back the curtain on the human and animal health effects of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”

 

Across the country, fracking—the extraction of natural gas by hydraulic...


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...