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Deadly Indifference

by Michael D. Brown

Former Under Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Brown-infamously praised by President George W. Bush for doing a "heckuva job" in the wake of Hurricane Katrina-tells his side of the response to one of the...


The Spy In The Coffee Machine: The End of Privacy as We Know it

by Kieron O'Hara & Nigel Shadbolt

What do you know about the new surveillance state that has been created in the wake of pervasive computing – that is, the increasing use of very small and simple computers in all sorts of host – from your...


Urban Sustainability in Theory and Practice: Circles of Sustainability

by Paul James

Cities are home to the most consequential current attempts at human adaptation and they provide one possible focus for the flourishing of life on this planet. However, for this to be realized in more than an...


Ruling the Margins: Colonial Power and Administrative Rule in the Past and Present

by Prem Kumar Rajaram

Administrative rule is a type of rule centered on devising and implementing regulations governing how we live and how we conduct ourselves economically and politically, and sometimes culturally. The principle...


Intergovernmental Relations in the American Administrative State: The Johnson Presidency

by David M. Welborn & Jesse Burkhead

During the 1960s, President Lyndon Johnson and his administration substantially altered the structure of the American administrative state. Creating intergovernmental programs to forward the goal of the Great...


Mountaintop Mining in Appalachia: Understanding Stakeholders and Change in Environmental Conflict

This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate

by Naomi Klein

The most important book yet from the author of the international bestseller The Shock Doctrine, a brilliant explanation of why the climate crisis challenges us to abandon the core “free market” ideology...


China-EU: Green Cooperation

by Etienne Reuter & Jing Men

This book offers a selection of views from Chinese and European experts and scholars on the most pressing environmental challenges — air quality, global warming, climate change, energy security, urbanisation...


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

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...


Habitat Conservation Planning: Endangered Species and Urban Growth

by Timothy Beatley

As environmental awareness grows around the world, people are learning that a diversity of species and the habitat to support them is necessary to maintain the ecological health of the earth. At the same time,...


Dark Winter: How the Sun Is Causing a 30-Year Cold Spell

by John L. Casey

Climate change has been a perplexing problem for years. In Dark Winter, author John L. Casey, a former White House national space policy advisor, NASA headquarters consultant, and space shuttle engineer tells...


How the Government Got in Your Backyard: Superweeds, Frankenfoods, Lawn Wars, and the (Nonpartisan) Truth About Environmental Policies

by Jeff Gillman & Eric Heberlig

Biotechnology - the future or a genetic time bomb? Renewable fuels - the key to cleaner air or just corporate welfare? Greenhouse gasses - baking the earth to death or just a needless worry? Plant patents -...


Applied Research Methods in Public and Nonprofit Organizations

by Mitchell Brown & Kathleen Hale

A complete guide to applied research, featuring original data and detailed case studies

Applied Research Methods in Public and Nonprofit Organizations takes an integrative approach to applied research, emphasizing...


The Spanish Element in Texas Water Law

by Betty Eakle Dobkins

The Spanish element in Texas water law is a matter of utmost importance to many landholders whose livelihood is dependent on securing water for irrigation and to many communities particularly concerned about...


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


Federalism in South Asia

by Mahendra Prasad Singh & Veena Kukreja

This book is one of the first in-depth and systematic studies on the functioning and aspiring federations of South Asia. It examines how federal dynamics in India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka are impinged...


Green Energy Economies: The Search for Clean and Renewable Energy

by John Byrne & Young-Doo Wang

Green Energy Economies offers insight into the major drivers that are shaping a new future powered by clean energy sources. Assembling cutting-edge researchers as contributors, the book makes a forceful case...


Designing and Conducting Survey Research: A Comprehensive Guide

by Louis M. Rea & Richard A. Parker

The industry standard guide, updated with new ideas and SPSS analysis techniques

Designing and Conducting Survey Research: A Comprehensive Guide Fourth Edition is the industry standard resource that covers all...


Mountains of Injustice: Social and Environmental Justice in Appalachia

by Geoffrey L. Buckley, Michele Morrone & Donald Edward Davis

Through compelling stories and interviews with people who are fighting for environmental justice, Mountains of Injustice contributes to the ongoing debate over how to equitably distribute the long-term environmental...


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...