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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...


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...


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 and the Democratic Deficit: 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,...


Food Waste: Home Consumption, Material Culture and Everyday Life

by David Evans

Food Waste is the first academic study to tackle this highly topical subject. Drawing from social science approaches to waste, material culture and everyday life in the home, the author uncovers the reasons...


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...


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...


Speaking Green with a Southern Accent: Environmental Management and Innovation in the South

by Gerald Andrews Emison

This book studies Southern environmental policy and politics in order to understand the concrete realities of the Southeast and extend those realities' understanding to other regions of the country. It analyzes...


Outsourcing War and Peace: Preserving Public Values in a World of Privatized Foreign Affairs

by Laura A. Dickinson

Over the past decade, states and international organizations have shifted a surprising range of foreign policy functions to private contractors. But who is accountable when the employees of foreign private firms...


Lone Star America: How Texas Can Save Our Country

by Mark Davis & Sean Hannity

Throughout America and around the world, the United States has been known as a beacon of hope and opportunity, the land of the free and the home of the brave. Sadly, from the crumbling urban ghetto of Detroit...


Green Planet Blues: Critical Perspectives on Global Environmental Politics

by Ken Conca & Geoffrey D. Dabelko

This collection of essays on global environmental politics explores current environmental controversies from a variety of perspectives and value orientations.


The Global Development of Policy Regimes to Combat Climate Change

by Nicholas Stern, Alex Bowen & JOHN WHALLEY

The year 2015 will be a landmark year for international climate change negotiations. Governments have agreed to adopt a universal legal agreement on climate change at the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) to...