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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...


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...


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....


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.


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,...


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,...


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...


Socio-Analytic Dialogue: Incorporating Psychosocial Dynamics into Public Policies

by Bruno Boccara

Bruno Boccara’s Socio-Analytic Dialogue develops a new framework for analyzing public policy that incorporates complex and changing psychosocial issues, in particular those related to the societal unconscious....


Disarmament Diplomacy and Human Security

by Denise Garcia

This book assesses how progress in disarmament diplomacy in the last decade has improved human security.


Game Changers: Energy on the Move

by George Pratt Shultz & Robert C. Armstrong

It is becoming increasingly obvious that the United States needs reliable and inexpensive energy to propel our economy and protect our national security interests. Game Changers presents five research and development...


Regional Energy Initiatives: MedReg and the Energy Community

by Carlo Cambini & Alessandro Rubino

This book focuses on the two intra-regional initiatives created for the development and integration of energy markets: the Energy Community and MedReg.

The Energy Community and MedReg, apart from their common...


International Trends in University Governance.: Autonomy, self-government and the distribution of authority

by Michael Shattock

Governance is becoming increasingly important in universities just as it is in the wider world of commerce and banking. Historically, universities were run by their academic communities but as mass higher education...


Routledge Handbook of Science, Technology, and Society

by Daniel Lee Kleinman & Kelly Moore

Over the last decade or so, the field of science and technology studies (STS) has become an intellectually dynamic interdisciplinary arena. Concepts, methods, and theoretical perspectives are being drawn both...


Acid Rain in Europe: Counting the cost

by Helen Apsimon, David Pearce & Ece Ozdemiroglu

 The environmental impacts of acid rain: on human health, on buildings and materials, on forests, freshwaters, crops and biodiversity and on global warming have been well-documented. Less is known about the...