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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...


Social Security for the Elderly: Experiences from South Asia: 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...


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...


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...


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....


Knowledge Systems and Change in Climate Governance: Comparing India and South Africa

by Babette Never

The success of international efforts to manage climate change depends on the participation of emerging economies. This book uses a comparative study of two of the most important, India and South Africa, to reveal...


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...