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Value, Beauty, and Nature
Argues that, to make progress within environmental ethics, philosophers must explicitly engage in environmental metaphysics.
Democratic Policy Implementation in an Ambiguous World
Explains the complexities of policy implementation and why attempts to translate new laws into effective and enduring policy sometimes succeed and sometimes fail.
Explores how humans and wildlife such as wolves can cohabit with mutual respect in the same territories.
Inside the Green Lobby
A veteran environmental lobbyist reveals the behind-the-scenes struggles to address threats to the future of New York's Adirondack Park.
Examines emerging new materialist and posthuman conceptions of subjectivity and agency, and explores their increasing significance for contemporary climate change environmentalism.
Garbage in Popular Culture
Explores the cultural politics of garbage in contemporary global society.
Examines how cities of various sizes on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean are making walkability improvements a part of their overall urban revitalization strategy.
Adventures in Sustainable Urbanism
Opens up new ways of thinking about and debating the consequences of sustainable urbanism as it moves from planning to practice.
The Big Thaw
Explores the unprecedented and rapid climate changes occurring in the Arctic environment.
Towards Continental Environmental Policy?
Examines the challenges of environmental governance in contemporary North America.
Tales of an Ecotourist
Combining humor and memorable anecdotes, five famous ecotourist destinations offer a breathtaking backdrop to better understanding climate change.
Innovative Congressional Minimum Standards Preemption Statutes
Examines a new type of federal preemption statute popular since 1965 that allows states to retain a certain amount of regulatory discretion, with a focus on environmental statutes.
American Politics and the Environment, Second Edition
Examines the role of politics in the environmental policy making process.
World Politics at the Edge of Chaos
Comprehensive overview of the inroads made by Complexity Thinking approaches and ideas in the study and practice of world politics.
Energy and the Politics of the North Atlantic
Documents how energy resource acquisition has been the driving motivator for European and American international relations.
Energy and Empire
Reveals the role played by political and economic elites in the privileging of civilian commercial nuclear energy over other options, such as solar, in the United States after 1945.
Water Pollution Policies and the American States
A fresh perspective on American water pollution policy
Communication and Public Participation in Environmental Decision Making
Looks at the critical role of community members and other interested parties in environmental policy decision making.
A new and original way of looking at the challenge presented by environmental issues.
Urban Sprawl, Global Warming, and the Empire of Capital
Argues that the United States refuses to address global warming because of the reliance of the American economy on urban sprawl.
Comparative Environmental Regulation in the United States and Russia
Explores how policy actors in the United States and Russia have developed flexible incentive-based instruments for environmental protection.
Who Gets What?
Examines the domestic constraints negotiators operate under when nations seek to cooperate.
Freshwater Resources and Interstate Cooperation
Examines state cooperation over increasingly scarce water resources.
Water Resources and Inter-Riparian Relations in the Nile Basin
Argues for new water policies in the Nile River Basin.
The Failures of American and European Climate Policy
Examines why some nations, but not others, have met their commitments to international climate treaties.
Saving Sterling Forest
The story of the twenty-five-year quest to preserve twenty thousand acres of forest in southeastern New York.
Stopping the Plant
Detailed account of the controversy surrounding the building of a coal-fired cement factory in the Hudson Valley.
Protecting Our Environment
Examines how the European Union has handled environmental protection issues.
The Multi-Governance of Water
Examines the politics of transnational water resource management through case studies of the Aral Sea basin and the Danube, Euphrates, and Mekong river basins.
The Politics of Air Pollution
Argues that clean air policy is driven by locally oriented economic elites.
Ozone Depletion and Climate Change
A path-breaking look at the international response to ozone depletion and climate change.
Global Environmentalism and Local Politics
Examines the internal politics of transnational environmental advocacy networks.
Contends that effective biological conservation and social justice must go hand in hand.
Regulating Wetlands Protection
Wetlands are a valuable natural resource, yet over 200,000 acres are destroyed in the United States per year. This book examines whether states should assume the role of protecting wetlands rather than the federal government.
The Environmental Presidency
Examines how the modern presidency has responded to environmental concerns.
Anarchy and the Environment
Argues that the logic of common pool resources is the most appropriate and productive way to understand international environmental conflict, and offers important practical insights into environmental negotiations and bargaining.
Presents diverse views on the relationship between environmental politics and international security.
Environmental Politics in the International Arena
The environmental movement is having a marked impact on national and international politics. This book examines the dominant ethics, attitudes, and moral values behind the international environmental ...
Environmentalism and Political Theory
This book provides the most detailed and comprehensive examination to date of the impact of environmentalism upon contemporary political thought. It sets out to disentangle the various strands of Green ...