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Global Environmental Politics

Pamela S. Chasek, David L. Downie, and Janet Welsh Brown

Seventh Edition • July 12, 2016 • 458 pages

Print: $48.00 USD/$62.50 CAD • Ebook: $29.99 USD/$29.99 CAD

An up-to-date, accurate, and unbiased introduction to the world’s most pressing environmental issues. This new edition continues this tradition while covering critical new developments in the field.

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Green Planet Blues: Critical Perspectives on Global Environmental Politics

Edited by Ken Conca and Geoffrey D. Dabelko

Fifth Edition • July 29, 2014 • 400 pages

Print: $48.00 USD/$56.50 CAD • Ebook: $29.99 USD/$29.99 CAD

Revised and updated throughout, this unique anthology examines global environmental politics from a range of perspectives and reflects voices of the powerless and powerful. Paradigms of sustainability, environmental security, and ecological justice illustrate the many ways environmental challenges and their solutions are framed in contemporary international debates about climate, water,…

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The Greening of Conservative America


First Edition • July 1, 2002 • 352 pages

Print: $45.00 USD/$52.00 CAD • Ebook: $29.99 USD/$34.99 CAD

Is conservative environmentalism an oxymoron? Is more environmental regulation good for business? The Greening of Conservative America contends that the adherents to any well-considered conservative political philosophy should, on first principles, support pro-conservation, pro-environment policies. Furthermore, and pragmatically, Bliese demonstrates with repeated examples how environmental protection policies actually benefit business…

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Environmental Injustice in the U.S.: Myths and Realities

James Lester; David Allen; Kelly M Hill

First Edition • December 1, 2000 • 232 pages

Print: $38.00 USD/$44.00 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$28.99 CAD

 Environmental Injustice in the United States provides systematic insight into the social, economic, and political dynamics of environmental decision-making, and the impacts of those decisions on minority communities. The first part of the book examines closely the history of the environmental justice movement and the scholarly literature to date, with…

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Environmental Conflict: An Anthology

Paul Diehl; Nils Petter Gleditsch

First Edition • December 1, 2000 • 352 pages

Print: $55.00 USD/$56.50 CAD • Ebook: $33.99 USD/$39.99 CAD

      As environmental security gains increasing attention, there is a pressing need for rigorous examinations of environmental causes of conflict and the potential for conflict resolution. Environmental Conflict explores the relationship between environmental degradation or scarcity and either intrastate or interstate violent conflict. Informed by theoretical perspectives, a…

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Energy and Environment in the Transition Economies: Between Cold War and Global Warming

William Chandler

First Edition • September 1, 2000 • 248 pages

Print: $41.00 USD/$47.50 CAD

      Energy and environmental issues in the former Soviet sphere rank as global policy priorities for three reasons. First, civilian application of military nuclear materials multiplies the threat of terrorism. Second, Russian and Caspian oil resources affect world markets, Western energy security, and regional stability. Third, climate change…

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Rangeland Ecology and Management

Harold Heady; R. Dennis Child

First Edition • November 11, 1999 • 524 pages

Print: $60.00 USD/$51.50 CAD • Ebook: $39.99 USD/$45.99 CAD

Over the last two decades the science of range management, like many other resource disciplines, has embraced and integrated environmental concerns in the field, the laboratory, and policy. Rangeland Ecology and Management now brings this integrated approach to the classroom in a thoroughly researched, comprehensive, and readable text. The authors…

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Nuclear Energy and Security in the Former Soviet Union

David R Marples; Marilyn J Young

First Edition • June 14, 1999 • 192 pages

Print: $38.00 USD/$78.99 CAD

Only several years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, nuclear security issues are again at the forefront of international concern. This timely collection addresses issues of cleanup at Chernobyl and other sites of nuclear disasters, nuclear smuggling, safety concerns in the Ukrainian and Russian nuclear industries, and Ukraine’s negotiations…

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Green Justice: The Environment and the Courts

Edited by Thomas M Hoban; Richard O Brooks

Second Edition • August 9, 1996 • 272 pages

Print: $45.00 USD/$68.99 CAD

Do trees have legal rights? What risks to the environment should we legally try to control or prevent? In this updated edition of Green Justice, the authors further explore the interrelationship between the legal system and the environment, using key environmental law cases (over half of which are new selections)…

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