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Political Agroecology: Advancing the Transition to Sustainable Food Systems

1st Edition

Manuel González de Molina, Paulo Frederico Petersen, Francisco Garrido Peña, Francisco Roberto Caporal
September 11, 2019

Political Agroecology is the first book to offer a systematic and articulated reflection on Political Agroecology from the Agroecological perspective. It defines the disciplinary field responsible for designing and producing actions, institutions and regulations aimed at achieving agrarian...

Collaborative Environmental Governance Frameworks: A Practical Guide

1st Edition

Timothy Gieseke
August 21, 2019

This book takes a practical approach to understanding and describing collaborative governance for resolving environmental problems. It introduces a new collaborative governance assessment model and recognizes that collaborations are a natural result of organizations converging around complex issues...

Emergency Management: The American Experience

3rd Edition

Claire B. Rubin
August 02, 2019

The spate of disaster events ranging from major to catastrophic that have occurred in recent years raises a lot of questions about where and why they happened. Understanding the history of emergency management policies and practice is important to an understanding of current and future policies and...

Societal Dimensions of Environmental Science: Global Case Studies of Collaboration and Transformation

1st Edition

Ricardo D. Lopez
March 25, 2019

Societal Dimensions of Environmental Science: Global Case Studies of Collaboration and Transformation, brings together several key examples of the successes and the challenges that exist for environmental stakeholders trying to strike a balance between science and the societal implications of the...

Large-Scale Evacuation: The Analysis, Modeling, and Management of Emergency Relocation from Hazardous Areas

1st Edition

Pamela Murray-Tuite, Michael K. Lindell, Brian Wolshon, Earl J. Baker
November 19, 2018

Large-Scale Evacuation introduces the reader to the steps involved in evacuation modelling for towns and cities, from understanding the hazards that can require large-scale evacuations, through understanding how local officials decide to issue evacuation advisories and households decide whether to...

The Stances of e-Government: Policies, Processes and Technologies

1st Edition

Puneet Kumar, Vinod Kumar Jain, Kumar Sambhav Pareek
October 24, 2018

This book focuses on the three inevitable facets of e-government, namely policies, processes and technologies. The policies discusses the genesis and revitalization of government policies; processes talks about ongoing e-government practices across developing countries; technology reveals...

Risk Assessment for Water Infrastructure Safety and Security

1st Edition

Anna Doro-on
September 18, 2018

One of the seventeen critical infrastructures vital to the security of the United States, the water supply system remains largely unprotected from the threat of terrorism, including possible revenge by Al Qaeda over the killing of Osama Bin Laden. Recognizing and identifying prospective events of...

Lake Governance

1st Edition

Velma I. Grover, Gail Krantzberg
September 13, 2018

The Lake Governance book will focus on comparative analysis of governance structures by examining policy, legal and institutional structures of current transboundary commissions to develop a common framework for good governance of transboundary lakes. Cooperation among nations sharing natural...

Social Justice in Contemporary Housing: Applying Rawls’ Difference Principle

1st Edition

Helen Taylor
August 14, 2018

Philosophy is not usually seen as a guidance for modern housing policy, but in this new book, Dr Helen Taylor argues that there is something innovative, unusual, and worth discussing about the application of philosophy to housing. The philosophical framework used within this book is John Rawls’...

Wicked Valuations: People and Landed Property

1st Edition

Michael McDermott
July 26, 2018

Traditional valuation approaches are increasingly recognised as being insufficient to address the wicked valuation problems of the diverse peoples and groups that inhabit the globe from north, south, east to west. This book demonstrates the limitations of science and, in particular economics, as...

Frontiers of Space Risk: Natural Cosmic Hazards & Societal Challenges

1st Edition

Richard J. Wilman, Christopher J. Newman
June 15, 2018

CHOICE Recommended Title, March 2019 This book brings together diverse new perspectives on current and emerging themes in space risk, covering both the threats to Earth-based activities arising from space events (natural and man-made), and those inherent in space activity itself. Drawing on the...

Understanding Community Economic Growth and Decline: Strategies for Sustainable Development

1st Edition

Gerald L. Gordon
June 12, 2018

This book presents a fully comprehensive look at what all communities—large and small, urban and rural—can do to grow and sustain their local economic bases. It examines the causes of economic decline for localities as well as the economic “product” being marketed to employers, the process of...

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