Understanding Environmental Administration and Law

More than any other field of public administration, environmental administration is defined by its legal content. Federal legislation has a direct and immediate impact on state and federal bureaucrats, and citizen groups must constantly adjust to...

239 pages
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The Environment and NAFTA
Understanding And Implementing The New Continental Law

Pierre-Marc Johnson and Andre Beaulieu; Foreword by Victor Lichtinger

Two internationally-known experts discuss both law and policy as they examine the environmental implications of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the related Noth American Agreement on Envirnmental Cooperation (NAAEC). Pierre...

430 pages
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Greening the College Curriculum
A Guide To Environmental Teaching In The Liberal Arts

Edited by Jonathan Collett and Stephen Karakashian

Greening the College Curriculum provides the tools college and university faculty need to meet personal and institutional goals for integrating environmental issues into the curriculum. Leading educators from a wide range of fields,...

341 pages
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The Greening of Industry Resource Guide and Bibliography

Edited by Peter Groenewegen, Kurt Fischer, Edith G. Jenkins, and Johan Schot

Through a series of essays and annotated references, The Greening of Industry Resource Guide and Bibliography presents analysis and commentary drawn from a variety of sources that examine critical issues today's changing business...

269 pages
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Green at Work
Finding a Business Career that Works for the Environment

Green at Work, published by Island Press in 1992, was the first source of information to help nontechnical but environmentally concerned job seekers learn about career opportunities with environmental companies or within the newly emerging...

452 pages
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A Survey of Ecological Economics

The emergent discipline of ecological economics is based on the idea that the world's economies are a function of the earth's ecosystems -- an idea that radically reverses the world view of neoclassical economics. A Survey of Ecological...

423 pages
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Toward Sustainable Development
Concepts, Methods, and Policy

International Society for Ecological Economics; Edited by Jan van der Straaten and Jeroen C.J.M. van den Bergh

Toward Sustainable Development is a comprehensive and wide ranging exploration of the theoretical and practical aspects of the concept of sustainable development. Internationally known scholars present an in depth critique of traditional...

299 pages
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Environmental Strategies for Industry
International Perspectives On Research Needs And Policy Implications

Edited by Kurt Fischer and Johan Schot

Many large firms and multinational corporations are beginning to develop innovative environmental strategies that acknowledge the fact that sound environmental policies can actually enhance economic competitiveness and increase market share....

399 pages
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Not by Timber Alone
Economics And Ecology For Sustaining Tropical Forests

Not by Timber Alone presents the findings of the Harvard Institute for International Development study, commissioned by the International Tropical Timber Organization, that examined the economic value of tropical hardwood forests as...

302 pages
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Energy and the Ecological Economics of Sustainability

John Peet

Energy and the Ecological Economics of Sustainability examines the roots of the present environmental crisis in the neoclassical economics upon which modern industrial society is based. The author explains that only when we view ourselves...

327 pages
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