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  1. Philosophy of Social Science

    A Contemporary Introduction

    By Mark Risjord

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

    The Philosophy of Social Science: A Contemporary Introduction examines the perennial questions of philosophy by engaging with the empirical study of society. The book offers a comprehensive overview of debates in the field, with special attention to questions arising from new research programs in...

    Published May 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Contested Waterscapes in the Mekong Region

    Hydropower, Livelihoods and Governance

    Edited by Francois Molle, Tira Foran, Mira Kakonen

    The catchment area of the Mekong River and its tributaries extends from China, through Burma/Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and to Vietnam. The water resources of the Mekong region - from the Irrawaddy and Nu-Salween in the west, across the Chao Phraya to the Lancang-Mekong and Red River in the...

    Published April 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Implementing the Precautionary Principle

    Approaches from the Nordic Countries, EU and USA

    Edited by Nicolas de Sadeleer

    From fisheries to persistent organic pollutants to climate change itself, no other environmental principle in environmental law has produced as much controversy as the precautionary principle. Unlike a preventive approach in which action is taken provided that the threats to the environment are...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Trust in Cooperative Risk Management

    Uncertainty and Scepticism in the Public Mind

    By Timothy C. Earle

    Edited by Michael Siegrist, Heinz Gutscher

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Trust is an important factor in risk management, affecting judgements of risk and benefit, technology acceptance and other forms of cooperation. In this book the world?s leading risk researchers explore all aspects of trust as it relates to risk management and communication. Drawing on a wide...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Community Planning Handbook

    How people can shape their cities, towns & villages in any part of the world, 2nd Edition

    By Nick Wates

    Series: Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

    Growing numbers of residents are getting involved with professionals in shaping their local environment, and there is now a powerful menu of tools available, from design workshops to electronic maps. The Community Planning Handbook is the essential starting point for all those involved: planners...

    Published April 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Planetary Economics

    Energy, climate change and the three domains of sustainable development

    By Michael Grubb

    How well do our assumptions about the global challenges of energy, environment and economic development fit the facts? Energy prices have varied hugely between countries and over time, yet the share of national income spent on energy has remained surprisingly constant. The foundational...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Constitutions and the Commons

    The Impact of Federal Governance on Local, National, and Global Resource Management

    By Blake Hudson

    Constitutions and the Commons looks at a critical but little examined issue of the degree to which the federal constitution of a nation contributes toward or limits the ability of the national government to manage its domestic natural resources. Furthermore it considers how far the constitution...

    Published March 17th 2014 by RFF Press

  8. A Theory of Intergenerational Justice

    By Joerg Chet Tremmel

    The appeal to 'our obligations to future generations' is one of the most forceful, emotional and effective arguments available to politicians and citizens and is the cornerstone of all modern policies aimed at sustainable development. Yet, the exact nature and extent of these obligations are...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Urban Access for the 21st Century

    Finance and Governance Models for Transport Infrastructure

    Edited by Elliott D. Sclar, Måns Lönnroth, Christian Wolmar

    This book sets out a road map for the provision of urban access for all. For most of the last century cities have followed a path of dependency on car dominated urban transport favouring the middle classes. Urban Access for the 21st Century seeks to change this. Policies need to be more inclusive...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    Edited by Erika Weinthal, Jessica J. Troell, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Series: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

    Water is a basic human need, and despite predictions of "water wars," shared waters have proven to be the natural resource with the greatest potential for interstate cooperation and local confidence building. Indeed, water management plays a singularly important role in rebuilding trust after...

    Published February 23rd 2014 by Routledge