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How Local Politics Shape Federal Policy

Sarah S. Elkind.

August 2011; published online July 2014.

Book. Subjects: social impact of environmental issues. 288 pages.

Focusing on five Los Angeles environmental policy debates between 1920 and 1950, this book investigates how practices in American municipal government gave business groups political...

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Ducktown Smoke

Duncan Maysilles.

May 2011; published online July 2014.

Book. Subjects: social impact of environmental issues. 344 pages.

It is hard to make a desert in a place that receives sixty inches of rain each year. After decades of copper mining, however, all that remained of the old hardwood forests in the Ducktown...

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Engineering Nature

Jessica B. Teisch.

February 2011; published online July 2014.

Book. Subjects: social impact of environmental issues. 272 pages.

Focusing on globalization in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this book examines the processes by which American water and mining engineers who rose to prominence during...

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Sweden and Ecological Governance

Lennart J. Lundqvist.

March 2004; published online July 2012.

Book. Subjects: environment. 256 pages.

Sweden is seen as a forerunner in environmental and ecological policy. This book is about policies and strategies for ecologically rational governance, and uses the Swedish case study to...

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Global Warming Policy in Japan and Britain

Shizuka Oshitani.

June 2006; published online July 2012.

Book. Subjects: environment. 328 pages.

This book attempts a systematic comparison of Japanese and British climate policy and politics. Focusing on institutional contrasts between Japan and Britain in terms of corporatist or...

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Climate Change and the Oil Industry

Jon Skjaerseth and Tora Skodvin.

October 2003; published online July 2012.

Book. Subjects: environment. 256 pages.

Multinational corporations are not merely the problem in environmental concerns, but could also be part of the solution. The oil industry and climate change provide the clearest example of...

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Implementing International Environmental Agreements in Russia

Geir Honneland and Anne-Kristin Jorgensen.

March 2003; published online July 2012.

Book. Subjects: environment. 224 pages.

This book is a systematic study that considers how international environmental agreements are transformed into political action in Russia, using three case studies on the implementation...

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World Bank Group Interactions with Environmentalists

Susan Park.

April 2010; published online July 2012.

Book. Subjects: environment. 256 pages.

This book shows how environmentalists have shaped the world's largest multilateral development lender, investment financier and political risk insurer to take up sustainable development. It...

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Environmental Politics in the European Union

Christoph Knill and Duncan Liefferink.

February 2007; published online July 2012.

Book. Subjects: environment. 264 pages.

This book provides a comprehensive introduction into the making, development and implementation of European Union (EU) environmental politics. The environmental policy of the EU has made...

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Killing Tradition

Simon J. Bronner.

November 2008; published online September 2011.

Book. Subjects: environment. 320 pages.

Is hunting a bygone activity, out of touch with modern life; or is it valuable as an escape from it? Does hunting promote violence, not just to animals, but to humans as well? Is hunting,...

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