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Adaptive GovernanceThe Dynamics of Atlantic Fisheries Management

Adaptive Governance: The Dynamics of Atlantic Fisheries Management

D. G. Webster

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232708
eISBN:
9780262285872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232708.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The expansion of the fishing industry in the last century has raised concerns over the long-term viability of many fish species. International fisheries have failed to prevent the overfishing of many ... More

Advanced ManufacturingThe New American Innovation Policies

Advanced Manufacturing: The New American Innovation Policies

Willian B. Bonvillian and Peter L. Singer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037037
eISBN:
9780262343398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037037.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The United States lost almost one-third of its manufacturing jobs between 2000 and 2010. As higher-paying manufacturing jobs are replaced by lower-paying service jobs, income inequality has been ... More

At War with the WeatherManaging Large-Scale Risks in a New Era of Catastrophes

At War with the Weather: Managing Large-Scale Risks in a New Era of Catastrophes

Howard C. Kunreuther and Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012829
eISBN:
9780262255431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012829.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The United States and other nations are facing large-scale risks at an accelerating rhythm. In 2005, three major hurricanes—Katrina, Rita, and Wilma—made landfall along the U.S. Gulf Coast within a ... More

Beyond ConsensusImproving Collaborative Planning and Management

Beyond Consensus: Improving Collaborative Planning and Management

Richard D. Margerum

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015813
eISBN:
9780262298605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015813.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Collaborative approaches are increasingly common across a range of governance and policy areas. Single-issue, single-organization solutions often prove ineffective for complex, contentious, and ... More

Beyond Resource WarsScarcity, Environmental Degradation, and International Cooperation

Beyond Resource Wars: Scarcity, Environmental Degradation, and International Cooperation

Shlomi Dinar (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014977
eISBN:
9780262295505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014977.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Common wisdom holds that the earth’s dwindling natural resources and increasing environmental degradation will inevitably lead to interstate conflict, and possibly even set off “resource wars.” Many ... More

Changing Climates in North American PoliticsInstitutions, Policymaking, and Multilevel Governance

Changing Climates in North American Politics: Institutions, Policymaking, and Multilevel Governance

Henrik Selin and Stacy D. VanDeveer (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012997
eISBN:
9780262259170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012997.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

North American policy responses to global climate change are complex and sometimes contradictory, and reach across multiple levels of government. For example, the U.S. federal government rejected the ... More

Children Without a StateA Global Human Rights Challenge

Children Without a State: A Global Human Rights Challenge

Jacqueline Bhabha (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015271
eISBN:
9780262295437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015271.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Children are among the most vulnerable citizens of the world, with a special need for the protections, rights, and services offered by states, and yet, they are particularly at risk from ... More

Cogent Science in ContextThe Science Wars, Argumentation Theory, and Habermas

Cogent Science in Context: The Science Wars, Argumentation Theory, and Habermas

William Rehg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182713
eISBN:
9780262255318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182713.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Recent years have seen a series of intense, increasingly acrimonious debates over the status and legitimacy of the natural sciences. These “science wars” take place in the public arena—with current ... More

Coming CleanInformation Disclosure and Environmental Performance

Coming Clean: Information Disclosure and Environmental Performance

Michael E. Kraft, Mark Stephan, and Troy D. Abel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014953
eISBN:
9780262295208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014953.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book investigates the process of information disclosure as a policy strategy for environmental protection. The process, which is a new approach to environmental protection, sometimes leads ... More

Confronting the Coffee CrisisFair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Mexico and Central America

Confronting the Coffee Crisis: Fair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Mexico and Central America

Christopher M Bacon, V. Ernesto Mendez, Stephen R Gliessman, David Goodman, and Jonathan A Fox (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026338
eISBN:
9780262267526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026338.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Our morning cups of coffee connect us to a global industry and, also, to an export crisis in the tropics that is destroying livelihoods, undermining the cohesion of families and communities, and ... More

Corporate Power in Global Agrifood Governance

Corporate Power in Global Agrifood Governance

Jennifer Clapp and Doris Fuchs (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012751
eISBN:
9780262255509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012751.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In today’s globally integrated food system, events in one part of the world can have multiple and wide-ranging effects, as has been shown by the recent and rapid global rise in food prices. ... More

Democracy as Problem SolvingCivic Capacity in Communities Across the Globe

Democracy as Problem Solving: Civic Capacity in Communities Across the Globe

Xavier de Souza Briggs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026413
eISBN:
9780262269292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026413.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Complexity, division, mistrust, and “process paralysis” can thwart leaders and others when they tackle local challenges. This book shows how civic capacity—the capacity to create and sustain smart ... More

The Economics of Language Policy

The Economics of Language Policy

Michele Gazzola and Bengt-Arne Wickström (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034708
eISBN:
9780262335980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034708.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In an era of globalization, issues of language diversity have economic and political implications. Transnational labor mobility, trade, social inclusion of migrants, democracy in multilingual ... More

Ending the Fossil Fuel Era

Ending the Fossil Fuel Era

Thomas Princen, Jack P. Manno, and Pamela L. Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028806
eISBN:
9780262327077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028806.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Not so long ago, people North and South had little reason to believe that wealth from oil, gas, and coal brought anything but great prosperity. But the presumption of net benefits from fossil fuels ... More

Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Former Soviet Union

Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Former Soviet Union

Julian Agyeman and Yelena Ogneva-Himmelberger (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012669
eISBN:
9780262255493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012669.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The legacy of environmental catastrophe in the states of the former Soviet Union includes desertification, pollution, and the toxic aftermath of industrial accidents, the most notorious of which was ... More

Environmental Justice in Latin AmericaProblems, Promise, and Practice

Environmental Justice in Latin America: Problems, Promise, and Practice

David V. Carruthers (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033725
eISBN:
9780262269957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033725.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Environmental justice concerns form an important part of popular environmental movements in many countries. Activists, scholars, and policymakers in the developing world, for example, increasingly ... More

The Environmental Politics of Sacrifice

The Environmental Politics of Sacrifice

Michael Maniates and John M. Meyer (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014366
eISBN:
9780262289603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014366.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The idea of sacrifice is the unspoken issue of environmental politics. Politicians, the media, and many environmentalists assume that well-off populations won’t make sacrifices now for future ... More

European Climate Leadership in QuestionPolicies toward China and India

European Climate Leadership in Question: Policies toward China and India

Diarmuid Torney

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029360
eISBN:
9780262329606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029360.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The EU has, for a long time, portrayed itself as an international leader on climate change. Previous studies have tended to focus on the characteristics of EU leadership, but have failed to examine ... More

Food and the Mid-Level FarmRenewing an Agriculture of the Middle

Food and the Mid-Level Farm: Renewing an Agriculture of the Middle

Thomas A. Lyson, G. W. Stevenson, and Rick Welsh (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122993
eISBN:
9780262278751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122993.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Agriculture in the United States today increasingly operates in two separate spheres: Large, corporate-connected commodity production and distribution systems; and small-scale farms that market ... More

Global CitiesUrban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China

Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China

Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035910
eISBN:
9780262338868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035910.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

During the past four decades Los Angeles and Hong Kong have come to play a critical role in the flow of goods, people, and capital; in the changes in production and consumption; and in the urban ... More

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