A Handbook of Environmental Management

A Handbook of Environmental Management


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849808255
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2011
Series: Elgar Original Reference Series
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Edited by Jon C. Lovett, University of Leeds, UK and David G. Ockwell, Lecturer in Geography and Fellow, Sussex Energy Group and Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Sussex, UK

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
Jon C. Lovett and David G. Ockwell
2. Global Biodiversity Conservation Priorities: An Expanded Review
Thomas M. Brooks, Russell A. Mittermeier, Gustavo A.B. da Fonseca, Justin Gerlach, Mike Hoffmann, John F. Lamoreux, Cristina G. Mittermeier, John D. Pilgrim and Ana S.L. Rodrigues
3. Integrated Conservation and Development Projects: A Positive Role for Forest Conservation in Topical Africa?
Neil Burgess, David Thomas, Shakim Mhagama, Thomas Lehmberg, Jenny Springer and Jonathan Barnard
4. Biodiversity Conservation in Managed Landscapes
Tom M. van Rensburg and Greig A. Mill
5. How do Institutions Affect the Management of Environmental Resources?
Bhim Adhikari
6. Analysing Dominant Policy Perspectives – The Role of Discourse Analysis
David G. Ockwell and Yvonne Rydin
7. Theoretical Perspectives on International Environmental Regime Effectiveness: A Case Study of the Mediterranean Action Plan
Sofia Frantzi
8. The Price of Fish and the Value of Seagrass Beds: Socioeconomic Aspects of the Seagrass Fishery on Quirimba Island, Mozambique
Fiona R. Gell
9. The Link between Ecological and Social Paradigms and the Sustainability of Environmental Management: A Case Study of Semi-arid Tanzania
Claire H. Quinn and David G. Ockwell
10. Exploring Game Theory as a Tool for Mapping Strategic Interactions in Common Pool Resource Scenarios
Vanessa Pérez-Cirera
11. Economic Valuation of Different Forms of Land-use in Semi-arid Tanzania
Deborah Kirby
12. Economic Growth and the Environment
Dalia El-Demellawy
13. Biodiesel as the Potential Alternative Vehicle Fuel: European Policy and Global Environmental Concern
Mahesh Poudyal and Jon C. Lovett

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