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Consuming Modernity

Gendered Behaviour and Consumerism before the Baby Boom

UBC Press

Placing Canada in an international context, this book explores the intersections of gender, modernity, and consumerism from 1919 to 1945.

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Common Ground on Hostile Turf

Stories from an Environmental Mediator

Island Press
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To Conserve Unimpaired

The Evolution of the National Park Idea

Island Press
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Global Farms Race

Land Grabs, Agricultural Investment, and the Scramble for Food Security

Island Press

The first book to examine the burgeoning trend of buying up huge swaths of farmland abroad in all its complexity, considering the implications for investors, host countries, and the world as a whole.

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Corporation 2020

Transforming Business for Tomorrow's World

Island Press
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Environmental Land Use Planning and Management, Second Edition

Creating Sustainable Communities, Watersheds, and Ecosystems

Island Press
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The Case for a Carbon Tax

Getting Past Our Hang-Ups to Effective Climate Policy

Island Press

A clear-eyed, sophisticated analysis of climate-change policy, Hsu weighs the economic, social, administrative, and political merits of a carbon tax to argue it is the most effective policy.

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Forest Economics

UBC Press

This book covers the basic economic principles and concepts and their application to modern forest management and policy issues.

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Offshore Petroleum Politics

Regulation and Risk in the Scotian Basin

UBC Press

This comprehensive study of petroleum politics in the Scotian Basin reveals the complex interplay of regulation and risk as industry, federal, and provincial authorities struggle to develop Canada's Atlantic offshore oil and gas resources.

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Corporate Social Responsibility and the State

International Approaches to Forest Co-Regulation

UBC Press

This book provides a clear theoretical lens and practical guidance on the prospects and limits of leveraging private corporate social responsibility standards, such as forest certification, alongside government regulatory efforts to achieve more effective and adaptive sustainability solutions.

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