Environmental Policy

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A Dynamic Balance

Social Capital and Sustainable Community Development

Edited by Ann Dale and Jenny Onyx
UBC Press

Illustrates the links between two normally disparate literatures—social capital and sustainable development—within the overall context of local community development.

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Canadian Natural Resource and Environmental Policy, 2nd ed.

Political Economy and Public Policy

UBC Press

This innovative book offers an interdisciplinary framework with which to think through ecological, political, economic, and social issues, provding one of the most comprehensive analyses of Canadian natural resource and environmental policy to date.

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Biotechnology Unglued

Science, Society, and Social Cohesion

UBC Press

The two faces of biotechnology are revealed throughout to show the promises and perils associated with a range of innovations.

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Bioregionalism and Civil Society

Democratic Challenges to Corporate Globalism

UBC Press

Mike Carr supports bioregional values and community-building tools for a diverse, democratic, socially-just civil society.

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Earth in Mind

On Education, Environment, and the Human Prospect

Island Press

The crises we face, noted educator David Orr explains, is one of mind, perception, and values. It is, first and foremost, an educational challenge.

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Misplaced Distrust

Policy Networks and the Environment in France, the United States, and Canada

UBC Press

A timely comparative study of state-network interactions in agro-environmental policy-making in the US, Canada, and France.

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Unnatural Law

Rethinking Canadian Environmental Law and Policy

UBC Press

This award-winning book comprehensively assesses of the strengths and weaknesses of Canadian environmental law.

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Restoration of the Great Lakes

Promises, Practices, and Performances

UBC Press

Using original findings from surveys, interviews, and other documents, this volume looks at how various levels of government are attempting to restore the environment in the Great Lakes.

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Ecosystems and Human Well-Being

A Framework For Assessment

By Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
Island Press
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The Cost of Climate Policy

UBC Press

We all want to reduce the risks of global warming, but how much will this cost? What will it mean on a personal, business, or community level? What policy responses should we expect from our governments?

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