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Published July 1988 through June 1999
FROM VOLUME 6, NUMBER 4, APRIL 1993
BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS...
Risk, Environmental Values, and Political Choices--Beyond Efficiency
Tradeoffs in Public Policy Analysis, J.M. Gillroy, Ed., 224 pp., Apr. 1993,
Nine essays from a broad range of disciplines analyze environmental risk and
the potential for integrating environmental values into the policy making
1993 Directory of
Country Environmental Studies, 230 pp., 1992, $20 (World Resour.
This annotated bibliography, produced in cooperation with the International
Institute for Environment and Development and the World Conservation Union, is a
reference to over 325 studies of environmental and natural resource conditions
in the developing world. This latest edition includes summaries of the national
reports prepared for the June 1992 Earth Summit. Also available on computer
Profiles: A Global Guide to Projects and People, L.S. Katz, S. Orrick,
R. Honig, Eds., 1,400 pp., Feb. 1993, $125 (Garland).
A current profile of thousands of environmental projects and individuals in
115 countries, presenting data based on responses to surveys designed by the
editors, guided by a board of expert advisors. Projects include scientific
research, political action, education, and media activities.
The World Environment
1972-1992: Two Decades of Challenge, O.A. El-Kholy, M.W. Holdgate et
al., 600 pp., Jan. 1993, $90 cloth/$30 paper (Chapman & Hall).
Being published to commemorate the first two decades of the U.N. Environment
Program, this book includes discussion of proposals for responses at the
national and international level on issues such as global warming, ozone
depletion, forest destruction and others.
The following are
reviewed by T. O'Riordan in Nature, pp. 414-415, Feb. 4, 1993:
The Environment in International Relations, C.
Thomas, 291 pp., 1992, £25 cloth/£12.50 paper (Royal Inst. Intl.
Global Environmental Change and International Relations, I.
Rowlands, M. Green, Eds., 202 pp., 1991, £42.50 cloth/£16 paper
The International Politics of the Environment, A. Hurrell, B.
Kingsbury, Eds., 492 pp., 1991, £40 cloth/£16 paper (Oxford).
The First Global
Revolution, A. King, B. Schneider, 259 pp., 1991, $15 (Pantheon/Random
Produced by the Club of Rome, this book outlines a strategy for mobilizing
the world for environmental security and clean technology. Addresses global
warming and energy, world poverty, and the disparities between North and South.
Guide to Publishers
Index of Abbreviations