Ciências da terra, geografia, ambiente, planeamento (500)
Alternative Energy in the Middle East
descrição: The Middle East region holds the world's largest oil and natural gas proven reserves. Several Middle Eastern States are major oil producers and consumers. Given price fluctuations and environmental concerns many countries have sought to diversify the...
American Anti-Nuclear Activism, 1975-1990
descrição: Looking at national peace organizations alongside lesser-known protest collectives, this book argues that anti-nuclear activists encountered familiar challenges common to other social movements of the late twentieth century.
American Empire and the Canadian Oil Sands
George A. Gonz...
descrição: Throughout the US oil and gas shale are being 'hydrofracked' to produce petroleum and natural gas. Oil (or tar) sands from Canada is being 'processed' – thereby generating large amounts of crude. This book places the unconventional fossil fuels revol...
America's Environmental Legacies
descrição: This powerful book focuses on the capacity of the American political system to respond to ecological challenges through policy perspectives, the constraints of our written Constitution, and the determination we muster to address these tests of nation...
Animal Disease and Human Trauma
I. Convery; M. Mort...
descrição: Many disasters are approached by researchers, managers and policymakers as if they have a clear beginning, middle and end. But often the experience of being in a disaster is not like this. This book offers non-linear, non-prescriptive ways of thinkin...
Antarctica as Cultural Critique
descrição: Arguing that Antarctica is the most mediated place on earth and thus an ideal location for testing the limits of bio-political management of population and place, this book remaps national and postcolonial methods and offers a new look on a 'forgotte...
Architecture, Materiality and Society
descrição: This book examines the extent to which the insights of STS can be used to analyse the role of architecture in and for social life. The contributions examine the question of whether architecture and thus materiality as a whole has agency. The book als...
Arctic Politics, the Law of the Sea and Russian I...
descrição: This book analyses the Russian opposition to the 2010 Barents Sea delimitation agreement in light of both the Law of the Sea and Russian identity, arguing that the agreement's critics and proponents inscribe themselves into different Russian narrativ...
Asset Management for Infrastructure Systems
Gerd Balzer; Christian...
descrição: The book offers a broad overview of asset management processes for different utilities, with a special emphasis on energy and water. It provides readers with important practical considerations concerning the development of new competitive structures ...
Auswirkungen internationaler Konferenzen auf soziale...
descrição: Melanie Müller untersucht die Folgen der Integration der verschiedenen Weltregionen in das System der Vereinten Nationen für soziale Bewegungen. Am Fallbeispiel Südafrika zeigt sie, dass internationale Konferenzen als ‚transformatives Ereignis‘ chara...
Beauty and the Male Body in Byzantium
descrição: A neglected aspect of Byzantium, physical beauty appears as a quality with an unmistakable dark side, relating ambiguously to notions of power, goodness, evil, masculinity, effeminacy, life and death. Examined as an attribute of the human and, in par...
Being American on the Edge
descrição: This manuscript focuses on the development of hybrid city-country (penurban) landscapes around large urban areas which mesh stylized countryside with functional links to the cities. These landscapes are central to American mindsets as they combine th...