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  • Cities and the Knowledge Economy

    Cities and the Knowledge Economy
    av Tim May

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138810389

    Cities and the Knowledge Economy is an in-depth, interdisciplinary, international and comparative examination of the relationship between knowledge and urban development in the contemporary era. Through the lenses of promise, politics and possibilit…

  • Cities and the Knowledge Economy

    Cities and the Knowledge Economy
    av Tim May

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138810396

    Cities and the Knowledge Economy is an in-depth, interdisciplinary, international and comparative examination of the relationship between knowledge and urban development in the contemporary era. Through the lenses of promise, politics and possibilit…

  • Debating Climate Change

    Debating Climate Change
    av Elizabeth L. Malone

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844078288

    As greenhouse gas emissions continue unabated and contentious voices fill the air, the question gains urgency: How can people with widely varying viewpoints agree to address climate change? Each participant in the debate seems to have a different ag…

  • Debating Climate Change

    Debating Climate Change
    av Elizabeth L. Malone

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844078295

    As greenhouse gas emissions continue unabated and contentious voices fill the air, the question gains urgency: How can people with widely varying viewpoints agree to address climate change? Each participant in the debate seems to have a different ag…

  • The Hartwell Approach to Climate Policy

    The Hartwell Approach to Climate Policy

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415720748

    The Hartwell Approach to Climate Policy presents a powerful critique of mainstream climate change policies and details a set of pragmatic alternatives based on the Hartwell Group’s collective writings from 1988-2010. Drawing on a rich history…

  • The Hartwell Approach to Climate Policy

    The Hartwell Approach to Climate Policy

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415720588

    The Hartwell Approach to Climate Policy presents a powerful critique of mainstream climate change policies and details a set of pragmatic alternatives based on the Hartwell Group’s collective writings from 1988-2010. Drawing on a rich history…

  • The Social Dynamics of Carbon Capture and Storage

    The Social Dynamics of Carbon Capture and Storage

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849713153

    Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has emerged rapidly as a crucial technological option for decarbonising electricity supply and mitigating climate change. Great hopes are being pinned on this new technology but it is also facing growing scepticism a…

  • The Social Dynamics of Carbon Capture and Storage

    The Social Dynamics of Carbon Capture and Storage

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849713146

    Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has emerged rapidly as a crucial technological option for decarbonising electricity supply and mitigating climate change. Great hopes are being pinned on this new technology but it is also facing growing scepticism a…

  • Unnatural Selection

    Unnatural Selection

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138002081

    With ever-advancing scientific understanding and technological capabilities, humanity stands on the brink of the potential next stage of evolution: evolution engineered by us. Nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive scien…

  • Unnatural Selection

    Unnatural Selection

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844076222

    With ever-advancing scientific understanding and technological capabilities, humanity stands on the brink of the potential next stage of evolution: evolution engineered by us. Nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive scien…

  • Business Planning for Turbulent Times

    Business Planning for Turbulent Times

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849710619

    The world is increasingly turbulent and complex, awash with disruptions, tipping points and knock-on effects exemplified by the implosion of financial markets and economies around the globe. This book is for business and organizational leaders who w…

  • Business Planning for Turbulent Times

    Business Planning for Turbulent Times

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849710602

    The world is increasingly turbulent and complex, awash with disruptions, tipping points and knock-on effects exemplified by the implosion of financial markets and economies around the globe. This book is for business and organizational leaders who w…

  • Resolving Messy Policy Problems

    Resolving Messy Policy Problems
    av Steven Ney

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415850353

    Our lives increasingly take place in ever more complex and interconnected networks that blur the boundaries we have traditionally used to define our social and political spaces. Accordingly, the policy problems that governments are called upon to de…

  • Resolving Messy Policy Problems

    Resolving Messy Policy Problems
    av Steven Ney

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844075669

    Our lives increasingly take place in ever more complex and interconnected networks that blur the boundaries we have traditionally used to define our social and political spaces. Accordingly, the policy problems that governments are called upon to de…

  • Geoengineering our Climate?

    Geoengineering our Climate?

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849713740

    If the detrimental impacts of human-induced climate change continue to mount, technologies for geoengineering our climate – i.e. deliberate modifying of the Earth's climate system at a large scale – are likely to receive ever greater att…

  • Geoengineering our Climate?

    Geoengineering our Climate?

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849713733

    If the detrimental impacts of human-induced climate change continue to mount, technologies for geoengineering our climate – i.e. deliberate modifying of the Earth's climate system at a large scale – are likely to receive ever greater att…

  • The Limits to Scarcity

    The Limits to Scarcity

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844074570

    Scarcity is considered a ubiquitous feature of the human condition. It underpins much of modern economics and is widely used as an explanation for social organisation, social conflict and the resource crunch confronting humanity's survival on the pl…

  • Aid, Technology and Development

    Aid, Technology and Development

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138656918

    Over the last 50 years, Nepal has been considered an experiential model in determining the effectiveness and success of global human development strategies, both in theory and in practice. As such, it provides a rich array of in-depth case studies i…

  • Nanotechnology

    Nanotechnology

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844075836

    Nanotechnology - technology at the molecular level - is held out by many as the Holy Grail for creating a trillion dollar economy and solving problems from curing cancer to reprocessing waste into products and building superfast computers. Yet, as w…

  • Vaccine Anxieties

    Vaccine Anxieties
    av Melissa Leach

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844073702

    This book explores how parents understand and engage with childhood vaccination in contrasting global contexts. This rapidly advancing and universal technology has sparked dramatic controversy, whether over MMR in the UK or oral polio vaccines in Ni…

  • Vaccine Anxieties

    Vaccine Anxieties
    av Melissa Leach

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844074167

    This book explores how parents understand and engage with childhood vaccination in contrasting global contexts. This rapidly advancing and universal technology has sparked dramatic controversy, whether over MMR in the UK or oral polio vaccines in Ni…

  • International Science and Technology Education

    International Science and Technology Education

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138506817

    Education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is crucial for taking advantage of the prospects of new scientific discoveries initiating or promoting technological changes, and managing opportunities and risks associated with i…

  • International Science and Technology Education

    International Science and Technology Education

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138887374

    Education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is crucial for taking advantage of the prospects of new scientific discoveries initiating or promoting technological changes, and managing opportunities and risks associated with i…

  • A Web of Prevention

    A Web of Prevention

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138012189

    Web of Prevention provides a timely contribution to the current debate about life science research and its implications for security. It is an informative guide for both experts and the public. It is a forward-looking contribution covering both ends…

  • A Web of Prevention

    A Web of Prevention

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844073733

    A Web of Prevention provides a timely contribution to the current debate about life science research and its implications for security. It is an informative guide for both experts and the public. It is a forward-looking contribution covering both en…

  • Marginalized Reproduction

    Marginalized Reproduction

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844075768

    Worldwide, over 75 million people are involuntarily childless, a devastating experience for many with significant consequences for the social and psychological well-being of women in particular. Despite greater levels of infertility and strong cultu…

  • Marginalized Reproduction

    Marginalized Reproduction

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415849425

    Worldwide, over 75 million people are involuntarily childless, a devastating experience for many with significant consequences for the social and psychological well-being of women in particular. Despite greater levels of infertility and strong cultu…

  • Systems Thinking for Geoengineering Policy

    Systems Thinking for Geoengineering Policy
    av Robert Chris

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367271237

    Even by the scientists most closely associated with it, geoengineering – the deliberate intervention in the climate at global scale to mitigate the effects of climate change – is perceived to be risky. For all its potential benefits, the…

  • Policy Legitimacy, Science and Political Authority

    Policy Legitimacy, Science and Political Authority

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138919075

    Voters expect their elected representatives to pursue good policy and presume this will be securely founded on the best available knowledge. Yet when representatives emphasize their reliance on expert knowledge, they seem to defer to people whose au…

  • Policy Legitimacy, Science and Political Authority

    Policy Legitimacy, Science and Political Authority

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367332761

    Voters expect their elected representatives to pursue good policy and presume this will be securely founded on the best available knowledge. Yet when representatives emphasize their reliance on expert knowledge, they seem to defer to people whose au…

  • Integrating Science and Policy

    Integrating Science and Policy
    av Roger E. Kasperson

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844076062

    As progress towards a greater knowledge in sustainability science continues, the question of how better to integrate scientific progress with actual decisions made by practitioners remains paramount. This book aims to help close the gap between scie…

  • Integrating Science and Policy

    Integrating Science and Policy
    av Roger E. Kasperson

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844076055

    As progress towards a greater knowledge in sustainability science continues, the question of how better to integrate scientific progress with actual decisions made by practitioners remains paramount. This book aims to help close the gap between scie…

  • Institutional Capacity for Climate Change Response

    Institutional Capacity for Climate Change Response

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367358358

    In a period of rapid climate change and climate governance failures, it is crucial to understand and address how effectively different political institutions can and should react to climate change. The term 'institutional response capacity' can be…

  • Institutional Capacity for Climate Change Response

    Institutional Capacity for Climate Change Response

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138120983

    In a period of rapid climate change and climate governance failures, it is crucial to understand and address how effectively different political institutions can and should react to climate change. The term 'institutional response capacity' can be…

  • Rationality and Ritual

    Rationality and Ritual
    av Brian Wynne

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849711623

    In Rationality and Ritual, internationally renowned expert Brian Wynne offers a profound analysis of science and technology policymaking. By focusing on an episode of major importance in Britain's nuclear history – the Windscale Inquiry, a pub…

  • Rationality and Ritual

    Rationality and Ritual
    av Brian Wynne

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849711616

    In Rationality and Ritual, internationally renowned expert Brian Wynne offers a profound analysis of science and technology policymaking. By focusing on an episode of major importance in Britain's nuclear history – the Windscale Inquiry, a pub…

  • Dynamics of Disaster

    Dynamics of Disaster

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849711432

    Disasters are the result of complex interactions between social and natural forces, acting at multiple scales from the individual and community to the organisational, national and international level. Effective disaster planning, response and recove…

  • Democratizing Technology

    Democratizing Technology
    av Anne Chapman

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844074211

    Democratizing Technology provides a much-needed fresh perspective on the regulation of chemicals, and an important contribution to green thinking about technology.Caroline Lucas, Green Party MEP. This book is an excellent critique of the current ris…

  • Democratizing Technology

    Democratizing Technology
    av Anne Chapman

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138967403

    Democratizing Technology provides a much-needed fresh perspective on the regulation of chemicals, and an important contribution to green thinking about technology.Caroline Lucas, Green Party MEP. This book is an excellent critique of the current ris…

  • Assessing the Societal Implications of Emerging Technologies

    Assessing the Societal Implications of Emerging Technologies
    av Evan S. Michelson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138123434

    A growing problem of interest in the field of science and technology policy is that the next generation of innovations is arriving at an accelerating rate, and the governance system is struggling to catch up. Current approaches and institutions for…

  • Climate Adaptation Policy and Evidence

    Climate Adaptation Policy and Evidence
    av Peter Tangney

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138284814

    Evidence-based policymaking is often promoted within liberal democracies as the best means for government to balance political values with technical considerations. Under the evidence-based mandate, both experts and non-experts often assume that pol…

  • Climate Adaptation Policy and Evidence

    Climate Adaptation Policy and Evidence
    av Peter Tangney

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367152413

    Evidence-based policymaking is often promoted within liberal democracies as the best means for government to balance political values with technical considerations. Under the evidence-based mandate, both experts and non-experts often assume that pol…

  • Uncertainty in Policy Making

    Uncertainty in Policy Making
    av Michael Heazle

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849710831

    Uncertainty in Policy Making explores how uncertainty is interpreted and used by policy makers, experts and politicians. It argues that conventional notions of rational, evidence-based policy making - hailed by governments and organisations across t…

  • Uncertainty in Policy Making

    Uncertainty in Policy Making
    av Michael Heazle

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138986381

    Uncertainty in Policy Making explores how uncertainty is interpreted and used by policy makers, experts and politicians. It argues that conventional notions of rational, evidence-based policy making - hailed by governments and organisations across t…

  • Science and Public Reason

    Science and Public Reason
    av Sheila Jasanoff

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415524865

    This collection of essays by Sheila Jasanoff explores how democratic governments construct public reason, that is, the forms of evidence and argument used in making state decisions accountable to citizens. The term public reason as used here is not…

  • Philanthropy and the Future of Science and Technology

    Philanthropy and the Future of Science and Technology
    av Evan S. Michelson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138334922

    An increasingly important and often overlooked issue in science and technology policy is recognizing the role that philanthropies play in setting the direction of research. In an era where public and private resources for science are strained, the p…

  • Rethinking Greenland and the Arctic in the Era of Climate Change

    Rethinking Greenland and the Arctic in the Era of Climate Change
    av Frank Sejersen

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138845152

    This ground-breaking book investigates how Arctic indigenous communities deal with the challenges of climate change and how they strive to develop self-determination. Adopting an anthropological focus on Greenland’s vision to boost extractive…

  • Reconstructing Sustainability Science

    Reconstructing Sustainability Science
    av Thaddeus R. Miller

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415632621

    The growing urgency, complexity and "wickedness" of sustainability problems—from climate change and biodiversity loss to ecosystem degradation and persistent poverty and inequality—present fundamental challenges to scientific knowledge p…

  • Joint Fact-Finding in Urban Planning and Environmental Disputes

    Joint Fact-Finding in Urban Planning and Environmental Disputes

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138120181

    The days of rationalist scientific management and deference to official data are behind us. The credibility of experts and the information they provide are regularly challenged; officials are routinely provided with conflicting sets of facts as they…

  • Joint Fact-Finding in Urban Planning and Environmental Disputes

    Joint Fact-Finding in Urban Planning and Environmental Disputes

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138120174

    The days of rationalist scientific management and deference to official data are behind us. The credibility of experts and the information they provide are regularly challenged; officials are routinely provided with conflicting sets of facts as they…

  • Genomics and Society

    Genomics and Society
    av Martin W. Bauer

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844071142

    From the mid 1990s to the present day, agricultural biotechnology - GM crops and foods - has been the focus of debate and conflict in many European countries. Contrasting views of risks and benefits, trust in science and regulation, the understandin…

  • Influenza and Public Health

    Influenza and Public Health

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844078967

    Major influenza pandemics pose a constant threat. As evidenced by recent H5N1 avian flu and novel H1N1, influenza outbreaks can come in close succession, yet differ in their transmission and impact. With accelerated levels of commercial and populati…