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The Earthscan Reader in Risk and Modern Society

by Ragnar E Löfstedt

  • 126 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Earthscan Publications Ltd. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pollution & threats to the environment,
  • Social Sciences,
  • General,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Business & Economics / General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRagnar E. Löfstedt (Editor), Lynn Frewer (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8981426M
    ISBN 101853835048
    ISBN 109781853835049

    Earthscan is an English-language publisher of books and journals on climate change, sustainable development and environmental technology for academic, professional and general readers.. History. Earthscan was founded by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) in the s. After making a loss, it became an independent publisher, although still printing many books Founder: International Institute for Environment and . Welcome to earthscan from routledge Environment & Sustainability new titles and key Backlist Earthscan Risk in Society this book brings together the world’s leading risk researchers and practitioners and ecology which constitute modern cultures, this book .

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