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Transboundary Risk Management

Series: Earthscan Risk, Society and Policy Series

Edited By: Joanne Linnerooth-Bayer, Ragner E Löfstedt and Gunnar Sjöstedt

338 pages, Figs, tabs, maps


Paperback | Dec 2001 | #94331 | ISBN: 1853835374
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Provides valuable evidence and analysis for those working on international environmental issues and all aspects of risk management.

'Valuable material for those working on international environmental issues and risk management.' Environment Business Magazine '[An] excellent introduction to basic principles.' Aslib Book Guide 'The book provides valuable insights into analysis and management of transboundary risks... It provides a solid introduction to the sociological complexities of transboundary risk management and highlights a problem much in need of attention. I recommend this book as a solid introduction to international environmental issues.' Risk Analysis 'Many important themes repeatedly surface in this volume... These themes are dealt with clearly and in reasonable depth. Through the case studies the book also offers consideration of a sample of transboundary issues.' Environmental Politics 'This volume offers many interesting insights and points out the challenges in managing transboundary risks. It is a welcome addition to the existing literature that will be relevant to anyone interested in risk management issues.' Journal of Risk Research


Transboundary environmental risk management, R.E. Lofstedt and J. Linnerooth-Bayer; economic and environmental development in the Black Triangle region, S. Anderberg; The Ignalina Nuclear Plant, V. Jankausas and R.E Lofstedt; BSE in Europe, B.Wynne and K.Dressel; transboundary risks on the Danube, A. Vari and J.Linnerooth-Bayer; biotechnolgy in Europe,C. Marris; transboundary risks in the South, M. Thompson and D.Gywali; institution building - North American experience, L.B. Dworsky and D.J. Allee; risk communication across borders, G. Sjostedt; public participation across borders.

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Joanne Linnerooth-Bayer is leader of the Risk, Modeling and Society Project at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Laxenburg, Austria. Ragnar E Li? fstedt is reader in social geography at the Centre for Environmental Strategy, University of Surrey, UK. Gunnar Sji? stedt is senior associate at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs, Stockholm.

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