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Edited By Markandya,Anil and Pavan,Marcella
Conventional economic accounts, which measure Gross National Product (GNP)and related indicators of national performance, do not fully allow for the damages caused to the environment in the course of producing and consuming goods and services. Nor do they fully account for the fact that some resources are being depleted in achieving the living standards that we enjoy today. This failure is important, because policy-makers are guided by the changes in macroeconomic indicators such as GNP. Moreover, such indicators are not a good guide to the sustainability of present practices of consumption and production. This book provides practical estimates of one key area of neglect in the present national accounts - the measurement of environmental damages. The book sets out the methodology for making such estimates and then applies it to data from four countries: Germany, Italy, The Netherlands and the UK. The results show what can be achieved in the way of consistent damage estimates and what the key problems are. 369pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792354702
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Inventory #15186
Price: £ 70.00 GBP ($ 90.30 approx. - € 77.35 approx.)
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Connors,Richard and Law,John M. Editors
This book analyses the principal events and processes that precipitated the emergence and formation of the law and legal culture of Alberta from the foundation of the Hudson's Bay in 1670 until the eve of the centenary of the Province in 2005. The formation of Alberta's constitution and legal institutions was by no means a simple process by which English and Canadian law was imposed upon a receptive and passive population. Challenges to authority, latent lawlessness, interaction between indigenous and settler societies, periods (pre- and post-1905) of jurisdictional confusion, and demands for individual, group, and provincial rights and recognitions are as much part of Alberta's legal history as the heroic and mythic images of an emergent and orderly Canadian west patrolled from the outset by red coated mounted police and peopled by peaceful and law-abiding subjects of the Crown. Papers focus on the development of criminal law in the Canadian west in the nineteenth century; the Natural Resources Transfer Agreement of 1930; the National Energy Program of the 1980s; Federal-Provincial relations; and the role and responsibilities of the offices of Justices of the Peace and of the Lieutenant-Governor; and the legacies of the Lougheed and Klein governments.N.B.Rear d/j cover slightly marked.
University of Alberta Press, 2005, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0888644574
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Inventory #17788
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.25 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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Weinreb, Michael
338pp.
Gotham Books, 2010, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781592405596
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Inventory #27683
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Sowers, Richard
This uses unbiased data to identify the best race horses in virtually every category - from top two-year-old fillies to best geldings on the grass to the premier weight carriers among colts and horses and virtually every other classification imaginable based on the results of major North American races since World War II. The same information also is presented to identify the best jockeys, trainers, sires, dams, broodmare sires - and much, much more - along with a complete record of all in-the-money finishes in major races since World War II for every thoroughbred and a list of all such victories for every stallion, broodmare sire, jockey, trainer, and owner.534pp.
Old Sport Pub Co, 2004, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0975439200
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Inventory #15327
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Spalding, David A. E.; Oke, Kevin
144pp.The southern Gulf Islands between Nanaimo and Victoria are among British Columbia's greatest scenic treasures, projecting an appeal so powerful as to make nesomanes (island lovers) of the most unromantic souls. Ranging in size from Saltspring (pop. 12,000) to unoccupied D'arcy, they first began to attract European settlers in 1859 and have been home to a special breed of freedom-loving denizen ever since. Author David Spalding and photographer Kevin Oke are both members of this unique tribe and in this book pay tribute to their chosen region with the sensitivity and insider knowledge only long-time residents can provide.Brimming with gorgeous colour photographs by Oke, "Enchanted Isles" begins with a historic overview detailing how the islands served as a favoured hideaway of some of BC's most distinguished eccentrics. Remittance men and other escapees from British stuffiness form one stream of islanders, but there have been many others. A census of Saltspring in 1895 included a Patagonian, Germans, Portuguese, Hawaiians, Americans, Shetlanders and Scandinavians. Today you may expect to find individuals from virtually anywhere in the world. "Enchanted Isles" showcases local wildlife, captures local character and history and offers insider tips for visitors. It is a spectacular coffee-table book that shows why the Gulf Islands rank with Whistler and the Pacific Rim as one of the most popular tourist destinations in BC.
Harbour Publishing Company, Limited, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781550174229
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Inventory #18800
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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