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- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2012; US$ 14.99
From diets to economic growth, everything these days has to be sustainable, and in clear and thought-provoking terms, Ulrich Grober reassesses the concept of sustainability using a range of fascinating historical instances of its application. He considers the vision of men such as Hans Carl von Carlowitz, credited with having first formulated the... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2010; US$ 16.99
The idea that councils can play a significant role in helping us to prepare for a low-carbon future may seem unlikely, but the fact is that they could be a big part of the solution. Local authorities have a duty of care to think about the future, and they can address the moral aspects as well as the operational and business aspects of their communities.... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2008; US$ 14.99
In a powerful argument for free market environmentalism, Terry Anderson and Laura Huggins break down liberal and conservative stereotypes of what it means to be an environmentalist. They show that, by forming local coalitions around market principles, stereotypes are replaced by pragmatic solutions that improve environmental quality without necessarily... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2013; US$ 13.11
Something is stirring. People around the world are deciding that the wellbeing of their local community and its economy lies with them. They?re people like you. They?re rolling up their sleeves, getting together with friends and neighbours and doing something about it. Whether they start small or big, they find that just doing stuff can transform... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 149.00
This book provides an in-depth analysis on community conservation in Mexico. The volume explores vivid examples and case studies that illustrate some of the critical issues at stake, including the participation of local communities in national and global conservation, indigenous and local perceptions of conservation initiatives in Southern Mexico,... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.99
Reserviert man den Begriff des Scheiterns lediglich f├╝r die nicht gelingende Herstellung oder Aufrechterhaltung sozialer Ordnung, dann vergibt die Soziologie ihr Potenzial an differenzierter Analysef├Ąhigkeit. An diesem Schwachpunkt der soziologischen Analyse m├Âchte der vorliegende Sammelband ansetzen und konzentriert sich daher auf Formen, Funktionen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
This volume paints a general picture of the environmental situation in Asia, backing it up with several case studies. Two major points are made in this general picture. The first is that environmental campaigns in Asia tend to have a local focus; they react to very concrete problems in the immediate neighbourhood and as such usually people are engaged... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 57.99
Environmental Sociology encourages students to use the sociological imagination to explore a broad spectrum of issues facing the environment today. The third edition of this reader includes an updated introduction and thirteen new pieces that examine how social dimensions, particularly power and inequality, interact with environmental issues. more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 27.95
Environmental Winds challenges the notion that globalized social formations emerged solely in the Global North prior to impacting the Global South. Instead, such formations have been constituted, transformed, and propelled through diverse, site-specific social interactions that complicate and defy divisions between 'global' and 'local.' The book... more...