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Sustainable Development

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  • Rising Global Interest in Farmlandby Klaus Deininger; Derek Byerlee

    World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 14.99

    This book aims to provide key pieces of information needed for informed debate about large-scale land acquisition by drawing on the experience from past land expansions, discussing predictions for potential future demand, and providing empirical evidence of what is happening on the ground in the countries most affected by the recent increase in demand... more...

  • Feasibility Analysis for Sustainable Technologiesby Scott Herriott

    Business Expert Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    Feasibility Analysis for Sustainable Technologies will lead you into a professional feasibility analysis for a renewable energy or energy efficiency project. The analysis begins with an understanding of the basic engineering description of technology in terms of capacity, efficiency, constraints, and dependability. It continues in modeling the... more...

  • Development as Freedomby Amartya Sen

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.99

    By the winner of the 1988 Nobel Prize in Economics,  an essential and  paradigm-altering framework for understanding economic development--for both rich and poor--in the twenty-first century. Freedom, Sen argues, is both the end and most efficient means of sustaining economic life and the key to securing the general welfare of the world's entire... more...

  • The Power of Just Doing Stuffby Rob Hopkins

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2013; US$ 10.99

    Packed with real-life examples and the voices of people who have created innovative local businesses and invested in all manner of new enterprises, this call for local action argues that the seed of a new economy?and the answer to the desperate search for a new way forward in an increasingly economically insecure and ecologically unstable world?is... more...

  • Climate Capitalismby L. Hunter Lovins; Boyd Cohen

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 9.99

    Believe in climate change. Or don?t. It doesn?t matter.   But you?d better understand this: the best route to rebuilding our economy, our cities, and our job markets, as well as assuring national security, is doing precisely what you would do if you were scared to death about climate change. Whether you?re the head of a household or the CEO of... more...

  • The Political Ecology of Climate Change Adaptationby Marcus Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book provides the first systematic critique of the concept of climate change adaptation within the field of international development. Drawing on a reworked political ecology framework, it argues that climate is not something ?out there? that we adapt to. Instead, it is part of the social and biophysical forces through which our lived environments... more...

  • Sustainability for Healthcare Managementby Carrie R. Rich; J. Knox Singleton; Seema S. Wadhwa

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    Sustainability is not unique to health, but is a unique vehicle for promoting healthy values. This book challenges healthcare leaders to think through the implications of our decisions from fiscal, societal and environmental perspectives. It links health values with sustainability drivers in order to enlighten leadership about the value of sustainability... more...

  • Re-framing Regional Developmentby Philip Cooke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Turbulence characterises the current global scene. This book uses complementary theoretical approaches to understand and help prescribe policies to ?re-frame? the regional development problem in turbulent times. These approaches are: evolutionary complexity; evolutionary economic geography; emergence theory; and resilience theory. From below, they... more...

  • Measuring Sustainable Developmentby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 151.00

    The papers in this conference proceedings address the various conceptual, measurement and statistical policy issues that arise when applying accounting frameworks to the concept of sustainable development. more...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviews 2001by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 33.00

    Coming at the end of the first round of Environmental Performance Reviews, this report summarises lessons learned during the round and presents a broad range of related comparative economic and environmental data. more...