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  • Smart Specialisation: Challenges and opportunities for regional innovation policiesby Dominique Foray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This is the first book on a new policy approach that has been widely adopted in Europe and beyond. It analyses the concept of smart specialisation and discuss the need for smart specialisation strategies, explains why the approach is new and different from more standard policy processes and explores what are the conditions for successful implementation.... more...

  • Planning Sustainable Cities and Regionsby Karen Chapple

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    As global warming advances, regions around the world are engaging in revolutionary sustainability planning - but with social equity as an afterthought. California is at the cutting edge of this movement, not only because its regulations actively reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also because its pioneering environmental regulation, market innovation,... more...

  • Handbook of Sustainable Developmentby G. Atkinson; S. Dietz; E. Neumayer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    This timely and important Handbook takes stock of progress made in our understanding of what sustainable development actually is and how it can be measured and achieved. more...

  • Rural and Regional Futuresby Anthony Hogan; Michelle Young

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Agriculture, mining and related rural industries have been central to the development of Australia?s economy. This book details the role that the Australian Government has played in the making of rural and regional Australia, particularly since World War II. The book reviews these policies and evaluates them with regards the commitments undertaken... more...

  • Urban Sustainability in Theory and Practiceby Paul James

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Cities are home to the most consequential current attempts at human adaptation and they provide one possible focus for the flourishing of life on this planet. However, for this to be realized in more than an ad hoc way, a substantial rethinking of current approaches and practices needs to occur. Urban Sustainability in Theory and Practice responds... more...

  • Towards Low Carbon Cities in Chinaby Sun Sheng Han; Ray Green; Mark Y. Wang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book explores the relationship between urban form and greenhouse gas emissions in China, providing new insights for policy, urban planning and management. Drawing on the results of a four-year multidisciplinary research project, the book examines how factors such as urban households? access to services and jobs, land use mixes and provision... more...

  • Sustainable Economic Developmentby Arsenio Balisacan; Ujjayant Chakravorty; Majah-Leah Ravago

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 125.00

    Sustainable Economic Development: Resources, Environment, and Institutions  presents 25 articles that lay the foundations of sustainable development in a way that facilitates effective policy design. The editors mix broad thematic papers with focused micro-papers, balancing theories with policy designs. The book begins with two sections on sustainable... more...

  • The Family Business Mapby Morten Bennedsen; Joseph P.H. Fan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Combining the expertise of two consultants and academics from East and West, this book provides an international guide for family businesses, showing how to identify and implement the best governance strategies. Packed with case studies and interviews, this is the ultimate guide for family businesses wanting to achieve long-term success. more...

  • Co-operatives in a Post-Growth Eraby Sonja Novkovic; Tom Webb

    Zed Books 2014; US$ 29.95

    An essential introduction to the co-operative business model as a sustainable and equitable alternative to the current growth-obsessed economic paradigm. more...

  • Environment and Sustainabilityby Garry Lee

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 632.00

    These proceedings contain papers presented at the 2014 International Conference on Environment and Sustainability (ICES 2014) held in Hong Kong. The included papers share ideas, problems and solutions relating to the multifaceted aspects of Environment and Sustainability. more...