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Sustainable Development

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  • Threats Without Enemiesby Gwyn Prins

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The world is moving into a new era which will be dominated by a new range of threats and a new range of priorities. Already headlines tell of storms and droughts, mass emigrations, the danger of old Soviet nuclear reactors and the thinning ozone layer, and with the menaces of global warming, deforestation, pollution and loss of biodiversity, the picture... more...

  • Tomorrow's Worldby Duncan McLaren; Simon Bullock; Nusrat Yousuf

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.00

    This title uses the concept of environmental space to resolve many of the issues facing us in the future and applies the lessons specifically to the UK. Believing that we occupy more environmental space than the world can afford, this book seeks to explain what we can do to live comfortably within what we actually have through efficiency and sufficiency.... more...

  • Strategies for Sustainability: Asiaby Jeremy Carew-Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    IUCN ? The World Conservation Union Founded in 1948 The World Conservation Union brings together States, government agencies and a diverse' range of non-governmental organizations in a unique world partnership: over 800 members in all, spread across some 136 countries. As a Union, IUCN seeks to influence encourage and assist societies throughout... more...

  • Government and the Environmentby Laura Castellucci

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    In the today?s global "commercial society" an inquiry into the economic role of government is gaining momentum. Many crucial goods for the wellbeing of a society are not "commercial", national security and clean air are great examples. This means that the economic role of government is not limited to cure the so called "market failures" but it has... more...

  • Futile Progressby Ernest Braun

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 25.95

    Do new innovations and products improve our lives? Has our relentless pursuit of technological progress eliminated the blight of poverty, of inequality, of discrimination, of crime, of war? Has the advance of technology increased our happiness and led us to fulfillment and social harmony? The ads would have us think so. But not all technological innovation... more...

  • The Great Transitionby Mauro Bonaiuti

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    Recent events including the financial crisis and the gradual lessening of the planet?s natural resources have raised the fundamental question as to whether the capitalist market system can survive its own contradictions or whether we are witnessing the outset of a profound change in civilization. By deploying the tools of the science of complexity... more...

  • Entrepreneurial Knowledge, Technology and the Transformation of Regionsby Charlie Karlsson; Börje Johansson; Roger Stough

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    In recent years, policy makers have given much credence to the role of entrepreneurship in the transformation of regions. As a result, a new set of policy responses have emerged that focus on the support of new venture creation, small business growth and idea generation and commercialization. While there is a wealth of research about entrepreneurship... more...

  • Scarcity and Growthby Harold J. Barnett; Chandler Morse

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    In this classic study, the authors assess the importance of technological change and resource substitution in support of their conclusion that resource scarcity did not increase in the Unites States during the period 1870 to 1957. Originally published in 1963 more...

  • Scarcity and Growth Reconsideredby V. Kerry Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    Current views on resource availability are examined, along with the original Barnett-Morse thesis of resource supply. Originally published in 1979 more...

  • Green Industrial Policy in Emerging Countriesby Anna Pegels

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    For decades, governments have tried to foster industrial competitiveness and economic growth. Many instruments are known to work, and many lessons have been learned. However, humanity is increasingly feeling the effects of natural resource depletion. The rate of this depletion is deeply unsustainable, and it is ? as of yet ? inextricably linked to... more...