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Sustainable Development

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Is the Environment a Luxury?by Silvia Tiezzi; Chiara Martini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The purpose of this collection of essays is to shed some light on the complex relationship between environmental quality and the distribution of income. Are the preferences of the poor towards a cleaner environment really different from those of the rich? Environmental economists have traditionally focused on efficiency issues. In their analyses... more...

  • Understanding Sustainable Developmentby John Blewitt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition?s powerful multi-perspective approach and breath of coverage. A truly comprehensive introduction to sustainable development, it is designed specifically to allow access to the topic from a wide range of educational and professional backgrounds and to develop understanding of a diversity of... more...

  • OECD Green Growth Studies Green Growth Indicators 2014by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 49.00

    The OECD Green Growth Strategy supports countries in fostering economic growth and development while ensuring that natural assets continue to provide the resources and environmental services on which well-being relies. Policies that promote green growth need to be founded on a good understanding of the determinants of green growth and need to be supported... more...

  • Smart Specialisationby 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...

  • 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...

  • Africa and Economic Policyby Ferdinand Bakoup

    Anthem Press 2014; US$ 99.00

    This book suggests a unique conceptual framework for designing and conducting economic policy in developing countries, particularly those in Africa. more...

  • Was wissen die Schüler von heute über die Lebensweise von morgen? Eine empirische Erhebung zur nachhaltigen Entwicklung im Geographieunterrichtby Tino Zenker

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 27.77

    Was ist nachhaltige Entwicklung? Benötigen wir diese überhaupt? Gibt es sie bereits? Wer muss aktiv werden, nur die Politik oder jeder Einzelne? In dieser Veröffentlichung stehen genau diese Fragen im Fokus. Es soll geklärt werden, wie unsere Schülerinnen und Schüler mit diesem zukunftsweisenden Thema vertraut sind. Es soll herausgestellt werden, welches... more...