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- 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...
- 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...
- 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 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...
- 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...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
Cities, and the built environment more broadly, are key in the global response to climate change. This groundbreaking book seeks to understand what governance tools are best suited for achieving cities that are less harmful to the natural environment, are less dependent on finite resources, and can better withstand human-made hazards and climate risks. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95
The growing urgency, complexity and "wickedness" of sustainability problems?from climate change and biodiversity loss to ecosystem degradation and persistent poverty and inequality?present fundamental challenges to scientific knowledge production and its use. While there is little doubt that science has a crucial role to play in our ability to pursue... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
The regeneration of critical urban areas through the redesign of public space with the intense involvement of local communities seems to be the central focus of place-making according to some widespread practices in academic and professional circles. Recently, new expertise maintains that place-making could be an innovative and potentially autonomous... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
A large number of family businesses operate in the luxury fashion sector which shows their importance as a source of growth, development and social and economic stability. This book analyses how a strategy of innovation in terms of products and processes can offer a competitive advantage to family businesses operating in the luxury fashion sector.... more...