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  • Theories of Sustainable Developmentby Judith C. Enders; Moritz Remig

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    While sustainability has become a buzzword in discussions about the environment and development, work on theories of sustainable development has received much less attention. However, theory is vital as understanding the origins and development of the concept is the key to achieving successful implementation of sustainability. This book offers... more...

  • The Hedgerow Cookbookby Wild at Heart

    Pavilion Books Company Limited 2013; US$ 11.65

    Discover the wonders of wild food, from berries to fresh salad leaves to nuts and hips ; all of which are wonderful foods free on our doorstep. The authors behind the Wild at Heart company show you how to identify and cook a range of wild foods. How to use wild foods creatively in 100 easy recipes: from jams, jellies and chutneys to starters, main... more...

  • An Introduction to Sustainabilityby Martin Mulligan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    An Introduction to Sustainability provides students with a comprehensive overview of the key concepts and ideas which are encompassed within the growing field of sustainability. The book teases out the diverse but intersecting domains of sustainability and emphasises strategies for action. Aimed at those studying the subject for the first time,... more...

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Developmentby Tor Hċkon Inderberg; Siri Eriksen; Karen O'Brien; Linda Sygna

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Climate change poses multiple challenges to development. It affects lives and livelihoods, infrastructure and institutions, as well as beliefs, cultures and identities. There is a growing recognition that the social dimensions of vulnerability and adaptation now need to move to the forefront of development policies and practices. This book presents... more...

  • Nachhaltige Ökonomieby Carsten Müller

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2015; US$ 840.00

    Das Buch bietet eine systematische Übersicht zum aktuellen Nachhaltigkeitsdiskurs sowie zu den Nachhaltigkeitszielen, -strategien und Institutionen auf internationaler, europäischer und nationaler Ebene. Ausgehend von den politisch determinierten Zielen und Indikatoren zur nachhaltigen Entwicklung analysiert der Autor die Kongruenz der verschiedenen... more...

  • Democratic Accountability and International Human Developmentby Kamran Ali Afzal; Mark Considine

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Scholars and policymakers have long known that there is a strong link between human development and spending on key areas such as education and health. However, many states still neglect these considerations in favour of competing priorities, such as expanding their armies. This book examines how states arrive at these decisions, analysing how democratic... more...

  • Government-Linked Companies and Sustainable, Equitable Developmentby Terence Gomez; François Bafoil; Kee-Cheok Cheong

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    The debate over how far governments should intervene in economies in order to promote economic growth, a debate which from the 1980s seemed settled in favour of the neo-liberal, non-interventionist consensus, has taken on new vigour since the financial crisis of 2008 and after. Some countries, most of them in industrialised Asia, have survived the... more...

  • Transformative Sustainable Developmentby Kei Otsuki

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Recent debates about sustainable development have shifted their focus from fixing environmental problems in a technocratic and economic way to more fundamental changes in social-political processes and relations. In this context, participation is a genuinely transformative approach to sustainable development, yet the process by which participation... more...

  • Waste Management and Sustainable Consumptionby Karin M. Ekström

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    The accelerated pace of global consumption over the past decades has meant that governments across the world are now faced with significant challenges in dealing with the dramatically increased volume of waste. While research on waste management has previously focused on finding technological solutions to the problem, this book uniquely examines... more...

  • Action Research for Climate Change Adaptationby Arwin van Buuren; Jasper Eshuis; Mathijs van Vliet

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Governments all over the world are struggling with the question of how to adapt to climate change. They need information not only about the issue and its possible consequences, but also about feasible governance strategies and instruments to combat it. At the same time, scientists from different social disciplines are trying to understand the dynamics... more...