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  • Inclusive Green Growthby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 29.99

    As the global population heads toward 9 billion by 2050, decisions made today will lock countries into growth patterns that may or may not be sustainable in the future. Care must be taken to ensure that cities and roads, factories and farms are designed, managed, and regulated as efficiently as possible to wisely use natural resources while supporting... more...

  • The Handbook of Sustainability Literacyby Arran Stibbe

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009; US$ 18.38

    In this ground-breaking book, leading sustainability educators are joined by permaculturists, literary critics, ecologists, artists, journalists, engineers, mathematicians and philosophers in a deep reflection on the skills that people need to survive and thrive in the challenging conditions of the 21st century. more...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Italy 2013by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2013; US$ 70.00

    The OECD Environmental Performance Review Programme provides independent assessments of countries’ progress in achieving their domestic and international environmental policy commitments, together with policy relevant recommendations. They are conducted to promote peer learning, to enhance countries’ accountability to each other and to the... more...

  • El desarrollo sostenible, el trabajo decente y los empleos verdesby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2013; US$ 16.00

    En este informe se abordan dos desafíos decisivos para el siglo XXI: lograr la sostenibilidad ambiental y hacer realidad la visión del trabajo decente para todos. En él se pone de manifiesto que ambos desafíos no sólo son urgentes, sino que están íntimamente relacionados y deberán abordarse de manera simultánea. more...

  • The Economic Geography of the IT Industry in the Asia Pacific Regionby Philip Cooke; Glen Searle; Kevin O'Connor

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00

    The development of the information technology (IT) industry in the Asia Pacific region faces two challenges. Firstly, can its established physical, technical, regional and governance infrastructures be adapted to meet the challenges embedded in the set of products and processes created by the IT industry? Secondly, as this adaptation evolves, which... more...

  • Innovation and Regional Development in Chinaby Ingo Liefner; Yehua Dennis Wei

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00

    Although China is now the ?factory of the world?, there is no reason to expect that it will always be content with manufacturing labor-intensive goods for foreign corporations. Scholars must now ask: What is the current level of innovation in China? And how can we face this challenge and renovate industrial production and innovation capacities in... more...

  • The Value of Arts and Culture for Regional Development: A Scandinavian Perspectiveby Lisbeth Lindeborg; Lars Lindkvist

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 200.00

    In this new volume, 28 Scandinavian researchers and others who are active in arts and culture seek to answer the questions: What has been the effect of regional and local investment in arts and culture? And what positive and negative experiences have there been? This book describes and analyzes the extent to which cultural investments at local and... more...

  • Europe's Changing Economic Geography: The Impact of Inter-regional Networksby Nicola Bellini; Ulrich Hilpert

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    European macro-regions, Euroregions and other forms of inter-regional, cross-border cooperation have helped to shape new scenarios and new relational spaces which may generate opportunities for economic development, while redefining the political and economic meaning of national borders. This book is based on a number of key case studies which are... more...

  • Game Theory and Fisheriesby Ussif Rashid Sumaila

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Today, there is a growing sense of urgency among fisheries scientists regarding the management of fish stocks, particularly among those who predict the imminent collapse of the fishing industry due to stock depletion. This book takes a game theoretic approach to discussing potential solutions to the problem of fish stock depletion. Acknowledging the... more...

  • Stirring It Upby Gary Hirshberg

    Hachette Books 2008; Not Available

    A true force for change, Gary Hirshberg has been at the forefront of movements working for environmental and social transformation for 30 years. From his early days as an educator and activist to his current position as President and CE-Yo of Stonyfield Farm, the world's largest organic yogurt company, Hirshberg's positive outlook has inspired thousands... more...