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  • The Global Competitiveness of Regionsby Robert Huggins; Hiro Izushi; Daniel Prokop; Piers Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    The aim of this book is to consider theoretically the notion of the global competitiveness of regions , as well as giving attention as to how such competitiveness may be empirically measured. With this in mind, the book has three specific objectives: first, to place the concept of regional competitiveness within the context of regional economic development... more...

  • Democratic Sustainability in a New Era of Localismby John Stanton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Change and development are going on all around us. On both an international platform, as well as at the local governmental and community level, governments, decision and policy makers constantly strive to improve the world in which we live, seeking to make it better and to improve quality of life. This book focuses on such development in the context... more...

  • Carbon Governance, Climate Change and Business Transformationby Adam Bumpus; James Tansey; Blas Luis Pérez Henríquez; Chukwumerije Okereke

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    Transformation to a low carbon economy is a central tenet to any discussion on the solutions to the complex challenges of climate change and energy security. Despite advances in policy, carbon management and continuing development of clean technology, fundamental business transformation has not occurred because of multiple political, economic, social... more...

  • Federalism of Wetlandsby Ryan W. Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    This book investigates the consequences of redundant state and federal environmental regulations in the United States. Drawing on the most exhaustive statistical analysis of US federal wetland permits ever constructed, the book uncovers the disjointed world of wetland regulation. The author starts by examining the socioeconomic and environmental factors... more...

  • Internationalization, Innovation and Sustainability of MNCs in Latin Americaby Leonardo Liberman; William Newburry

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    Presents research findings and theoretical developments in the International Business field, with special emphasis on the issues of internationalization, innovation and sustainability in Latin America. more...

  • Elgar Companion to Sustainable Citiesby D. A. Mazmanian; H. Blanco

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    Against a backdrop of unprecedented levels of urbanization, 21st century cities across the globe share concerns for the challenges they face. This Companion provides a framework for understanding the city as a critical building block for a more sustainable future within broader subnational, national and continental contexts, and ultimately, within... more...

  • Social Entrepreneurship in the Water Sectorby R. Ziegler; L. Partzsch; J. Gebauer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘So often environmental protection is neglected in the social entrepreneurship literature, even though the environmental movement has a lot to offer in terms of empirical and theoretical developments. This book makes a hugely important contribution to filling that gap, lending weight to social innovation theory and providing a good case-study... more...

  • Wool to Wetaby Paul Callaghan

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    Evaluating the competitiveness of New Zealand?s current economy, this authoritative analysis argues the need to switch from agriculture and tourism as the economic backbone of the country and suggests that the emerging industries of science, technology, and intellectual property will offer more prosperity. Highlighting interviews with entrepreneurs... more...

  • A COMPLEXITY APPROACH TO SUSTAINABILITYby Angela Espinosa; Jon Walker

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 166.00

    A major challenge of our times is to understand and manage the increasing complexity of socio-economic reality. This has immediate relevance for sustainable development. The impact of recent contributions from systems and complexity sciences in addressing this issue has not filtered down into effective practice — notably, there remain problems... more...

  • Be the Solutionby Michael Strong; John Mackey

    Wiley 2009; US$ 24.95

    Praise for Be the Solution "In the past, many believed you either went into 'public service' to do good, or you 'went into business' to make money. Few realized that the long-term success of business depends on serving people, not making money. Few realized that perhaps the best way to serve the public was through free enterprise. Whole Foods Market... more...