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  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Oligopoly, the Environment and Natural Resourcesby Luca Lambertini

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    Industrial production and consumption patterns rely heavily on the intensive use of both renewable and non-renewable resources and the consequences for the environment can be serious. Following a long period of time where the profit incentives of firms have prevailed over preservation of the environment and the world?s natural resources, a new consensus... more...

  • The Value of Arts and Culture for Regional Developmentby Lisbeth Lindeborg; Lars Lindkvist

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    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 Geographyby Nicola Bellini; Ulrich Hilpert

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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$ 54.95

    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...

  • Unlocking Commercial Financing for Clean Energy in East Asiaby Xiaodong Wang; Richard Stern; Dilip Limaye

    World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 24.99

    In East Asia, all middle-income countries have national targets for energy efficiency and renewable energy, and some even have targets for carbon reduction. However, a major hurdle to achieving a sustainable energy path is mobilizing the required financing. Although the lion's share of the investments are expected to come from the private sector,... more...

  • Scarcity and Growthby Harold J. Barnett; Chandler Morse

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    In this classic study, the authors assess the importance of technological change and resource substitution in support of their conclusion that resource scarcity did not increase in the Unites States during the period 1870 to 1957.Originally published in 1963 more...

  • Scarcity and Growth Reconsideredby V. Kerry Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    Current views on resource availability are examined, along with the original Barnett-Morse thesis of resource supply.Originally published in 1979 more...