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  • Social Change and Conservationby Krishna B. Ghimire; Michael P. Pimbert

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 128.95

    The book discusses protected areas and conservation policies, critically reviewing protected areas management and the concepts of conservation. Drawing on case studies form North America, Europe, Asia and Africa, it shows how they affected local people - their customary rights, livelihoods, well-being and social cohesion. The book argues for an overhaul... more...

  • Atlas of Nepal in the Modern Worldby Michael Sill; John Kirkby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Nepal is associated, in most people's imagination, with Everest (Sagarmatha to the Nepalese), vivid plants and picturesque villages and people. The truth, as always, is other. It is one of the poorest countries in the world, surrounded by big and powerful neighbours. It is immensely diverse, ranging from the great mountains to the north through the... more...

  • Strategies for Sustainability: Latin Americaby Arturo Lopez Ornat

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    IUCN- The World Conservation Union Founded in 1948 The World Conservation Union brings together States government agencies and a diverse range of non-governmental organisations in a unique world partnership over 800 members in all, spread across some 136 countries. As a Union IUCN seeks to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world... more...

  • Dam the Rivers, Damn the Peopleby Barbara J. Cummings

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The Brazilian Amazon is the largest area of tropical rainforest in Latin America. Brazil is that continent's most rapidly developing country. The Amazon is at the heart of the conflict between conservation and development, between people and power, and between heritage and modernisation. In the name of development, the powerful are colonizing the forest.... 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...

  • Strategies for Sustainability: Africaby Adrian Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    The World Conservation Union, Founded in 1948, brings together States government agencies and a diverse range of non-governmental organisations in a unique world partnership over 800 members in all, spread across some 136 countries. As a Union IUCN seeks to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and... more...

  • Dealing with the Challenges of Macro Financial Linkages in Emerging Marketsby Otaviano Canuto; Swati Ghosh

    World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99

    The 2008 financial crisis has highlighted the challenges associated with global financial integration and has emphasized the importance of macro financial linkages. Specifically it has shown how real (business cycles) can interact with and be amplified by the financial sector, resulting in high pro-cyclicality and a buildup of systemic risk in the... more...

  • Sharing Benefits from the Coastby Rachel Wynberg; Maria Hauck

    University of Cape Town Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    Coastal resources such as mining, fisheries, and tourism are vital for communities in developing countries, many of which live in abject poverty. Yet global patterns indicate growing levels of economic inequality between the custodians of these resources and the people who exploit them, as well as an increasing incidence in poverty. Drawing from empirical... more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00

    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...

  • Boom Bustby Fred Harrison

    M-Y Books 2012; US$ 4.99

    The need to re-explore the ideas of Henry George today are only too apparent to anyone who has been reading the headlines over the past year or so. Fred Harrison, one of the few people to warn of the impending crisis, argues here that, though eliminating the damaging swings of the business cycle has been the dream of finance ministers for the last... more...