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Sustainable Development

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  • The European Territoryby Jacques Robert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    Originally published in French as Le territoire européen: des racines aux enjeux globaux , this book reflects the enormous changes that Europe has seen in the past half century. In a period of immense upheaval, the continent has experienced increased integration, largely through the development of the European Union, heightened urbanization and a... more...

  • Organizational Change for Corporate Sustainabilityby Suzanne Benn; Dexter Dunphy; Andrew Griffiths

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    Since this classic book was first published in 2003, sustainability has increasingly become mainstream business for leading corporations, whilst the topic itself has also been a hotly debated political issue across the globe. The sustainability phase models originally discussed in the book have become more relevant with ever more examples of organizations... more...

  • Environmental Management in a Low Carbon Economyby Stephen Tinsley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Each government recognises that there is a potential loss of competitive advantage of its business sector if future economic growth strategies are not aligned with a low carbon future. Some multinational organizations recognise this imperative and the importance of aligning business activities to a more sophisticated and flexible environmental management... more...

  • Climate Resilience in Development Planningby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 47.00

    Climate-related disasters have inflicted increasingly high losses on developing countries, and with climate change, these losses are likely to worsen. Improving country resilience against climate risks is therefore vital for achieving poverty reduction and economic development goals. This report discusses the current state of knowledge on how to build... more...

  • The Great Transitionby Mauro Bonaiuti

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Recent events including the financial crisis and the gradual lessening of the planet?s natural resources have raised the fundamental question as to whether the capitalist market system can survive its own contradictions or whether we are witnessing the outset of a profound change in civilization. By deploying the tools of the science of complexity... more...

  • Futile Progressby Ernest Braun

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 25.95

    Do new innovations and products improve our lives? Has our relentless pursuit of technological progress eliminated the blight of poverty, of inequality, of discrimination, of crime, of war? Has the advance of technology increased our happiness and led us to fulfillment and social harmony? The ads would have us think so. But not all technological innovation... more...

  • Boom Bustby Fred Harrison

    Shepheard Walwyn (Publishers) Ltd 2012; US$ 4.99

    In the two and a half years since the first edition appeared, events have unfolded as predicted. In 2005 the consensus among forecasters was that the boom in house prices would cool to an annual 2 or 3% rise over the following years. In fact, in keeping with the ?winner?s curse? phase of the cycle described by the author, prices have risen by more... more...

  • Sustainable Tourism VIby C. A. Brebbia; S. Favro; F. D. Pineda

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 320.00

    Sustainable Tourism VI contains the proceedings of the 6th International Conference in this successful series on Sustainable Tourism.To protect the natural & cultural landscape new solutions are needed which minimise the adverse effects of tourism. This can be achieved through new strategies involving the active collaboration of society as a whole. 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...

  • Credit Ratings and Sovereign Debtby Bartholomew Paudyn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Bartholomew Paudyn investigates how governments across the globe struggle to constitute the authoritative knowledge underpinning the political economy of creditworthiness and what the (neoliberal) 'fiscal normality' means for democratic governance. more...