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Sustainable Development

  • The Curse of Natural Resourcesby Sevil Acar

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 109.76

    This book examines the paradox that resource-rich countries often struggle to manage their resources in a way that will help their economies thrive. It looks at how a country's political regime and quality of governance can determine the degree to which it benefits - or suffers - from having natural resources, shifting away from the traditional focus... more...

  • People, Aid and Institutions in Socio-economic Recoveryby Dorothea Hilhorst; Bart Weijs; Gemma van der Haar

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    An estimated 2 billion people live in countries affected by fragility, conflict and violence. Extreme poverty is increasingly concentrated in these areas, and governments and international agencies seek avenues to enable socio-economic recovery and to support people as they try to rebuild their lives and livelihoods. People, Aid and Institutions... more...

  • The European Union in International Climate Change Negotiationsby Stavros Afionis

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The EU has been portrayed as a leader in international climate change negotiations. Its role in the development of the climate change regime, as well as the adoption of novel policy instruments such as the EU Emissions Trading Scheme in 2005, are frequently put forward as indicative of a determination to push the international climate agenda forward.... more...

  • Public Health Humanitarian Responses to Natural Disastersby Emily Ying Yang Chan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    The pressure of climate change, environmental degradation, and urbanisation, as well as the widening of socio- economic disparities have rendered the global population increasingly vulnerable to the impact of natural disasters. With a primary focus on medical and public health humanitarian response to disasters, Public Health Humanitarian Responses... more...

  • Global Ecopolitics Revisitedby Philippe Le Prestre

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Faced with worsening environmental indicators, cooperation hurdles, and the limited effectiveness of current institutions, reforming international environmental governance has proven elusive, despite various diplomatic initiatives at the United Nations level over the last two decades. Overcoming the current dead end, however, may rest less in devising... more...

  • Managing for Social Impactby Mary J. Cronin; Tiziana C. Dearing

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 63.68

    This book presents innovative strategies for sustainable, socially responsible enterprise management from leading thinkers in the fields of corporate citizenship, nonprofit management, social entrepreneurship, impact investing, community-based economic development and urban design. The book?s integration of research and practitioner perspectives with... more...

  • Managing for Responsibilityby Radha R. Sharma; Merrill Csuri; Kemi Ogunyemi

    Business Expert Press 2017; US$ 19.95

    The cascading effects of globalization in the form of changing business environment, economic uncertainties and economic meltdown have brought about a plethora of unprecedented challenges for industry and organizations across the globe in recent years. Management education, which prepares human capital for industry, is expected to address these challenges... more...

  • No Time to Wasteby Guibert del Marmol; Joanna Maguire-Charlat

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 11.99

    When we open our eyes to the world, only one conclusion can be drawn: we are threatened on every side by an apocalypse. But this is an apocalypse in the primary sense of the word: a revelation. What our multiple crises reveal to us is that another world, a different world, is possible. We are at the threshold of a new and crucial Renaissance. All... more...

  • Entrepreneurship Centresby Gideon Maas; Paul Jones

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 45.64

    Focusing on the role entrepreneurship centres can play within the UK and other countries; this edited volume explores the effective construction of viable and sustainable entrepreneurship centres. It questions how these Higher Education Centres contribute to enterprise and entrepreneurship curriculum enhancement, research, and support to entrepreneurs.... more...

  • Stretchby Scott Sonenshein

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 21.74

    A groundbreaking approach to succeeding in business and life, using the science of resourcefulness. We often think the key to success and satisfaction is to get more: more money, time, and possessions; bigger budgets, job titles, and teams; and additional resources for our professional and personal goals. It turns out we?re wrong. Using captivating... more...