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- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
Processes of multi-scalar regional urbanization are occurring worldwide. Such processes are clearly distinguishable from those of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries due to the shifting concepts of both the city and the metropolis. International literature highlights how what we have historically associated with the idea of cities has long been... more...
- Channel View Publications 2017; US$ 35.00
This book offers a comprehensive global examination of the relationship between public transport and tourism. It offers a unique analysis of the transport experience and shows how the public transport system, the tourism industry and the environment all benefit when public transport is widely used by tourists. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
High speed rail (HSR) is being touted as a strategic investment for connecting people across regions, while also fostering prosperity and smart urban growth. However, as its popularity increases, its implementation has become contentious with various parties contesting the validity of socioeconomic and environmental objectives put forward as justification... more...
- OECD Publishing 2017; US$ 58.00
This report examines the key design and implementation features that need to be considered to ensure that biodiversity offset programmes are environmentally effective, economically efficient, and distributionally equitable. Biodiversity offsets are being increasingly used in a wide range of sectors as a mechanism to help compensate for the adverse... more...
- Anthem Press 2017; US$ 30.36
China and Sustainable Development in Latin America documents the social and environmental impacts of the China-led commodity boom in Latin America. It also highlights important areas of innovation where governments, communities and investors have worked together to harness the commodity boom for the benefit of the people and the planet. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 139.17
This book documents the state of the art and the emerging operational perspectives in the field of the appraisal discipline. It covers a wide range of topics, including energy efficiency, environmental sustainability, socio-economic evaluation of regional and urban transformations, real estate and facility management, risk management. It... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 48.12
This book challenges readers to imagine social entrepreneurship as an innovative, creative model for building justice and sustainability. Building upon the work of J. Greg Dees, the author explores the concept as a change-based process that creates social value through bold innovation and creativity, providing a ?how and why? approach that makes social... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 128.46
This book explores recent developments in the theory, strategic perspective and international practice of corporate social responsibility. In particular it discusses the consequences of the economic slowdown apparent in many economies and the impact of changes in the regulatory environment. It consists of three parts: Part one addresses a variety... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Brazil is considered one of the world?s most important environmental powers. With a continental territory containing almost 70 per cent of the Amazon rainforest, along with a rich biodiversity and huge amount of natural resources, its geopolitical role in environmental decisions is crucial to ongoing global negotiations surrounding climate change.... more...