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Sustainable Development

  • Handbook of Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development Researchby P. Kyrö

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    Allying and expanding the diverse fields of entrepreneurship and sustainable development research is a modern day imperative. This Handbook paints an illuminating picture of the historic and current understanding of the bond between entrepreneurship and sustainable development. The authors explore the basic contradictions between the two fields and... more...

  • Biosafety and the Environmental Uses of Micro-Organismsby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 0.00

    Micro-organisms play a fundamental role in the environment. Yet their role is the result of complex biogeochemical processes by consortia of micro-organisms and the function of individual species is not clear in many cases. This publication provides an overview of the current situation and relevant developments in environmental microbiology, as well... more...

  • The Orbital Perspectiveby Ron Garan

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 27.95

    Ron Garan experienced something unique and extraordinary?living in orbit on the International Space Station (ISS) for six months. The ISS is arguably the most ambitious, technologically complicated undertaking in human history, and no one nation constructed it alone. Garan delves into the origins and global importance of the ISS, and then digs deeper... more...

  • The Orbital Perspectiveby Ron Garan

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 27.95

    Ron Garan experienced something unique and extraordinary?living in orbit on the International Space Station (ISS) for six months. The ISS is arguably the most ambitious, technologically complicated undertaking in human history, and no one nation constructed it alone. Garan delves into the origins and global importance of the ISS, and then digs deeper... more...

  • Strategy and Competitiveness in Latin American Marketsby U. P. Jäger; V. Sathe

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Using a combination of thorough research and practical examples, Strategy and Competitiveness in Latin American Markets explains how the concept of the sustainability frontier that the book develops resolves the long-running debate on whether sustainability requires trade-offs or not. Through its exploration of a variety of sustainability challenges... more...

  • Badass: Making Users Awesomeby Kathy Sierra; Bert Bates

    O'Reilly Media 2015; US$ 25.99

    Imagine you?re in a game with one objective: a bestselling product or service. The rules? No marketing budget, no PR stunts, and it must be sustainably successful. No short-term fads. This is not a game of chance. It is a game of skill and strategy. And it begins with a single question: given competing products of equal pricing, promotion,... more...

  • The Age of Sustainable Developmentby Jeffrey D. Sachs

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 33.99

    Jeffrey D. Sachs has shown himself to be one of the world?s most perceptive and original analysts of global development in his groundbreaking books, including The End of Poverty and Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet. Now, in this major new work he presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can address the seemingly... more...

  • Economic Growth and Development in Africa: A global perspectiveby Horman Chitonge

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    In recent years, Africa has undergone the longest period of sustained economic growth in the continent?s history, drawing the attention of the international media and academics alike. This book analyses the Africa Rising narrative from multidisciplinary perspectives, offering a critical assessment of the explanations given for the poor economic growth... more...

  • Culture, Development and Petroleum: An Ethnography of the High Northby Jan-Oddvar Sornes; Larry Browning; Jan Terje Henriksen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    The discovery, just forty years ago, of vast oil and gas reserves in the Southwestern part of Norway, and more recently in the Arctic High North region, created an economic titan and posed a vast array of challenges for both the Norwegian government and the residents of this area. How to extract and transport all that oil and gas without despoiling... more...