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Sustainable Development

  • Design for a Sustainable Cultureby Astrid Skjerven; Janne Reitan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    As culture is becoming increasingly recognised as a crucial element of sustainable development, design competence has emerged as a useful tool in creating a meaningful life within a sustainable mental, cultural and physical environment. Design for a Sustainable Culture explores the relationship between sustainability, culture and the shaping of... more...

  • Energy Policy in Chinaby Chi-Jen Yang

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 19.95

    Energy policy has always been an important part of China?s national policy agenda. Although the overall Chinese economy has become largely market-driven, its energy sectors are still subject to varying degrees of government control. Authoritarian governance allows China to move very quickly in some areas, such as hydropower, nuclear power, wind power,... more...

  • Climate Change and Gender in Rich Countriesby Marjorie Griffin Cohen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 42.95

    Climate change is at the forefront of ideas about public policy, the economy and labour issues. However, the gendered dimensions of climate change and the public policy issues associated with it in wealthy nations are much less understood. Climate Change and Gender in Rich Countries covers a wide range of issues dealing with work and working life.... more...

  • Economic Valuation of Biodiversityby Bartosz Bartkowski

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    While biodiversity loss is an ecological phenomenon, it also has further dimensions ? political, social and, last but not least, economic. From the economic perspective, the rapid loss of biological diversity can be viewed in two ways. First, the consequence of this deterioration process is a loss of options and an increase in scarcity of the environmental... more...

  • Scaleby Geoffrey West

    Orion 2017; US$ 31.99

    Geoffrey West's research centres on a quest to find unifying principles and patterns connecting everything, from cells and ecosystems to cities, social networks and businesses. 'An absolutely riveting read . . . groundbreaking' Marcus du Sautoy 'This book will expand your thinking from three dimensions to four' Nassim Nicholas Taleb ' Scale... more...

  • Reanimating Regionsby James Riding; Martin Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Writing regions, undertaking a regional study, was once a standard form of geographic communication and critique. This was until the quantitative revolution in the middle of the previous century and more definitively the critical turn in human geography towards the end of the twentieth century. From then on writing regions as they were experienced... more...

  • Dictionary of Sustainabilityby Margaret Robertson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 26.95

    The Dictionary of Sustainability provides clear and accurate definitions of the extensive vocabulary that has developed in this emerging and interdisciplinary field, saving considerable time from searching through the massive quantity of information of differing degrees of quality that is available through the Internet. Providing authoritative... more...

  • Climate Change, Migration and Human Rightsby Dimitra Manou; Andrew Baldwin; Dug Cubie; Anja Mihr; Teresa Thorp

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Climate Change already having serious impacts on the lives of millions of people across the world. These impacts are not only ecological, but also social, economic and legal. Among the most significant of such impacts is climate change-induced migration. The implications of this on human rights raise pressing questions, which require serious scholarly... more...

  • Environmental History of Modern Migrationsby Marco Armiero; Richard Tucker

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    In the age of climate change, the possibility that dramatic environmental transformations might cause the dislocation of millions of people has become not only a matter for scientific speculation or science-fiction narratives, but the object of strategic planning and military analysis. Environmental History of Modern Migrations offers a worldwide... more...

  • Agriculture and Rural Development in a Globalizing Worldby Prabhu Pingali; Gershon Feder

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Rapid structural transformation and urbanization are transforming agriculture and food production in rural areas across the world. This textbook provides a comprehensive review and assessment of the multi-faceted nature of  agriculture and rural development, particularly in the developing world, where the greatest challenges occur. It is designed... more...