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Sustainable Development

  • Peace Through Entrepreneurshipby Steven R. Koltai; Matthew Muspratt

    Brookings Institution Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    Joblessness is the root cause of the global unrest threatening American security. Fostering entrepreneurship is the remedy. The combined weight of American diplomacy and military power cannot end unrest and extremism in the Middle East and other troubled regions of the world, Steven Koltai argues. Koltai says an alternative approach would work:... more...

  • Nimble, Focused, Feistyby Sara Roberts

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2016; US$ 26.99

    Culture just got practical. Leaders have been talking about the importance? of corporate culture for decades, but the success of iconic companies like GE, Apple, and Google is showing how culture can be leveraged for driving growth, change, and innovation. In this new age of globalization, rapid technology shifts, and constant disruption, the... more...

  • Waste Mattersby Sarah K. Harrison

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    How do those pushed to the margins survive in contemporary cities? What role do they play in today?s increasingly complex urban ecosystems? Faced with stark disparities in human and environmental wellbeing, what form might more equitable cities take? Waste Matters argues that contemporary literature and film offer an insightful and timely response... more...

  • Curating the Futureby Jennifer Newell; Libby Robin; Kirsten Wehner

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change explores the way museums tackle the broad global issue of climate change. It explores the power of real objects and collections to stir hearts and minds, to engage communities affected by change. Museums work through exhibitions, events, and specific collection projects to reach different... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Environmental Anthropologyby Helen Kopnina; Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    Environmental Anthropology studies historic and present human-environment interactions. This volume illustrates the ways in which today's environmental anthropologists are constructing new paradigms for understanding the multiplicity of players, pressures, and ecologies in every environment, and the value of cultural knowledge of landscapes. This... more...

  • Unfolding Cluster Evolutionby Fiorenza Belussi; Jose Luis Hervás-Oliver

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    Various theories have been put forward as to why business and industry develops in clusters and despite good work being carried out on path dependence and dynamics, this is still very much an emerging topic in the social sciences. To date, no overarching theoretical framework has been developed to show how clusters evolve. Unfolding Cluster Evolution... more...

  • God-Conscious Organization and the Islamic Social Economyby Masudul Alam Choudhury

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Can there be God-conscious organizational behaviour in the real world of today?s capitalist corporations and the alternatives? In this overview of God-consciousness as a moral-awareness model of preference formation, functions, structures, and programs of organization within the purview of institutions and society, the authors explain and compare the... more...

  • Democratization and Memories of Violenceby Mneesha Gellman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Ethnic minority communities make claims for cultural rights from states in different ways depending on how governments include them in policies and practices of accommodation or assimilation. However, institutional explanations don?t tell the whole story, as individuals and communities also protest, using emotionally compelling narratives about past... more...

  • Institutional Case Studies on Necessity Entrepreneurshipby Jeremi Brewer; Stephen W. Gibson

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    An estimated one billion individuals in both developed and developing nations can be defined as necessity entrepreneurs; individuals who have no other viable option for licit income than to start a small, income generating activity. However, the emphasis on providing business and leadership training to necessity entrepreneurs is only just gaining traction.... more...

  • Reframing Economic Ethicsby Claus Dierksmeier

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book reconstructs major paradigms in the history of economic ethics up to, and including, the present day. Asserting that ethics should be integral rather than marginal to economics and management education,  Reframing Economic Ethics  highlights the need for a paradigm change from mechanistic to humanistic management, and argues that... more...