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Sustainable Development

  • Global Ecologies and the Environmental Humanitiesby Elizabeth Deloughrey; Jill Didur; Anthony Carrigan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    This book examines current trends in scholarly thinking about the new field of the Environmental Humanities, focusing in particular on how the history of globalization and imperialism represents a special challenge to the representation of environmental issues. Essays in this path-breaking collection examine the role that narrative, visual, and aesthetic... more...

  • African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalizationby Danielle Resnick; James Thurlow

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    The much heralded growth and transformation of many economies in sub-Saharan Africa over the last decade continues to receive prominent attention in academic scholarship and among policy practitioners. An apparent feature about this transformation, however, is that Africa?s youth appear to have been left out. This book critically examines the extent... more...

  • Development-Induced Displacement and Resettlementby Irge Satiroglu; Narae Choi

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Every year millions of people are displaced from their homes, livelihoods and communities due to land-based development projects. There is no limit to what can be called a ?development project?. They can range from small-scale infrastructure or mining projects to mega hydropower plants; can be public or private, well-planned or rushed into. Knowledge... more...

  • Theory and Practice in Heritage and Sustainabilityby Elizabeth Auclair; Graham Fairclough

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This book explores cultural sustainability and its relationships to heritage from a wide interdisciplinary perspective. By examining the interactions between people and communities in the places where they live it exemplifies the diverse ways in which a people-centred heritage builds identities and supports individual and collective memories. It encourages... more...

  • The Elements of Environmental Pollutionby John Rieuwerts

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Environmental pollution is one of humanity?s most pressing issues and will remain so for the foreseeable future. Anthropogenic activity is disturbing natural cycles and generating pollutants that are altering the atmosphere, accumulating in the food chain and contaminating the world?s soils, rivers and oceans. Human health and ecosystems continue... more...

  • Environmental Certification for Organisations and Productsby Tiberio Daddi; Fabio Iraldo; Francesco Testa

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Environmental certification is an effective tool for managing the environmental impact of companies, leveraging their competitive capabilities and ensuring their compliance with environmental principles. A growing number of countries across the world are adopting this practice and the growth of new environmental standards ? with different scopes,... more...

  • Social and Solidarity Economyby Peter Utting

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 33.95

    This collection brings together thinking and analysis of practice across the globe and connects local work to a macro-political-economic context. more...

  • Religion and the Politics of Developmentby Philip Fountain; Robin Bush; R. Michael Feener

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Introduction; Robin Bush, Philip Fountain and R. Michael Feener 1. Religion and the Politics of Development in Asia; Philip Fountain, Robin Bush, R. Michael Feener 2. The Purification, Sacralisation and Instrumentalisation of Development as a Religious Enterprise; Oscar Salemink 3. Gender, Development, and the 'De-privatization' of Religion: Re-framing... more...

  • Beyond Free Tradeby Kate Ervine; Gavin Fridell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    Kate Ervine is Assistant Professor in International Development Studies at Saint Mary's University, Canada. She has published several articles and book chapters on carbon markets and carbon offsetting, climate change, global environmental governance, and biodiversity conservation. She is also the editor of Palgrave Macmillan's Environment, Politics,... more...

  • The Greening of Asiaby Mark L. Clifford

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 28.99

    Mark Clifford is the executive director of the Hong Kong-based Asia Business Council. During his prize-winning 25-year career in journalism, he served as editor in chief of the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong and held senior editorial roles at BusinessWeek and the Far Eastern Economic Review. He has lived in Hong Kong since 1992. more...