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Sustainable Development

  • Fully Aliveby Tyler Gage

    Atria Books 2017; US$ 25.00

    Fully Alive tells the story of an astoundingly successful young entrepreneur’s immersion in Amazonian indigenous spirituality, its life-changing impact on him, and how he integrated the lessons he learned to build a successful, socially responsible company, live a purposeful life, and make a difference in the world. Building a start-up is like being... more...

  • Traditions and Trends in Global Environmental Politicsby Olaf Corry; Hayley Stevenson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    How can a divided world share a single planet? As the environment rises ever higher on the global agenda, the discipline of International Relations (IR) is engaging in more varied and transformative ways than ever before to overcome environmental challenges. Focusing in particular on the key trends of the past 20 years, this volume explores... more...

  • State and Economic Development in Africaby Aaron Tesfaye

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 116.74

    This book critically assesses the impact of Ethiopia’s policy of Agriculture Development Led Industrialization. Employing qualitative and quantitative analysis, it presents empirical evidence suggesting persistent economic growth. The research highlights improvements in infrastructure, health care, education, poverty alleviation... more...

  • World Agricultural Resources and Food Securityby Andrew Schmitz; P. Lynn Kennedy; Troy G. Schmitz

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 154.95

    This volume analyzes food security issues such as agricultural policy, global agricultural trade, international agricultural research and development, biotechnology, climate change, food waste, and nutrition guidelines. more...

  • Fundamentals of Sustainable Developmentby Niko Roorda

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 52.95

    The impact of development needs to be considered beyond the narrow focus of economic, ecological or social concerns. This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition’s accessible and comprehensive overview of the challenges linked to striving for a sustainable, holistic approach to development. Providing a multifaceted approach to the subject... more...

  • The Elements of Environmental Pollutionby John Rieuwerts

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 71.95

    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...

  • Social and Environmental Dimensions of Organizations and Supply Chainsby Marcus Brandenburg; Gerd J. Hahn; Tobias Rebs

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 140.09

    This book focuses on environmental and social factors in international supply chains and industry networks. It explores whether socially-responsible and environmentally-conscious operations are complementary or conflictive to economic targets. The book elaborates on innovative approaches to manage the economic, ecological and social performance in... more...

  • Soft Computing for Sustainability Scienceby Carlos Cruz Corona

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 151.77

    This book offers a timely snapshot of soft computing methodologies and their applications to various problems related to sustainability, including electric energy consumption; fault diagnosis; vessel fuel consumption; determining the best sites for new malls; maritime port projects; and ad-hoc vehicular networks. Further, it demonstrates how metaheuristics... more...

  • The Scottish Economyby Kenneth Gibb; Duncan Maclennan; Des McNulty; Michael Comerford

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 52.95

    The Scottish economy is at the heart of contemporary constitutional and public policy debates. This substantial new edited collection, the first comprehensive and authoritative analysis for more than 60 years, is a timely update on the classic volume of the same name edited by Sir Alec Cairncross in 1954. It is data rich, and offers links to updatable... more...

  • Business and Government Relations in Africaby Robert A. Dibie

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book endeavors to take the conceptualization of the relationship between business, government and development in African countries to a new level. In the twenty-first century, the interests and operations of government and business inevitably intersect all over the African continent. No government, federal or state, can afford to ignore the needs... more...