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Sustainable Development

  • Planning Sustainable Cities and Regionsby Karen Chapple

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    As global warming advances, regions around the world are engaging in revolutionary sustainability planning - but with social equity as an afterthought. California is at the cutting edge of this movement, not only because its regulations actively reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also because its pioneering environmental regulation, market innovation,... more...

  • New Media and International Developmentby Anke Schwittay

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    New Media and International Development is the first in-depth examination of microfinance?s enduring popularity with Northern publics. Through a case study of Kiva.org, the world?s first person-to-person microlending website, and other microfinance organizations, the book argues that international development efforts have an affective dimension.... more...

  • Rural and Regional Futuresby Anthony Hogan; Michelle Young

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Agriculture, mining and related rural industries have been central to the development of Australia?s economy. This book details the role that the Australian Government has played in the making of rural and regional Australia, particularly since World War II. The book reviews these policies and evaluates them with regards the commitments undertaken... more...

  • Urban Sustainability in Theory and Practiceby Paul James

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Cities are home to the most consequential current attempts at human adaptation and they provide one possible focus for the flourishing of life on this planet. However, for this to be realized in more than an ad hoc way, a substantial rethinking of current approaches and practices needs to occur. Urban Sustainability in Theory and Practice responds... more...

  • Towards Low Carbon Cities in Chinaby Sun Sheng Han; Ray Green; Mark Y. Wang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book explores the relationship between urban form and greenhouse gas emissions in China, providing new insights for policy, urban planning and management. Drawing on the results of a four-year multidisciplinary research project, the book examines how factors such as urban households? access to services and jobs, land use mixes and provision... more...

  • The Hartwell Approach to Climate Policyby Steve Rayner; Mark Caine

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    The Hartwell Approach to Climate Policy presents a powerful critique of mainstream climate change policies and details a set of pragmatic alternatives based on the Hartwell Group?s collective writings from 1988-2010. Drawing on a rich history of heterodox but increasingly accepted views on climate change policy, this book brings together in a single... more...

  • This Changes Everythingby Naomi Klein

    Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 30.00

    The most important book yet from the author of the international bestseller The Shock Doctrine, a brilliant explanation of why the climate crisis challenges us to abandon the core ?free market? ideology of our time, restructure the global economy, and remake our political systems. In short, either we embrace radical change ourselves or radical changes... more...

  • This Changes Everythingby Naomi Klein

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available

    Naomi Klein, author of the #1 international bestsellers, The Shock Doctrine and No Logo , returns with This Changes Everything, a must-read on how the climate crisis needs to spur transformational political change We seem to have given up on any serious effort to prevent catastrophic climate change. Despite mounting scientific evidence,... more...

  • Rural Development and the Construction of New Marketsby Paul Hebinck; Sergio Schneider; Jan Douwe van der Ploeg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book focuses on empirical experiences related to market development, and specifically new markets with structurally different characteristics than mainstream markets. Europe, Brazil, China and the rather robust and complex African experiences are covered to provide a rich multidisciplinary and multi-level analysis of the dynamics of newly emerging... more...

  • How to Produce a Sustainability Reportby Kye Gbangbola; Nicole Lawler

    DoSustainability 2014; US$ 45.00

    This how-to book provides a step-by-step guide to the constituent practices and processes needed to produce a sustainability report, structured around the Global Reporting Initiative’s Sustainability Reporting Process. more...