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Sustainable Development

  • Competitive Supply Chainsby Enver Yücesan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    Competitive Supply Chains uniquely focuses on European and Asian companies, which have found innovative ways of orchestrating effective systems. This new edition builds upon the ideas explored by the author in Competitive Supply Chains (2007), featuring new content and analysis. more...

  • Handbook of Sustainability Assessmentby Angus Morrison-Saunders; Jenny Pope; Alan Bond

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    The Handbook of Sustainability Assessment introduces the theory and practice of sustainability assessment and showcases the state-of-the-art research. The aim is to provide inspiration and guidance to students, academics and practitioners alike and to contribute to the enhancement of sustainability assessment practice worldwide. It emphasises how traditional... more...

  • Systems Thinking for Geoengineering Policyby Robert Chris

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Even by the scientists most closely associated with it, geoengineering ? the deliberate intervention in the climate at global scale to mitigate the effects of climate change ? is perceived to be risky. For all its potential benefits, there are robust differences of opinion over the wisdom of such an intervention. Systems Thinking for Geoengineering... more...

  • The Urban Struggle for Economic, Environmental and Social Justiceby Malo André Hutson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book discusses the current demographic shifts of blacks, Latinos, and other people of colour out of certain strong-market cities and the growing fear of displacement among low-income urban residents. It documents these populations? efforts to remain in their communities and highlights how this leads to community organizing around economic, environmental,... more...

  • Community Action and Climate Changeby Jennifer Kent

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The failure of recent international negotiations to progress global action on climate change has shifted attention to the emergence of grassroots sustainability initiatives. These civil society networks display the potential to implement social innovation and change processes from the ?bottom up?. Recent scholarship has sought to theorise grassroots... more...

  • Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Developmentby Lez Rayman-Bacchus; Philip R. Walsh

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Corporate responsibility and sustainable development are two concepts that may be able to reconcile many of the big challenges facing the world; challenges such as tensions between respect for the natural environment, social justice, and economic development; the long view versus short-term imperatives and the competing priorities between developed... more...

  • Culture and Conservationby Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet; Helen Kopnina

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Today, there is growing interest in conservation and anthropologists have an important role to play in helping conservation succeed for the sake of humanity and for the sake of other species. Equally important, however, is the fact that we, as the species that causes extinctions, have a moral responsibility to those whose evolutionary unfolding... more...

  • Contemporary Perspectives on Ecofeminismby Mary Phillips; Nick Rumens

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Why is ecofeminism still needed to address the environmental emergencies and challenges of our times? Ecofeminism has a chequered history in terms of its popularity and its perceived value in conceptualizing the relationship between gender and nature as well as feeding forms of activism that aim to confront the environmental challenges of the moment.... more...

  • Decision-making and Radioactive Waste Disposalby Andrew Newman; Gerry Nagtzaam

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The International Atomic Energy Agency estimates that nuclear power generation facilities produce about 200,000 cubic meters of low and intermediate-level waste each year. Vital medical procedures, industrial processes and basic science research also produce significant quantities of waste. All of this waste must be shielded from the population for... more...

  • Ageing, Wellbeing and Climate Change in the Arcticby Päivi Naskali; Marjaana Seppänen; Shahnaj Begum

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The Arctic and its unique natural resources have become objects of increasing concern. Rapid climate change and ageing of the population are transforming the living conditions in the region. This translates into an urgent need for information that will contribute to a better understanding of these issues. Ageing, Wellbeing and Climate Change in... more...