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  • Handbook of Research on Sustainable Consumptionby L. A. Reisch; J. Th°gersen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    This Handbook compiles the state of the art of current research on sustainable consumption from the world’s leading experts in the field. The implementation of sustainable consumption presents one of the greatest challenges and opportunities we are faced with today. On the one hand, consumption is a wanted and necessary phenomenon important for... more...

  • Science, Society and the Environmentby Michael R. Dove; Daniel M. Kammen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    In an era when pressing environmental problems make collaboration across the divide between sciences and arts and humanities essential, this book presents the results of a collaborative analysis by an anthropologist and a physicist of four key junctures between science, society, and environment.? The first focuses on the systemic bias in science in... more...

  • Disaster Management and Private Sectorsby Takako Izumi; Rajib Shaw

    Springer Japan 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book draws upon case studies and practices of different types of DRR involvement by the private sector from all over the world. The book comprises two parts, Part I: Overview and Regional Cases; and Part II: Country Cases. The regional cases include those from Africa, Asia, Europe, and Central America, and the country cases include ones from... more...

  • Corporate Social Responsibility in Europeby Samuel O. Idowu; RenÚ Schmidpeter; Matthias S. Fifka

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 229.00

    This book explores the current state of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in 24 European nations, examining the state of the development and practice of CSR and sustainability for organizations in these countries. The common denominator for all of the book?s 25 chapters is a management perspective rather than an ethical discourse. The book therefore... 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...

  • Telling Talesby Jane Yeadon

    Black & White Publishing 2015; US$ 3.63

    **Introductory offer price** Telling Tales is a nostalgic and beautifully written account of growing up on a small family farm which vividly evokes a way of life that, although so recent, is now all but forgotten. For Jane Yeadon, growing up on a farm in the north of Scotland in the 1950s was at times idyllic ľ but it could also be incredibly... more...

  • Forestsby Jaboury Ghazoul

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 7.99

    Since the dawn of human civilization, forests have provided us with food, resources, and energy. The history of human development is also one of forest loss and transformation, and yet even in our increasingly urbanized societies we remain surprisingly dependent on forests for a wide range of goods and services. Moreover, forests still retain a remarkable... more...

  • American Environmental Policyby D. Press

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    More than 40 years after the United States launched bold efforts to curb pollution and waste, American environmental management has stalled. Drawing extensively on recent enviornmental science, engineering, regulatory agency data and trade information, American Environmental Policy explores how environmental management in the US has fallen short of... more...

  • Culture and Sustainability in European Citiesby Svetlana Hristova; Milena Dragicevic ?e?ic; Nancy Duxbury

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    European cities are contributing to the development of a more sustainable urban system that is capable of coping with economic crises, ecological challenges and social disparities in different nation-states and regions throughout Europe. This book reveals in a pluralistic way how European cities are generating new approaches to their sustainable... more...

  • Understanding Cultural Geographyby Jon Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Understanding Cultural Geography: Places and Traces offers a comprehensive introduction to perhaps the most exciting and challenging area of human geography. By focusing on the notion of ?place? as a key means through which culture and identity is grounded, the book showcases the broad range of theories, methods and practices used within the discipline.... more...