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  • Implementing Sustainability in Higher Educationby Matthias Barth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    In a time of unprecedented transformation as society seeks to build a more sustainable future, education plays an increasingly central role in training key agents of change. This book asks how we can equip students and scholars with the capabilities to promote sustainability and how the higher education curriculum can be changed to facilitate the... more...

  • Environmental Risk Managementby Paul Pritchard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 141.95

    This timely publication considers recent developments in environmental risk management as they relate to commercial organizations, including risk transfer through insurance. It starts by looking at characterization of risks based on the hazard-pathway-receptor principles, emphasizing the importance of site specific factors. Environmental risks are... more...

  • Understanding Environmental Policy Processesby James Keeley; Ian Scoones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    A critical analysis of the post-Rio consensus on environment and development which questions the role of particular forms of internationalized elite scientific expertise. It asks why certain understandings of environmental change stick with such tenacity. In exploring this, the authors unravel the politics of knowledge surrounding policymaking, looking... more...

  • Basic and Applied Aspects of Biopesticidesby K. Sahayaraj

    Springer 2014; US$ 209.00

    Currently, the major challenge of humanity is focused on population growth through agricultural production in order to meet the demand for food. The food crunch is mainly due to pest and disease. Traditional methods, synthetic insecticides and microbicides cause health hazards to human beings, domestic animals and also affect our immediate environments.... more...

  • Logistics Operations, Supply Chain Management and Sustainabilityby Paulina Golinska

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    The aim of this book is to present qualitative and qualitative aspects of logistics operations and supply chain management which help to implement the sustainable policy principles in the companies and public sector?s institutions. Authors in individual chapters address the issues related to reverse network configuration, forward and reverse supply... more...

  • Environmental Science for Environmental Managementby Timothy O'Riordan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 86.95

    Environmental Science for Environmental Management has quickly established itself as the leading introduction to environmental science, demonstrating how a more environmental science can create an effective approach to environmental management on different spatial scales. Since publication of the first edition, environmentalism has become an increasing... more...

  • Dodging Extinctionby Dr. Anthony D. Barnosky

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Paleobiologist Anthony D. Barnosky weaves together evidence from the deep past and the present to alert us to the looming Sixth Mass Extinction and to offer a practical, hopeful plan for avoiding it. Writing from the front lines of extinction research, Barnosky tells the overarching story of geologic and evolutionary history and how it informs the... more...

  • Die Lebenswelt des europäischen Spätmittelaltersby Arnold Esch

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 26.30

    Menschen des späten Mittelalters, die sonst in keiner historischen Quelle zu Worte kämen, erzählen ihre kleinen Schicksale. Sie schreiben an den Papst und bitten um Absolution: Da geht es um Liebe und Tod, Krieg und Pest, Condottieri und Piraten, Pilgerfahrten und Hexenritte. Der große Mediävist Arnold Esch hat diese Stücke zu einem hinreißenden Buch... more...

  • Berufsbildung für nachhaltige Entwicklungby BIBB Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung; Werner Kuhlmeier; Thomas Vollmer; Andrea Mohoric

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2014; US$ 31.80

    Welche Rolle spielt die berufliche Bildung für die Nachhaltigkeit? Sie befähigt Menschen, ökonomisch, ökologisch und sozial verantwortlich zu arbeiten und zu wirtschaften. Mit welchen Maßnahmen dies erreicht werden kann, hat das Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung (BIBB) in Modellversuchen und Evaluationsprozessen ausgelotet. Der Sammelband präsentiert... more...

  • Geographies of Globalizationby Warwick E. Murray; John Overton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Geographies of Globalization 2nd edition offers an animated and fully-updated exposition of the geographical impacts of globalization and the contribution of human geography to studies and debates in this area. Energetic and engaging, this book: ??Illustrates how the core principles of human geography ? such as space and scale ? lead to a better... more...