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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
What is a livable community? How do you design and develop one? What does government at all levels need to do to support and nuture the cause of livable communities? Using a blend of theory and practice, experts in the field look at evidence from international, state and local perspectives to explore what is meant by the term "livable communities".... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 159.00
This volume consists of analyses by experts from both the West and the East on the up-to-date development of Eco-socialism as a red-green politics within the context of capitalist globalisation. It investigates whether and/or in what sense Eco-socialism can offer a better explanation to the causes of ecological problems than the other Green discourses... more...
- Independent Institute 2005; US$ 12.99
Environmental quality has been a major public concern since the first Earth Day in 1970, yet the maze of environmental laws and regulations enacted since then has fostered huge government bureaucracies better known for waste and failure than for innovation and success. Can we do better than this failed environmental bureaucracy? The noted contributors... more...
- Wakefield Press 2012; US$ 14.95
In 2009, the CO2 Energy Emissions Index found that Australia had overtaken the USA to become the largest per capita emitter of greenhouse gases in the world. 'Green Australia: A Snapshot' examines the ways in which Australians are attempting to reduce their ecological footprint both at home and at work. more...
- Counterpoint 2012; US$ 28.00
Realizing the link between her own estrangement from nature and the cultural shifts that led to a dramatic rise in extinctions, award-winning writer Melanie Challenger travels in search of the stories behind these losses. From an exploration of an abandoned mine in England to an Antarctic sea voyage to South Georgia's old whaling stations, from a... more...
- Manchester University Press 2003; US$ 95.00
Uses case studies and voices of activists themselves to examine the role of the internet at all levels of environmental activism. Contemporary analysis of forms and processes of radical environmental activism. Contemporary analysis of forms and processes of radical environmental activism. Documents the negotiations and achievements of environmentalists... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 209.00
Since the very early stages of life, we all experience some form of stress. Stressors can be mild to severe and can range from unsuccessfully longing for maternal milk in infancy, to recklessly wiggling on a motorbike to be on time to watch the NBA finals on TV, to breaking up a relationship. All those events that we call stress have the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
Environmental patriotism, the belief that the national environment defines a country?s greatness, is a significant strand in twentieth century American environmentalism. This book is the first to explore the history of environmental patriotism in America through the intriguing stories of environmental patriots and the rhetoric of their speeches and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
Protecting the natural environment and promoting sustainability have become important objectives, but achieving such goals presents myriad challenges for even the most committed environmentalist. American Environmentalism: Philosophy, History, and Public Policy examines whether competing interests can be reconciled while developing consistent, coherent,... more...