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- The Text Publishing Company 2008; US$ 34.95
Real Dirt is the true story of a sea-change, the life that led there, and what you have to do to get where you want to be. When James Woodford realised the greasy pole of big-city ambition was not for him, he focused on rediscovering the environmentalist within, and getting his family out of the city. How hard could it be? more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 41.75
Das Handbuch Umweltsoziologie bietet eine umfassende und aktuelle Übersicht über das breite und dynamische soziologische Forschungsfeld zum Natur-Gesellschaftsverhältnis. Es führt in die aktuellen theoretischen und methodischen Ansätze im nationalen und internationalen Kontext sowie zukunftsweisende Forschungs- und Praxisfelder ein. Das Handbuch zeigt... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 35.54
Das Buch bietet eine sozialtheoretische Perspektive auf die Umweltproblematik, um so in Abgrenzung zum verbreiteten naturalistischen Primat der Nachhaltigkeitsdebatte gesellschaftliche Gestaltungsspielräume auszuloten, die sich nicht in reinen Anpassungsleistungen an die physischen "Grenzen des Wachstums" erschöpfen, sondern soziale Chancen zur erweiterten... more...
- Zed Books 2011; US$ 29.95
Common Ground explores the shifting relationship between human society and the landscapes that bear it. Examining the changing understandings of the natural world and its management and exploitation, environmental activist Mark Everard presents solutions in the nature of ecosystem services.Notwithstanding our total dependence on the Earth's natural... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 91.98
The product of a major research project initiated by the Association of Academies of Sciences in Asia, this is one of a series of books analyzing central questions regarding sustainability in Asia. This volume covers natural resources including water. more...
- The New Press 2012; US$ 17.99
Ever since quitting her job teaching pediatrics at Harvard Medical School in 1980, Helen Caldicott has worked tirelessly for a safe, sustainable, nuclear-free planet, most recently by hosting a weekly radio show featuring environmentalists and leading activists from around the globe. Together with some of the most brilliant thinkers and inspiring... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2008; US$ 27.99
Al Gore is bad for the planet... Talk about really inconvenient truths--that's one of the many you'll find in Iain Murray's rollicking exposé of environmental blowhards who waste more energy, endanger more species, and actually kill more people (yes, that's right) than the environmental villains they finger. Did you know that estrogen from birth... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Despite the growing significance of social movements worldwide, scholarship on the subject remains largely Western in nature, with studies written primarily by Western scholars and based on the experiences of Western cultures and societies. This book makes an important contribution to the study of social movements in non-Western societies by examining... more...
- Springer London 2012; US$ 137.44
In the context of growing evidence that switchgrass is one of the most promising biomass crops for energy production and thus for a ?biophilic? economy, this comprehensive guide covers their social benefits as well as relevant agronomy and marketing. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 137.44
This unique collection of multidisciplinary contributions by international experts analyzes the characteristics of, and challenges to, the Mekong delta in Vietnam?home to 17m people and facing threats such as rising sea levels, salination and overextraction. more...