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  • Quintessential Cities, Accountable to the Futureby Voula Mega

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    ¿ ¿This book can be seen as the third part of an unofficial trilogy on Sustainable Cities of the Future with the author's previous books 'Sustainable Development, Energy and the City' and 'Sustainable Cities for the third millennium: The Odyssey of urban excellence', both prefaced by Prof. Sir Peter Hall. All three books follow the evolving forefront... more...

  • Sourcing to Support the Green Initiativeby Lisa Ellram

    Business Expert Press 2013; US$ 19.95

    The ?green? or environmental sustainability movement has taken hold throughout the world. Its staying power is confirmed by that fact that environmental emphasis in organizations did not decrease during the recent global recession, but rather increased. However, since most organizations rely heavily on their supply base for providing components, materials,... more...

  • Sustainabilityby Ulrich Grober; Ray Cunningham

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2012; US$ 18.38

    "A compelling analysis of the meaning of sustainability and development of the modern concept... Well researched and written... I recommend it to all environmentally-minded readers." Paul Fitzpatrick, Green World From diets to economic growth, everything these days has to be sustainable. But the word's currency should not obscure its origins: sustainability... more...

  • Sustainabilityby Ulrich Grober; Ray Cunningham

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2012; US$ 14.99

    From diets to economic growth, everything these days has to be sustainable, and in clear and thought-provoking terms, Ulrich Grober reassesses the concept of sustainability using a range of fascinating historical instances of its application. He considers the vision of men such as Hans Carl von Carlowitz, credited with having first formulated the... more...

  • Greener than Thouby Terry L. Anderson; Laura E. Huggins

    Hoover Institution Press 2008; US$ 14.99

    In a powerful argument for free market environmentalism, Terry Anderson and Laura Huggins break down liberal and conservative stereotypes of what it means to be an environmentalist. They show that, by forming local coalitions around market principles, stereotypes are replaced by pragmatic solutions that improve environmental quality without necessarily... more...

  • The Power of Just Doing Stuffby Rob Hopkins

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2013; US$ 13.11

    Something is stirring. People around the world are deciding that the wellbeing of their local community and its economy lies with them. They?re people like you. They?re rolling up their sleeves, getting together with friends and neighbours and doing something about it. Whether they start small or big, they find that just doing stuff can transform... more...

  • Community Action for Conservationby Luciana Porter-Bolland; Isabel Ruiz-Mallén; Claudia Camacho-Benavides; Susannah R McCandless

    Springer 2013; US$ 189.00

    This book provides an in-depth analysis on community conservation in Mexico. The volume explores vivid examples and case studies that illustrate some of the critical issues at stake, including the participation of local communities in national and global conservation, indigenous and local perceptions of conservation initiatives in Southern Mexico,... more...

  • Scheitern - Organisations- und wirtschaftssoziologische Analysenby Jens Bergmann; Matthias Hahn; Antonia Langhof; Gabriele Wagner

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Reserviert man den Begriff des Scheiterns lediglich fur die nicht gelingende Herstellung oder Aufrechterhaltung sozialer Ordnung, dann vergibt die Soziologie ihr Potenzial an differenzierter Analysefahigkeit. An diesem Schwachpunkt der soziologischen Analyse mochte der vorliegende Sammelband ansetzen und konzentriert sich daher auf Formen, Funktionen... more...

  • Environmental Movements in Asiaby Arne Kalland; Gerard Persoon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    This volume provides an overview of the environmental situation in Asia. Incorporating several case studies the book makes two major points: environmental campaigns in Asia tend to have a local focus and they cannot be understood in terms of environmental issues alone more...

  • Becoming Native To This Placeby Wes Jackson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 25.00

    The New World -- this empty land dazzlingly rich in forests, soils, rainfall, and mineral wealth -- was to represent a new beginning for civilized humanity. Unfortunately, even the best of the European settles had a stronger eye for conquest than for justice. Natives were in the way -- surplus people who must be literally displaced. Now, as ecologist... more...