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- Anthem Press 2015; US$ 26.25
We find ourselves at a crossroads between environmental disaster and a new industrial revolution: a shift from the ruthless exploitation of nature toward cooperation with it. Decoupling economic growth from environmental consumption is an ambitious goal, but also an achievable one. ‘Green Growth, Smart Growth? outlines a way forward in this great... more...
- transcript 2015; US$ 25.76
Obwohl der Empirie in praxisanalytischen Forschungszugängen ein zentraler Stellenwert beigemessen wird, ist die Methodendiskussion in der Soziologie der Praxis bisher zu kurz gekommen. Zwar herrscht Konsens darüber, dass mit einer am Begriff der Praxis ausgerichteten Erkenntnisweise eine Hinwendung zu sich vollziehenden Praktiken einhergeht, aber Antworten... more...
- Counterpoint 2015; US$ 14.95
In six compelling essays, Wes Jackson lays the foundation for a new farming economy grounded in nature's principles and located in dying small towns and rural communities. Exploding the tenets of industrial agriculture, Jackson seeks to integrate food production with nature in a way that sustains both. His writing is anchored in his work with The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00
Current images of sustainability are often designed to instil fear and force change, not because we believe in it, but because we fear the consequences of inaction. Moving away from negative portrayals of sustainability, this book identifies the factors that motivate people to aspire towards sustainable living. It introduces the notion of sustainability... more...
- 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...
- Black & White Publishing 2015; US$ 3.63
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 – but it could also be incredibly challenging. And when her... more...
- New Society Publishers 2015; US$ 18.95
Essential, visionary essays about our post-carbon future [Richard Heinberg] writes with incision, with passion, with rage, with compassion, and Afterburn captures in one single publication why he's such a shining light of insight in times of much darkness. The Party's Over changed my life. Perhaps Afterburn will change yours. --- Rob Hopkins,... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 99.00
How can a place be built and managed so that it is safe for people to live? Ironically, many governments and citizens keep on asking the same question after every new disaster. Why, even with high levels of investment in increasing government?s capacity to manage disasters, do the impacts of disasters continue to increase? What can the governments... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
How can action research further new research orientations towards sustainability? This book, empirically situated in the field of upstream public engagement, involving local residents, researchers and practitioners in bottom-up processes deliberating on urban sustainability, answers this question by analysing processes of social learning. Through analyses... more...