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Environmentalism. Green movement

  • The No Nonsense Guide to Green Parentingby Kate Blincoe

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; US$ 19.99

    Guides parents who want to be green, but don't know how to balance that in a busy modern life In this fun, practical, and inspirational guide, you?ll learn how to maintain your green values while raising your children, engaging with nature, and getting outdoors?all without feeling guilty about the inevitable compromises. Aimed at parents of zero... more...

  • The Battle for Paradiseby Jeremy Evans

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 24.95

    Pavones, a town located on the southern tip of Costa Rica, is a haven for surfers, expatriates, and fishermen seeking a place to start over. Located on the Golfo Dulce (Sweet Gulf), a marine sanctuary and one of the few tropical fjords in the world, Pavones is home to a legendary surf break and a cottage fishing industry.   In 2004 a multinational... more...

  • This Is Our Landby Cody Ferguson

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 28.95

    In This is Our Land , environmental historian Cody Ferguson documents a little-noted but important change in the environmental movement, describing three representative grassroots groups?in Montana, Arizona, and Tennessee?whose stories show how quite ordinary citizens can band together to solve environmental problems. As they did, they redefined... more...

  • A River Runs Againby Meera Subramanian

    PublicAffairs 2015; US$ 26.99

    Crowded, hot, subject to violent swings in climate, with a government unable or unwilling to face the most vital challenges, the rich and poor increasingly living in worlds apart; for most of the world, this picture is of a possible future. For India, it is the very real present. In this lyrical exploration of life, loss, and survival, Meera Subramanian... more...

  • Psychology for Sustainabilityby Britain A. Scott; Elise L. Amel; Susan M. Koger; Christie M. Manning

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 69.95

    Psychology for Sustainability, 4th Edition -- known as Psychology of Environmental Problems: Psychology for Sustainability  in its previous edition -- applies psychological theory and research to so-called "environmental" problems, which actually result from human behavior that degrades natural systems . This upbeat, user-friendly edition... more...

  • Betterby Nicole Caldwell

    New Society Publishers 2015; US$ 18.95

    Live. Create. Sustain. more...

  • Green Growth, Smart Growthby ; Ralf cks; Anthony Giddens; Rachel Harland

    Anthem Press 2015; US$ 13.13

    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 transformation,... more...

  • Efficiency of Manufacturing Processesby Wen Li

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 99.00

    This monograph presents a reliable methodology for characterising the energy and eco-efficiency of unit manufacturing processes. The Specific Energy Consumption, SEC, will be identified as the key indicator for the energy efficiency of unit processes. An empirical approach will be validated on different machine tools and manufacturing processes to... more...

  • Exploring Sustainable Behavior Structure in Higher Educationby Margarita Juárez-Nájera

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 99.00

    This book presents a social-psychology model delineating the factors that may influence in an altruistic manner sustainable behaviour (SB) of students, faculty and administrators in four higher education institutions (HEI) with very different economic and social characteristics. It presents the areas where these individuals work (education and community... more...

  • Methoden einer Soziologie der Praxisby Franka Schäfer; Anna Daniel; Frank Hillebrandt

    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...