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  • Demystifying Sustainabilityby Haydn Washington

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 46.95

    What is sustainability? Much has been said about the terms ?sustainability? and ?sustainable development? over the last few decades, but they have become buried under academic jargon. This book is one of the first that aims to demystify sustainability so that the layperson can understand the key issues, questions and values involved. Accessible... more...

  • Thinking About the Environment: Readings on Politics, Property and the Physical Worldby Matthew Alan Cahn; Kevin E O'Brien

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Underlying current controversies about environmental regulation are shared concerns, divided interests and different ways of thinking about the earth and our proper relationship to it. This book brings together writings on nature and environment that illuminate thought and action in this realm. more...

  • Science, Society and the Environmentby Michael R. Dove; Daniel M. Kammen

    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...

  • Winning the Needed Changeby I. Pichardo Pagaza; D. Argyriades

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 104.00

    Presents the outcome of long deliberations and systematic exchanges among the several members of a truly global team. This title shows a diversity of viewpoints and makes no claim to finality. It represents an effort to carry the debate, which started with the establishment of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS). more...

  • Action Research for Sustainabilityby Jonas Egmose

    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...

  • Responsible Livingby Victoria W. Thoresen; Declan Doyle; Jorgen Klein; Robert J. Didham

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    Focusing on the challenges of the transition to responsible, sustainable lifestyles, this book examines developments over the last decade in relation to: - the creation of awareness of consumer citizenship, civic involvement and environmental stewardship ?- research, projects and publications on education for responsible living ?- the creation... more...

  • Afterburnby Richard Heinberg

    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...

  • Our Way or the Highwayby Mary Losure

    University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 51.00

    Construction plans for the reroute of Highway 55 through south Minneapolis sparked an environmental movement that pitted activists against public authorities in one of the most dramatic episodes in the city?s history. Fueled by idealism and anger, a diverse coalition of Native Americans, neighborhood residents, and young anarchists banded together... more...

  • The Green Belt Movementby Wangari Maathai

    Lantern Books 2004; US$ 9.00

    2004 Nobel Peace Prize-winning author Wangari Maathai's book offers a compelling insight into the internationally acclaimed tree-planting movement founded by Kenyans and run by and for Kenyans. more...

  • The Environmental Movementby Liz Sonneborn

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00

    Introduces readers to the movement, which arose in the United States in the late 1800s in response to the nation's dwindling forests and the pollution caused by a greater number of factories. This useful book also details how environmentalism has become a global effort, led by organizations such as Greenpeace and the World Wildlife Fund. more...