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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Drawing on extensive fieldwork conducted in Egypt from the late 1990s to 2011, this book shows how experts and activists used distinctive approaches to influence state and firm decision-making in three important environmental policy domains. These include; industrial pollution from large-scale industry, the conservation of threatened habitat, and... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 67.99
Environmental Sociology encourages students to use the sociological imagination to explore a broad spectrum of issues facing the environment today. The third edition of this reader includes an updated introduction and thirteen new pieces that examine how social dimensions, particularly power and inequality, interact with environmental issues. more...
- 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...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2012; US$ 17.99
"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...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2010; US$ 17.99
The second book in The Converging World series, Media, Ecology and Conservation focuses on global connectivity and the role of new digital and traditional media in bringing people together to protect the world's endangered wildlife and conserve fragile and threatened habitats. New media offers opportunities for like-minded individuals, community groups,... more...
- 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...
- Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 119.99
Human beings have been concerned about nature and their place in it for millennia. Disquiet about the consequences of human action on the natural environment date back to the ancient Greeks and Romans. The efforts of the green movement can be traced back to the nineteenth century. In this period, individuals, groups, and organizations began campaigning... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2013; US$ 10.99
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 their... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95
This volume paints a general picture of the environmental situation in Asia, backing it up with several case studies. Two major points are made in this general picture. The first is that environmental campaigns in Asia tend to have a local focus; they react to very concrete problems in the immediate neighbourhood and as such usually people are engaged... more...
- 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...