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- 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...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2010; US$ 18.38
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...
- Berghahn Books 2002; US$ 29.95
Though much has been written about the Green Party in Germany, less is known about the changes in individuals' attitudes towards the environment that led to the rise of environmental movement, or of its cultural roots. This volume draws attention to the breadth of environmentalism in contemporary Germany and its significance for German political... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95
This exceptional volume examines ?image events? as a rhetorical tactic utilized by environmental activists. Author Kevin Michael DeLuca analyzes widely televised environmentalist actions in depth to illustrate how the image event fulfills fundamental rhetorical functions in constructing and transforming identities, discourses, communities, cultures,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
Why are our environmental problems still growing despite a huge increase in global conservation efforts? Peterson del Mar untangles this paradox by showing how prosperity is essential to environmentalism. Industrialization drove people to look for meaning in nature even as they consumed its products more relentlessly. Hence England led the way in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.00
One of the more significant recommendations to emerge from UNCED in 1992 was the call in Agenda 21 for countries to develop and implement national sustainable development strategies. Most countries have responded to this challenge. However many countries also have a long history of drawing up planning exercises at this level to deal with environmental... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00
Despite the growing significance of social movements worldwide, scholarship on the subject remains largely Western in nature, with studies written primarily by Western scholars and based on the experiences of Western cultures and societies. This book makes an important contribution to the study of social movements in non-Western societies by examining... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2009; US$ 16.95
In a revolutionary, multi-disciplinary approach, Unitarian Universalist Pastor Michael Schuler shows how we only truly experience ?the good life? when we de-prioritize short-term attainments and instead embrace sustainability as both an operational model and a life-sustaining core value. more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00