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  • Environmental Security and Genderby Nicole Detraz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Over the past 20 years scholars, policymakers, and the media have increasingly recognized the links between both traditional and non-traditional security issues and the changing condition of the global environment. Concepts such as 'environmental security' and 'resource conflict' have been used to hint at these significant linkages. While there has... more...

  • Sustainability: The Basicsby Peter Jacques

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 25.95

    Sustainability is concerned with the issues around the ongoing and mutual preservation of both society and the environment. It is a widely used term and supposed goal for many governments but it is also easily misunderstood. Sustainability: The Basics offers an accessible and interdisciplinary introduction to the concept, and discusses key questions... more...

  • Mutual Sustainability of Tubewell Farming and Aquifersby Ahmad Saeed Khattak

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 95.62

    This study combines economic cost-benefit analysis and behavioral models of resource use to generate a framework for sustainable groundwater-irrigated agriculture, deploying datasets from arid southern Pakistan to illustrate the dangers of overextraction. more...

  • Off the Gridby Phillip Vannini; Jonathan Taggart

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Off-grid isn?t a state of mind. It isn?t about someone being out of touch, about a place that is hard to get to, or about a weekend spent offline. Off-grid is the property of a building (generally a home but sometimes even a whole town) that is disconnected from the electricity and the natural gas grid. To live off-grid, therefore, means having to... more...

  • Ecoculturesby Steffen Böhm; Zareen Pervez Bharucha; Jules Pretty

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    The world faces a ?perfect storm? of social and ecological stresses, including climate change, habitat loss, resource degradation and social, economic and cultural change. In order to cope with these, communities are struggling to transition to sustainable ways of living that improve well-being and increase resilience. This book demonstrates how communities... more...

  • Progress in Sustainable Energy Technologies Vol IIby Ibrahim Dincer; Adnan Midilli; Haydar Kucuk

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 164.88

    This multi-disciplinary volume presents information on the state-of-the-art in the sustainable development technologies and tactics. Its unique amalgamation of the latest technical information, research findings and examples of successfully applied new developments in the area of sustainable development will be of keen interest to engineers, students,... more...

  • Urban Development Challenges, Risks and Resilience in Asian Mega Citiesby R.B. Singh

    Springer Japan 2014; US$ 95.62

    In this book, an interdisciplinary research group of faculty members, researchers, professionals, and planners contributed to an understanding of the dynamics and dimensions of emerging challenges and risks in megacities in the rapidly changing urban environments in Asia and examined emerging resilience themes from the point of view of sustainability... more...

  • Sustainable Living with Environmental Risksby Nobuhiro Kaneko; Shinji Yoshiura; Masanori Kobayashi

    Springer Japan 2014; US$ 69.99

    This book details practical technologies for coping with environmental risks in Asia and Africa. It offers solutions to maintain harmony between economic development and environmental preservation. more...

  • Forging Environmentalism: Justice, Livelihood, and Contested Environmentsby Joanne R Bauer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Drawing on an unusually rich empirical base, this timely and compelling book examines how environmental values are constructed and legitimized within the policy process. It trains the spotlight on four environmentally significant countries - China, Japan, India, and the United States - representing a wide diversity of cultural, social, economic, and... more...

  • Forschungsfeld Gastronomieby Klaus Fritz; Daniela Wagner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 27.70

    Im vorliegenden Buch wird das noch junge Forschungsfeld Gastronomie beleuchtet. Eingangs wird das Forschungsfeld eingegrenzt und definiert. Darauf aufbauend werden innovative Forschungsprojekte im Bereich Gastronomie vorgestellt. So werden beispielsweise die kulinarischen Grundeinstellungen von Gästen der Wiener Gastronomie analysiert oder die Umsetzung... more...