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

    Springer Japan 2014; US$ 129.00

    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...

  • Disaster Management and Private Sectorsby Takako Izumi; Rajib Shaw

    Springer Japan 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book draws upon case studies and practices of different types of DRR involvement by the private sector from all over the world. The book comprises two parts, Part I: Overview and Regional Cases; and Part II: Country Cases. The regional cases include those from Africa, Asia, Europe, and Central America, and the country cases include ones from... more...

  • Telling Talesby Jane Yeadon

    Black & White Publishing 2015; US$ 4.36

    Telling Tales is a nostalgic and beautifully written account of growing up on a small family farm which vividly evokes a way of life that, although so recent, is now all but forgotten. For Jane Yeadon, growing up on a farm in the north of Scotland in the 1950s was at times idyllic – but it could also be incredibly challenging. And when her... more...

  • Green Cultureby Kevin Wehr

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 104.00

    Green Culture: An A-to-Z Guide explores the on-going paradigm shift in culture and lifestyles toward promoting a sustainable environment. After years of discussion about the environment dating back to the 1960s counter-culture, the recent explosion of green initiatives has induced the general public to embrace all things green, from recycling in... more...

  • Green Issues and Debatesby Howard S. Schiffman

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 104.00

    Green Issues and Debates explores the multitude of threats to sustainable life on earth and the myriad of controversies surrounding potential solutions. The grayer shades of green are deeply examined, including such heady questions as: Is ethanol production from corn a recipe for famine? Does offshore drilling pose more of a risk to the environment... more...

  • Green Living For Dummies, Mini Editionby Yvonne Jeffery; Michael Grosvenor; Liz Barclay

    Wiley 2010; US$ 0.99 US$ 0.79

    Minimize your impact on the world and enjoy a green lifestyle Whether you want to repair, restore, or reuse, this practical guide is packed with realistic ways to help the environment and create a better home for you and your loved ones ? from reducing energy use and waste to scaling back reliance on your car to making a difference in your diet.... 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...

  • Becoming Native to This Placeby Wes Jackson

    Counterpoint 2015; US$ 14.95

    In six compelling essays, Wes Jackson lays the foundation for a new farming economy grounded in nature's principles and located in dying small towns and rural communities. Exploding the tenets of industrial agriculture, Jackson seeks to integrate food production with nature in a way that sustains both. His writing is anchored in his work with The... 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...

  • 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...