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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95
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...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2014; US$ 18.95
Living simply isn?t always simple. When Alan Boye first lived in sustainable housing, he was young, idealistic, and not much susceptible to compromise?until rattlesnakes, black widow spiders, and loneliness drove him out of the utilities-free yurt he?d built in New Mexico. Thirty-five years later, he decided to try again. This time, with an idealism... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 19.99
With a foreword by Meryl Streep, this guide is for the person who doesn?t do or buy everything green, but wants to make a difference in affordable everyday decisions. Including a Choose It/ Lose It feature for quick and easy green comparisons. more...
- Cleis Press 2014; US$ 16.95
Most eco-friendly books start with terror-inducing lists of the carcinogenic chemicals you are liberally slathering all over every single surface in your house, painting most people as as unwitting eco-villains, happily Lysol-ing your way straight to hell. Well, readers can just relax and unpack the (plastic) bags – no guilt trips today! At this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.50
A revision of Winter's Ecological Psychology (1996), this book applies psychological theory and research to environmental problems. After outlining current environmental difficulties, the authors demonstrate how 6 major approaches in psychology (social psychological, psychoanalytic, behavioral, physiological, cognitive, and holistic) can be applied... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
The third edition of John Hannigan?s classic undergraduate text has been fully updated and revised to highlight contemporary trends and controversies within global environmental sociology. Environmental Sociology offers a distinctive, balanced treatment of environmental issues, reconciling Hannigan?s much-cited model of the social construction of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
To increasing numbers of people, sustainability is the key challenge of the twenty-first century. In the many fields where it is a goal, persistent problems obstruct the efforts of those trying to make a difference. The task of this book is to provide an overview of the current state of philosophy in the context of what philosophy is, could be... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99
Ecofundamentalism: A Critique of Extreme Environmentalism is one of few books that focuses on ecofundamentalism, from its philosophical foundations to its policy prescriptions, instead of environmentalism as a whole. Ecofundamentalism places nature above man and is a possible threat to civilization. Rögnvaldur Hannesson critically examines central... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 23.99
In popular imagination, environmentalism is often linked to Rachel Carson's Silent Spring and the political activism of the 1960s and '70s that moved increasing numbers of Americans to insist on a better quality of life-open spaces, clean air and water, beautification campaigns. But these interpretations have obscured the significant origins... more...