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Human ecology. Anthropogeography

  • Generation 40plusby

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2007; US$ 21.16

    Die verlängerte Lebensarbeitszeit betrifft als erstes die heute 40- bis 45-Jährigen. Wie kann es gelingen, Mitarbeiter ab der Lebensmitte zu qualifizieren und zu motivieren? Wie ist ihre Beschäftigungsfähigkeit auf Dauer zu erhalten? Was ist notwendig, um eine alternsgerechte und humane Arbeitswelt zu schaffen? Dieser Band enthält Beiträge, die den... more...

  • Stand und Perspektiven der Qualifizierungsberatungby

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2008; US$ 26.48

    Damit kleine und mittlere Unternehmen die Anforderungen der strukturellen Veränderungen auf dem Weg zur Wissensgesellschaft bewältigen und ihre Innovationskraft aufrecht erhalten können, ist eine kontinuierliche und passgenaue Weiterbildung ihrer Mitarbeiter notwendig. Viele Modellprojekte zur Qualifizierungsberatung, die von Bund und Ländern gefördert... more...

  • Caring for the Earthby The World Coservation Union (Iucn); Unep; Wwf

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    'This is a strategy for a kind of development that provides real improvements in the quality of human life and at the same time conserves the vitality and diversity of the Earth. The goal is development that will be sustainable. Today it may seem visionary. but it is attainable. To more and more people it also appears our only rational option.' ?... more...

  • Mit Sicherheit gesund bauenby Ruth Abel; Matthias Augustin; Christoph Böhringer; Elke Bruns-Tober; Michael Braungart; Reto Coutalides; Sven Dreher; Markus Durrer; Gerhard Führer; Silvia Furlan

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.95

    Lösemittel, Geruch, Schimmel, Formaldehyd und Elektrosmog – das Leben in geschlossenen Räumen wird gesundheitlich immer bedenklicher. Durch steigende Dämmstandards werden Gebäude dichter ausgeführt und es kommt häufig zu problematischen Schadstoffkonzentrationen. Aufgrund steigender Bewusstseinsbildung durch die Medien... more...

  • An Environmental History of the Middle Agesby John Aberth

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    The Middle Ages was a critical and formative time for Western approaches to our natural surroundings.? An Environmental History of the Middle Ages is a unique and unprecedented cultural survey of attitudes towards the environment during this period. Humankind?s relationship with the environment shifted gradually over time from a predominantly adversarial... more...

  • A Year in Palm Beachby Pamela Acheson; Richard B. Myers

    Two Thousand Three Associates 2011; US$ 12.99

    The adventures during a couple?s year of renting a cottage in Palm Beach are recounted in this memoir that reveals the unexpected side of living in an exclusive island town. The day they arrive, they are greeted by the police and at the end of their stay they are treated by paramedics—even in the time between, surprises abound around all corners.... more...

  • Timescapes of Modernityby Barbara Adam

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 79.95

    Timescapes of Modernity explores the relationship between time and environmental and socio-cultural concerns. Using examples such as the BSE crisis, the Sea Empress oil pollution and the Chernobyl radiation Barbara Adam argues that environmental hazards are inescapably tied to the successes of the industrial way of life. Global markets and economic... more...

  • Textures of Placeby Paul C. Adams; Steven Hoelscher; Karen E. Till

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 105.00

    The contributors to this volume?distinguished scholars from geography, art history, philosophy, anthropology, and American and English literature?investigate the ways in which place is embedded in everyday experience, its crucial role in the formation of group and individual identity, and its ability to reflect and reinforce power relations. more...

  • Mobilityby Peter Adey

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 50.95

    As everything from immigration, airport security and road tolling become headline news, the need to understand mobility has never been more pertinent. Yet ?mobility? remains remarkably elusive in summary and definition. This introductory text makes ?mobility? tangible by explaining the key theories and writings that surround it. This book traces out... more...

  • The Handbook of Mobilitiesby Peter Adey; David Bissell; Kevin Hannam; Peter Merriman; Mimi Sheller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00

    The 21st century seems to be on the move, perhaps even more so than the last. With cheap travel, and more than two billion cars projected worldwide for 2030. And yet, all this mobility is happening incredibly unevenly, at different paces and intensities, with varying impacts and consequences to the extent that life on the move might be actually quite... more...