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- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99
The A to Z of Environmentalism is a paperback edition of the Historical Dictionary of Environmentalism. It strategically skips across issues, concepts, time, organizations, and cultures, not with any pretense of producing a definitive dictionary but rather with the aim of producing an inclusive, wide-ranging, and global history of environmentalism.... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Zed Books 2011; US$ 29.95
Common Ground explores the shifting relationship between humanity and the land, examining the changing understandings of the natural world and its management and exploitation. Environmental activist Mark Everard presents solutions from the perspective of ecosystem services and looks ahead to what is required to live sustainably. more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 49.99
Das Buch bietet eine sozialtheoretische Perspektive auf die Umweltproblematik, um so in Abgrenzung zum verbreiteten naturalistischen Primat der Nachhaltigkeitsdebatte gesellschaftliche Gestaltungsspielräume auszuloten, die sich nicht in reinen Anpassungsleistungen an die physischen "Grenzen des Wachstums" erschöpfen, sondern soziale Chancen zur erweiterten... more...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 64.99
Environmental Sociology encourages students to use the sociological imagination to explore a broad spectrum of issues facing the environment today. The third edition of this reader includes an updated introduction and thirteen new pieces that examine how social dimensions, particularly power and inequality, interact with environmental issues. 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...