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  • Rioby Caroline Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    The interdisciplinary collection of essays investigates whether UNCED and its output were appropriate for averting global environmental and developmental catastrophe. The intellectual debate inside and outside UNCED has been dominated by powerful entrenched interests which marginalise rival interpretations of the crisis and block possible alternative... more...

  • Die "Freyheit" der Kinderby Thomas Töpfer

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 70.62

    <P>Die Strukturen des vormodernen Bildungswesens in Deutschland hingen gleichermaßen von den politisch-konfessionellen Rahmenbedingungen in den Territorien wie von der ökonomisch-sozialen Situation in den Städten und Gemeinden ab. Am Beispiel des Kurfürstentums und Königreichs Sachsen, des wichtigsten evangelischen Territoriums des Alten Reiches,... more...

  • Nimby Is Beautifulby Carol Hager; Mary Alice Haddad

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00

    NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard) protests are often criticized as parochial and short-lived, generating no lasting influence on broader processes related to environmental politics.  This volume offers a different perspective.  Drawing on cases from around the globe, it demonstrates that NIMBY protests, although always arising from a local concern in a... more...

  • A World in Transitionby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2014; US$ 1.88

    What reforms must governments initiate in order to ensure the sustainability of their societies? What examples of success can we identify by systematically comparing countries around the world? And who will shape the political and economic future in the 21st century? This E-Book Reader is a supplement to the upcoming edition (June 2014) of our Germanlanguage... more...

  • Umweltbildungby Hartmut Bölts

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 274.72

    Die aktuelle Natur- und Umweltkrise kann nicht gelöst werden, wenn grundlegende Strukturen in den Lebenswelten der Menschen und in den Subsystemen dieser Gesellschaft ? in Ökonomie, Politik, Rechtssystem, Wissenschaft, Technologie ? nicht überdacht und verändert werden. Hierbei stellt sich für die Umweltpädagogik als Anwältin der ?Naturfrage? im Bildungssystem... more...

  • Education, Nature, and Societyby Stephen Gough

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Environmental issues continue to divide opinion, sometimes in extreme ways. Almost everyone agrees that education has a role to play in ensuring the future of humanity on Earth. Some think we should all learn to leave a minimal environmental footprint; others argue that education should promote economic growth, because only growth can generate the... more...

  • Ressourceneffizienz im Unternehmenby Forschungsinstitut Betriebliche Bildung (f-bb); Herbert Loebe; Eckart Severing

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2014; US$ 25.29

    In der produzierenden Industrie fängt nachhaltiges und ressourcenschonendes Wirtschaften bereits im Kleinen an und bietet große Einsparpotenziale. Materialeinsatz und Energieverbrauch lassen sich so deutlich senken, dass die Unternehmenserlöse steigen. Um dies zu erreichen, muss die Belegschaft Material und Energie umsichtig und nachhaltig einsetzen.... more...

  • Handbook of Research on Sustainable Consumptionby L. A. Reisch; J. Thøgersen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    This Handbook compiles the state of the art of current research on sustainable consumption from the world’s leading experts in the field. The implementation of sustainable consumption presents one of the greatest challenges and opportunities we are faced with today. On the one hand, consumption is a wanted and necessary phenomenon important for... more...

  • Umweltpolitik als Modernisierungsprozeßby Volker von Prittwitz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; Not Available

    Theoretische Grundlagen.- Ökologische und politische Modernisierung in entwickelten Industriegesellschaften.- Reflexive Modernisierung und öffentliches Handeln.- Ökologische Modernisierung: Zwischen bürokratischem und zivilgesellschaftlichem Handeln.- Jenseits von Modernisierung und Postmodernisierung: Überlegungen zur universalistischen Dimension... more...

  • Rethinking Environmental Justice in Sustainable Citiesby Heather E. Campbell; Yushim Kim; Adam M. Eckerd

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    As the study of environmental policy and justice becomes increasingly significant in today?s global climate, standard statistical approaches to gathering data have become less helpful at generating new insights and possibilities. None of the conventional frameworks easily allow for the empirical modeling of the interactions of all the actors involved,... more...