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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
How can action research further new research orientations towards sustainability? This book, empirically situated in the field of upstream public engagement, involving local residents, researchers and practitioners in bottom-up processes deliberating on urban sustainability, answers this question by analysing processes of social learning. Through analyses... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00
Focusing on the challenges of the transition to responsible, sustainable lifestyles, this book examines developments over the last decade in relation to: - the creation of awareness of consumer citizenship, civic involvement and environmental stewardship ?- research, projects and publications on education for responsible living ?- the creation... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 23.99
When the 44th President of the United States is elected, he will face urgent crises on three major fronts: the American economy, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the growing threat to the world environment caused by climate change. This short, powerful book shows the way forward: a clear action plan for the new President's first 100 days, that... more...
- Lexington Books 2006; US$ 47.99
This book is an historical examination of environmental justice struggles across the globe from the perspective of environmentally marginalized communities. It is unique in environmental justice histography because it recounts these struggles by integrating the actual voices and memories of communities who grappled with environmental inequalities. more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 263.47
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...
- New Society Publishers 2015; US$ 18.95
Essential, visionary essays about our post-carbon future [Richard Heinberg] writes with incision, with passion, with rage, with compassion, and Afterburn captures in one single publication why he's such a shining light of insight in times of much darkness. The Party's Over changed my life. Perhaps Afterburn will change yours. --- Rob Hopkins,... more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 179.00
Explores the way in which ecological science and tools can be applied to address major development challenges associated with rural poverty. Details how ecological principles and practices can be integrated, conceptually and practically, into social, economic, and political norms and processes to positively influence poverty and the environment... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 77.95
H.H. ("Hank") Shugart is a systems ecologist who has developed and tested models of biogeochemical cycles, energy flow and secondary succession. He uses individual-based computer models to simulate changes in forest structure and composition over time and in response to environmental change. Ian Woodward is a plant ecologist interested... more...
- Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 17.55
Edwardo Lao Rhodes examines the issue of environmental justice as a public policy concern and suggests the use of a new methodology in its evaluation. Rather than argue the merits of growth versus environmental protection, he makes the case that race and class were not major concerns of environmental... more...