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- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 18.09
In den letzten zehn Jahren hat in vielen europäischen Städten die Zahl der benachteiligten Wohngebiete zugenommen. Als Folge sind staatliche oder regionale Förderprogramme für solche Gebiete entstanden. Wie aber lassen sich die Lebensbedingungen in benachteiligten Wohngebieten verbessern? Das Buch nutzt die Erfahrungen aus neun europäischen Ländern,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 19.95
Storm approaching? Need a fire? Out of water? Lost? Whatever situation you find yourself in, Len McDougall has probably been there himself and can get you out of trouble. He reveals his way of living and teaches readers how to have the same confidence in any scenario. In this comprehensive, fully-illustrated guide, McDougall reveals how to make water... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 39.99
The first on the topic of environmental virtue ethics, this book seeks to provide the definitive anthology that will both establish the importance of environmental virtue in environmental discourse and advance the current research on environmental virtue in interesting and original ways. The selections in this collection, consisting of ten original... more...
- AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 34.99
James G. Carrier and his group of international researchers tackle the complex factors affecting people's understandings of their environment?not just the natural environment, but landscapes shaped by humans, and the social and cultural contexts. The authors consider the impact of local events with detailed analyses, but also evaluate the political-economic... more...
- AltaMira Press 2008; US$ 43.99
This book asks an important question: Can we simply accelerate growth under the assumption that increased prosperity and new technologies will allow us to reverse environmental damage? Or do we need to transform our modes of living radically to maintain the health of the world around us? more...
- De Gruyter 2002; US$ 204.53
Das Werk von Brigitte Englisch ist eine Mentalitätsgeschichte des frühen und hohen Mittelalters, die kartographische Quellen unter methodisch neuen Aspekten erschließt. Die mittelalterlichen Aussagen zur Erschaffung der Welt lassen keinen Zweifel über Urheber und Gestaltungsprinzip. Die Erschaffung der aus Himmel, Erde und Meeren bestehenden... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 97.99
Ecological Security moves the analysis of global environmental and resource issues to the next level by developing an 'eco-evolutionary' perspective for analyzing emerging problems associated with rapid globalization. Preserving future ecological security will depend upon maintaining dynamic equilibriums among human populations, and between them and... more...
- AltaMira Press 2002; US$ 39.99
Crumley has brought together top scholars from across anthropology in a benchmark volume that displays the range of exciting new work on the complex relationship between humans and the environment. Designed for classroom use in and beyond anthropology, this book will be important for all scholars and non-academics interested in the relation between... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 32.99
Written as a series of lectures, The Ecological Life offers a humanistic perspective on environmental philosophy that challenges some of the dogmas of deep ecology and radical environmentalism while speaking for their best desires. The book argues that being human-centered leaves us open to ecological identifications, rather than the opposite. Bendik-Keymer... more...
- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 37.99
The Polynesian settlers of New Zealand arrived to a land prone to violent geological disruption by large earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis. In Hostile Shores, Bruce McFadgen has written an authoritative, groundbreaking study of the effects of these catastrophic events on the New Zealand coastal landscape and its people from the time of first... more...