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  • The ‘State of Play’ in the Futures Fieldby Richard Slaughter

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    The notion that the State of Play in the Futures Field (SoPiFF) was a topic worth considering emerged from a conversation with Sesh Velamoor, Director of the Seattle-based Foundation for the Future (FFF), at a 2006 conference at Tamkang University in Taiwan. It posed the question “has futurism failed?” and suggested, among other things that,... more...

  • Adventures in the Anthropoceneby Gaia Vince

    Random House 2014; US$ 28.43

    We live in epoch-making times. Literally. The changes we humans have made in recent decades have altered our world beyond anything it has experienced in its 4.5 billion-year history -- we have become a force on a par with earth-shattering asteroids and planet-cloaking volcanoes. As a result, our planet is said to be crossing a geological... more...

  • The Aesthetics of Environmentby Arnold Berleant

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 37.95

    "Not since Thoreau has an American author displayed such a profound appreciation for the aesthetics of nature; but, unlike Thoreau, Berleant has designed a program for allowing others to join in on that appreciation." --E. F. Kaelin, Professor of Philosophy, Florida State University Environmental aesthetics is an emerging discipline that... more...

  • The Age of Catastropheby John David Ebert

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    Disasters, both natural and man-made, are on the rise. Indeed, a catastrophe of one sort or another seems always to be unfolding somewhere on the planet. We have entered into a veritable Age of Catastrophes which have grown both larger and more complex and now routinely very widespread in scope. The old days of the geographically isolated industrial... more...

  • Ageing and Placeby Gavin J. Andrews; David R. Phillips

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    During recent years, an increasing amount of academic research has focused on older people with a particular emphasis on settings, places and spaces. This book provides a comprehensive review of research and the policy area of 'ageing and place'. An insightful book on an important topic, Andrews and Phillips have together edited a valuable information... more...

  • Aid Activities Targeting the Objectives of the Rio Conventions 1998/2000, Volume 2002/1by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 50.00

    This publication provides detailed information on individual foreign aid commitments, i.e. intended disbursements, of Official Development Assistance (ODA) targeting the objectives of the Rio Conventions - the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, the UN Convention to Combat Desertification, and the UN Convention on Biological Diversity - for... more...

  • Alternatives for Valuing Natureby Michael Getzner; Clive Spash; Sigrid Stagl

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Methods for raising awareness of how human?s value the environment range from monetary valuation through to greater public participation in decisions. In this book a group of international experts explore innovative alternatives which are critically evaluated and compared. Lessons are drawn from both the successes and failures of different approaches.... more...

  • American Environmental History: An Introductionby Carolyn Merchant

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 27.99

    By studying the many ways diverse peoples have changed, shaped, and conserved the natural world over time, environmental historians provide insight into humanity's unique relationship with nature and, more importantly, are better able to understand the origins of our current environmental crisis. Beginning with the precolonial land-use practice of... more...

  • American Wildernessby Michael Lewis

    Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 16.99

    Ch. 1. American Wilderness--An Introduction, Michael Lewis. Ch. 2. American Wilderness and First Contact, Melanie Perreault. Ch. 3. Religion "Irradiates" the Wilderness, Mark Stoll. Ch. 4. Farm Against Forest, Steven Stoll. Ch. 5. Natural History, Romanticism, and Thoreau, Bradley P. Dean. Ch. 6. The Fate of Wilderness in American Landscape... more...

  • Anthropology, Space, and Geographic Information Systemsby Mark Aldenderfer; Herbert D. G. Maschner

    Oxford University Press, USA 1996; US$ 124.99

    1. Quantitative Anthropology, Space, and Geographical Information Systems, M. Aldenderfer. 2. Land Degradation in the Peruvian Amazon: Applying GIS in Human Ecology Research, W.M. Loker. 3. The Use of GIS to Measure Spatial Patterns of Ethnic Firms in the Los Angeles Garment Industry, C.G. Arnold and R.P. Appelbaum. 4. A Formal Justification for the... more...