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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...

  • 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$ 49.95

    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'. 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 Environmental Valuationby Michael Getzner; Clive Spash; Sigrid Stagl

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    This book presents innovative alternatives to monetary approaches for representing environmental values in decision processes, with contributors from Europe and Australia joining together to explore social psychology, multidimensional non-monetary techniques, and participatory 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...

  • Apocalypse When?by Willard Wells

    Springer 2010; US$ 29.95

    This book will be a key trailblazer in a new and upcoming field. The author's predictive approach relies on simple and intuitive probability formulations that will appeal to readers with a modest knowledge of astronomy, mathematics, and statistics. Wells' carefully erected theory stands on a sure footing and thus should serve as the basis of... more...