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  • Illusion of Separationby Giles Hutchins

    Floris Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    Our modern patterns of thinking and learning are all based on observing a world of 'things', which we think of as separate building blocks. This worldview allows us to count and measure objects without their having any innate value; it provides neat definitions and a sense of control over life. However, this approach also sets humans apart from each... more...

  • Forest Tenure Reform in Asia and Africaby Randall Bluffstone; Elizabeth J.Z. Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Forest tenure reforms are occurring in many developing countries around the world. These reforms typically include devolution of forest lands to local people and communities, which has attracted a great deal of attention and interest. While the nature and level of devolution vary by country, all have potentially important implications for resource... more...

  • Social Practices, Intervention and Sustainabilityby Yolande Strengers; Cecily Maller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    In an era of dramatic environmental change, social change is desperately needed to curb burgeoning consumption. Many calls to action have focused on individual behaviour?or technological innovation, with relative silence from the social sciences on other modes and methods of intervening in social life. This book shows?how we can go?beyond behaviour... more...

  • Environmental Politics in Latin Americaby Benedicte Bull; Mariel Cristina Aguilar-Stoen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Since colonial times the position of the social, political and economic elites in Latin America has been intimately connected to their control over natural resources. Consequently, struggles to protect the environment from over-exploitation and contamination have been related to marginalized groups? struggles against local, national and transnational... more...

  • Corporate Sustainability in International Comparisonby Stefan Schaltegger; Sarah Elena Windolph; Dorli Harms; Jacob Hörisch

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Although every country is distinguished by its history, culture and language as well as its unique economic, environmental and social conditions, it can be expected that international operating companies will exhibit common patterns since sustainability challenges do not stop at national borders.Building on original data based on results of the International... more...

  • Environmental Perspectivesby Neil Shifrin

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    This short, readable book is intended as a big-picture introduction/overview for environmental students and lay-people involved with environmental issues. Every freshman in college intending to study environmental science should read it. It begins with a?historical perspective on waste and environmental control. Basic instruction on some important... more...

  • Ethics and Technology Assessment: A Participatory Approachby Matthew Cotton

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Whether it is nuclear power, geo-engineering or genetically modified foods, the development of new technologies can be fraught with complex ethical challenges and political controversy which defy simple resolution. In the past two decades there has been a shift towards processes of Participatory Technology Assessment designed to build channels of two-way... more...

  • Chromatographic Analysis of the Environment, Third Editionby Leo M.L. Nollet

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 310.00

    Chromatographic Analysis of the Environment, Third Edition is a detailed handbook on different chromatographic analysis techniques and chromatographic data for compounds found in air, water, soil, and sludge. Taking on a new perspective from previous editions, this third edition discusses the parameters of each environmental compartment in a consistent... more...

  • Off the Gridby Phillip Vannini; Jonathan Taggart

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Off-grid isn?t a state of mind. It isn?t about someone being out of touch, about a place that is hard to get to, or about a weekend spent offline. Off-grid is the property of a building (generally a home but sometimes even a whole town) that is disconnected from the electricity and the natural gas grid. To live off-grid, therefore, means having to... more...

  • Climate Changeby Philippe de Larminat

    Wiley 2014; US$ 75.00

    Under certain scenarios on the subject of CO2 emissions, by the end of the century the atmospheric concentration could triple its pre-industrial level. The very large numerical models intended to anticipate the corresponding climate evolutions are designed and quantified from the laws of physics. However, little is generally known about these: genesis... more...