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  • Community Campaigns for Sustainable Livingby Liam Leonard

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 145.99

    "This book is based on research and observations undertaken for the author's PhD thesis at the National University of Ireland, and represents a case study of national and regional campaigns against both the Irish state's Regional Waste Management Plans and the corporate sector's attempts to develop waste incinerators or dumps in various parts of Ir more...

  • Environmental Criminologyby Liam Leonard

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 114.95

    Using sociological, criminological, anthropological, historical and media analysis, this multi-disciplinary volume examines local and regional issues in environmental criminology. more...

  • The Sustainable Nationby Liam Leonard

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 114.95

    Drawing on almost 20 years of Liam Leonard’s research in the field, this volume provides a detailed case study of a modern European state’s tumultuous development through first decades of the Millennium. The book provides an in depth and up to date study on Ireland's growth and the substantial changes experienced there during the last two decades. more...

  • The Environmental Movement in Irelandby J. Barry; Liam Leonard

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 146.81

    “The Environmental Movement in Ireland” examines key themes in Irish environmental politics, including the main components that have come to define such events, and incidents of environmental collective action in this country during forty years of growth and development. The author analyses the mobilisation and framing processes undertaken in these... more...

  • The Transition to Sustainable Living and Practiceby Liam Leonard; John Barry

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 134.99

    Offers a series of insights into real alternatives to the economic malaise, with an examination of key themes such as transition towns, traditional villages, new green financial concepts, the sustainable utopia, sustainability and activism, ecofeminism, green protectionism, intentional communities and a green philosophy of money. more...

  • Global Ecological Politicsby Liam Leonard; John Barry

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 145.99

    Examines the range of environmental campaigns that are occurring across the planet. This title showcases a selection of case studies on grassroots initiatives and activism in areas such as green economic alternatives, regional activism in defence of communities, alternative or utopian communities, green politics and ecotourism. more...

  • Sustainable Justice and the Communityby Liam Leonard; Paula Kenny

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 134.99

    Intends to locate justice in a workable and sustainable way within the community, introducing 'Sustainable Justice' as a key concept. This title examines three key concepts which need to be understood for the management of flexible and fluid society, namely Sustainability, Justice and Community. more...

  • Sustainable Politics and the Crisis of the Peripheriesby Iosif Botetzagias; Liam Leonard

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 134.99

    Examines the impact of the economic crisis on peripheral European states such as Ireland and Greece. This book focuses on governance, sustainable politics and environmental policies, within the context of accelerated growth and the subsequent economic downturn. It also examines issues of governance and politics within these peripheral states. more...

  • Special Editionby Liam Leonard; John Barry

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 134.99

    This is a challenging time to be an academic with an interest in either the economy or the environment: we are being deluged with an over-supply of bad news. From the evidence of accelerating climate change to the increasingly desperate policies of 'fiscal stimulus' and 'quantitative easing' it is difficult enough to keep up with the jargon, never... more...

  • Enterprising Communitiesby Anna Davies; Liam Leonard

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 134.99

    Provides an internationally grounded and critical review of grassroots sustainability enterprises, focusing on the processes that lead to their formation, the governing context that shapes their evolution, the benefits they create and the challenges that they face in different contexts. more...