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Sustainable Development

  • Population Change, Labor Markets and Sustainable Growthby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 149.99

    Demographic changes (dropping birth rates, decline in population growth and rapid population aging), their economic implications, and possible policy responses are the subject matter of this volume. It draws on international experience to address these issues, but focuses on the experience of Japan, the country with the world's oldest population. more...

  • Sustainable Feminismsby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 123.99

    Illuminates the encounter of feminist activism with scholarship in political science, cultural studies, sociology, ethnic studies, and economics. This volume gives a genealogical account of various different kinds of feminisms. It offers various dimensions on the relationships across time and place among activisms and scholarships. more...

  • Do Multinationals Feed Local Development and Growth?by

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 123.99

    Provides a contribution for the analysis of the impact of multinational enterprises (MNEs) activities on host development and growth, the creation of linkages and knowledge flows in local contexts, and the relationships between foreign activities and home competitiveness. more...

  • Social Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability in Businessby

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 26.00

    This book advocates 'global social entrepreneurship' through the use of innovative, inexpensive, and locally customized solutions. Using in-depth and contemporary case studies, the book demonstrates how to define, measure, and achieve socially and environmentally sustainable growth. The book inspires social entrepreneurs to build new models of sustainable... more...

  • Against Corruptionby

    The Stationery Office Ltd 2016; US$ 0.00

    Corruption is the cancer at the heart of many of the world’s problems. It destroys jobs and holds back growth. It fuels instability and terrorism. It traps the poorest in poverty. It even corrodes trust in the sports we love. In this collection of essays leading politicians, activists, journalists and academics begin a global debate about how we... more...

  • The Economy of Irelandby

    Gill Books 2014; US$ 48.99

    The twelfth edition of this enduring and popular book surveys all major changes in the Irish economy in the past fifteen years, with particular emphasis on the last five years. An essential book for students of economics as well as economists and policymakers. more...

  • Caring for the Earthby The World Coservation Union (Iucn); Unep; Wwf

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    'This is a strategy for a kind of development that provides real improvements in the quality of human life and at the same time conserves the vitality and diversity of the Earth. The goal is development that will be sustainable. Today it may seem visionary. but it is attainable. To more and more people it also appears our only rational option.' –... more...

  • Global Environment Outlook 2000by United Nations Environment Programme (Unep)

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    'The continued poverty of the majority of the planet's inhabitants and excessive consumption by the minority are the two major causes of environmental degradation The present course is unsustainable and postponing action is no longer an option. Inspired political leadership and intense cooperation across all regions and sectors will be needed to put... more...

  • Renewable Gasby Jo Abbess

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    The author looks at the prospects for a transition from natural gas to low carbon gas, which could take several decades, and at how this will depend on the evolution of the fossil fuel industry. She investigates the technologies and energy systems for making the best use of renewable gas resources. more...

  • Uncommon Centsby Robert M. Abbott

    Libri Publishing 2008; US$ 13.99

    Taking a fresh approach to the works of Henry David Thoreau, this book applies his ideas to a contemporary business setting. Gathering Thoreau's key writings on leadership, wealth and well-being, the nature of business, and simplicity and self-reliance, this study places each into a modern-day context and business model to highlight what is relevant... more...