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Sustainable Development

  • Climate Literacy and Innovations in Climate Change Educationby Ulisses M. Azeiteiro; Walter Leal Filho; Luísa Aires

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 110.07

    This book addresses the links between climate change and the threats it poses to sustainable development, from a distance education perspective. Discussing current trends and challenges in sustainable development education, climate literacy and innovations in climate change education, it contributes to the global debate on the implementation of education... more...

  • Contemporary Developments in Green Human Resource Management Researchby Douglas Renwick

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 54.95

    This book examines a new topic in Human Resource Management (HRM), green – or environmental – HRM, analysing the role humans play in environmental management at work and environmental behaviours at workplaces around the world. The book begins with a focus on negative workplace green behaviours (e.g. toxic chemical leaks, air pollution, contaminated... more...

  • Mining and Sustainable Developmentby Sumit. K. Lodhia

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 54.95

    Mining is a transformative activity which has numerous economic, social and environmental impacts. These impacts can be both positive and adverse, enhancing as well as disrupting economies, ecosystems and communities. The extractive industries have been criticised heavily for their adverse impacts and involvement in significant social and environmental... more...

  • Sustainable Futures in the Built Environment to 2050by

    Wiley 2018; US$ 135.00 US$ 121.50

    Brings together leading thinking on issues of new professional practice and on the future of a sustainable built environment   This book focuses on both construction and development issues, and examines how we can transition to a sustainable future by the year 2050—bringing together leading research and practice at building, neighbourhood, and... more...

  • Handbook of Agri-Food Law in China, Germany, European Unionby Ines Härtel

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 207.91

    This book offers a new and differentiated overview of Agri-Food Law against the background of national and global integration of markets, and compares for the first time important aspects of the agricultural, environmental and food law of China and Germany / the European Union. In addition to the basics, it discusses a wide range of issues, such as... more...

  • Domestic Environmental Labourby Carol Farbotko

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 60.00

    This book addresses the question of domestic environmental labour from an ecofeminist perspective. A work of cultural geography, it explores the proposition that the practice and politics of domestic labour being undertaken in the name of ‘the environment’ needs to be better recognized, understood and accounted for as a phenomenon shaped by, and shaping... more...

  • Sustainable Pathways for our Cities and Regionsby Barbara Norman

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 54.95

    In an urbanizing world, the majority of people live in urban settlements predominantly on the coastal edge. Focus has historically been on people, place and the challenges and opportunities of living with global change, and academic attention has largely been on sustainability science or sustainable solutions. This book seeks to strengthen the relatively... more...

  • Unsustainable Transport and Transition in Chinaby Becky PY Loo

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 54.95

    This book discusses various transport sustainability issues from the perspective of developing countries, exploring key issues, problems and potential solutions for improving transport sustainability in China. It first reviews the current transport sustainability baselines in the three key dimensions of environmental, economic and social sustainability,... more...

  • Engineering Education for Sustainable Developmentby Mikateko Mathebula

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 49.95

    This book demonstrates how the theoretical concepts of the capabilities approach can be applied in the context of engineering education, and how this could be used to add nuance to our understanding of the contribution higher education can make to human flourishing. In demonstrating the usefulness of the capability approach as a lens through which... more...

  • Farm-Level Microsimulation Modellingby Cathal O'Donoghue

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 122.30

    This book, which is the first to be published in the emerging field of farm-level microsimulation, highlights the different methodological components of microsimulation modelling: hypothetical, static, dynamic, behavioural, spatial and macro–micro. The author applies various microsimulation-based methodological tools to farms in a consistent manner... more...