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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 836 new and published books in the subject of Sustainable Development — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Energy and Transport in Green Transition

    Perspectives on Ecomodernity

    Edited by Atle Midttun, Nina Witoszek

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    This book breaks new ground in the studies of green transition. It frames the ongoing transformation in terms of a "battle of modernities" with the emerging vision of ecomodernity as the final destination. It also offers a systematic exploration of the potential for extensive transformation of...

    Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Green Jobs for Sustainable Development

    By Ana-Maria Boromisa, Sanja Tišma, Anastasya Raditya Ležaić

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    A ‘green economy’ must be built on ‘green jobs’ - the kind of employment that is low carbon, intended to reduce energy use and expected to restore environmental quality. But attempts to define exactly what a ‘green job’ is have led to varied and often contradictory answers. There are many...

    Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Governing Agricultural Sustainability

    Global lessons from GM crops

    Edited by Phil Macnaghten, Susana Carro-Ripalda

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Although GM crops are seen by their advocates as a key component of the future of world agriculture and as part of the solution for world poverty and hunger, their uptake has not been smooth nor universal: they have been marred by controversy and all too commonly their regulation has been...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Contract Farming and the Development of Smallholder Agricultural Businesses

    Improving markets and value chains in Tanzania

    Edited by Joseph A. Kuzilwa, Niels Fold, Arne Henningsen, Marianne Nylandsted Larsen

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Contract farming has received renewed attention recently as developing economies try to grapple with how to transform the agricultural sector and its associated value chains. This book reviews different contract arrangements and specific crops, applying both qualitative and quantitative...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The New Economics

    A Bigger Picture

    By Andrew Simms, David Boyle

    Economics sometimes seems to be stacked against social, environmental and individual well-being. But it doesn't have to be like this. A new approach to economics - deriving as much from Ruskin and Schumacher as from Keynes or Smith - has begun to emerge. Skeptical about money as a measure of...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Measuring Welfare beyond Economics

    The genuine progress of Hong Kong and Singapore

    By Claudio O. Delang, Yi Hang Yu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Dissatisfaction with the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as an indicator of a country’s development or a population’s wellbeing led to the development of the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI). The GPI is an aggregate index of over 20 economic, social and environmental indicators, and accounts for both...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Innovative Community Responses to Disaster

    Edited by Brent D. Hales, Norman Walzer, James R. Calvin

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    Increasingly, community leaders around the world face major natural and economic disasters that require them to find ways to rebuild both physical infrastructure and the local economy. Doing this effectively requires an understanding of how various parts of the community are interconnected, as well...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Rethinking the Green State

    Environmental governance towards climate and sustainability transitions

    Edited by Karin Bäckstrand, Annica Kronsell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    This innovative book is one of the first to conduct a systematic comprehensive analysis of the ideals and practices of the evolving green state. It draws on elements of political theory, feminist theory, post-structuralism, governance and institutional theory to conceptualise the green state and...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Developing Property Sustainably

    By Sara J. Wilkinson, Sarah L. Sayce, Pernille H. Christensen

    Developing Property Sustainably introduces readers to the key issues surrounding sustainable property development in the global marketplace. Pulling together received wisdom and original research, the authors provide a clear and practical overview of the sustainable property development process as...

    Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projects

    Edited by Ryo Fujikura, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Hydropower generation by construction of large dams attracts considerable attention as a feasible renewable energy source to meet the power demand in Asian cities. However, large development projects cause involuntary resettlement. Of the world’s forty to eighty million resettlers, many resettlers...

    Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge