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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 778 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. Water Demand for Steam Electric Generation (Routledge Revivals)

    By Paul H. Cootner, George O. G. Lof

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this book, first published in 1965, the authors identify the technological opportunities and costs of water recirculation and water quality adjustment in thermal plants, relating them to the possibilities for minimal expenditure and maximum efficiency in the use of water for servicing an entire...

    Published January 29th 2015 by Unknown

  2. South–South Educational Migration, Humanitarianism and Development

    Views from the Caribbean, North Africa and the Middle East

    By Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

    This ground-breaking book is one of the first to analyse the important phenomenon of South-South educational migration for refugees. It focuses particularly on South-South scholarship programmes in Cuba and Libya, which have granted free education to children, adolescents and young adults from two...

    Published January 25th 2015 by Unknown

  3. Coffee Agroecology

    A New Approach to Understanding Agricultural Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Sustainable Development

    By Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer

    Based on principles of the conservation and optimization of biodiversity and of equity and sustainability, this book focuses on the ecology of the coffee agroecosystem as a model for a sustainable agricultural ecosystem. It draws on the authors' own research conducted over the last twenty...

    Published January 25th 2015 by Unknown

  4. Demystifying Sustainability

    Towards Real Solutions

    By Haydn Washington

    What is sustainability? Much has been said about the terms ‘sustainability’ and ‘sustainable development’ over the last few decades, but they have become buried under academic jargon. This book is one of the first that aims to demystify sustainability so that the layperson can understand the key...

    Published January 25th 2015 by Unknown

  5. The Politics of Green Transformations

    Edited by Ian Scoones, Melissa Leach, Peter Newell

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Multiple ‘green transformations’ are required if humanity is to live sustainably on planet Earth. Recalling past transformations, this book examines what makes the current challenge different, and especially urgent. It examines how green transformations must take place in the context of the...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Unknown

  6. Human Rights and the Food Sovereignty Movement

    Reclaiming control

    By Priscilla Claeys

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    Our global food system is undergoing rapid change. Since the global food crisis of 2007-2008, a range of new issues have come to public attention, such as land grabbing, food prices volatility, agrofuels and climate change. Peasant social movements are trying to respond to these challenges by...

    Published January 8th 2015 by Unknown

  7. International Climate Change Law and State Compliance

    By Alexander Zahar

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    A solution to the problem of climate change requires close international cooperation and difficult reforms involving all states. Law has a clear role to play in that solution. What is not so clear is the role that law has played to date as a constraining factor on state conduct. International...

    Published January 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Social Partnerships and Responsible Business

    A Research Handbook

    Edited by May Seitanidi, Andrew Crane

    Cross-sector partnerships are widely hailed as a critical means for addressing a wide array of social challenges such as climate change, poverty, education, corruption, and health. Amid all the positive rhetoric of cross-sector partnerships though, critical voices point to the limited success of...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Transformative Sustainable Development

    Participation, reflection and change

    By Kei Otsuki

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Recent debates about sustainable development have shifted their focus from fixing environmental problems in a technocratic and economic way to more fundamental changes in social-political processes and relations. In this context, participation is a genuinely transformative approach to sustainable...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Unknown

  10. Waste Management and Sustainable Consumption

    Reflections on consumer waste

    Edited by Karin M. Ekström

    The accelerated pace of global consumption over the past decades has meant that governments across the world are now faced with significant challenges in dealing with the dramatically increased volume of waste. While research on waste management has previously focused on finding technological...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Unknown