Development Studies: Sustainable Development

  • Architecture for Rapid Change and Scarce Resources book cover

    Architecture for Rapid Change and Scarce Resources

    1st Edition

    By Sumita Sinha

    Architects, development practitioners and designers are working in a global environment and issues such as environmental and cultural sustainability matter more than ever. Past interactions and interventions between developed and developing countries have often been unequal and inappropriate. We…

    Paperback – 2012-02-15
    Routledge

  • Climate Smart Development in Asia: Transition to Low Carbon and Climate Resilient Economies book cover

    Climate Smart Development in Asia

    Transition to Low Carbon and Climate Resilient Economies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ancha Srinivasan, Frank Ling, Hideyuki Mori

    Asia is rapidly becoming a major contributor of global greenhouse gas emissions. Also many countries in the region are highly vulnerable to impacts of climate change. With a growing consensus that there is limited time to avoid dangerous climate change, scientists, engineers, economists and…

    Paperback – 2012-02-13
    Routledge

  • The Atlas of Climate Change: Mapping the World's Greatest Challenge book cover

    The Atlas of Climate Change

    Mapping the World's Greatest Challenge, 3rd Edition

    By Kirstin Dow, Thomas E. Downing

    Since the first edition of this highly acclaimed Atlas was published in 2006 (it won the 'Planeta Environment Book of the Year' award) climate change has climbed even further up the global agenda. This new edition features: the outcomes of the negotiations at the UNFCC conference in Copenhagen…

    Paperback – 2011-10-19
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Atlas

  • Sustainable Leadership: Honeybee and Locust Approaches book cover

    Sustainable Leadership

    Honeybee and Locust Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Gayle C. Avery, Harald Bergsteiner

    The business case for operating along sustainable principles is becoming very clear. Sustainable organizations outperform their peers on many criteria, including corporate social responsibility, employee satisfaction and – surprising for some – even financially.   Sustainable Leadership:…

    Paperback – 2011-03-07
    Routledge

  • The Sustainable Self: A Personal Approach to Sustainability Education book cover

    The Sustainable Self

    A Personal Approach to Sustainability Education, 1st Edition

    By Paul Murray

    Achieving a sustainable society is the biggest issue of our time. It is not an issue confined to a particular subject area or to certain jobs. It is a way of thinking and behaving that will need to be embedded in all aspects of all of our lives. The Sustainable Self is the perfect resource for…

    Paperback – 2011-02-17
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Sustainable Resource Use book cover

    An Introduction to Sustainable Resource Use

    1st Edition

    By Callum Hill

    This book explores the challenges our society faces in making the transition to renewable resource use in a way that is truly sustainable – environmentally, economically and socially.  After exploring the physical limits the laws of thermodynamics impose on resource exploitation, the…

    Paperback – 2011-01-27
    Routledge

  • Land and Limits: Interpreting Sustainability in the Planning Process book cover

    Land and Limits

    Interpreting Sustainability in the Planning Process, 2nd Edition

    By Susan Owens, Richard Cowell

    The first edition of this seminal book was written at a time of rapidly growing interest in the potential for land use planning to deliver sustainable development, and explored the connections between the two and implications for public policy. In the decade since the book was first conceived,…

    Paperback – 2010-12-13
    Routledge
    RTPI Library Series

  • Fisheries Subsidies, Sustainable Development and the WTO book cover

    Fisheries Subsidies, Sustainable Development and the WTO

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anja von Moltke

    The fisheries sector is in crisis. Inappropriate subsidies to the fishing industry are a key factor responsible for worldwide fisheries depletion, overcapitalization and ecosystem degradation. There is an urgent need for an international mechanism to promote the appropriate restructuring of…

    Hardback – 2010-11-17
    Routledge

  • Sustainability Unpacked: Food, Energy and Water for Resilient Environments and Societies book cover

    Sustainability Unpacked

    Food, Energy and Water for Resilient Environments and Societies, 1st Edition

    By Kristiina Vogt, Toral Patel-Weynand, Maura Shelton, Daniel J Vogt, John C. Gordon, Cal Mukumoto, Asep. S. Suntana, Patricia A. Roads

    Food, water and energy form some of the basic elements of sustainability considerations. This ground-breaking book examines and decodes these elements, exploring how a range of countries make decisions regarding their energy and bio-resource consumption and procurement. The authors consider how…

    Paperback – 2010-09-08
    Routledge

  • The Atlas of Human Migration: Global Patterns of People on the Move book cover

    The Atlas of Human Migration

    Global Patterns of People on the Move, 1st Edition

    By Russell King, Richard Black, Michael Collyer, Anthony J Fielding, Ronald Skeldon

    Migration has provided millions with an escape route from poverty or oppression, ensuring the survival, even prosperity, of individuals and their families. New currents of human migration, triggered by ethnic cleansing or climate change or economic need, are appearing all the time and immigration…

    Paperback – 2010-07-30
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Atlas

  • The Atlas of Human Rights: Mapping Violations of Freedom Worldwide book cover

    The Atlas of Human Rights

    Mapping Violations of Freedom Worldwide, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Fagan

    Human rights have become synonymous with legal, political, social and even economic justice - as a means of overcoming oppression and discrimination irrespective of nationality, class, creed, gender, ethnicity, or even ideological commitment. As global governments are increasingly using a threat of…

    Paperback – 2010-06-11
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Atlas

  • Solid Waste Management in the World's Cities: Water and Sanitation in the World's Cities 2010 book cover

    Solid Waste Management in the World's Cities

    Water and Sanitation in the World's Cities 2010, 1st Edition

    By Un-Habitat

    In our rapidly urbanizing global society, solid waste management will be a key challenge facing all the world's cities. Solid Waste Management in the World's Cities provides a fresh perspective and new data on one of the biggest issues in urban development. Using the framework of Integrated…

    Paperback – 2010-03-10
    Routledge

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