E-books: Environment and Sustainability

  • A Dictionary of Green Ideas: Vocabulary for a Sane and Sustainable Future book cover

    A Dictionary of Green Ideas

    Vocabulary for a Sane and Sustainable Future, 1st Edition

    By John Button

    First published in 1988. A Dictionary of Green Ideas collects together the concepts which go to make up a green view of the world. Ecology and the environment, conservation and appropriate technology, politics and philosophy, peace and health, spirituality and world development - all these areas…

    eBook – 2019-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sustainability

  • The Living City: Towards a Sustainable Future book cover

    The Living City

    Towards a Sustainable Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Cadman, Geoffrey Payne

    First published in 1990. The options and probabilities for the future of cities are issues of outstanding contemporary importance, both in the developed and developing worlds. The Living City draws together both current mainstream ideas on their futures and various alternative views to enliven the…

    eBook – 2019-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sustainability

  • The Way Forward: Beyond Agenda 21 book cover

    The Way Forward

    Beyond Agenda 21, 1st Edition

    Edited by Felix Dodds

    First published in 1997. 1997 marked the fifth anniversary of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development - the celebrated ‘Earth Summit’ in Rio de Janeiro which represented the high-water mark of intergovernmental action for sustainable development. Whilst some were tempted to…

    eBook – 2019-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sustainability

  • Marine Policy: An Introduction to Governance and International Law of the Oceans book cover

    Marine Policy

    An Introduction to Governance and International Law of the Oceans, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Zacharias, Jeff Ardron

    This book provides readers with a foundation in policy development and analysis, describing how policy, including legal mechanisms, are applied to the marine environment. It presents a systematic treatment of all aspects of marine policy, including climate change, energy, environmental protection,…

    eBook – 2019-06-20
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Law and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the City book cover

    Law and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the City

    1st Edition

    By Sara Gwendolyn Ross

    With disappearing music venues, and arts and culture communities at constant risk of displacement in our urban centers, the preservation of intangible cultural heritage is of growing concern to global cities. This book addresses the role and protection of intangible cultural heritage in the urban…

    eBook – 2019-06-20
    Routledge

  • Guanxi and Local Green Development in China: The Role of Entrepreneurs and Local Leaders book cover

    Guanxi and Local Green Development in China

    The Role of Entrepreneurs and Local Leaders, 1st Edition

    By Chunhong Sheng

    This book examines the factors which contribute to local green development in China and employs political ecology to analyze the relationship between power and the environment. Specifically, it looks at which actors control access to resources and are therefore able to promote environmental…

    eBook – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Sustainability Governance and Hierarchy book cover

    Sustainability Governance and Hierarchy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philippe Hamman

    Sustainability Governance and Hierarchy provides a solid, theoretically and empirically grounded reflection on the concept of "sustainability governance". This idea has been growing in popularity in social science literature, as well as among decision-makers and governance actors, as it brings…

    eBook – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Rural Development book cover

    Rural Development

    1st Edition

    By Adam Pain, Kjell Hansen

    Rural Development is a textbook that critically examines economic, social and cultural aspects of rural development efforts both in the global north and in the global south. By consistently using examples from the north and the south the book highlights similarities of processes as well as…

    eBook – 2019-06-17
    Routledge

  • Regaining Security: A Guide to the Costs of Disposing of Plutonium and Highly Enriched Uranium book cover

    Regaining Security

    A Guide to the Costs of Disposing of Plutonium and Highly Enriched Uranium, 1st Edition

    By William J. Weida

    First published in 1997, this volume observes that of all the materials, systems and facilities that designed and operated nuclear weapons, the most readily available assets for reuse are often identified as the highly enriched uranium (HEU) and plutonium from warheads. However, proliferation…

    eBook – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Challenge of Environmental Management in Urban Areas book cover

    The Challenge of Environmental Management in Urban Areas

    1st Edition

    By Adrian Atkinson, Julio D. Dávila, Michael Mattingly

    First published in 1999, this volume features contributors specialising in urban planning and examines the challenges of environmental planning in urban areas, focusing on policy, management, organisation and policy. A collection of ground-breaking and thought-provoking papers, they are written by…

    eBook – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Leading with Integrity: Creating Positive Change in Organizations book cover

    Leading with Integrity

    Creating Positive Change in Organizations, 1st Edition

    By Michael Smith

    Thanks to global news and social media, we are the most informed and socially conscious generation in history. But what are the sources of inner inspiration that guide our daily conduct and motivations in the workplace? Far from the old Machiavellian dictum that "the ends justify the means", the…

    eBook – 2019-06-17
    Routledge

  • Human Factors for Sustainability: Theoretical Perspectives and Global Applications book cover

    Human Factors for Sustainability

    Theoretical Perspectives and Global Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Thatcher, Klaus J. Zink, Klaus Fischer

    This book deals with the central question of how human factors and ergonomics (HFE) might contribute to solutions for the more sustainable development of our world. The contents of the book are highly compatible with the recent political agenda for sustainable development as well as with…

    eBook – 2019-06-14
    CRC Press

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