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  • Bioenergy Crops for Ecosystem Health and Sustainability

    By Alex Baumber

    The growing of crops for bioenergy has been subject to much recent criticism, as taking away land which could be used for food production or biodiversity conservation. This book challenges some commonly-held ideas about biofuels, bioenergy and energy cropping, particularly that energy crops pose an…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10 

  • Management Science in Fisheries

    An introduction to simulation-based methods

    Edited by Charles T.T. Edwards, Dorothy J. Dankel

    A key goal of fisheries management is to regulate extractive pressure on a resource so as to ensure social, economic and ecological sustainability. This text provides an accessible entry point for students and professionals to management science as developed in fisheries, in order to facilitate…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08 

  • Sustainable Suburbia?

    Rethinking the North American Metropolis

    By Hugh Bartling

    The suburbanization of North America has been was one of the most significant social, political, and cultural transformations of the twentieth century. Originally seen as an alternative to the chaotic, polluted, and socially dysfunctional industrial city that came to dominate the continent at the…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Exploring Civic Innovation for Social and Economic Transformation

    Edited by Kees Biekart, Wendy Harcourt, Peter Knorringa

    This edited collection examines the globally rising phenomenon of civic innovation. Combining nuanced theory with rich empirical examples, this book defines the dynamic and complex process of civic innovation as the multiple economic, political and social processes where peoples, organizations,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Politics of Oil

    A Survey

    Edited by Bulent Gokay

    This title presents key information on the oil industry world-wide, and will be of interest to anyone involved in or studying the politics of oil production, processing and selling. Oil has long been at the forefront of political agendas, and with increased tensions in the Middle East, there has…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Europa Politics of ... series

  • Fiscal Tiers

    The Economics of Multi-Level Government

    By David King

    First published in 1984. This book brings together and develops the economic theory relating to the design and operation of systems of non-central government — positing major developments in several areas. It considers what functions systems most suitably perform in non-central governments, and…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 

  • Managing Sport Development

    An international approach

    Edited by Emma Sherry, Nico Schulenkorf, Pamm Phillips

    Sport development has become a significant part of the international sport industry. The development of sport (creating pathways for participation and talent development) and sport for development (using sport as a tool to achieve outcomes beyond sport) are now fundamental aspects of the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25 

  • Using Emerging Technologies to Develop Professional Learning

    Edited by Jean Murray, Warren Kidd

    Internationally, there is a growing body of research about learners’ responses to, and uses of, emerging technologies. However, the adoption of these technologies in teachers’ professional development is still largely under-researched. Much of the existing literature still positions teachers as…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 

  • Airline e-Commerce

    Log on. Take off.

    By Michael Hanke

    Since the first few airline tickets that were sold online in December 1995, global online travel has grown to generate half a trillion dollars in annual revenue. This development has brought significant changes to the airline business, travel markets, and consumers. Today, airlines worldwide not…

    Paperback – 2016-02-18 

  • Inspections and Reports on Dwellings

    Reporting for Buyers, 2nd Edition

    By Ian Melville, Ian Gordon

    Completing the series of books called Inspections and Reports on Dwellings, the third and final book, Reporting for Buyers, offers the surveyor guidance on setting out their findings in a clear, unambiguous and unequivocal manner. The book provides a fuller and more critical picture of the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-16 

  • The Lean Newsroom

    A Manifesto for Media Change

    By Jonathan Groves, Carrie Brown

    Most journalists today have accepted the need for change as digital and mobile technologies have disrupted traditional business models and changed the way people consume news and information. But organizational change is difficult; even the best ideas and intentions are often not successfully…

    Paperback – 2016-02-15 
    Focal Press

  • Biological Economies

    Experimentation and the politics of agri-food frontiers

    Edited by Richard Le Heron, Hugh Campbell, Nick Lewis, Michael Carolan

    Recent agri-food studies, including commodity systems, the political economy of agriculture, regional development, and wider examinations of the rural dimension in economic geography and rural sociology have been confronted by three challenges. These can be summarized as: ‘more than human’…

    Hardback – 2016-02-10 
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

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