Environmental Issues Products

  • Food, Globalization and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Peter Oosterveer, David A. Sonnenfeld

    Food is increasingly traded internationally, thereby transforming the organization of food production and consumption globally and influencing most food-related practices. This transition is generating unfamiliar challenges related to sustainability of food provision, the social impacts of…

    Paperback – 2011-10-06

  • Education for Sustainable Development

    Papers in Honour of the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014), 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Chalkley, Martin Haigh, David Higgitt

    In 2005, The United Nations launched its Decade of Education for Sustainable Development, which recognises that education, including Higher Education is the key to the change in social attitudes that will be needed to protect the welfare of future generations. This involves helping learners to live…

    Paperback – 2010-07-09

  • Governance for Sustainable Development

    Coping with ambivalence, uncertainty and distributed power, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jens Newig, Jan-Peter Voss, Jochen Monstadt

    Sustainable development stirs up debate about the capacities of political steering and governance. The complexity of the task expounds limits of steering in three dimensions: goals, knowledge, and power: Sustainability goals are subject to changing and controversial risk perceptions, values and…

    Paperback – 2009-11-16

  • Consuming Places

    1st Edition

    By JOHN Urry

    John Urry has been discussing and writing on these and similar questions for the past fifteen years. In Consuming Places, he gathers together his most significant contributions. Urry begins with an extensive review of the connections between society, time and space. The concept of 'society', the…

    Paperback – 1995-03-09
    International Library of Sociology

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