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  • The Placemaker's Guide to Building Community

    1st Edition

    By Nabeel Hamdi

    From the author of Small Change comes this engaging guide to placemaking, packed with practical skills and tools that architects, planners, urban designers and other built environment specialists need in order to engage effectively with development work in any context. Drawing on four decades of…

    Paperback – 2010-04-23
    Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

  • Dynamic Sustainabilities

    Technology, Environment, Social Justice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones, Andy Stirling

    Linking environmental sustainability with poverty reduction and social justice, and making science and technology work for the poor, have become central practical, political and moral challenges of our times. These must be met in a world of rapid, interconnected change in environments, societies…

    Paperback – 2010-04-23
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Avian Influenza

    Science, Policy and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Scoones

    Over the past decade, substantial resources have been spent on tackling avian influenza and building a global capacity for a pandemic response. The catastrophic costs of the 1918 influenza pandemic are well documented, and the swine flu pandemic of 2009-10 has raised the alarm yet again. Across the…

    Paperback – 2010-04-16
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Business Planning for Turbulent Times

    New Methods for Applying Scenarios, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Rafael Ramirez, John W. Selsky, Kees van der Heijden

    The world is increasingly turbulent and complex, awash with disruptions, tipping points and knock-on effects exemplified by the implosion of financial markets and economies around the globe. This book is for business and organizational leaders who want and need to think through how best to deal…

    Paperback – 2010-04-02
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Forests for People

    Community Rights and Forest Tenure Reform, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne M. Larson, Deborah Barry, Ganga Ram Dahal, Carol Jean Pierce Colfer

    Who has rights to forests and forest resources? In recent years governments in the South have transferred at least 200 million hectares of forests to communities living in and around them. This book assesses the experience of what appears to be a new international trend that has substantially…

    Paperback – 2010-02-24
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • The Good Work Guide

    How to Make Organizations Fairer and More Effective, 1st Edition

    By Nick Isles

    As the world reels from the credit crunch and fall into recession of late 2008, the search is on for a better way to do business. In an increasingly knowledge driven economy, the importance of people's discretionary effort to business performance is key to success - or failure - but many…

    Hardback – 2010-02-19

  • State of the World 2010

    Transforming Cultures from Consumerism to Sustainability, 27th Edition

    By Worldwatch Institute

    Many of the environmental and social problems we face today are symptoms of a deeper systemic failing: a dominant cultural paradigm that encourages living in ways that are often directly counter to the realities of a finite planet. This paradigm, typically referred to as 'consumerism,' has already…

    Paperback – 2010-01-15

  • Transport for Suburbia

    Beyond the Automobile Age, 1st Edition

    By Paul Mees

    The need for effective public transport is greater than ever in the twenty-first century. With countries like China and India moving towards mass-automobility, we face the prospects of an environmental and urban health disaster unless alternatives are found. It is time to move beyond the…

    Hardback – 2009-12-16

  • Biodiversity and the Law

    Intellectual Property, Biotechnology and Traditional Knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charles R. McManis

    How do we promote global economic development, while simultaneously preserving local biological and cultural diversity? This authoritative volume, written by leading legal experts and biological and social scientists from around the world, aims to address this question in all of its complexity. The…

    Paperback – 2009-10-28

  • Debating Climate Change

    Pathways through Argument to Agreement, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth L. Malone

    As greenhouse gas emissions continue unabated and contentious voices fill the air, the question gains urgency: How can people with widely varying viewpoints agree to address climate change? Each participant in the debate seems to have a different agenda, from protecting economic growth in…

    Paperback – 2009-10-23
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Climate Change and Energy Insecurity

    The Challenge for Peace, Security and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Felix Dodds, Andrew Higham, Richard Sherman

    Climate change is now recognised as one of the greatest challenges facing the international community and when coupled with energy production and use - the most significant contributor to climate change - and the related security problems the double threat to international security and human…

    Paperback – 2009-10-23

  • The Therapeutic Nightmare

    The battle over the world's most controversial sleeping pill, 1st Edition

    By John Abraham, Julie Sheppard

    How do drugs get to the market? What controls are there and what procedures for monitoring their effects? And how adequate are the regulators in protecting public health when new drugs have serious side effects? The Therapeutic Nightmare tells the story of the sleeping pill Halcion - a story which…

    Paperback – 2009-10-01

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