• Beyond Child's Play: Sustainable Product Design in the Global Doll-making Industry book cover

    Beyond Child's Play

    Sustainable Product Design in the Global Doll-making Industry

    Edited by Sally Edward

    Sustainable product design is more than eco design: it goes beyond 'green' to consider the work environment, community impacts, consumer health, and economic viability, as well as environmental attributes. "Beyond Child's Play" explores the concept of sustainable product design in the context of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Work, Health and Environment Series

  • Dependent Convergence

    The Struggle to Control Petrochemical Hazards in Brazil and the United States

    By Carlos E Siqueira

    Comparative analyses of social actors and policy outcomes in Bahia and Texas show the similarities and differences in the actors and the policies adopted in each case. As a result of historical and structural developments in Bahia and Texas, Cetrel operates under pollution-control standards and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Work, Health and Environment Series

  • Labor-environmental Coalitions

    Lessons from a Louisiana Petrochemical Region

    By Thomas Estabrook, Charles Levenstein, John Wooding

    In 1984, the oil, chemical and atomic workers began a 5-year campaign to win back the jobs of its members locked out by the BASF Corp. in Geismar, Louisiana. The multiscale campaign involved coalitions with local environmentalists as well as international solidarity from environmental and religious…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Work, Health and Environment Series

  • Unhealthy Work: Causes, Consequences, Cures book cover

    Unhealthy Work

    Causes, Consequences, Cures

    By Peter L. Schnall, Marnie Dobson, Ellen Rosskam, Ray H. Elling

    Work, so fundamental to well-being, has its darker and more costly side. Work can adversely affect our health, well beyond the usual counts of injuries that we think of as 'occupational health'. The ways in which work is organized - its pace and intensity, degree of control over the work process,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches in the Health Social Sciences Series

  • Culture and Conservation: Beyond Anthropocentrism book cover

    Culture and Conservation

    Beyond Anthropocentrism

    By Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet, Helen Kopnina

    Today, there is growing interest in conservation and anthropologists have an important role to play in helping conservation succeed for the sake of humanity and for the sake of other species. Equally important, however, is the fact that we, as the species that causes extinctions, have a moral…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Disaster Research: Multidisciplinary and International Perspectives book cover

    Disaster Research

    Multidisciplinary and International Perspectives

    Edited by Rasmus Dahlberg, Olivier Rubin, Morten Thanning Vendelø

    Given the tendency of books on disasters to predominantly focus on strong geophysical or descriptive perspectives and in-depth accounts of particular catastrophes, Disaster Research provides a much-needed multidisciplinary perspective of the area. This book is is structured thematically around key…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Arctic: Commerce, Governance and Policy book cover

    Arctic: Commerce, Governance and Policy

    Edited by Uttam Kumar Sinha, Jo Inge Bekkevold

    In May 2013, China, India, Japan, Singapore and South Korea (Asia 5) were given status as permanent observers in the Arctic Council. It was a symbolic and significant moment in the history of Arctic affairs. The list of stakeholders in the Arctic has now expanded to include both the Arctic littoral…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Mitigation Actions in Five Developing Countries book cover

    Climate Change Mitigation Actions in Five Developing Countries

    Edited by Harald Winkler

    Five case studies on mitigation actions (MAs) in developing countries illustrate the rich diversity of climate action. Researchers from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and South Africa reflect on what is possible in their countries. Case studies reflect the sheer diversity of NAMAs: from a ‘Pronami’…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering, Second Edition book cover

    Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering, Second Edition

    By Raymond N. Yong, Catherine N. Mulligan, Masaharu Fukue

    In the seven years since the publication of the first edition of Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering, the combination of population growth and increased exploitation of renewable and non-renewable natural resources has added increased stresses on the quality and health of the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • The EIS Book: Managing and Preparing Environmental Impact Statements book cover

    The EIS Book

    Managing and Preparing Environmental Impact Statements

    By Charles H. Eccleston

    Poor Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) practice leads to poorly planned projects, and ultimately poor environmental protection. Written by recognized NEPA authority Charles H. Eccleston, The EIS Book: Managing and Preparing Environmental Impact Statements supplies focused direction on preparing…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • The Global Forest Sector: Changes, Practices, and Prospects book cover

    The Global Forest Sector

    Changes, Practices, and Prospects

    Edited by Eric Hansen, Rajat Panwar, Richard Vlosky

    Changes in production, demand, supply, and trade patterns; the impact of green building and bioenergy on industry practices and policy infrastructure; and new economies with production advantages and large consumption bases all present challenges and opportunities in the forest sector. With…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainability Science and Technology: An Introduction book cover

    Sustainability Science and Technology

    An Introduction

    Edited by Alejandro De Las Heras

    Sustainability Science and Technology: An Introduction explains the root causes of global failures in natural and human systems, as well as the most readily available technological solutions. The book dispels risky scientific and technological ideas that further complicate the current environmental…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

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