Textbooks: Environment and Sustainability

  • Business and Environmental Sustainability book cover

    Business and Environmental Sustainability

    By Sigrun M. Wagner

    Environmental sustainability is increasingly important to organisations, whether for regulatory, financial or ethical reasons. Business and Environmental Sustainability looks at the environmental aspect of sustainability for all organisations pursuing competitive advantage. This textbook provides…

    Paperback – 2018-07-02 

  • Product Design and Sustainability: Strategies, Tools, and Practice book cover

    Product Design and Sustainability

    Strategies, Tools, and Practice

    By Jane Penty

    Product design is a major contributor to social and ecological destruction. Yet designers are struggling to integrate sustainability into their design processes and often lack the understanding and tools to engage fully with the challenges and possibilities posed by sustainable design. Product…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 

  • Macroeconomics in Context book cover

    Macroeconomics in Context

    3rd Edition

    By Neva Goodwin, Jonathan M. Harris, Julie A. Nelson, Brian Roach, Mariano Torras, Pratistha Joshi Rajkarnikar

    Macroeconomics in Context lays out the principles of macroeconomics in a manner that is thorough, up to date, and relevant to students. Like its counterpart, Microeconomics in Context, the book is uniquely attuned to economic realities. The "in Context" books offer engaging treatment of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 

  • Green Supply Chain Management book cover

    Green Supply Chain Management

    By Haris Achillas, Dimitris Aidonis, Dionysis Bochtis, Dimitris Folinas

    Today, one of the key priorities in corporate strategic design for an organisation is to emerge as socially responsible and sustainable through environmental protection. As a focal part of sustainability initiatives, green supply chain management has emerged as a key strategy that can provide…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 

  • Microbial Biodegradation of Xenobiotic Compounds book cover

    Microbial Biodegradation of Xenobiotic Compounds

    By Young-Cheol Chang

    The present modern ecosystem is in critical condition due to the release of xenobiotic components resulting from anthropogenic activity. Over the years, the scientific communities have developed many techniques to remediate the toxic compounds from the environment. However, there are newer toxic…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    CRC Press

  • Organizational Change for Corporate Sustainability book cover

    Organizational Change for Corporate Sustainability

    4th Edition

    By Suzanne Benn, Melissa Edwards, Tim Williams

    Since this classic book was first published in 2003, sustainability has increasingly accepted as standard business practice for leading corporations, whilst the science itself has revealed how human activity has become the dominant force influencing irreversible changes in the planetary systems.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-26 

  • The New Peasantries: Rural Development in Times of Globalization book cover

    The New Peasantries

    Rural Development in Times of Globalization, 2nd Edition

    By Jan Douwe van der Ploeg

    When first published in 2008, The New Peasantries revolutionized our ways of thinking of what constitutes the peasantry and re-peasantization. It showed how a new era of empire and globalization was creating new forms of peasantry. This new edition is thoroughly revised, with a reorganization of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18 
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Environmental Justice as Environmental Ethics: A New Introduction book cover

    Environmental Justice as Environmental Ethics

    A New Introduction

    By Robert M Figueroa

    Paperback – 2018-06-15 

  • Understanding Climate Change: Science, Ethics, and Policy book cover

    Understanding Climate Change

    Science, Ethics, and Policy

    By Wendy Parker

    Paperback – 2018-06-15 

  • Energy and Society: A Critical Perspective book cover

    Energy and Society

    A Critical Perspective

    By Gavin Bridge, Stewart Barr, Michael Bradshaw, Stefan Bouzarovski, Ed Brown, Harriet Bulkeley, Gordon Walker

    Energy and Society is the first major text to provide an extensive critical treatment of energy issues informed by recent research on energy in the social sciences. Written in an engaging and accessible style it draws new thinking on uneven development, consumption, vulnerability and transition…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13 

  • West Southwest: Vertebrate Life in the Southern California Environs book cover

    West Southwest

    Vertebrate Life in the Southern California Environs

    By Gregory K. Pregill

    The book is about the vertebrates of southern California and the plant communities they live in: who arethey, how are they related, where do they live, and how do they survive. It underscores the importance of natural history, and explores important topics not usually in field guides, such as on…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Preservation: Where Environmental and Heritage Conservation Overlap book cover

    Sustainable Preservation

    Where Environmental and Heritage Conservation Overlap

    By Barry Stiefel, Amalia Leifeste

    Sustainable Preservation: Where Heritage Preservation and Environmental Conservation Overlap brings together ecological conservation theory and heritage preservation theory and shows how these two realms have common purpose. Through theoretical discussion and illustrative examples the book…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 

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