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  1. Building a Climate Resilient Economy and Society

    Building a Climate Resilient Economy and Society

    Edited by K. N. Ninan, Makoto Inoue
    Climate change will have a profound impact on human and natural systems, and will also impede economic growth and sustainable development. In this book, leading experts from around the world discuss the challenges and opportunities in building a climate resilient economy and society. The chapters are organised in three sections. The first part explores vulnerability, adaptation and resilience, whilst Part II examines climate resilience-sectoral perspectives covering different sectors such as agriculture, fisheries, marine ecosystems, cities and urban infrastructure, drought prone areas, and renewable energy. In the final part, the authors look at Incentives, institutions and policy, including topics such as carbon pricing, REDD plus, climate finance, the role of institutions and communities, and climate policies. Combining a global focus with detailed case studies of a cross section of regions, countries and sectors, this book will prove to be an invaluable resource. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  2. Handbook of Cities and the Environment

    Handbook of Cities and the Environment

    Edited by Kevin Archer, Kris Bezdecny
    With an ever-growing majority of the world's human population living in city spaces, the relationship between cities and nature will be one of the key environmental issues of the 21st Century. This book brings together a diverse set of authors to explore the various aspects of this relationship both theoretically and empirically. Rather than considering cities as wholly separate from nature, a running theme throughout the book is that cities, and city dwellers, should be characterized as intrinsic in the creation of specifically urban-generated ‘socio-natures’. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 230.00   Web: $ 207.00
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  3. Putting Sustainability into Practice

    Putting Sustainability into Practice

    Edited by Emily H. Kennedy, Maurie J. Cohen, Naomi Krogman
    Putting Sustainability into Practice offers a robust and interdisciplinary understanding of contemporary consumption routines that challenges conventional approaches to social change premised on behavioral economics and social psychology. Empirical research is featured from eight different countries, using both qualitative and quantitative data to support its thesis. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  4. Biotechnology, Agriculture and Development

    Biotechnology, Agriculture and Development

    Edited by Peter W.B. Phillips, David Castle, Stuart J. Smyth
    Recent innovations in agriculture and food technologies have brought benefits to many countries, particularly in developing regions, but information about the extent of these has often been sparse. This collection assembles the best papers on the subject to form a comprehensive, global perspective on the impacts of agricultural biotechnology around the world. With an original introduction by the editors and emphasis on the economic, environmental, health and food security aspects of agricultural biotechnology, this book is an invaluable resource for academics, students and researchers alike. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 440.00   Web: $ 396.00
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  5. International Perspectives on Industrial Ecology

    International Perspectives on Industrial Ecology

    Edited by Pauline Deutz, Donald I. Lyons, Jun Bi
    With its high-level focus on industrial ecology-related policies such as circular economy and industrial symbiosis, this book provides a timely analysis of the industrial ecology experience worldwide. Editors Pauline Deutz, Donald I. Lyons, and Jun Bi combine their diverse experiences in both research and teaching to examine the topic as a business, community, and academic endeavor in different settings worldwide. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  6. Handbook of Sustainability Assessment

    Handbook of Sustainability Assessment

    Edited by Angus Morrison-Saunders, Jenny Pope, Alan Bond
    The Handbook of Sustainability Assessment introduces the theory and practice of sustainability assessment and showcases the state-of-the-art research. The aim is to provide inspiration and guidance to students, academics and practitioners alike and to contribute to the enhancement of sustainability assessment practice worldwide. It emphasises how traditional impact assessment practices can be enhanced to contribute to sustainable outcomes. Featuring original contributions from leading sustainability assessment researchers and practitioners, it forms part of the Research Handbooks on Impact Assessment series. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  7. The International Handbook of Political Ecology

    The International Handbook of Political Ecology

    Edited by Raymond L. Bryant
    The International Handbook features chapters by leading scholars from around the world in a unique collection exploring the multi-disciplinary field of political ecology. This landmark volume canvasses key developments, topics, issues, debates and concepts showcasing how political ecologists today address pressing social and environmental concerns. Introductory chapters provide an overview of political ecology and the Handbook. Remaining chapters examine five broad themes: issues and approaches; governance and power; knowledge and discourse; method and scale; connections and transformations. Across diverse topics and perspectives, these chapters amount to a wide-ranging survey of current research, making the International Handbook an indispensable reference for scholars and students in political ecology. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 330.00   Web: $ 297.00
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 70.00   Web: $ 56.00
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  8. The Ecological Footprint

    The Ecological Footprint

    Andrea Collins, Andrew Flynn
    The ecological footprint is one of the most prominent tools used to measure environmental sustainability, and its rise in academic and policy debates since the early 1990s has been remarkable. Drawing upon research and examples from around the world, the authors critically examine the claims made of the ecological footprint and how it has been applied in practice. This important book provides a unique insight into the ways in which environmental knowledge is used within organisations, and how it is able to carry authority in policy making processes. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  9. Research Handbook on Chinese Environmental Law

    Research Handbook on Chinese Environmental Law

    Edited by Qin Tianbao
    This Handbook provides a comprehensive review of the salient content and major developments of environmental law in transitional China. The core concepts, basic mechanisms and key challenges of Chinese environmental law are discussed, extending the frontier of understanding in this fundamental area. Previous knowledge of Chinese environmental law is built upon, taking into consideration the concerns of how to face environmental issues in the context of economic growth. Readers will gain an in-depth understanding of the nuances of environmental law in China from this extensive overview. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  10. Forecasting Urban Travel

    Forecasting Urban Travel

    David E. Boyce, Huw C.W.L. Williams
    Forecasting Urban Travel presents in a non-mathematical way the evolution of methods, models and theories underpinning travel forecasts and policy analysis, from the early urban transportation studies of the 1950s to current applications throughout the urbanized world. From original documents, correspondence and interviews, especially from the United States and the United Kingdom, the authors seek to capture the spirit and problems faced in different eras, as changing information requirements, computing technology and planning objectives conditioned the nature of forecasts. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 205.00   Web: $ 184.50
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  11. Handbook of Research on Sustainable Consumption

    Handbook of Research on Sustainable Consumption

    Edited by Lucia A. Reisch, John Thøgersen
    This Handbook compiles the state of the art of current research on sustainable consumption from the world’s leading experts in the field. The implementation of sustainable consumption presents one of the greatest challenges and opportunities we are faced with today. On the one hand, consumption is a wanted and necessary phenomenon important for society and the economy. On the other, our means of consumption contradicts many important ecological and social long-term goals. Set against this background, the Handbook aims to offer an interdisciplinary overview of recent research on sustainable consumption, to draw attention to this subject and to encourage discussion and debate. In 27 chapters, leading authorities in the field provide their expertise in a concise and accessible manner. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 230.00   Web: $ 207.00
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  12. Environmental Education in China

    Environmental Education in China

    Gerald A. McBeath, Jenifer Huang McBeath, Tian Qing, Huang Yu
    China’s environmental problems increasingly attract global attention, yet critics often overlook the sizable efforts of the Chinese people and government to change attitudes and behavior, in order to improve environmental outcomes. This much-needed book provides a comprehensive introduction to environmental education in China. After consideration of the environment in Chinese philosophy, the authors focus on application of directives and new guidelines to compulsory, secondary and college education, and also analyze the way in which teachers are trained. They then examine conditioning factors, such as the media and NGOs, as well as the variation of education within China, and attempt to measure the efficacy of environmental education over time. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  13. Elgar Companion to Sustainable Cities

    Elgar Companion to Sustainable Cities

    Edited by Daniel A. Mazmanian, Hilda Blanco
    Against a backdrop of unprecedented levels of urbanization, 21st century cities across the globe share concerns for the challenges they face. This Companion provides a framework for understanding the city as a critical building block for a more sustainable future within broader subnational, national and continental contexts, and ultimately, within a global systems context. It discusses the sustainable strategies being devised, as well as the methods and tools for achieving them. Examples of social, economic, political and environmental sustainable policy strategies are presented and the extent to which they actually increase sustainability is analyzed. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 55.00   Web: $ 44.00
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  14. International Handbook on Social Policy and the Environment

    International Handbook on Social Policy and the Environment

    Edited by Tony Fitzpatrick
    Environmental change is central to the global social policy challenges of the twenty-first century. This comprehensive Handbook brings together leading experts from around the world to address the most important questions and issues we face. How should welfare states adapt to environmental change? To what extent are the ecological and social policy agendas compatible? Must we contemplate radical reforms to the principles and organisation of welfare services? Combining cutting-edge theory and data in an interdisciplinary approach, this Handbook both summarises existing developments and suggests how debates and research must develop in the future. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 55.00   Web: $ 44.00
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  15. Environmental Regulation

    Environmental Regulation

    Edited by John McEldowney, Sharron McEldowney
    Featuring an original introduction by the editors, this important collection of essays explores the main issues surrounding the regulation of the environment. The expert contributors illustrate that regulating the environment in the UK is conceptually complex, involves a diverse range of institutions, techniques and methodologies and crosses geographical and national boundaries. In the USA it is more formalised, juridical, adversarial and formally dependent upon legal rules. The articles highlight the fact that despite differences in the UK and the USA's regulatory styles, environmental regulation today has much in common with both traditions. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 470.00   Web: $ 423.00
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  16. Handbook on Food

    Handbook on Food

    Edited by Raghbendra Jha, Raghav Gaiha, Anil B. Deolalikar
    The global population is forecasted to reach 9.4 billion by 2050, with much of this increase concentrated in developing regions and cities. Ensuring adequate food and nourishment to this large population is a pressing economic, moral and even security challenge and requires research (and action) from a multi-disciplinary perspective. This book provides the first such integrated approach to tackling this problem by addressing the multiplicity of challenges posed by rising global population, diet diversification and urbanization in developing countries and climate change. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  17. Handbook on Agriculture, Biotechnology and Development

    Handbook on Agriculture, Biotechnology and Development

    Edited by Stuart J. Smyth, Peter W.B. Phillips, David Castle
    This book is a compendium of knowledge, experience and insight on agriculture, biotechnology and development. Beginning with an account of GM crop adoptions and attitudes towards them, the book assesses numerous crucial processes, concluding with detailed insights into GM products. Drawing on expert perspectives of leading authors from 57 different institutions in 16 countries, it provides a unique, global overview of agbiotech following 20 years of adoption. Many consider GM crops the most rapid agricultural innovation adopted in the history of agriculture. This book provides insights as to why the adoption has occurred globally at such a rapid rate. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 345.00   Web: $ 310.50
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 79.95   Web: $ 63.96
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  18. Developments in Social Impact Assessment

    Developments in Social Impact Assessment

    Edited by Frank Vanclay
    Along with environmental impact assessment, social impact assessment (SIA) has its origins in the 1970s and has developed from being a tool to meet regulatory requirements, to a discipline that seeks to contribute proactively to better project and policy development and to enhance the wellbeing of affected people. This volume, edited by a leading authority in the field, collates the classic articles in the history of SIA along with the most significant recent papers in this expanding area. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 440.00   Web: $ 396.00
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  19. Handbook of Rural Development

    Handbook of Rural Development

    Edited by Gary Paul Green
    Although most countries in the world are rapidly urbanizing, the majority of the global population – particularly the poor – continue to live in rural areas. This Handbook rejects the popular notion that urbanization should be universally encouraged and presents clear evidence of the vital importance of rural people and places, particularly in terms of environmental conservation. Expert contributors from around the world explore how global trends, state policies and grassroots movements affect contemporary rural areas in both developed and developing countries. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 212.00   Web: $ 190.80
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  20. The Global Challenge of Encouraging Sustainable Living

    The Global Challenge of Encouraging Sustainable Living

    Edited by Shane Fudge, Michael Peters, Steven M. Hoffman, Walter Wehrmeyer
    This unique book illustrates that in order to address the growing urgency of issues around environmental and resource limits, it is clear that we need to develop effective policies to promote durable changes in behaviour and transform how we view, and consume, goods and services. It suggests that in order to develop effective policies in this area, it is necessary to move beyond a narrow understanding of ‘how individuals behave’, and to incorporate a more nuanced approach that encompasses behavioural influences in different societies, contexts and settings. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 134.00   Web: $ 120.60
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