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  1. Now Available: Practicing Convergence Journalism

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    Practicing Convergence Journalism teaches journalists how to make the most of digital technology to tell their stories effectively across multiple media platforms—in print, audio, video, and online. In this text, Janet Kolodzy identifies two types of journalistic stories: the short-form, or immediate, quick turn-around story, once called ‘spot news’, and the longer-form or depth news feature that involves a more narrative and interactive ‘arc’. Learn more...
     

  2. Evaluating Communication for Development by June Lennie and Jo Tacchi

    Evaluating Communication for Development presents a comprehensive framework for evaluating communication for development (C4D). This framework combines the latest thinking from a number of fields in new ways. It critiques dominant instrumental, accountability-based approaches to development and evaluation and offers an alternative holistic, participatory, mixed methods approach based on systems and complexity thinking and other key concepts.

  3. A Field Guide to Community Based Adaptation by Tim Magee

    The world's poor will be the most critically affected by a changing climate—and yet their current plight isn't improving rapidly enough to fulfill the UN’s Millennium Development Goals. A Field Guide to Community Based Adaptation illustrates how including community members in project design and co-management leads to long-lasting, successful achievement of development and adaptation goals.

  4. Renewable Energy Systems by Dilwyn Jenkins

    This book is the long awaited guide to the possible for anyone interested in renewables at home or work. It sweeps away scores of common misconceptions while clearly illustrating the best in renewable and energy efficiency technologies.

  5. Energizing Sustainable Cities by Arnulf Grubler and David Fisk

    Urban systems now house about half of the world's population, but determine some three quarters of the global economy and its associated energy use and resulting environmental impacts. The book is the result of a major international effort to conduct the first comprehensive assessment of energy-related urban sustainability issues conducted under the auspices of the Global Energy Assessment (GEA). 

  6. Crime and Crime Reduction: The Importance of Group Processes

    The problems associated with groups that commit crime are well known and notoriously complex. However, there are many questions that we still cannot answer with certainty. This book seeks to deepen understanding of the group processes involved in crime and the treatment of offenders’ thoughts and behavior.

  7. Principles of Sustainable Aquaculture by Stuart Bunting

    Aquaculture is the farming of aquatic organisms, principally fish, molluscs, crustaceans and marine algae. It has seen phenomenal worldwide growth in the past fifty years and many people view it as the best solution for the provision of high quality protein to feed the world's growing population, particularly with the rapid decline in wild marine fish populations. Focused on developing more sustainable aquaculture practices, this book provides an ideal advanced-level textbook.

  8. Diversifying Food and Diets by Jessica Fanzo, Danny Hunter, Teresa Borelli and Federico Mattei

    Currently 925 million people are undernourished and 195 million children under five years of age are stunted. At the same time, over 1 billion people are overweight and obese in both the developed and developing world. This book explores the current state of knowledge on the role of agricultural biodiversity in improving nutrition and food security through improved dietary quality.

  9. Transforming Health Markets in Asia and Africa

    by Gerald Bloom, Barun Kanjilal, Henry Lucas, David Peters

    There has been a dramatic spread of health markets in much of Asia and Africa over the past couple of decades. This has substantially increased the availability of health-related goods and services in all but the most remote localities, but it has created problems with safety, efficiency and cost. This book documents the problems associated with unregulated health markets and presents innovative approaches that have emerged to address them.

  10. Desert Energy by Alasdair Cameron

    This book examines the key technologies being deployed in an effort to faucet the potential presented by world's deserts for siting large-scale solar power applications, and surveys the feasibility of such projects given the remoteness and the hostility of these environments.

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