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  1. NGO Management

    The Earthscan Companion

    Edited by Alan Fowler, Chiku Malunga

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    The task environment of NGOs is changing rapidly and significantly, making new demands on their management and leadership. This Companion discusses the complexities involved. It illustrates how NGOs can maintain performance and remain agile amidst increasing uncertainties. These factors include the...

    Published November 30th 2010 by Routledge

  2. The Earthscan Reader in Poverty and Biodiversity Conservation

    Edited by Dilys Roe, Joanna Elliott

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    In the last decade biodiversity loss and persistent poverty in developing countries have been recognised as major international problems that require urgent attention. However, the nature and scale of the links between these two problems, and between efforts to address them, has been the subject of...

    Published February 26th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Earthscan Reader on Risk

    Edited by Ragnar E. Lofstedt, Asa Boholm

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    This new anthology is a comprehensive introduction to the field of risk theory. The introduction provides the ideal starting point for students and professionals new to risk studies and offers a concise refresher for researchers and practitioners. Coverage includes the origins of the 'concept of...

    Published December 18th 2008 by Routledge

  4. The Earthscan Reader on Adaptation to Climate Change

    Edited by E. Lisa F. Schipper, Ian Burton

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    Climate change is now upon us. While mitigation is essential to reduce the future severity of climate change, it will take time and some effects will inevitably continue for centuries. Consequently, more attention is now being directed to adaptation as a means of reducing losses. As the importance...

    Published December 18th 2008 by Routledge

  5. The Earthscan Reader on Sustainable Consumption

    By Tim Jackson

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    Sustainable consumption is a controversial concept: politically, socially and intellectually. Consumption drives our economies and defines our lives; making it sustainable is an enormous and essential challenge. The World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002 set in place a 10-year programme of...

    Published October 1st 2006 by Routledge

  6. The Earthscan Reader in Rural-Urban Linkages

    Edited by Cecilia Tacoli

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    With accelerating urbanization and growing inter-dependence of rural and urban dwellers on the markets and resources they each offer, rural?urban linkages have become a very important focus in recent years for research and policy relating to local and national economic development, poverty...

    Published August 1st 2006 by Routledge

  7. The Earthscan Reader in Sustainable Agriculture

    Edited by Jules Pretty

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    Our agricultural and food systems are not meeting everyone's needs, and despite great progress in increasing productivity over the past century, hundreds of millions of people remain hungry and malnourished. This book describes a different form of agriculture: one founded more on ecological...

    Published August 1st 2005 by Routledge

  8. The Earthscan Reader in Forestry and Development

    Edited by Jeffrey Sayer

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    'Whether you are a seasoned conservationist or forestry professional, an aspiring student or simply a concerned citizen, this book is for you' David Kaimowitz, Director General, CIFOR Arrangements for the governance and management of forests have been changing rapidly in recent decades. The...

    Published July 1st 2005 by Routledge

  9. The Earthscan Reader in Environmental Values

    Edited by Linda Kalof, Terre Satterfield

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    This comprehensive reader offers in-depth analyses of critical developments in environmental values, bringing together in one volume the most influential scholarship in the field. Each carefully selected contribution assesses some of the most pressing questions of our time, focusing on the...

    Published June 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  10. The Earthscan Reader in Environment Development and Rural Livelihoods

    Edited by Samantha Jones, Grace Carswell

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    In the past decade the relationship between humans and the environment has taken centre stage in the quest for development that supports both ecological integrity and sustainable livelihoods. This new Reader brings together for the first time a core selection of recently published key articles that...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

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