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  1. The Earthscan Reader in Sustainable Agriculture

    By Jules Pretty Obe

    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 July 31st 2005 by Routledge

  2. Environments for Health

    By John J Macdonald, University of Western Sydney, Australia

    'John Macdonald once again turns the traditional approach to health care on its head. Instead of merely diagnosing and managing disease, he urges health services ? and indeed society ? to foster health ... and articulates a vision of a health promoting ? a salutogenic ? society'. Dimity Pond,...

    Published July 31st 2005 by Routledge

  3. Vital Signs 2005-2006

    The Trends that are Shaping our Future

    By The Worldwatch Institute

    'VITAL SIGNS does for the environment what stock market indicators do for the City. But it says more about the future of our world than the FTSE ever can ' BBC Wildlife Magazine 'VITAL SIGNS is a sharply focused snapshot of the world? Ideal for dipping into ? it makes fascinating reading ' New...

    Published July 31st 2005 by Routledge

  4. The Urban Household Energy Transition

    Social and Environmental Impacts in the Developing World

    By Douglas F. Barnes, Kerry Krutilla, William F. Hyde

    As cities in developing countries grow and become more prosperous, energy use shifts from fuelwood to fuels like charcoal, kerosene, and coal, and, ultimately, to fuels such as liquid petroleum gas, and electricity. Energy use is not usually considered as a social issue. Yet, as this book...

    Published July 17th 2005 by RFF Press

  5. Human and Environmental Security

    An Agenda for Change

    Edited by Felix Dodds, Tim Pippard

    Security has tended to be seen as based on military force, yet this illusion is crumbling, literally and figuratively, before our eyes in the conflict zones of Iraq, Afghanistan and Africa. It is now clear that real human security, defined by the Commission on Human Security as 'protecting vital...

    Published June 30th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Politics and the Environment

    Risk and the Role of Government and Industry

    By Michael Howes, Griffith University, Australia

    'An evenhanded, realistic and thoughtful approach to identifying environmental problems and management goals' Stephen Zavestoski, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Environmental Studies, University of San Francisco '...a theoretically advanced yet accessible treatment of environmental...

    Published June 30th 2005 by Routledge

  7. 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 June 30th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Managing Natural Wealth

    Environment and Development in Malaysia

    By Jeffrey R. Professor Vincent, Rozali Professor Mohamed Ali

    The remarkably rich natural environment of Malaysia attracts the interest of both industry and the environmental community. Managing Natural Wealth analyzes major natural resource and environmental policy issues in the country during the 1970s and 1980s-a period of profound socioeconomic change,...

    Published June 20th 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 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  10. Governance for Sustainable Development

    A Foundation for the Future

    By Georgina Ayre, Rosalie Callway

    As the process of globalization continues and power imbalances between decision-making institutions become increasingly apparent, the need for a critical assessment of the way in which we manage our interaction with the natural environment becomes ever more urgent. Good governance was identified at...

    Published May 31st 2005 by Routledge