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  1. An Introduction to Sustainable Development

    By Peter Rogers, Kazi F. Jalal, John A. Boyd

    This volume is the most comprehensive textbook on sustainable development. It has been developed with students and professionals from around the world specifically for those who need a thorough grounding in the subject. Coverage includes: background to sustainable development and global...

    Published October 29th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Enhancing Urban Safety and Security

    Global Report on Human Settlements 2007

    By Un-Habitat

    Enhancing Urban Safety and Security addresses three major threats to the safety and security of cities: crime and violence; insecurity of tenure and forced evictions; and natural and human-made disasters. It analyses worldwide trends with respect to each of these threats, paying particular...

    Published August 31st 2007 by Routledge

  3. The State of the American Empire

    How the USA Shapes the World

    By Stephen Burman

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    As the USA's domination of world affairs meets ever-widening international resentment, this revealing interrogation of America's global footprint explores the complexities of its impact on the world. Covering a wide range of topics - from Wall Street to the War on Terror - The State of the American...

    Published August 22nd 2007 by Unknown

  4. Sustainability Accounting and Accountability

    Edited by Jan Bebbington, Jeffrey Unerman, Brendan O'Dwyer

    This exciting book is one of the first textbooks in the fast growing area of sustainability accounting. Contributed to, and edited by an impressive array of internationally renowned authorities, it focuses on the use of sustainability accounting both as an external accountability mechanism (...

    Published June 7th 2007 by Routledge

  5. The Power of Labelling

    How People are Categorized and Why It Matters

    Edited by Joy Moncrieffe, Rosalind Eyben

    What does it mean to be part of the mass known as 'The Poor'? What visions are conjured up in our minds when someone is labelled 'Muslim'? What assumptions do we make about their needs, values and politics? How do we react individually and as a society? Who develops the labels, what power do they...

    Published June 1st 2007 by Unknown

  6. Voices from the Forest

    Integrating Indigenous Knowledge into Sustainable Upland Farming

    Edited by Malcolm Cairns

    This handbook of locally based agricultural practices brings together the best of science and farmer experimentation, vividly illustrating the enormous diversity of shifting cultivation systems as well as the power of human ingenuity. Environmentalists have tended to disparage shifting cultivation...

    Published May 23rd 2007 by Unknown

  7. Woman's Role in Economic Development

    By Ester Boserup, Su Fei Tan, Camilla Toulmin

    'Boserup's contribution to our thinking on women?s role in development cannot be underestimated. Her keen observations, her use of empirical data and her commitment to greater gender equality are still an inspiration to students, researchers and activists who are interested in a better and more...

    Published May 1st 2007 by Unknown

  8. Water for Food Water for Life

    A Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture

    Edited by David Molden

    Managing water resources is one of the most pressing challenges of our times - fundamental to how we feed 2 billion more people in coming decades, eliminate poverty, and reverse ecosystem degradation. This Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture, involving more than 700 leading...

    Published March 22nd 2007 by Unknown

  9. The Atlas of Religion

    Mapping Contemporary Challenges and Beliefs

    By Joanne O'Brien, Martin Palmer

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    The world's religions have emerged as one of the great geopolitical forces shaping our lives. Understanding these beliefs is crucial to understanding ethnic tension and the clash of cultures, as well as being fundamental to world peace. Even where people have moved away from formal religious...

    Published March 13th 2007 by Unknown

  10. Trade, Aid and Security

    An Agenda for Peace and Development

    By Mark Halle

    Edited by Oli Brown, Sonia Pena Moreno, Sebastian Winkler

    'A compelling contribution to our evolving understanding of the links between trade, aid and security ? and what the international community needs to do to ensure peace and development in the world.' Achim Steiner, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme 'For far too long the...

    Published January 31st 2007 by Routledge