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  1. Design Activism

    Beautiful Strangeness for a Sustainable World

    By Alastair Fuad-Luke

    Design academics and practitioners are facing a multiplicity of challenges in a dynamic, complex, world moving faster than the current design paradigm which is largely tied to the values and imperatives of commercial enterprise. Current education and practice need to evolve to ensure that the...

    Published May 28th 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Ethical Travel Guide

    Your Passport to Exciting Alternative Holidays, 2nd Edition

    By Polly Pattullo, Orely Minelli, Patrick Hourmant, Paul Smith, Lee Viesnik, Amica Dall

    Do you want a holiday that bypasses too familiar haunts and gives you a greater depth of experience? Do you want a holiday that is enriching for you - and for the locals at your destination? If you do, and believe that your trip should give local communities a fair deal (so often denied them) as...

    Published May 28th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Trade, Globalization and Sustainability Impact Assessment

    A Critical Look at Methods and Outcomes

    Edited by Paul Ekins, Tancrede Voituriez

    Trade liberalization, as promoted by the World Trade Organization (WTO), has become one of the dominant drivers and most controversial aspects of globalization. Trade sustainability impact assessments (SIAs) were introduced as a means of generating better understanding especially of the social and...

    Published April 30th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Hunger and Markets

    World Hunger Series

    By United Nations World Food Programme

    Hunger and Markets is the third volume of the UN World Food Programme's World Hunger Series - created to help promote a better understanding of the choices confronting leaders as they work to fight hunger. It appears at a crucial time, with food prices at high levels, a severe global financial...

    Published April 30th 2009 by Routledge

  5. The United Nations World Water Development Report 3

    Water in a Changing World (Two Vols.)

    Edited by World Water Assessment Programme

    The United Nations World Water Development Report, published every three years, is a comprehensive review providing an authoritative picture of the state of the world's freshwater resources. It offers best practices as well as in-depth theoretical analyses to help stimulate ideas and actions for...

    Published April 21st 2009 by Routledge

  6. Beyond Developmentality

    Constructing Inclusive Freedom and Sustainability

    By Debal Deb

    History tells us that industrial development with all of its pollution, inequity and exploitation is the inevitable destiny of human societies. Yet is this really the case or are we trapped in a prevailing 'develop-mentality' that demands an endless cycle of inputs, outputs, consumption and waste...

    Published April 7th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Integrated Water Resources Management in Practice

    Better Water Management for Development

    Edited by Roberto Lenton, Mike Muller

    Better water management will be crucial if we are to meet many of the key challenges of this century - feeding the world's growing population and reducing poverty, meeting water and sanitation needs, protecting vital ecosystems, all while adapting to climate change. The approach known as Integrated...

    Published March 10th 2009 by Routledge

  8. A New Diplomacy for Sustainable Development

    The Challenge of Global Change

    By Bo Kjellén

    Series: Routledge/SEI Global Environment and Development Series

    Accelerating, human-induced changes in global natural systems, with global warming as a prime example, are modifying international relations. Diplomacy has to recognize that new types of threats will require new solutions and a new spirit of cooperation. This is a gradual process; traditional...

    Published March 6th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Fiscal Space

    Policy Options for Financing Human Development

    Edited by Rathin Roy, Antoine Heuty

    With the deadline for achieving the 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) less than a decade away, the uneven progress is raising important questions about the ability of the international community to 'scale up' its efforts to finance the goals. Securing adequate financing for development has...

    Published February 26th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Policy and Strategic Behaviour in Water Resource Management

    Edited by Ariel Dinar, Jose Albiac

    Water resource management throughout the world is a very complicated issue, involving various aspects and dimensions and a well-coordinated set of policies. A well-designed water policy is a multi-faceted concerted intervention, which could be specific to just one set of political and physical...

    Published February 26th 2009 by Routledge