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  1. A History of World Agriculture

    From the Neolithic Age to the Current Crisis

    By Marcel Mazoyer, Laurence Roudart

    A History of World Agriculture begins with the emergence of agriculture after thousands of years in which human societies had depended on hunting and gathering. It shows how agricultural techniques developed in the different regions of the world, and how this extraordinary wealth of knowledge,...

    Published September 1st 2006 by Unknown

  2. The New Generations of Europeans

    Demography and Families in the Enlarged European Union

    Edited by Wolfgang Lutz, Rudolf Richter, Chris Wilson

    Series: Population and Sustainable Development

    Europe today is characterized by aging populations, changing family patterns, dropping fertility rates and mass migration. With the potentially massive ramifications this has for pensions, health, housing, transport, family relations, employment and other sectors of society, The New Generations of...

    Published August 1st 2006 by Unknown

  3. The Ecology of Learning

    Sustainability, Lifelong Learning and Everyday Life

    Edited by John Blewitt

    Your house is flooded by 'unseasonal' heavy rain. What do you learn from this experience? Do you shrug your shoulders and call your insurer? Or do you choose to learn about climate change, switch to renewable energy and lobby politicians? In this insightful book, John Blewitt explores the...

    Published August 1st 2006 by Unknown

  4. 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

  5. The Business Guide to Sustainability

    Practical Strategies and Tools for Organizations

    By Darcy Hitchcock, Marsha Willard

    Winner of Choice Magazine - Outstanding Academic Titles for 2007 Sustainability promises both reduced environmental impacts and real cash savings for any organization - be it a business, non-profit/NGO or government department. This easy-to-use manual has been written by top business consultants...

    Published July 1st 2006 by Unknown

  6. Aid and Influence

    Do Donors Help or Hinder?

    Edited by Stephen Browne

    Aid is always a means of influence: political, commercial, military and security-related. Some influence is benign, but much of it is coercive, even 'imperialistic'. Given the nature of aid, its effectiveness should be judged not only in developmental terms, but in terms of international relations....

    Published July 1st 2006 by Unknown

  7. The State of the World's Cities 2006/7

    The Millennium Development Goals and Urban Sustainability

    By United Nations Human Settlements Programme (Un-Habitat)

    Sometimes it takes just one human being to tip the scales and change the course of history. In the year 2007, that human being will either move to a city or be born in one. Demographers watching urban trends will mark it as the moment the world entered a new urban millennium, a period in which, for...

    Published July 1st 2006 by Routledge

  8. More Urban Less Poor

    An Introduction to Urban Development and Management

    By Goran Tannerfeldt, Per Ljung

    A world more urban... The world is undergoing massive urbanization, and is projected to increase from three to over four billion city dwellers, mostly in the developing world, within 15 years. This historic shift is producing dramatic effects on human well-being and the environment. ...but less...

    Published July 1st 2006 by Routledge

  9. People, Land and Water

    Participatory Development Communication for Natural Resource Management

    Edited by Guy Bessette

    In natural resource management research, best practice implies the participation of community members, research or development teams and other stakeholders to jointly identify research and development parameters and contribute to decision making. Ideally, the research or development process itself...

    Published July 1st 2006 by Unknown

  10. Hazards Vulnerability and Environmental Justice

    By Susan L. Cutter

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    From Hurricane Katrina and the south Asian tsunami to human-induced atrocities, terrorist attacks and the looming effects of climate change, the world is assailed by both natural and unnatural hazards and disasters. These expose not only human vulnerability - particularly that of the poorest, who...

    Published June 1st 2006 by Unknown