Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Sustainable Development Books

You are currently browsing 561–570 of 764 new and published books in the subject of Sustainable Development — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 57

  1. Sustainability Assessment

    Criteria and Processes

    By Robert B. Gibson, Susan Holtz, James Tansey, Graham Whitelaw, Selma Hassan

    Sustainability assessment is now emerging as a more transparent, comprehensive, integrated and far-sighted approach to decision making. Its basic demand is that all significant undertakings must make a positive contribution to sustainability. To apply this test, decision makers need criteria based...

    Published September 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  2. Towards a New Map of Africa

    Edited by Ben Wisner, Camilla Toulmin, International Institute for Environment, Rutendo Chitiga

    'The big, era-defining questions and, at last, the subtle, tenable answers, teased out without clich? or compromise. A vital volume at a critical moment.' Dr Augustus Casely-Hayford, Director, Africa '05 'This book dispels the myth of a uniformly hopeless, hungry continent. It shows just how?...

    Published September 1st 2005 by Routledge

  3. Is the Sacred for Sale

    Tourism and Indigenous Peoples

    By Alison M. Johnston, Iscst

    'Definitely a book that sheds light on perspectives and perceptions about today's global economy. A must read for tourists and corporations alike - also heads of state, the media and environment groups - all of whom need to be informed on this key subject.' Chief Garry John, Chair and Spokesperson,...

    Published September 1st 2005 by Routledge

  4. Reducing Poverty and Sustaining the Environment

    The Politics of Local Engagement

    By Stephen Bass, Hannah Reid, David Satterthwaite, Paul Steele

    'A valuable contribution to our collective knowledge about governance, poverty and the environment' Frances Seymour, World Resources Institute 'Detailed and realistic documentation of contemporary development and governance relationships and trends' Melissa Leach, Institute of Development Studies...

    Published August 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  5. 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 August 1st 2005 by Routledge

  6. 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 August 1st 2005 by Routledge

  7. 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 August 1st 2005 by Routledge

  8. 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 18th 2005 by RFF Press

  9. 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 July 1st 2005 by Routledge

  10. 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 July 1st 2005 by Routledge