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  1. State of the World's Cities 2008/9

    Harmonious Cities

    By Un-Habitat

    Cities are perhaps one of humanity's most complex creations, never finished, never definitive. They are like a journey that never ends. Their evolution is determined by their ascent into greatness or their descent into decline. They are the past, the present and the future. Cities contain both...

    Published October 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  2. Tourism and Sustainability

    Development, Globalisation and New Tourism in the Third World, 3rd Edition

    By Martin Mowforth, Ian Munt

    "If unequal opportunities are large within many countries they are truly staggering on a global scale", so concludes the World Bank’s 2006 World Development Report. It is a global unevenness within which the barriers to in-migration of Third World migrants to wealthy first world nations go ever...

    Published September 29th 2008 by Routledge

  3. The State of the World Atlas

    8th Edition

    By Dan Smith

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    Over 50 full-colour world maps and graphics break down hardcore statistics to provide a compelling analysis of all the political, social, economic and ecological nightmares that keep us awake at night. The world's car population has grown five times as fast as the human population over the last...

    Published September 26th 2008 by Routledge

  4. The Atlas of Food

    Who Eats What, Where and Why, 2nd Edition

    By Erik Millstone, Tim Lang

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    Now completely updated, this award-winning atlas maps every link of the food chain, from farming, production and retail to the food on our plates. It also investigates how, in an era of new technologies, globalized food trade and even plentiful supply, millions remain hungry. Topics include:...

    Published September 25th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Linking Conservation and Poverty Reduction

    Landscapes, People and Power

    By Robert Fisher, Stewart Maginnis, William Jackson, Edmund Barrow, Sally Jeanrenaud

    'This book aims to inspire the conservation community not to regard poverty reduction as someone else's job but to take responsibility for it as part of ecosystem restoration. Though no solutions are perfect,the text and examples given offer encouraging and useful guidance.' Gill Shepherd, poverty...

    Published September 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  6. Revolutions in Development Inquiry

    By Robert Chambers

    Robert Chambers returns with a new book that reviews, together for the first time, some of the revolutionary changes in the methodologies and methods of development inquiry that have occurred in the past forty years, and reflects on their transformative potential for the future. This book breaks...

    Published September 11th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The Sustainability Mirage

    Illusion and Reality in the Coming War on Climate Change

    By John Foster

    ?This thoughtful and original study throws important critical light on the dominant orthodoxies about sustainable development, and suggests a radically new direction. Foster argues compellingly that present approaches embody floating standards and bad faith, trapping societies into inaction. I...

    Published September 9th 2008 by Routledge

  8. The Principles of Sustainability

    2nd Edition

    By Simon Dresner

    At a time of increasingly rapid environmental deterioration and climate change, sustainability is one of the most important issues facing the world. Can we create a sustainable society? What would that mean? How should we set about doing it? How can we bring about such a profound change in the way...

    Published August 28th 2008 by Routledge

  9. The Transformation of Agri-Food Systems

    Globalization, Supply Chains and Smallholder Farmers

    Edited by Ellen B. McCullough, Prabhu L. Pingali, Kostas G. Stamoulis

    'There should be a good market for this book. The topic is very timely and a major theme of the new World Development Report 2008. The editors and contributors are world class.' Derek Byerlee, World Bank 'This is a topic of wide interest and high policy importance. The depth of coverage and...

    Published August 28th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Understanding Sustainability Economics

    Towards Pluralism in Economics

    By Peter Soderbaum

    This highly readable yet challenging book provides a critical examination of the failings of mainstream economics and the resultant environmental problems we are facing. Most importantly, it articulates what an alternative economics for sustainability would look like in both theory and practice....

    Published August 26th 2008 by Routledge