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  1. The Human Capacity for Transformational Change

    Harnessing the collective mind

    By Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris

    Pressures for transformational change have become a regular feature of most fields of human endeavour. Master-thinkers and visionaries alike have reframed existing divisions as connecting relationships, bringing together as dynamic systems the supposed opposites of parts and wholes, stability and...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Institutional and Social Innovation for Sustainable Urban Development

    Edited by Harald A. Mieg, Klaus Töpfer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Which new institutions do we need in order to trigger local- and global sustainable urban development? Are cities the right starting points for implementing sustainability policies? If so, what are the implications for city management? This book reflects the situation of cities in the context of...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Politics and Economics of Britain's Foreign Aid

    The Pergau Dam Affair

    By Tim Lankester

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    The Pergau dam in Malaysia was the most controversial project in the history of British aid. Because of its high cost, it was a poor candidate for aid funding. It was provided in part to honour a highly irregular promise of civil aid in connection with a major arms deal. After two parliamentary...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Collective Learning for Transformational Change

    A Guide to Collaborative Action

    By Valerie A. Brown, Judith A. Lambert

    This step by step guide is for those seeking to undertake a transformational change process based on strong collaboration among diverse interests. Guiding transformational change goes beyond small changes to an existing system. It leads to lasting change in the system itself. The collective...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  5. International Environmental Law and the Conservation of Coral Reefs

    By Edward J. Goodwin

    Series: Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

    Tropical coral reefs are important ecosystems. They are economically important to coastal communities living in predominantly developing countries, and also provide shoreline protection, catalyse land formation enabling human habitation, act as a carbon sink and are a repository for genetic and...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Nature's Spectacle

    The World's First National Parks and Protected Places

    By John Sheail

    National parks have always been an emotive and iconic symbol, ever since the first parks of the modern era were created in the mid-nineteenth century. This book, based on original research, delves deeply into their character and significance, and the larger context in which they developed. ...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Frontiers in Nature-based Tourism

    Lessons from Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden

    Edited by Peter Fredman, Liisa Tyrväinen

    Nature has been a key attraction factor for tourism in the Nordic countries for decades. The demand for nature-based tourism has steadily grown and is one of the most rapidly expanding sectors within tourism across Europe and elsewhere. This demand has created opportunities for nature-based tourism...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Community Rights, Conservation and Contested Land

    The Politics of Natural Resource Governance in Africa

    Edited by Fred Nelson

    Natural resource governance is central to the outcomes of biodiversity conservation efforts and to patterns of economic development, particularly in resource-dependent rural communities. The institutional arrangements that define natural resource governance are outcomes of political processes,...

    Published March 19th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Monitoring Forest Biodiversity

    Improving Conservation through Ecologically-Responsible Management

    By Toby Gardner

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    The fate of much of the world's terrestrial biodiversity depends upon our ability to improve the management of forest ecosystems that have already been substantially modified by humans. Monitoring is an essential ingredient in meeting this challenge, allowing us to measure the impact of different...

    Published January 8th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Governing Africa's Forests in a Globalized World

    Edited by Laura Anne German, Alain Karsenty, Anne Marie Tiani

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    Many countries around the world are engaged in decentralization processes, and most African countries face serious problems with forest governance, from benefits sharing to illegality and sustainable forest management. This book summarizes experiences to date on the extent and nature of...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

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