In-depth Studies of Recycling and Composting Programs: Rural communities


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > recycling | Published on 18/Aug/2018 04:05

127 pages , Inst for Local Self Reliance , 1992



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Capital as Power A Study of Order and Creorder


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > alternative power | Published on 18/Aug/2018 01:06

464 pages , Routledge , 2009-06-02
Conventional theories of capitalism are mired in a deep crisis: after centuries of debate, they are still unable to tell us what capital is. Liberals and Marxists both think of capital as an ‘economic’ entity that they count in universal units of ‘utils’ or ‘abstract labour’, respectively. But these units are totally fictiti...[Read More]



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Hot, Flat, and Crowded 2.0 Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew America


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > green energy | Published on 16/Aug/2018 19:35

528 pages , Picador , 2009-11-24
A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year A Washington Post Best Book of the Year A Businessweek Best Business Book of the Year A Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year In this brilliant, essential book, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas L. Friedman speaks to America's urgent need for national renewal and explains how a gree...[Read More]



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Democratic Transition and Human Rights Perspectives on U.S. Foreign Policy


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > alternative power | Published on 16/Aug/2018 16:47

284 pages , SUNY Press , 1994-05-24
This book analyzes U.S. foreign policy in relation to human rights and democratic development abroad. Its purpose is to determine if, and how, human rights policies, or their neglect, have led to Realpolitik successes for the United States. In addition, it addresses the issue of how Washington might best respond to challenges in which ...[Read More]



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Enhancing the Effectiveness of Sustainability Partnerships: Summary of a Workshop


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > Sustainability | Published on 15/Aug/2018 15:39

122 pages , National Academies Press , 2009-12-17
Sustainable development--meeting human needs while nurturing and restoring the planet's life support systems--requires a continuous process of scientific innovation, new knowledge and learning, and collaborative approaches to implementing technologies and policies. To address these challenges, different stakeholder groups...[Read More]



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Environmental Problems as Conflicts of Interest


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > environmental issues | Published on 15/Aug/2018 11:12

257 pages , Butterworth-Heinemann , 1996
Volume two considers major environmental issues using individual case studies from around the world as illustrations. These case studies explore the causes of international environmental issues and investigate the conflicts that hamper these solutions. The case studies address such problems as intensive farming, overpopulation, de...[Read More]



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Empowering Frail Elderly People Opportunities and Impediments in Housing, Health, and Support Service Delivery


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > Environment care | Published on 15/Aug/2018 10:30

282 pages , Praeger Publishers , 2001
A unique analysis of the obstacles to and possible solutions toward the empowerment of frail elderly persons.



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Industrial Innovation and Environmental Regulation Developing Workable Solutions


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > environmental management | Published on 13/Aug/2018 15:53

305 pages , IDRC , 2007



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Apollo's Fire Igniting America's Clean Energy Economy


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > green energy | Published on 13/Aug/2018 12:28

336 pages , Island Press , 2013-03-06
In 1961, President John F. Kennedy ignited America’s Apollo Project and sparked a revolution in space exploration. Today the New Apollo Energy Project is poised to revolutionize the production of energy and thereby save our planet. The nation that built the world’s most powerful rockets, its most advanced computers, and its most ...[Read More]



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Russia’s Federal Relations Putin's Reforms and Management of the Regions


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > alternative power | Published on 12/Aug/2018 14:25

256 pages , Routledge , 2009-12-04
This book examines the origins, underlying foundations, and dynamics of the federal reforms conducted by President Putin throughout the eight years of his presidency, discussing the intentions of the federal centre and the very different results that have turned out.



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What is Environmental History?


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > environmental issues | Published on 11/Aug/2018 02:10

200 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2015-11-30
What is environmental history? It is a kind of history that seeks understanding of human beings as they have lived, worked, and thought in relationship to the rest of nature through the changes brought by time. In this new edition of his seminal student textbook, J. Donald Hughes provides a masterful overview of the thinkers, to...[Read More]



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Civic Ecology Adaptation and Transformation from the Ground Up


Published in: Google Books > POLITICAL SCIENCE > Ecology | Published on 10/Aug/2018 02:34

328 pages , MIT Press , 2015-01-30
Stories of environmental stewardship in communities from New Orleans to Soweto accompany an interdisciplinary framework for understanding civic ecology as a global phenomenon.



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