Handbook on Growth and Sustainability

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Edward Elgar Publishing , 2017-06-30
This Handbook assembles original contributions from influential authors such as Herman Daly, Paul Ekins, Marina Fischer-Kowalski, Jeroen van den Bergh, William E. Rees and Tim Jackson who have helped to define our understanding of growth and sustainability. The Handbook also presents new contributions on topics such as degrowth, the debt-base...[Read More]

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Tourism: Tourism, development and sustainability

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416 pages , Taylor & Francis , 2004
This collection of key articles from the most influential journals and books in the field examines what social scientists mean by the term tourism, and what it means to be a tourist. Carefully selected and introduced by the editor, this material charts the sociological changes that have occurred in tourism, and the change from the uppe...[Read More]

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The Sustainable Development Paradox Urban Political Economy in the United States and Europe

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310 pages , Guilford Press , 2007-08-30
Sustainability--with its promise of economic prosperity, social equity, and environmental integrity--is hardly a controversial goal. Yet scholars have generally overlooked the ways that policies aimed at promoting "sustainability" at local, national, and global scales have been shaped and constrained by capitalist social relations....[Read More]

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Advanced Manufacturing and Sustainable Logistics 8th International Heinz Nixdorf Symposium, IHNS 2010, Paderborn, Germany, April 21-22, 2010, Proceedings

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444 pages , Springer , 2010-04-15
Intimesofdecliningeconomicgrowth,companieshavetocontroltheircostsmore than ever to saveresources needed in the future. Regardless of the economic size of the company, the processes of production and logistics play a decisive role in stabilizing procedures and avoiding waste. Both are important cost drivers in manufacturing companies and ...[Read More]

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Handbook of Research on Pedagogical Innovations for Sustainable Development

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800 pages , IGI Global , 2014-03-31
Summary: "This book brings together case study examples in the fields of sustainability, sustainable development, and education for sustainable development"--

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Arsenic Research and Global Sustainability As 2016 Proceedings of the Sixth International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment, June 19-23, 2016, Stockholm, Sweden

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730 pages , CRC Press , 2016-06-07
The Congress "Arsenic in the Environment" offers an international, multi- and interdisciplinary discussion platform for research and innovation aimed towards a holistic solution to the problem posed by the environmental toxin arsenic, with considerable societal impact. The congress has focused on cutting edge and breakthrough research i...[Read More]

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Resource Sustainability and Caribbean Development

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408 pages , University of West Indies Press , 1998
This is a study of resource sustainability and Caribbean development.

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Education for Sustainable Development in Further Education Embedding Sustainability into Teaching, Learning and the Curriculum

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298 pages , Springer , 2016-08-20
This book will enable teachers and managers in the post-compulsory sector to consider a range of approaches to embed Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in their practice in the post-compulsory sector. There will be the opportunity to consider key debates, useful links and suggested reading to encourage further investigation and ...[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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Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry Principles of Sustainable Operations

Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > Sustainability | Published on 14/Aug/2018 15:22

183 pages , Routledge , 2009
A clear understanding of the issues surrounding climate change, global warming, air and water pollution, ozone depletion, deforestation, the loss of biodiversity and global poverty is essential for every manager in the hospitality industry. Present and future hospitality executives need to know how sustainable management systems can be integr...[Read More]

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Introduction to Sustainability Road to a Better Future

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444 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2006-01-05
Sustainability relates with Economics, Society, and Environment. However, one common fact that links them all is the generation of waste. This chapter is divided into two: The first part analyses the current generation of waste as well as its treatment. The second intends to establish policies for the future trea...[Read More]

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Managing Natural Resources for Sustainable Livelihoods Uniting Science and Participation

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272 pages , Routledge , 2013-06-17
Management of local resources has a greater chance of a sustainable outcome when there is partnership between local people and external agencies, and agendas relevant to their aspirations and circumstances. Managing Natural Resources for Sustainable Livelihoods analyses and extends this premise to show unequivocally that the process of ...[Read More]

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