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The reform of the Mexican electricity sector

by Enrique Ochoa Reza & Pedro Joaquín Coldwell

The electricity sector is one of the most important industries in the country. Based on that, and due to advances in this area around the world it was necessary to enact an energy reform initiative to establish...


Cities and Sustainability: A new approach

by Daniel Hoornweg

Cities are the most likely actors to design and bring about lasting sustainability. An agreement among the world's larger cities is possible, and likely a necessary but insufficient condition to achieve sustainable...


Religion and Development in the Asia-Pacific: Sacred places as development spaces

by Matthew Clarke & Anna Halafoff

Community development is most effective and efficient when it is situated and led at the local level and considers the social behaviours, needs and worldviews of local communities. With more than eight out of...


Grassroots Innovation Movements

by Adrian Smith, Mariano Fressoli & Dinesh Abrol

Innovation is increasingly invoked by policy elites and business leaders as vital for tackling global challenges like sustainable development. Often overlooked, however, is the fact that networks of community...


Introduction to Energy Analysis

by Kornelis Blok & Evert Nieuwlaar

The energy supply and demand system is of great importance for society, from economic, social, and ecological viewpoints. The last decade in particular has seen rapid changes in the world of energy systems,...


Work Like Nature: Sustainability lessons from ecosystems for your job or business

by Lea Elliott

Do you want to take action at work that will benefit you, your job and your community as much as it helps the environment? Lea Elliott’s Work Like Nature presents lessons from nature to help you make sense...


Routledge Handbook of Environmental Anthropology

by Helen Kopnina & Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet

Environmental Anthropology studies historic and present human-environment interactions. This volume illustrates the ways in which today's environmental anthropologists are constructing new paradigms for understanding...


Waste Matters: Urban margins in contemporary literature

by Sarah K. Harrison

How do those pushed to the margins survive in contemporary cities? What role do they play in today's increasingly complex urban ecosystems? Faced with stark disparities in human and environmental wellbeing,...


Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change

by Jennifer Newell, Libby Robin & Kirsten Wehner

Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change explores the way museums tackle the broad global issue of climate change. It explores the power of real objects and collections to stir hearts and...


Democratization and Memories of Violence: Ethnic minority rights movements in Mexico, Turkey, and El Salvador

by Mneesha Gellman

Ethnic minority communities make claims for cultural rights from states in different ways depending on how governments include them in policies and practices of accommodation or assimilation. However, institutional...


Unfolding Cluster Evolution

by Fiorenza Belussi & Jose Luis Hervás-Oliver

Various theories have been put forward as to why business and industry develops in clusters and despite good work being carried out on path dependence and dynamics, this is still very much an emerging topic...


God-Conscious Organization and the Islamic Social Economy

by Masudul Alam Choudhury

Can there be God-conscious organizational behaviour in the real world of today's capitalist corporations and the alternatives? In this overview of God-consciousness as a moral-awareness model of preference formation,...


Beyond the Name: Preserving Love, Legacy and Leadership in Your Family Business

by Brent Patmos & Stacy Ennis

Only 3 percent of family companies last into the fourth generation.    Will yours?

Your family company is more than a building.  It’s made up of people you love, legacy you cherish, and leadership you...


Summary of Misbehaving: by Richard H. Thaler | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Misbehaving by Richard H. Thaler | Includes Analysis

 

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Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics is an introduction to behavioral economics and an account of Richard H. Thaler’s...


Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology

by Willis J. Jenkins, Mary Evelyn Tucker & John Grim

The moral values and interpretive systems of religions are crucially involved in how people imagine the challenges of sustainability and how societies mobilize to enhance ecosystem resilience and human well-being....


Building a Healthy Economy from the Bottom Up: Harnessing Real-World Experience for Transformative Change

by Anthony Flaccavento & Bill Mckibben

The global economy has witnessed important changes in recent years. In the United States, enterprising communities have transitioned from tobacco farming to growing organic produce, from extractive fishing to...


Green Gentrification: Urban sustainability and the struggle for environmental justice

by Kenneth A. Gould & Tammy L. Lewis

Green Gentrification looks at the social consequences of urban "greening" from an environmental justice and sustainable development perspective. Through a comparative examination of five cases of urban greening...


Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation: Biking for all?

by Aaron Golub, Melody L. Hoffmann & Adonia E. Lugo

As bicycle commuting grows in the United States, the profile of the white, middle-class cyclist has emerged. This stereotype evolves just as investments in cycling play an increasingly important role in neighborhood...


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Transformation of Resource Towns and Peripheries: Political economy perspectives

by Greg Halseth

Most developed economies, including single-industry and resource dependent rural or small town regions, are transforming rapidly as a result of social, political, and economic change. Collectively, they face...