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The Unfinished Social Entrepreneur

by Jonathan C Lewis

The Unfinished Social Entrepreneur is about powering up your social justice career.

The world feels so screwed up, so unfair, so unnecessarily mean, so Trumpian. More than ever, the world needs you. This book...

The Living Wage

by Professor Donald Hirsch & Laura Valadez-Martinez

The "living wage" is an old idea that has experienced a dramatic resurgence of political popularity in recent years. The underlying logic of the concept is quite clear: it is a wage that provides workers with...

Human Scale Revisited

by Kirkpatrick Sale

Big government, big business, big everything: Kirkpatrick Sale took giantism to task in his 1980 classic, Human Scale, and today takes a new look at how the crises that imperil modern America are the inevitable...

Ancient Futures, 3rd Edition

by Helena Norberg-Hodge & H.H. the Dalai Lama

A moving portrait of tradition and change in Ladakh, or “Little Tibet,” Ancient Futures is also a scathing critique of the global economy and a rallying call for economic localization.

When Helena Norberg-Hodge...

Energy Policy in China

by Chi-Jen Yang

Energy policy has always been an important part of China's national policy agenda. Although the overall Chinese economy has become largely market-driven, its energy sectors are still subject to varying degrees...

Economic Valuation of Biodiversity: An Interdisciplinary Conceptual Perspective

by Bartosz Bartkowski

While biodiversity loss is an ecological phenomenon, it also has further dimensions - political, social and, last but not least, economic. From the economic perspective, the rapid loss of biological diversity...

The Occult vs. Fashion, the Path to Success

by Cody Matthieu

The research made throughout this piece was executed with the intentions of and in efforts to explore the significance of taking an “interdisciplinary approach” when emerging into today’s global fashion...

Reanimating Regions: Culture, Politics, and Performance

by James Riding & Martin Jones

Writing regions, undertaking a regional study, was once a standard form of geographic communication and critique. This was until the quantitative revolution in the middle of the previous century and more definitively...

Climate Change, Migration and Human Rights: Law and Policy Perspectives

by Dimitra Manou, Andrew Baldwin & Dug Cubie

Climate Change already having serious impacts on the lives of millions of people across the world. These impacts are not only ecological, but also social, economic and legal. Among the most significant of such...

Dictionary of Sustainability

by Margaret Robertson

The Dictionary of Sustainability provides clear and accurate definitions of the extensive vocabulary that has developed in this emerging and interdisciplinary field, saving considerable time from searching through...

Environmental History of Modern Migrations

by Marco Armiero & Richard Tucker

In the age of climate change, the possibility that dramatic environmental transformations might cause the dislocation of millions of people has become not only a matter for scientific speculation or science-fiction...

Doughnut Economics

by Kate Raworth

Economics is the mother tongue of public policy. It dominates our decision-making for the future, guides multi-billion-dollar investments, and shapes our responses to climate change, inequality, and other environmental...

The Governance of Urban Green Spaces in the EU: Social innovation and civil society

by Judith Schicklinski

Across European cities the use of urban space is controversial and subject to diverging interests. On the one hand citizens are increasingly aware of the necessity for self-organising to reclaim green spaces....

Knowledge Production, Area Studies and Global Cooperation

by Claudia Derichs

Whereas Area Studies and cross-border cooperation research conventionally demarcates groups of people by geographical boundaries, individuals might in fact feel more connected by shared values and principles...

China's Role in Reducing Carbon Emissions: The Stabilisation of Energy Consumption and the Deployment of Renewable Energy

by David Toke

China, a still developing economy comprising a fifth of the world's population, will play a key role in the global movement towards reducing carbon emissions. The aims of the Paris Agreement may stand or fall...

Sustainable Development Policy: A European Perspective

by Michael von Hauff & Claudia Kuhnke

Sustainable Development Policy: A European Perspective uses a variety of multidisciplinary perspectives to explore the ways in which sustainable infrastructures can play a more prominent and effective role in...

Aid Performance and Climate Change

by Julian Caldecott

The richer countries spend about US$165 billion yearly on overseas aid, mainly to keep human development going. These efforts are undermined by climate change, water-catchment damage, biodiversity loss, and...

Ethics of Environmental Health

by Friedo Zölzer & Gaston Meskens

Environmental health encompasses the assessment and control of those environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is often...

Making Electricity Resilient: Risk and Security in a Liberalized Infrastructure

by Antti Silvast

Energy risk and security have become topical matters in Western and international policy discussions; ranging from international climate change mitigation to investment in energy infrastructures to support economic...

Culturally Responsive Education: Reflections from the Global South and North

by Elina Lehtomäki, Hille Janhonen-Abruquah & George Kahangwa

Culturally Responsive Education: Reflections from the Global South and North examines culturally responsive education's contribution to sustainable development and explores ways in which educational practitioners...