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Power to the People: Energy in Europe over the Last Five Centuries

by Astrid Kander, Paolo Malanima & Paul Warde

Power to the People examines the varied but interconnected relationships between energy consumption and economic development in Europe over the last five centuries. It describes how the traditional energy economy...

Thriving in the New Economy: Lessons from Today's Top Business Minds

by Lori Ann LaRocco, H. Wayne Huizenga & Rudy Giuliani

Survive and thrive in today's economy

These are make-or-break times for business leaders. In today's defining moment, the "New Economy," CEOs and other leaders in a wide variety of industries must face unprecedented...

The Upside of Down: Why the Rise of the Rest is Good for the West

by Charles Kenny

America is in decline, and the rise of the East suggests a bleak future for the world’s only superpower – so goes the conventional wisdom. But what if the traditional measures of national status are no longer...

Theatre for Women S Participation in Sustainable Development

by Beth Osnes

Though development researchers have proven that the participation of women is necessary for effective sustainable development, development practitioners still largely lack culturally appropriate, gender-sensitive...

Applebee's America: How Successful Political, Business, and Religious Leaders Connect with the New American Community

by Ron Fournier, Douglas B. Sosnik & Matthew J. Dowd

In this era of technology, terror, and massive social change, it takes a deft touch to connect with Americans. Applebee's America cracks the twenty-first-century code for political, business, and religious leaders...

Outstanding Creativity in a Week: Teach Yourself

by Gareth Lewis

The ability to think creatively is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career.

Written by Gareth Lewis, a leading expert on creativity as both a coach and a researcher, this book quickly teaches you...

Sustainability: All That Matters

by Chris Goodall

Building a sustainable society is perhaps the greatest test that the world has ever faced. Prosperity has been created by ruthless and ill-disciplined mining of the world's resources, compounded by a cavalier...

Nonprofit Guide to Going Green

by Ted Hart, Adrienne D. Capps & Matthew Bauer

The definitive, practical, go-to resource guide on helping all charities become more "green"

Nonprofit Guide to Going Green is your comprehensive learning tool to guide nonprofits and NGOs towards becoming greener....

The Commercialisation of New Zealand

by B. H. Easton

This text examines the origins, theory, history and politics of the dramatic change in economic policy in New Zealand, from Robert Muldoon's interventionalism to Roger Douglas's commercialization. It is illustrated...

Get off the Grass: Kickstarting New Zealand's Innovation Economy

by Shaun Hendy & Paul Callaghan

In a brilliant intellectual adventure that ranges from David Ricardo and Adam Smith to economic geography and the science of complex networks, Shaun Hendy and Paul Callaghan explore how New Zealanders can learn...

Dinosaurs or Dynamos: The United Nations and the World Bank at the Turn of the Century

by Helge Ole Bergesen & Leiv Lunde

Explores how much and what the World Bank and the United Nations can really be expected to achieve. The text begins with a detailed account of the evolution of the two organizations as multilateral development...

The Virtuous Spiral: A Guide to Sustainability for Ngos in International Development

by Alan Fowler

'The Virtuous Spiral is without doubt a most welcome addition to the body of knowledge that will continue to be highly valued in the NGO sector.' Ezra Limiri Mbogori, Director, Mwelekeo wa NGO (MWENGO), Harare...

The Transition to Sustainability: The Politics of Agenda 21 in Europe

by Timothy O'Riordan & Heather Voisey

The Transition to Sustainability 'details how all nations are repositioning their economies, their societies and their collective purpose to maintain all life on Earth, peacefully, healthily, equitably and with...

Sustainable Development: An Introductory Guide

by David Reid

'Sustainable development' is the catchphrase of the 1990s. Governments around the world, international institutions, local organizations and NGOs have committed themselves to its principles and have adopted...

Making a Difference: Ngo's and Development in a Changing World

by D. Hulme & Michael Edwards

As Western aid budgets are slashed and government involvement with aid programmes reduced, NGOs in the voluntary sector are finding themselves taking an ever-increasing share of development work overseas. As...

Africa in Crisis: The Causes and Cures of Environmental Bankruptcy

by Lloyd Timberlake

The first edition of this incisive text on the problems of drought and famine facing Africa won worldwide critical acclaim. Revised with a new introduction, Lloyd Timberlake's bestselling study is invaluable...

Sustainable Development: Economics and Environment in the Third World

by David Pearce, Edward Barbier & Anil Markandya

Blueprint for a Green Economy put the economics of the environment onto the public agenda. Its authors have now widened the issue by applying the principles of their earlier, ground-breaking work to the tangled...

Development Crises and Alternative Visions: Third World Women's Perspectives

by Gita Sen & Caren Grown

More than half of the world's farmers are women. They are the majority of the poor, the uneducated and are the first to suffer from drought and famine. Yet their subordination is reinforced by well-meaning development...

Famine Early Warning Systems: Victims and destitution

by Peter Walker

Is it possible to see famines coming, to be prepared and to save possibly hundreds of thousands of lives? Or is this the wrong question?

A famine is not a single natural catastrophe: it has different stages....

Exploited Earth: Britain's aid and the environment

by Teresa Hayter

How do ''types'' of aid differ? Why are there different kinds? When is one more appropriate than another? How can you tell ''good'' aid from ''bad''? Friends of the Earth commissioned Teresa Hayter, author of...