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An Introduction to Sustainable Development  2007 by Rogers

An Introduction to Sustainable Development 2007 by Rogers

An Introduction to Sustainable Development presents the concept and practice of sustainable development as a process that meets the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. This textbook examines the environ-mental, economic, and social dimensions of sustainable development by focusing on changing patterns of consumption, production, and distribution of resources. This book of topical interest can help us learn better, more s..

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Beyond Malthus: The Nineteen Dimensions of the Population Challenge (The Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series)  by Lester R. Brown , Gary Gardner, Brian Halweil

Beyond Malthus: The Nineteen Dimensions of the Population Challenge (The Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series) by Lester R. Brown , Gary Gardner, Brian Halweil

On the bicentennial of Malthus' legendary essay on the tendency of population to grow more rapidly than the food supply, this book examines the impacts of population growth on 19 global resources and services, including food, fresh water, fisheries, jobs, education, income and health. Despite current hype of a 'birth dearth' in parts of Europe and Japan, the fact remains that human numbers are projected to increase by over 3 billion by 2050. Populations in rapidly growing nations are in danger o..

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Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge by Sarah A. Laird

Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge by Sarah A. Laird

Biodiversity research and prospecting are long-standing activities taking place in a new legal and ethical environment. Following entry into force of the Convention on Biological Diversity in 1993, and other recent policy developments, expectations and obligations for research and prospecting partnerships have changed. However, to date there are few guides to integrating these concepts with practice. This book offers practical guidance on how to arrive at equitable biodiversity research and pros..

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Disaster Risk Reduction in South Asia by Pardeep Sahni, Madhavi Ariyabandu

Disaster Risk Reduction in South Asia by Pardeep Sahni, Madhavi Ariyabandu

Product detailsPaperback: 388 pagesPublisher: Prentice-Hall of India Pvt.Ltd; 1 edition (August 30, 2004)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 9788120322004ISBN-13: 978-8120322004ASIN: 8120322002Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 5.9 x 0.9 inchesShipping Weight: 1.7 pounds..

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Essentials of International Relations Paperback – 1 Feb 2019 by Karen A. Mingst , Heather Elko Mckibben, Ivan M. Arreguín–toft

 A new chapter on international cooperation and international law presents alternatives to war. A streamlined approach to theories and levels of analysis makes concepts easier to understand and apply. Expanded coverage of cybersecurity, refugees, health and the environment asks students to grapple with the big issues of our time. And InQuizitive-an all-new digital learning tool-helps students learn, retain and apply key concepts.Paperback: 544 pagesPublisher: W. W. Norton & Co..

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Ethical Leadership in Schools: Creating Community In An Environment Of Accountability 2006 by Kenneth A. Strike

Paperback/Publisher: Corwin; 1 edi, 2006/ISBN-13: 978-1412913515 -Language: EnglishISBN-10: 1412913519Product Dimensions: 17.8 x 1 x 25.4 cmReview"An important book that will surely become a prized text and be sought out again and again by school leaders who need to remind themselves why they entered the profession and what it takes to remain true to the premise that 'it's all about the children.'" (From the Series Foreword by E. Joseph Schneider 2006-07-11)"Provides..

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ETHNOGRAPHY (Understanding Social Research) 2000 by John Brewer

ETHNOGRAPHY (Understanding Social Research) 2000 by John Brewer

Product detailsPaperback: 226 pagesPublisher: Open University Press (16 December 2000)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 0335202683ISBN-13: 978-0335202683Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.3 x 22.9 cm..

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Food Aid: The Challenge and the Opportunity  by Hans Singer, John Wood , Tony Jennings

Food Aid: The Challenge and the Opportunity by Hans Singer, John Wood , Tony Jennings

Food aid has played a key role in responding to the extreme poverty and disasters afflicting millions of people in the developing world. It is at the centre of much political discussion, both nationally and internationally, and there have been notable successes, yet there is doubt and criticism about the appropriateness of food aid, and confusion about the deep-rooted problems which perpetuate these calamities.This book is designed to give a wide public a clear insight into the key issues, prese..

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Globalization and Social Movements: The Populist Challenge and Democratic Alternatives, Third Edition Paperback – 17 Feb 2020 by Valentine M. Moghadam

What is the connection between globalization and social movements? How have people collectively responded to globalization's economic, political, and cultural manifestations and challenges? And how are contemporary social movements and networks affecting the progression of globalization? This clear and concise book answers these questions by examining social movements and transnational networks in the context of globalization in all its forms-economic, political, cultural, and technological alik..

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Globalization: The Making of World Society Paperback – 20 Feb 2009 by Frank J. Lechner

Globalization: The Making of World Society is a stimulating, state-of-the-art text for any student of globalization, beginner or advanced. Makes a big, abstract topic very accessible through illustration with everyday experience Thorough and scholarly but written in an approachable style Delves into timely and controversial issues and debates, including the impact of migration, global inequality, and cultural homogeneity Combines several perspectives for new interpretation Includes chapter outli..

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Integrated Water Resources Management: Global Theory, Emerging Practice and Local Needs (Water in South Asia)  by P. Peter Mollinga

Integrated Water Resources Management: Global Theory, Emerging Practice and Local Needs (Water in South Asia) by P. Peter Mollinga

Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) has become the international label for the ‘new approach’ to water resources management. This volume, and in fact the entire series, investigates how this global concept resonates with regional, national and local concerns in South Asia.This is the first volume in a new series under the aegis of the South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies (SaciWATERs) and explains the IWRM.This volume begins by tracking the emergence of IWR..

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Management of Water for Agriculture: Irrigation, Watersheds and Drainage  by Rakesh Hooja

Management of Water for Agriculture: Irrigation, Watersheds and Drainage by Rakesh Hooja

"In this book, the author develops a structured analytical approach to water resources management/administration at the local level and weaves it together with related developments - some planned, others de facto - at other levels of public administration and policy formation. Above all, it is the author`s ample vision of past, present and future initiatives in the management of water for agriculture that provides sound credibility to his innovative questioning of available options and policy fu..

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Migration and Urban Decay: Asian Experience  by Shekbar Mukherji

Migration and Urban Decay: Asian Experience by Shekbar Mukherji

Product detailsHardcover: 193 pagesPublisher: Rawat; illustrated edition edition (20 August 2006)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 8170339863ISBN-13: 978-8170339861Package Dimensions: 21.8 x 13.7 x 2.8 cm..

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Nuclear Deterrence in South Asia: Evolving Technologies and Future Challenges for Sustainable Peace and Stability Hardcover – 2019 by Rizwana Abbasi (Author), Zafar Khan

This book explores evolving patterns of nuclear deterrence, the impact of new technologies, and changing deterrent force postures in the South Asian region to assess future challenges for sustainable peace and stability.Under the core principles of the security dilemma, this book analyzes the prevailing security environment in South Asia and offers unilateral, bilateral, and multilateral frameworks to stabilize peace and ensure deterrence stability in the South Asian region. Moreover, contending..

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Nuclear Modernization in the 21st Century: A Technical, Policy, and Strategic Review Hardcover – 2020 by Aiden Warren , Philip M. Baxter

This collection examines the extent to which nuclear weapons modernization has become a significant point of concern and consideration in international security. Recent statements and substantial investments by nuclear weapon possessor states in the upkeep and modernization of their nuclear postures – particularly the United States, Russia and China – illustrate a return of primacy and the salience of nuclear forces in international politics. The upgrading of systems, the introduction of new cap..

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People, Land and Water: Participatory Development Communication for Natural Resource Management by Guy Bessette

People, Land and Water: Participatory Development Communication for Natural Resource Management by Guy Bessette

In natural resource management research, best practice implies the participation of community members, research or development teams and other stakeholders to jointly identify research and development parameters and contribute to decision making. Ideally, the research or development process itself generates a situation of empowerment in which participants transform their vision and become able to take effective action. Used increasingly widely in resource management, this process is known as Par..

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Principled Agents  by Timothy Besley

Principled Agents by Timothy Besley

What is good government? Why do some governments fail? How do you implement political accountability in practice? What incentives do you need to put in place to ensure that politicians and public servants act in the public interest and not their own? These questions and many more are addressed in Timothy Besley's intriguing Lindahl lectures. Economic analyses of government usually divide into two broad camps. One which emphasizes government as a force for public good that can regulate markets, d..

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Questioning Geography: Fundamental Debates  by Noel Castree, Alisdair Rogers, Douglas Sherman

Questioning Geography: Fundamental Debates by Noel Castree, Alisdair Rogers, Douglas Sherman

"Questioning Geography" introduces students to the fundamental debates that animate geography today. Each of the chapters focuses on a key issue that has divided or galvanised geographers in their work. This title covers both human and physical geography. It includes essay questions and suggestions for further reading. It demonstrates to students the distinctiveness and vitality of modern geography.Product detailsPaperback: 330 pagesPublisher: Wiley-Blackwell (20 September 2005)Languag..

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Reservation and Private Sector: Quest for Equal Opportunity and Growth by Sukhadeo Thorat , Aryama, Prashant Negi

Reservation and Private Sector: Quest for Equal Opportunity and Growth by Sukhadeo Thorat , Aryama, Prashant Negi

"Policies of legal safeguards and reservation/affirmative actions in favour of discriminated groups have a tendency, globally, to generate acrimonious and heated debates. The idea of introducing reservation in the private sector has received a fair share of differing opinions in India. This volume brings representative pieces of those opinions together at one place. The papers address some of critical issues that appeared in the current debate on reservation: Are the concerns about discriminatio..

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The Handbook of Cross-Border Ethnic and Religious Affinities Hardcover – 2019 by Charity Butcher

Increasingly, ethnic and religious variables are taken into account to explain conflict and relations between nations. However, ethnic and religious groups exist beyond the confines of frontiers. In Africa, for example, hundreds of ethnic groups were divided by colonial borders, and many retained kinship connections to their brethren in other countries, thus creating "cross-border ethnic/religious affinity." Such cross-border connections affect a variety of foreign policy, from diplomacy to the ..

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The Military Balance 2020 Paperback – 2020 by The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

The Military Balance is an authoritative assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of 171 countries. Detailed A–Z entries list each country’s military organisation, personnel numbers, equipment inventories, and relevant economic and demographic data. Regional and select country analyses cover the major developments affecting defence policy and procurement, and defence economics. The opening graphics section displays notable defence statistics, while additional data sets ..

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