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Product Description: Landscape architecture has a pivotal role in ensuring environmental sustainability through design interventions. This book takes a broad look at strategies and completed projects to provide the reader with a strong understanding of the sustainability challenges being faced by designers today, and potential routes to addressing them...read more

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9781472590626 | Fairchild Books, February 23, 2017, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: Landscape architecture has a pivotal role in ensuring environmental sustainability through design interventions.

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Product Description: "Citizen Coke demostrate[s] a complete lack of understanding about . . . the Coca-Cola system―past and present." ―Ted Ryan, the Coca-Cola Company How did Coca-Cola build a global empire by selling a low-price concoction of mostly sugar, water, and caffeine? The easy answer is advertising, but the real formula to Coke’s success was its strategy, from the start, to offload costs and risks onto suppliers, franchisees, and the government...read more

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9780393241129 | W W Norton & Co Inc, November 3, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: An absorbing history of how Coke’s insatiable thirst for natural resources shaped the company and reshaped the globe.

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9780393353341 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, December 6, 2016), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: "Citizen Coke demostrate[s] a complete lack of understanding about .

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9781483046662 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 3, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by William Hughes] Coke's insatiable thirst for resources shapes the company and reshapes the globe in this absorbing history.
9781483046655 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 3, 2014), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: [Read by William Hughes] Coke's insatiable thirst for resources shapes the company and reshapes the globe in this absorbing history.

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Product Description: This book examines the opportunities opened up for financial cooperatives by the recent financial crisis, and explores the role of these institutions in promoting and sustaining local development. The global financial crisis has not only shown the limits of the mainstream theory of markets and rational expectations, but has also generated a great deal of disillusionment with the banking system and underlined the importance of a healthy society for the welfare of the individual...read more

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9780415698375 | Routledge, May 29, 2012, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This book examines the opportunities opened up for financial cooperatives by the recent financial crisis, and explores the role of these institutions in promoting and sustaining local development.

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9781138215344 | Routledge, October 2, 2016, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: This book examines the opportunities opened up for financial cooperatives by the recent financial crisis, and explores the role of these institutions in promoting and sustaining local development.

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Product Description: 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 development. Cities and Sustainability explores the ways in which cities are both the biggest threat to sustainability, and the most powerful tool to get us to sustainable development...read more

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9781138678361 | Routledge, August 30, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Cities are the most likely actors to design and bring about lasting sustainability.

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Product Description: The aim of this book is to consider theoretically the notion of the global competitiveness of regions, as well as giving attention as to how such competitiveness may be empirically measured. With this in mind, the book has three specific objectives: first, to place the concept of regional competitiveness within the context of regional economic development theory; second, to present a rationale and method for quantifying the global competitiveness of regions; and, third, to undertake the most geographically widespread analysis of regional competitiveness differences across the globe...read more

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9780415859431 | Routledge, June 26, 2014, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: The aim of this book is to consider theoretically the notion of the global competitiveness of regions, as well as giving attention as to how such competitiveness may be empirically measured.

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9781138698857 | Reprint edition (Routledge, August 8, 2016), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: The aim of this book is to consider theoretically the notion of the global competitiveness of regions, as well as giving attention as to how such competitiveness may be empirically measured.

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Product Description: As urban populations rise rapidly and concerns about food security increase, interest in urban agriculture has been renewed in both developed and developing countries. This book focuses on the sustainable development of urban agriculture and its relationship to food planning in cities...read more
By Rob Roggema (editor)

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9781138183087 | Routledge, July 26, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: As urban populations rise rapidly and concerns about food security increase, interest in urban agriculture has been renewed in both developed and developing countries.

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Product Description:  This second edition of Pragmatic Sustainability proposes a pragmatic, discursive and pluralistic approach to thinking about sustainability.. Rather than suggesting a single solution to the problem of how to live sustainably, this collection discusses broader approaches to social and environmental change...read more
By Steven A. Moore (editor)

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9781138123915 | 2 revised edition (Routledge, July 19, 2016), cover price $180.00 | About this edition:  This second edition of Pragmatic Sustainability proposes a pragmatic, discursive and pluralistic approach to thinking about sustainability.

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9781138123922 | 2 revised edition (Routledge, July 19, 2016), cover price $44.95 | About this edition:  This second edition of Pragmatic Sustainability proposes a pragmatic, discursive and pluralistic approach to thinking about sustainability.

Product Description: Climate Change and the Private Sector explores the challenges of transforming our energy infrastructure to become carbon neutral and adapting to climate change in the twenty-first century. It examines the critical role that the private sector must play in these challenges...read more

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9780415774758 | Routledge, July 9, 2013, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Climate Change and the Private Sector explores the challenges of transforming our energy infrastructure to become carbon neutral and adapting to climate change in the twenty-first century.

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9781138686953 | Routledge, June 29, 2016, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Climate Change and the Private Sector explores the challenges of transforming our energy infrastructure to become carbon neutral and adapting to climate change in the twenty-first century.

Product Description: Although it is recognised that Thomas Robert Malthus was wrong when he posited a contradiction between population increase and agricultural growth, there are increasing signs that he could be proved right in the future. Perhaps Malthus was too late and too early in his prediction? He was too late, because he did not foresee the shift from land-based resources to fossil fuels, outing an end to the limits of agricultural growth, at least temporarily; and he was too early to witness that fossil fuels would come up against their own limits in terms of supply as well as in terms of global warming...read more

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9780415858342 | Routledge, July 3, 2013, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Although it is recognised that Thomas Robert Malthus was wrong when he posited a contradiction between population increase and agricultural growth, there are increasing signs that he could be proved right in the future.

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9781138686441 | Routledge, June 28, 2016, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Although it is recognised that Thomas Robert Malthus was wrong when he posited a contradiction between population increase and agricultural growth, there are increasing signs that he could be proved right in the future.

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Product Description: As ecology becomes the new engineering, the projection of landscape as infrastructure―the contemporary alignment of the disciplines of landscape architecture, civil engineering, and urban planning― has become pressing. Predominant challenges facing urban regions and territories today―including shifting climates, material flows, and population mobilities, are addressed and strategized here...read more

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9781138643918 | Routledge, July 12, 2016, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: As ecology becomes the new engineering, the projection of landscape as infrastructure―the contemporary alignment of the disciplines of landscape architecture, civil engineering, and urban planning― has become pressing.

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9781138643925 | Reprint edition (Routledge, July 12, 2016), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: As ecology becomes the new engineering, the projection of landscape as infrastructure―the contemporary alignment of the disciplines of landscape architecture, civil engineering, and urban planning― has become pressing.

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Product Description: Denise DeLuca's Re-Aligning with Nature takes readers who are looking for radical social and business solutions on a direct and simple path to real change: nature's path. In this clear, direct, illustration-driven book, DeLuca lays out the core issues of why we are in danger due to being out of alignment with nature and how realigning with nature can save the planet...read more

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9781940468358 | White Cloud Pr, June 14, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Denise DeLuca's Re-Aligning with Nature takes readers who are looking for radical social and business solutions on a direct and simple path to real change: nature's path.

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Product Description: As the population of the world continues to surge upwards, it is apparent that the global economy is unable to meet the nutritional needs of such a large populace. In an effort to circumvent a deepening food crisis, it is pertinent to develop new sustainability strategies and practices...read more
By Andrei Jean-vasile (editor)

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9781522503415 | Information Science Pub, May 31, 2016, cover price $240.00 | About this edition: As the population of the world continues to surge upwards, it is apparent that the global economy is unable to meet the nutritional needs of such a large populace.

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Product Description: As companies and organizations continue to grow economically, it has become pertinent to also implement business and management practices that help relieve environmental and social stressors created by manufacturing processes.Strategic Management of Sustainable Manufacturing Operations features an inclusive overview of various management practices that contribute to the sustainability efforts of an organization...read more

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9781522503507 | Business Science Reference, May 31, 2016, cover price $215.00 | About this edition: As companies and organizations continue to grow economically, it has become pertinent to also implement business and management practices that help relieve environmental and social stressors created by manufacturing processes.

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Product Description: Sustainability Sutra addresses the pursuit of sustainability as crucial in the transformation from an industrial to an ecological civilization, exploring in succinct detail how sustainability can be accomplished through an ecological global growth strategy that makes economic growth mean ecological improvement...read more

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9781590793879 | Select Books Inc, March 7, 2017, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Sustainability Sutra addresses the pursuit of sustainability as crucial in the transformation from an industrial to an ecological civilization, exploring in succinct detail how sustainability can be accomplished through an ecological global growth strategy that makes economic growth mean ecological improvement.

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Product Description: There is a fundamental denial at the centre of why we have an environmental crisis – a denial that ignores that endless physical growth on a finite planet is impossible. Nature provides the ecosystem services that support our civilisation, thus making humanity unavoidably dependent upon it...read more
By Haydn Washington (editor)

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9781138953017 | Routledge, April 12, 2016, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: There is a fundamental denial at the centre of why we have an environmental crisis – a denial that ignores that endless physical growth on a finite planet is impossible.

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Product Description: There is a fundamental denial at the centre of why we have an environmental crisis – a denial that ignores that endless physical growth on a finite planet is impossible. Nature provides the ecosystem services that support our civilisation, thus making humanity unavoidably dependent upon it...read more
By Paul Twomey (editor)

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9781138953024 | Routledge, April 13, 2016, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: There is a fundamental denial at the centre of why we have an environmental crisis – a denial that ignores that endless physical growth on a finite planet is impossible.

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Product Description: Introduction to Sustainability is the first major textbook to review major themes in the cutting-edge field of sustainability. The book is suitable for introductory interdisciplinary courses on sustainability, as well as those in the fields of geography, geology, sociology, planning, political science, and anthropology...read more

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9781118487143 | Blackwell Pub, May 9, 2016, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: Introduction to Sustainability is the first major textbook to review major themes in the cutting-edge field of sustainability.

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9781118487259 | Pap/psc edition (Blackwell Pub, May 9, 2016), cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Introduction to Sustainability is the first major textbook to review major themes in the cutting-edge field of sustainability.

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Product Description: Ethical consumerism is on the rise. No longer bound to the counter-cultural fringes, ethical concerns and practices are reaching into the mainstream of society and being adopted by everyday consumers – from considering carbon miles to purchasing free-range eggs to making renewable energy choices...read more
By Michal Carrington (editor), Andreas Chatzidakis (editor) and Deirdre Shaw (editor)

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9781138790230 | Routledge, April 18, 2016, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Ethical consumerism is on the rise.

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Product Description: Global trends of population growth, rising living standards and the rapidly increasing urbanized world are increasing the demand on water, food and energy. Added to this is the growing threat of climate change which will have huge impacts on water and food availability...read more
By Jamie Bartram (editor)

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9781138190948 | Routledge, April 5, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Global trends of population growth, rising living standards and the rapidly increasing urbanized world are increasing the demand on water, food and energy.

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9781138190955 | Routledge, April 6, 2016, cover price $56.95 | About this edition: Global trends of population growth, rising living standards and the rapidly increasing urbanized world are increasing the demand on water, food and energy.

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Product Description: What is to be done? No challenge summons this question more urgently than the global challenge of transitioning to clean, efficient, and renewable energy sources. This is the question that the authors have set out to answer. Over the course of eight probing conversations, the authors consider the strategies that will point toward a sustainable future and the changes of heart and mind that will inspire the will and strength to achieve it...read more

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9781887917155 | Ikeda Center for Peace Learning &, April 15, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: What is to be done?

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Product Description: "You must check out the newest from my favorite transcendent and down to earth preacher."--Laurie Anderson, artist, musicianThe Earth Wants YOU is a motivational handbook, filled with inspired visions of a wild, creative, Earth-led cultural revolution...read more

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9780872867079 | City Lights Books, April 12, 2016, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: "You must check out the newest from my favorite transcendent and down to earth preacher.

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Product Description: What can prosperity possibly mean in a world of environmental and social limits? The publication of Prosperity without Growth was a landmark in the sustainability debate. Tim Jackson’s piercing challenge to conventional economics openly questioned the most highly prized goal of politicians and economists alike: the continued pursuit of exponential economic growth...read more

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9781138935402 | 2 revised edition (Routledge, September 8, 2016), cover price $125.00 | About this edition: What can prosperity possibly mean in a world of environmental and social limits?
9781844078943 | 1 edition (Routledge, December 30, 2009), cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Prosperity without Growth challenges the embedded, unquestioned assumptions of the global policy of growth and shows that it is necessary—and possible—to have increased and widespread prosperity without economic growth.

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9781138935419 | 2 revised edition (Routledge, September 8, 2016), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: What can prosperity possibly mean in a world of environmental and social limits?
9781849713238 | Reprint edition (Routledge, June 27, 2011), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Prosperity without Growth challenges the embedded, unquestioned assumptions of the global policy of growth and shows that it is necessary—and possible—to have increased and widespread prosperity without economic growth.

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Product Description: Explore the Design and Operation of Urban Transport Interchanges Transport planners throughout the world can implement a range of policies to influence travelers’ behavior, and encourage a move to public transport to achieve urban sustainability and social inclusion...read more
By Floridea Di Ciommo (editor) and Andres Monzo (editor)

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9781498740845 | CRC Pr I Llc, April 1, 2016, cover price $189.95 | About this edition: Explore the Design and Operation of Urban Transport Interchanges Transport planners throughout the world can implement a range of policies to influence travelers’ behavior, and encourage a move to public transport to achieve urban sustainability and social inclusion.

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Product Description: Sustainability is a global imperative and a scientific challenge like no other. This concise guide provides students and practitioners with a strategic framework for linking knowledge with action in the pursuit of sustainable development, and serves as an invaluable companion to more narrowly focused courses dealing with sustainability in particular sectors such as energy, food, water, and housing, or in particular regions of the world...read more

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9780691157610 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 29, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Sustainability is a global imperative and a scientific challenge like no other.

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Product Description: Sustainability as a reference frame for dealing with the interconnection of environmental, economic and social issues on a global scale is not only characterized by complex problems and long-term strategies but also by differences and disagreements with regard to its meanings and how they should be realised...read more

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9780415714112 | Routledge, June 16, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Sustainability as a reference frame for dealing with the interconnection of environmental, economic and social issues on a global scale is not only characterized by complex problems and long-term strategies but also by differences and disagreements with regard to its meanings and how they should be realised.

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