Consumption, Population, and Sustainability
Perspectives From Science And Religion

Edited by Audrey Chapman, Rodney L. Petersen, and Barbara Smith-Moran

The combined contributions of science and religion to resolving environmental problems are far greater than each could offer working in isolation. Scientific findings are central to understanding the impact of human populations on the environment...

300 pages
6 x 9

The Local Politics of Global Sustainability

The most difficult questions of sustainability are not about technology; they are about values. Answers to such questions cannot be found by asking the "experts," but can only be resolved in the political arena. In The Local Politics of Global...

196 pages
6 x 9

Consuming Desires
Consumption, Culture, and the Pursuit of Happiness

Edited by Roger Rosenblatt

Consider this paradox: Ecologists estimate that it would take three planets Earth to provide an American standard of living to the entire world. Yet it is that standard of living to which the whole world aspires.

In Consuming Desires,...

238 pages
6 x 9

Sustainability and Cities
Overcoming Automobile Dependence

Sustainability and Cities examines the urban aspect of sustainability issues, arguing that cities are a necessary focus for that global agenda. The authors make the case that the essential character of a city's land use results from...

464 pages
7 x 10

The Transit Metropolis
A Global Inquiry

Around the world, mass transit is struggling to compete with the private automobile, and in many places, its market share is rapidly eroding. Yet a number of metropolitan areas have in recent decades managed to mount cost-effective and resource-...

480 pages
7 x 10

Sustainability Strategies for Industry
The Future Of Corporate Practice

Edited by Nigel Roome

Sustainability Strategies for Industry contains essays by members of the Greening of Industry Network that examine the emerging picture of sustainability and its implications for industry and for the relationship between industry and other...

332 pages
6 x 9

Measures of Success
Designing, Managing, and Monitoring Conservation and Development Projects

Measures of Success is a practical, hands-on guide to designing, managing, and measuring the impacts of community-oriented conservation and development projects. It presents a simple, clear, logical, and yet comprehensive approach to...

384 pages
8.5 x 11

Timber, Tourists, and Temples
Conservation And Development In The Maya Forest Of Belize Guatemala And Mexico

Stretching across southern Mexico, northern Guatemala, and Belize, the Maya Forest, or Selva Maya, constitutes one of the last large blocks of tropical forest remaining in North and Central America. Home to Mayan-speaking people for more than 5,...

446 pages
6 x 9

Limited Wants, Unlimited Means
A Reader On Hunter-Gatherer Economics And The Environment

Edited by John Gowdy

For roughly 99% of their existence on earth, Homo sapiens lived in small bands of semi-nomadic hunter-gatherers, finding everything they needed to survive and thrive in the biological richness that surrounded them. Most if not all of the...

378 pages
6 x 9

Strategies for sustainability
Latin America

Edited by Arturo Lopez Ornat

A series of regional reviews of multi-sectoral strategies for sustainability at the national, provincial, and local levels, complementing the volume on "Strategies for national sustainable development". This volume summarizes the status of...

180 pages
9.6 x 8.3


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