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283 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
  • Older People Pensions Investment The demographic shift Health and relaxation Valuing and respect for older people The unique role of older humans in the success of our species so far! Intergenerational Equity by Chit Chong Financialisation, pensions and generational issues Pension Funds and Workers' Challenges by Professor Maria Madi The philosophy and economics of Care Baby Boomers The Welfare State Energy and Heating Political representation Transport Access and Disability Working later in life Life long learning The modern cult of youth ? The darker side of the 60s revolution? The contribution of older people to public life and civil society Green Economics Caring for the carers Danger the Hippies are coming Technologies are no miracles- Smart Phone Smart Home Smart Age Generation Policy instead of Generation Conflict!by Birgit Meinhard-Schiebel (Austria) Thematic contributions: Green Issues, economic issues, social issues, environmental issues. Social and environmental justice issues. Climate change, institutional aspects, social, caring, workers, and other rights. Access and diversity, disability, tolerance, inclusion. Young people, older people, employment, work, jobs. Indicators, values. Some of the writers confirmed: Birgit Meinhard-Schiebel (Austria) Representative for Senior Greens in Vienna and Women in Austria "Danger the Hippies are coming Technologies are no miracles- Smart Phone Smart Home Smart Age Generation Policy instead of Generation Conflict!" Freda Meissner-Blau (Green Founder and GreenDoyen Austria!)Sunny Side and Nuclear Free Austria Utte Schmitz (Germany) Miriam Kennet, UK Valueing and respecting older people as a key success strategy and historic and continuing necessity for all humans on earth Gerti Zupanich (Vienna, Austria) Introduces her projects from people 55 plus in EU-projects including "European Women in older Age" www.european-women.eu.and is co author of EWA Book "Mastering older Age" at http://www.european-women.eu/results.html in PDF Volker Heinemann, (Germany and UK) Tony Cooreman (Belgium) Per Gahrton (Sweden) Dr Vinca Bigo (France) University of the Mediteranean Marseille. Dr Virginie Martin Towards an Ethic of Care Michelle Gale De Oliveira, (Brazil and USA) Peter Lang Challenging authority and the impact of care issues on middle aged members of the family. A case study Anusha Mahendran, ( Australia) Professor Michael Benfield Older people as leaders in the evolution of Green ideas Thomas Duncanson (Australia) Ethics in health and healthcare Anna Wexberg-Kubesch (Psychotherapist, Holocaust-Researcher, Historican, 52 years old) The future of age is in our own hands Chit Chong (UK) Intergenerational Equity Clive Lord Citizens Income Also the Chair of the UK carers network Professor Maria Madi (Campinas University, Brazil) Financialisation, pensions and generational issues Pension Funds and Workers' Challenges The philosophy and economics of Care plus many more.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781907543517 20160618
This book features green voices from around the world and will explore the new world where far more people are older and a significant force in the economy. After a century of the cult of the young - things have changed and economically for the first time in a very long time, much older people are much better off than much younger people in general. This is a sudden change which has happened over the last 12 years and we seek to explore the new realities of life for everyone as well as the particular challenges, for society and for the individual, of life as an older person. We would like to create an economy which is welcoming to all the new older people we have in society so that they can play their full part and reach their own full potential in a supportive environment and economy, enriching their lives and participating with a respectful society for their experience and wisdom. As greens we value life long learning and participation.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781907543517 20160618
Green Library
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213 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
  • Wem nützt ein Nachhaltigkeitsbarometer
  • Vorwort
  • Vorüberlegungen zum Nachhaltigkeitsbarometer
  • Intention und Aktualität
  • Kontext der Untersuchung
  • Das Nachhaltigkeitsbarometer
  • Besser als ihr Ruf : die jüngere Generation
  • Rahmen und Design der Untersuchung
  • Zum Verständnis von nachhaltiger Entwicklung
  • Konzeptionelle Überlegungen
  • Forschungsergebnisse zu Jugendkultur, Lebensstilen und nachhaltiger Entwicklung
  • Konsum und Medien
  • Lebensstile und Werte
  • Umwelt und nachhaltige
  • Entwicklung
  • Partizipation und Engagement
  • Eine Zwischenbilanz
  • Methodische Grundlagen der empirischen Untersuchung
  • Vorgehensweise
  • Die Befragten
  • Die Auswertungsverfahren
  • Die Untersuchungsvariablen
  • Die Repräsentativität der Stichprobe
  • Motivationen der jüngeren Generation zu nachhaltigem Handeln
  • Beurteilung von Problemen der Umwelt und nicht-nachhaltiger Entwicklung
  • Generelle Problementwicklung
  • Probleme nicht-nachhaltiger Entwicklung aus persönlicher Sicht
  • Wahrnehmung von Umweltqualität und Lebensqualität
  • Der Umgang mit Problemlagen und Komplexität
  • Einstellungen : am Beispiel starker und schwacher Nachhaltigkeit
  • Verletzbarkeit und Betroffenheit : am Beispiel des Klimawandels
  • Handlungsbereitschaft und Engagement der jüngeren Generation
  • Handlungsfelder und Verantwortungszuschreibung für die Lösung von Problemen nicht-nachhaltiger Entwicklung
  • Soziale Dimension der Nachhaltigkeit
  • Ökologische Dimension der Nachhaltigkeit
  • Ökonomische Dimension der Nachhaltigkeit
  • Antwortstrukturen : allgemein
  • Antwortstrukturen : Verantwortungszuschreibung
  • Einschätzung der eigenen Handlungsmöglichkeiten : das Beispiel Konsum
  • Das Engagement in Organisationen
  • Nachhaltigkeitsbezogene Aktivitäten und Partizipationen
  • Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklung in der Schule als wichtiger Impuls
  • Die Perspektive nachhaltiger Entwicklung in der Schule
  • Das Themenspektrum von Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklung in der Schule
  • Spezifika von nachhaltigkeitsbezogenem Unterricht
  • Die Potenziale von nachhaltiger Entwicklung als Bildungsgegenstand in der Schule: Ergebnisse einer qualitativen Explorativsstudie
  • Das methodische Design der qualitativen Explorativstudie
  • Die Unterrichtsimplementation : Frageabschnitt I
  • Das Nachhaltigkeitsverständnis : Frageabschnitt II
  • Die Wesensmerkmale des nachhaltigkeitsbezogenen Unterrichts : Frageabschnitt III
  • Die Informationsgewinnung der Lehrkräfte : Frageabschnitt IV
  • Das Verhältnis von Umweltbildung und Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklung in der Schule : Frageabschnitt V
  • Die schulischen Strukturbedingungen : Änderungswünsche der Beteiligten : Frageabschnitt VI
  • Zusammenfassung der Ergebnisse der Explorativstudie
  • Von der Einstellung zum Handeln : Nachhaltigkeitsbewusstsein
  • Elemente von Nachhaltigkeitsbewusstsein
  • Motivation, Intention, Volition
  • Zusammenhänge zwischen Motivation, Intention und Volition
  • Typen des Nachhaltigkeitsbewusstseins
  • Befragtenmerkmale in den Clustern-Überblick
  • Merkmale der Befragtengruppe hinsichtlich Motivation, Intention und Volition
  • Merkmale der Befragtengruppe hinsichtlich soziodemographischer Faktoren und Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklung in der Schule
  • Schlussbetrachtung
  • Nachhaltige Entwicklung in der jüngeren Generation
  • Motivation, Intention, Handlungskonkretisierung
  • Nachhaltigkeitstypen in der jüngeren Generation Deutschlands
  • Die bedeutende Rolle der schulischen Bildung
  • Das Nachhaltigkeitsbewusstsein : geringe Einstellungs-Verhaltens-Diskrepanz
  • Ausblick
  • Fragebogen
  • Literaturverzeichnis
  • Danksagung.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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x, 229 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
  • Introduction
  • Governance
  • Earning a living
  • Health care and the Farm
  • Health and diet
  • Housing and construction
  • Membership and the gate
  • Community, conflict and compassion
  • Tribal cultures
  • Following the spiritual path
  • Living green : permaculture and ecovillages
  • The future farm.
In the Summer of Love in San Francisco's Haight-Asbury, a charismatic young hippie by the name of Stephen Gaskin launched "Monday Night Class"-a weekly event which drew together an eclectic mix of truth-seekers and flower children. Soon the class became a caravan, and after touring the country this colorful crew decided to seek a plot of land and found a commune based on their shared values. Thus was born The Farm in Summertown, Tennessee. The Farm Then and Now presents the story of a group that has defied the odds, blending idealism with a practical approach to intentional community and creating a model for sustainable living. Just as the Monday Night Classes taught students to open their hearts and minds, The Farm continues as a School of Change, demonstrating ways to operate collectively in terms of: * Land, water, and stewardship * Health care, building, and infrastructure * Cooperation, compassion, and spiritual values For humans to survive as a species, we must relearn the skills needed to work together; the lessons of The Farm can be applied in any community or organization. The Farm Then and Now addresses both the successes and shortcomings of this unique ongoing social experiment, showing how what was once the largest commune in the world has evolved into an exceptional example of living lightly on the earth. Douglas Stevenson has been a member of The Farm Community for forty years. His company Green Life Retreats hosts the Farm Experience Weekend and other instructional seminars about sustainable living.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780865717695 20170418
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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237 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Grundlagen : Heimat interdisziplinär
  • Braucht Zukunft Heimat? : eine Einleitung / Norbert Jung
  • Heimat : naturwissenschaftliche Analyse eines (irrationalen) Gefühls / Bernhard Verbeek
  • Zur Psychologie von Heimat und Beheimatung : eignet sich Heimat als Thema der Umweltbildung? / Beate Mitzscherlich
  • Solastalgie : Heimweh in der Heimat : Deutsche Ubersetzung von Ciaire M. Albrecht / Glenn A. Albrecht
  • Heimat : eine historische Spurensuche / Regine Auster
  • Musik und Heimat : Ideen, Erinnerungen, Fallbetrachtungen / Christian Kaden
  • Der Heimatbegriff im Naturschutz : Bedeutung und Konflikte / Malte Bläring
  • Heimaterfahrungen, Heimatprozesse, Heimatveränderung
  • Wir von hier : Heimatbefindlichkeit in Fotografien / Aija Torklere
  • Fremder Ort Heimat : ein Erfahrungsbericht / Hellmuth Henneberg
  • Heimat Oderbruch : von den Ansprüchen an eine Landschaft / Lars Fischer
  • Heimat (er)finden : das Phänomen der Raumpioniere / Arne Drews, Felix Hollerbach
  • Provinz, Heimat, Film : Raumerkundungen eines internationalen Filmfestes / Kenneth Anders
  • Braunkohle macht die Heimat kalt : ein Bericht aus der Lausitz / Wolf Schluchter
  • Heimat als Gegenstand der Bildung
  • Heimat als Kategorie politischer Gestaltung : Sozialwissenschaftliche Perspektiven / Manfred Walser
  • Kulturlandschaftsgraffiti : Praxisbeispiel der Umsetzung eines Bildungskonzeptes / Felix Hollerbach
  • Bildung für eine nachhaltige Entwicklung in Biosphärenreservaten in Deutschland / Robin Marwege
  • Autorenverzeichnis.
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xiii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Preface-- W.Harcourt Introduction Women Reclaiming Sustainable Livelihoods-- W.Harcourt& J.Stremmelaar Redefining Sustainable Livelihoods-- S.Krishna PARTI: FRAMING GENDER AND LIVELIHOOD CONCERNS TODAY Women Advocating for Gender Equality and Sustainable Livelihoods on the Global Stage-- I.Dankelman Towards Gender Equality in Global Sustainable Consumption and Production Agreements-- K.Sexsmith Gender Equality in Certified Agricultural Value Chains-- N.Verhart& R.Pyburn Global Agricultural Policies, Institutional Interventions and Women's Livelihoods-- A.Rao Global Institutions Try to Get it Right: An Insider's Perspective-- G.Bloom PART II: GENDER AND LIVELIHOODS IN PLACE Your Caring Sharing Co-op: Women, Work and Sustainability in a Polanyian Paradigm-- M.S.Cato Gender and Sustainable Livelihoods in India: 'Side-stream'/'Mainstream'-- S.Krishna The Dream Merchants Have No Clothes: Women's Rights and Empowerment in the Micro Finance Regime-- S.K.Parthasarathy The Cost of Peace: Exploring Opportunities for Women's Livelihoods in Post Conflict Settings-- S.Aguiari Sustaining Women's and Community Livelihoods in Rural Tanzania-- M.Masaiganah Sustainable Livelihoods and Gender in the Marginal Alpine Communities of Trentino-- M.Zucca Indigenous Women Claiming Their Land-- M.B.Rius PART III: EMERGING ISSUES FOR GENDER AND LIVELIHOODS Biocapital, Biopolitics and Biosocialities: Reframing Health, Livelihoods and Environments with New Genetics and Biotechnology-- L.Acero Gender and Sustainable Livelihoods in Urban Honiara-- A.Lacey Gender and Climate Justice-- A.Agostino& R.Lizarde Epilogue Green Washing Warnings-- W.Harcourt.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780230316485 20160609
At a time when the world is reeling from multiple economic and ecological crises, an international cast of ecologists and gender specialists from the Global North and Global South provide a multidisciplinary perspective on gender, sustainability, and livelihoods. With the 20 year review of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development to be held in Brazil in 2012, this book boldly reclaims the concept of sustainable livelihoods for women. Authors from 10 different countries show how women engage in policy decision on climate change and consumptions, managing solidarity economies, farming, micro credit, value chains, and strategies in post-conflict contexts.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780230316485 20160609
Green Library
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360 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Green Library
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xvii, 298 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.
  • Introduction. Anita Lacey.- Part 1. Contesting land and tenure.- Chapter 1. Immanent Politics in the Kampungs: Gendering, Performing, and Mapping the Jakarta Economic Subject-- Lisa Tilley.- Chapter 2. Barrio Women's Gendering Practices for Sustainable Urbanism in Caracas, Venezuela-- Juan Velasquez Atehortua.- Part 2. Resisting water and food insecurity.- Chapter 3.Relational trajectories of urban water poverty in Lima and Dar es Salaam-- Adriana Allen and Pascale Hofmann.- Chapter 4. What is Being Sustained? Sustainability and Food Exchange Sites in Istanbul-- Candan Turkkan.- Part 3. Forging women's rights to the city.- Chapter 5. Politics of Urban Space: Rethinking Urban Inclusion and the Right to the City-- Sudha Mohan.- Chapter 6. Disabled Women, Urbanization and Sustainable Development in Africa-- Tsitsi Chataika.- Chapter 8. Fragile cities and gender based violence: the case of Rio de Janeiro-- Renata A. Giannini, Peter McNamee, Giovanna B. de Miranda.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781349951819 20170626
This work considers the city as a gendered space and examines women's experiences and engagement in both urbanization and sustainability. Such a focus offers distinctive insights into the question of what it means for a city to be sustainable, asking further how sustainability needs to work with gender and the gendered lives of cities' inhabitants. Vitally, it considers women's lives in cities and their work to forge more sustainable cities through a wide variety of means, including governmental, non-governmental and local grassroots and individual efforts towards sustainable urban life. The volume is transnational, offering case-studies from a wide range of city sites and sustainability efforts. It explores crucial questions such as the gendered nature and women's experiences of current urbanization; the gendered nature of urban sustainability thinking and programmes; and local alternatives and resistances to dominant modes of addressing urbanization challenges.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781349951819 20170626
Green Library
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xxiv, 263 p. ; 22 cm.
Partly with reference to India.
Green Library
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16 p. ; 30 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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v, 78 p. ; 22 cm.
Green Library
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58 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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24 p. ; 21 cm.
Green Library
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73 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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255 p.
This collection of essays seeks to provide an understanding of gender relations in sustainable development. Researchers, activists and policy-makers from the North and South offer new ways to challenge dominating knowledge-systems and development institutions, and discuss the difficulties women face on the margins of the development process. Contributions on resource management, power, knowledge production, culture, development institutions and politics, health and economics show that gender relations are not simply a footnote on our understanding of history and societies, but are central to the development discourse. The contributers include: Janet Abramovitz, Franck Amalric, Frederique Apffel Marglin, Lourdes Arzipe, Tariq Banuri, Rosi Braidotti, Raff Carmen, Willy Douma. Atu' Emberson-Bain, Wendy harcourt, Sabine Hausler, Noleen Heyzer, Heleen van der Hombergh, Cecile Jackson, Devaki Jain, Loes Keysers, Judith Richter, Gita Sen, Marja-Liisa Swantz, Corinne Wacker, Ange Wieberdink and Saskia Wieringa.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781856492447 20160528
Green Library
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112 p. ; 28 cm.
Green Library
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11 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
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26 p. ; 28 cm.
Green Library
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281 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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37 pages : color illustrations ; 17 x 25 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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287 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Green Library
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59 p. : ill. ; 20 x 21 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xii, 324 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Ecological Debt: Embodied Debt Ariel SallehPART I - HISTORIESThe Devaluation of Women's LabourSilvia FedericiWho is the 'He' of He Who Decides in Economic Discourse?Ewa CharkiewiczThe Diversity Matrix: Relationship and ComplexitySusan HawthornePART II - MATTERDevelopment for Some is Violence for OthersNalini NayakNuclearised Bodies and Militarised SpaceZohl de Ishtar Women and Deliberative Water Management Andrea Moraes and Ellie PerkinsPART III - GOVERNANCEMainstreaming Trade and Millennium Development Goals?Gig Francisco and Peggy AntrobusPolicy and the Measure of WomanMarilyn WaringFeminist Ecological Economics in Theory and PracticeSabine U. O'HaraPART IV - ENERGYWho Pays for Kyoto Protocol? Selling Oxygen and Selling SexAna IslaHow Global Warming is GenderedMeike SpitznerWomen and the Abuja Declaration for Energy SovereigntyLeigh Brownhill and Terisa E. TurnerPART V - MOVEMENTEcofeminist Political Economy and the Politics of Money Mary MellorSaving Women: Saving the CommonsLeo PodlashucFrom Eco-Sufficiency to Global JusticeAriel SallehIndex.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780745328645 20160528
As the twenty-first century faces a crisis of democracy and sustainability, this book brings academics and activists into conversation.These provocative essays by internationally distinguished women thinkers expose the limits of current scholarship in political economy, ecological economics and sustainability science. With a who's who of contributors, Eco-Sufficiency and Global Justice is essential reading for anyone concerned about climate change in an era defined by global financial meltdown.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781876756710 20160527
As the twenty-first century faces a crisis of democracy and sustainability, this book attempts to bring academics and alternative globalisation activists into conversation. Through studies of global neoliberalism, ecological debt, climate change, and the ongoing devaluation of reproductive and subsistence labor, these uncompromising essays by internationally distinguished women thinkers expose the limits of current scholarship in political economy, ecological economics, and sustainability science. The book introduces groundbreaking theoretical concepts for talking about humanity-nature links and will be a challenging read for activists and for students of political economy, environmental ethics, global studies, sociology, women's studies, and critical geography.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780745328645 20160528
Green Library
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596 p. ; 23 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xi, 273 p. ; 23 cm.
Green Library
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ix, 194 p. ; 22 cm.
  • 1. Introduction. 2. Theoretical Perspectives and Concepts of the Relationship between Society and the Environment. 3. Special Fields of Research. 4. Issues, Approaches and Results. 5. Research Methods and Empirical Praxis. 6. Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780582369429 20160527
For courses in Environmental studies, Environmental Sociology, Environmental geography and Development studies; Women's studies and Women's issues options on a wide variety of degree courses. Combining theory with practice, this concise, accessible text provides a comprehensive introduction to the concepts, theories and results of environmental sociology from a feminist perspective. Within an international context it portrays in full the different feminist perspectives on environment and society, which are marginalized in mainstream research, and shows how the feminist critique on environmental sociology contributes to a more general feminist critique of society. Part of the Feminist Perspectives Series providing stimulating introductions to key feminist topics and debates written by well-known, experienced teachers in each field.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780582369429 20160527
Green Library
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223 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
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xi, 38 p. ; 30 cm.
Green Library
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x, 363 p. ; 22 cm.
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xvii, 206 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Green Library
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41 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Green Library
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xix, 475 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Green Library, SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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328 p. : ill., col. maps ; 25 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xvii, 156 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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144 p. ; 30 cm.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
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142 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Green Library
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171 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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v, 37 p. ; 25 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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201 p. ; 25 cm.
  • What is environmental sustainability?-- environmental assessment, what is it and why should we use it?-- potential environmental impacts-- global and transboundary concerns-- public consultation in environmental assessment projects-- the environmental impact assessment process-- environmental assessment methods-- economic analysis of environmental impacts-- environmental auditing-- environmental impact assessment - selected case studies-- environmentally sound technology assessment.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780850925562 20160527
A concise guide which focuses on the environmental impact of development projects. It aims to teach the knowledge, skills, approach and best practice necessary if environmental assessment is to be integrated into all development projects. The book recognizes the diversity of environmental problems from country to country. It identifies five areas which managers and planners should pay attention to: natural habitat destruction; land degradation; the depletion and degradation of fresh water resources; agricultural, industrial and urban pollution; and the degradation of "global commons". The volume looks at a number of development projects, and analyzes their environmental impact in order to generate a checklist of potential impacts which all planners and managers can use. The book also features case studies, provides economic analysis of environmental impacts, and discusses environmental auditing.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780850925562 20160527
Green Library
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170 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Preface * Women, Ecology and Health: Rebuilding Connections * After the Forest: AIDS as Ecological Collapse in Thailand * Killing Legally with Toxic Waste: Women and the Environment in the United States * Environmental Degradation and Subversion of Health * Using Technology, Choosing Sex: The Campaign Against Sex Determination and the Question of Choice * Legal Rights... and Wrongs: Internationalising Bhopal * 'Green Earth, Women's Power, Human Liberation': Women in Peasant Movements in India * Filipino Peasant Women in Defence of Life * Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka: Its Ecological and Political Consequences * The Seed and the Earth: Biotechnology and the Colonisation of Regeneration * The Re-greening of the Planet * Ecological Economics * Notes on Contributors.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781853831904 20160528
It is 20 years since environmental issues were first put on the international agenda at the Stockholm Conference, and concern for planetary survival has shifted from desertification to acid rain to ozone depletion to biodiversity. The official responses to all the various crises, however, has largely been one of offering technological and managerial 'fixes, ' which often fail to address or solve the basic ecological issues. Genuine, viable improvements can only be implemented at ground level, by those most strongly affected by the problem. Because of their location 'on the fringes, ' and their traditional role in providing sustenance, it is women who are often able to offer ecological insights that are deeper and richer than the technocratic recipes of international experts, or the responses of men in their own societies. "Close to Home" emphasises that the environment is not some distant concern, but one that affects the health and well-being of communities on a daily basis. For women, 'the environment' is the place in which we live. The contributions in this book, edited by Vandana Shiva, show how women worldwide are taking action at grass-roots level, battling toxic wastes, low-level radiation and biotechnology in the struggle for truly sustainable community development.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781853831904 20160528
Green Library
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xiii, 220 p. ; 23 cm.
This volume presents and disentangles the various positions put forward on the environmental dimensions of the development process as they relate to women. The authors clarify the political and theoretical issues at stake and put forward their own ideas on the basic elements needed for a new paradigm. It aims to contribute to a theoretical framework for understanding woman's roles in environment and sustainable development.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781856491846 20160528
Green Library
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xiii, 122 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Green Library
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189 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
  • La teoría del género y el desarrollo sustentable
  • Recuerdos de mujeres ecofeministas
  • Sustentabilidad municipal y participación de la mujer en Nezahualcóyotl, estado de México
  • La alimentación, el género y la insustentabilidad
  • Bienestar subjetivo, actitud y conductas proambientales de jóvenes universitarios, differencias por género --La educación ambiental como proceso articulador de la participación comunitaria para el desarrollo sustentable. Caso: los municipios de Juanacatlán y El Salto, Jalisco
  • La ciudad de Ocotlán. Desarrollo y sustentabilidad regional
  • Evaluación diagnóstica y planteamiento de una propuesta de un proyecto ecoturístico (comunidad de Las Lajas, Municipio de Santiago Tulaltepec, Hidalgo)
  • Los costos ambientales en un destino turístico mal planeado: el caso de Acapulco.
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v, 36 p. ; 30 cm.
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24 p. ; 28 cm.
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xxi, 201 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Green Library
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36 p. ; 30 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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267 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
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60 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • The dimensions of gender bias
  • Sustenance from the commons
  • Cash crops vs. food security
  • Who manages the forests
  • Female poverty and the population trap
  • A new framework for development.
Green Library, SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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253 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
This is one of the first books to address how gender plays a role in helping to achieve the sustainable use of natural resources. The contributions collected here deal with the struggles of women and men to negotiate such forces as global environmental change, economic development pressures, discrimination and stereotyping about the roles of women and men, and diminishing access to natural resources--not in the abstract but in everyday life. Contributors are concerned with the lived complexities of the relationship between gender and sustainability. Bringing together case studies from Asia and Latin America, this valuable collection adds new knowledge to our understanding of the interplay between local and global processes. Organized broadly by three major issues--forests, water, and fisheries--the scholarship ranges widely: the gender dimensions of the illegal trade in wildlife in Vietnam; women and development issues along the Ganges River; the role of gender in sustainable fishing in the Philippines; women's inclusion in community forestry in India; gender-based confrontations and resistance in Mexican fisheries; environmentalism and gender in Ecuador; and women's roles in managing water scarcity in Bolivia and addressing sustainability in shrimp farming in the Mekong Delta. Together these chapters show why gender issues are important for understanding how communities and populations deal daily with the challenges of globalization and environmental change. Through their rich ethnographic research, the contributors demonstrate that gender analysis offers useful insights into how a more sustainable world can be negotiated--one household and one community at a time.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780816530014 20160609
Green Library
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164 pages ; 20 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xvii, 278 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • 1. The Emergence of Capacity Development Initiative on Social and Gender Analysis in MENA Malika Abdelali-Martini and Liz Fajber 2. Marginalisation of Women's Work as a Result of Changes in Pastoral Societies and Natural Resources Mohamed Kanoun, Amel Meguellati-Kanoun, Malika Abdelali-Martini , Johann Huguenin, Mohamed Larbi Cherfaoui, Abdelhakim Ouzzane, Abdelmadjid Benmebarek, Malika Maamr and Souhila Fodil 3. The Potential Loss of Traditional Know-How of Qashabiya Production in Djelfa, Algeria Amel Meguellati-Kanoun, Malika Abdelali-Martini, Mohamed Kanoun, Abdelmadjid Benmebarek and Mohamed Benidir 4. Gender and Marketing of qashabiya in Djelfa (Algeria) Abdelmadjid Benmebarek, Mohamed Larbi Cherfaoui, H. Ouzane, Malika Abdelali-Martini, Amel Meguellati-Kanoun, Mohamed Kanoun and Souhila Fodil 5. Occupational Health Effects of Women Weavers and Prospects of Empowerment: Evidence from a Home-Based Activity in the Informal Sector in Djelfa, Algeria Malika Abdelali-Martini, Abdelmadjid Benmebarek and Amel Meguellati-Kanoun 6. Access of Rural Women Cooperatives to Markets in Lebanon: Barriers, Enablers and Options for Action Lina Abou Habib, Omar Traboulsi, Aziza Khalidi and Habbouba Aoun 7. Factors of Market Access Success for Traditional Food Industry in Lebanon: Some Themes Pertinent to Rural Women Cooperatives Lina Abou Habib, Omar Traboulsi, Aziza Khalidi and Habbouba Aoun 8. Gender Inequality in the Context of Climate Change: The Case of the Boudinar Commune in Morocco Abdellatif Khattabi, Manar Matah and Soumaya Ibrahim Huber 9. The Effects of Changes in Climate and Water Resources on Gender Inequality in Boudinar Community in Morocco: The Case Study Approach Abdellatif Khattabi, Soumaya Ibrahim Huber, Naima Faouzi and Manar Matah 10. SAS for Gender Research and Social Capital Enhancement Asmae Harrad, Fatima Zahid and Aden Aw-Hassan 11. Exclusion of Women from Local Development Initiative Doomed to Failure: The Case of the Middle Atlas Community of Maamar in Morocco Fatima Zahid, Siham Rohain, Karima Maani, Sbai Mohamed, Maria Fernandez and Aden Aw-Hassan 12. The Ripple Effect of the SAGA Research Process: The Case of Boudinar Community in Morocco Soumaya Ibrahim Huber and Abdellatif Khattabi 13. Capacity Building Effects of Social and Gender Analysis Project: Approach and Lessons Learnt Andrea Pape-Christiansen, Malika Abdelali-Martini and Aden Aw-Hassan 14. Conclusion Aden Aw-Hassan and Malika Abdelali-Martini.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415728522 20160614
The aim of this book is to highlight the role that gender research can play in understanding natural resource management and rural development issues in the Middle East and North Africa region and how hands-on training and mentoring can be used as a capacity enhancement approach. It presents findings of four research teams, working in three countries, Algeria, Lebanon and Morocco. The approach was to build the capacity of national teams through hands-on field research, mentoring and technical support, which is different from traditional training. The chapters present the results of the case studies used as learning platforms for the teams and reflections on this approach. The case studies demonstrate the capacity and skills that the teams have acquired. These teams were multi-disciplinary and included social scientists as well as specialists in water management, livestock production and rangelands and agronomy. The book provides grounded empirical examples for MENA academics, practitioners and development students concerned about ensuring gender-balanced rural development.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415728522 20160614
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58 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Green Library
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xii, 251 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Chapter 1 Introduction Part 2 I: Developed Women Chapter 3 1: Educating Modern Gandhians: Lakshmi Ashram and its Mission Chapter 4 2: "Who is the Developed Woman?" Part 5 II: "Sarala Devi's Daughters" Chapter 6 3: Lakshmi Ashram's First Generation Chapter 7 4: Samaj Seva Chapter 8 5: "What's All This Gandhi-Gandhi About?" Lakshmi Ashram's Second Generation Part 9 III: Development, Place, and Possible Futures Chapter 10 6: A Place on Fire.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780739137352 20160605
What do people make of their own development? In Educating Activists, Rebecca M. Klenk illuminates a reality that is far more complex than either development planners or critics commonly assume. This gracefully written, accessible ethnography shows how rural women accept, refuse, reinterpret, and negotiate development's terms in a quest to improve their own communities. Klenk offers an account of Lakshmi Ashram, a remarkable Gandhian educational initiative for women and girls in Himalayan India. Drawing on extensive fieldwork, Educating Activists blends memories and stories with historical research and richly detailed ethnographic analysis to craft a compelling portrait of how women across two generations have engaged with issues of sustainability, poverty, gender equity, autonomy, and progress.
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178 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
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551 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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xxx, 529 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Acknowledgements Chapter 3 Introduction Chapter 4 Chapter 1: Aspects of the Crises in the World Chapter 5 Chapter 2: Perspectives for Transforming the Crises Chapter 6 Chapter 3: Ecofeminism: What It Is and Why It Is Important Chapter 7 Chapter 4: An Ecofeminist Analysis of Science, Economics, and Technology Chapter 8 Chapter 5: An Ecofeminist Analysis of Development Chapter 9 Chapter 6: Ecofeminist Thougts on a Possible Non-dominant World: "The Way Things Could Have Been" Chapter 10 Chapter 7: Summary, Conclusion, and Recommendations Chapter 11 Glossary Chapter 12 Bibliography Chapter 13 Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780761854289 20160608
Ecofeminism is for those who desire to improve their understanding of the current crises of poverty, environmental destruction, violence, and human rights abuses, and their causes. It is an ecofeminist analysis of modern society's dualized, patriarchal structure, showing that one-sided reductionist, masculine, and quantitative (yang) perceptions inform science, economics, and technology, resulting in subordination of holistic, feminine, and qualitative (yin) values. This yin-yang imbalance manifests as patriarchal domination of women, poor people, and nature, leading to the above crises. Since similar values inform Third World Development, its activities are also exploitative. Thus, rather than improving human well-being, development increases poverty and natural degradation in the South. Modern patriarchy manifests in neo-liberal policies that promote "free" global economic markets and trades, generating huge profits to the political and economic elites with devastating results for societies and nature worldwide. Unless we increase our awareness and demand changes that balance the yang and yin forces, patriarchal domination will eradicate life on planet Earth.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780761854289 20160608
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xv, 371 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Part 1 Taking action-- conclusions and recommendations of the Gender Working Group, United Nations Commission of Science and Technology for Development. Part 2 Key paths for science and technology: on the road to environmentally sustainable and equitable development, Bonnie Kettel. Part 3 Claiming and using indigenous knowledge, Helen Appleton et al. Part 4 Women spearhead food security: science and technology and asset?, Shimwaay Muntemba and Ruvimbo Chimedza. Part 5 A crisis in power-- energy planning for development, Judi Wangalawa Wakhungu and Elizabeth Cecelski. Part 6 Looking at health through women's eyes, Soon-Young Yoon. Part 7 Doing the right thing, not just doing things right: a framework for decisions about technology, Arminee Kazanjian.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781853392894 20160528
Gender differences in the field of science and technology have real consequences for the quality of women's lives and for sustainable human development. In this book gender specialists from around the world probe topics ranging from indigenous knowledge, health and information to education, literacy and small business. They provide a valuable insightinto the failure of science and technology to answer women's needs andthe lack of women's power in this critical domain.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780889367654 20160527
A unique collection of essays on gender, science, and technology which explore specific issues, illustrate the differential gender impact of science and technology developments, and discuss strategies to promote greater gender equity, especially in decision-making.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780912917375 20160527
This text examines how science and technology have differentially affected the lives of men and women, focusing on the rural areas of developing countries where most people live. The editors identify two issues: gender inequity in education and careers in science and education on the one hand, and the gender-specific nature of technical change on the other. The contributors make recommendations within their sector of study for policy changes by national governments and science and technology policy agencies. The sectors covered include environment, health, agriculture, energy, information, education, employment, small and medium-sized enterprises and indigenous knowledge systems.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781853392894 20160528
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xii, 282 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Environmental activism in rural places frequently pits residents whose livelihood depends on resource extraction against those who seek to protect natural spaces and species. While many studies have focused on women who seek to protect the natural environment, few have explored the perspectives of women who seek to maintain resource use. This book goes beyond the dichotomies of "pro" and "anti" environmentalism to tell the stories of these women. Maureen G. Reed uses participatory action research to explain the experiences of women who seek to protect forestry as an industry, a livelihood, a community, and a culture. She links their experiences to policy making by considering the effects of environmental policy changes on the social dynamics of workplaces, households, and communities in forestry towns of British Columbia's temperate rainforest. The result is a critical commentary about the social dimensions of sustainability in rural communities. A powerful and challenging book, Taking Stands provides a crucial understanding of community change in resource-dependent regions, and helps us to better tackle the complexities of gender and activism as they relate to rural sustainability. Social and environmental geographers, feminist scholars, and those engaged in rural studies, environmental sustainability, community planning, and policy making will find it invaluable.
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