Achieving Sustainability: Visions, Principles & Practices, 2 Volume Set

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by GoodReads )
9780028662015: Achieving Sustainability: Visions, Principles & Practices, 2 Volume Set

Sustainable development is essential to a future of reduced human suffering, higher quality of life, and ongoing sustenance for the planet's ecosystems. Designed to increase understanding, inform actions, enrich academic assignments, and enhance research, Macmillan's Achieving Sustainability: Visions, Principles, And Practices is a reference work intended to meet the needs of students and educators in high schools, community colleges, and four-year colleges, as well as the interested layperson. Aimed at readers who are not experts in the field, the material is relevant to courses in natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities; indeed, this title presents and analyzes the underpinnings of the multi-disciplinary concept of sustainability. A two-volume encyclopedia containing more than 130 signed entries, Achieving Sustainability covers economic and environmental ideas, as well as governance, demographic, and socio-cultural aspects of the concept. KEY POINTS Each of the more than 130 signed articles will discuss current trends and historical background on the topic, key figures involved in the topic, policy implications, and resources for engagement. Many entries will include one or more sidebars that highlight a person or organization, or provide a case study relevant to the topic. Other entries will include charts, graphs, or photographs to further illustrate trends, locations, and important events. All entries provide cross references to related entries in the encyclopedia and a bibliography of print and electronic resources either cited in the entry and/or to aid in further research. Additional features of the encyclopedia include a thematic outline, which provides context and shows relationships among the subjects covered in the encyclopedia, a listing of relevant important documents found on the Web, a list of organizations for further information and opportunity for public involvement, and a glossary covering key terms and acronyms in sustainable development. Also included will be a comprehensive subject index, covering subjects, personal names, geographic locations, and other relevant terms to aid the user in navigating the encyclopedia."

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Published by Cengage Learning, Inc, United States (2014)
ISBN 10: 0028662016 ISBN 13: 9780028662015
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cengage Learning, Inc, United States, 2014. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 287 x 221 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Sustainable development is essential to a future of reduced human suffering, higher quality of life, and ongoing sustenance for the planet s ecosystems. Designed to increase understanding, inform actions, enrich academic assignments, and enhance research, Macmillan s Achieving Sustainability: Visions, Principles, And Practices is a reference work intended to meet the needs of students and educators in high schools, community colleges, and four-year colleges, as well as the interested layperson. Aimed at readers who are not experts in the field, the material is relevant to courses in natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities; indeed, this title presents and analyzes the underpinnings of the multi-disciplinary concept of sustainability. A two-volume encyclopedia containing more than 130 signed entries, Achieving Sustainability covers economic and environmental ideas, as well as governance, demographic, and socio-cultural aspects of the concept. KEY POINTS Each of the more than 130 signed articles will discuss current trends and historical background on the topic, key figures involved in the topic, policy implications, and resources for engagement. Many entries will include one or more sidebars that highlight a person or organization, or provide a case study relevant to the topic. Other entries will include charts, graphs, or photographs to further illustrate trends, locations, and important events. All entries provide cross references to related entries in the encyclopedia and a bibliography of print and electronic resources either cited in the entry and/or to aid in further research. Additional features of the encyclopedia include a thematic outline, which provides context and shows relationships among the subjects covered in the encyclopedia, a listing of relevant important documents found on the Web, a list of organizations for further information and opportunity for public involvement, and a glossary covering key terms and acronyms in sustainable development. Also included will be a comprehensive subject index, covering subjects, personal names, geographic locations, and other relevant terms to aid the user in navigating the encyclopedia. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780028662015

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
439.97
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Published by Cengage Learning, Inc, United States (2014)
ISBN 10: 0028662016 ISBN 13: 9780028662015
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cengage Learning, Inc, United States, 2014. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 287 x 221 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Sustainable development is essential to a future of reduced human suffering, higher quality of life, and ongoing sustenance for the planet s ecosystems. Designed to increase understanding, inform actions, enrich academic assignments, and enhance research, Macmillan s Achieving Sustainability: Visions, Principles, And Practices is a reference work intended to meet the needs of students and educators in high schools, community colleges, and four-year colleges, as well as the interested layperson. Aimed at readers who are not experts in the field, the material is relevant to courses in natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities; indeed, this title presents and analyzes the underpinnings of the multi-disciplinary concept of sustainability. A two-volume encyclopedia containing more than 130 signed entries, Achieving Sustainability covers economic and environmental ideas, as well as governance, demographic, and socio-cultural aspects of the concept. KEY POINTS Each of the more than 130 signed articles will discuss current trends and historical background on the topic, key figures involved in the topic, policy implications, and resources for engagement. Many entries will include one or more sidebars that highlight a person or organization, or provide a case study relevant to the topic. Other entries will include charts, graphs, or photographs to further illustrate trends, locations, and important events. All entries provide cross references to related entries in the encyclopedia and a bibliography of print and electronic resources either cited in the entry and/or to aid in further research. Additional features of the encyclopedia include a thematic outline, which provides context and shows relationships among the subjects covered in the encyclopedia, a listing of relevant important documents found on the Web, a list of organizations for further information and opportunity for public involvement, and a glossary covering key terms and acronyms in sustainable development. Also included will be a comprehensive subject index, covering subjects, personal names, geographic locations, and other relevant terms to aid the user in navigating the encyclopedia. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780028662015

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
450.53
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Rowe, Debra [Editor]
Published by Macmillan (2014)
ISBN 10: 0028662016 ISBN 13: 9780028662015
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Macmillan, 2014. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # INGM9780028662015

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
497.48
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.22
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Macmillan Reference USA (Editor)
Published by Macmillan Library Reference (2014)
ISBN 10: 0028662016 ISBN 13: 9780028662015
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Macmillan Library Reference, 2014. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 001 edition. 1000 pages. 11.25x7.75x2.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # z-0028662016

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
543.65
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

ISBN 10: 0028662016 ISBN 13: 9780028662015
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
AussieBookSeller
(SILVERWATER, NSW, Australia)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 218mm x 56mm x 287mm. Hardcover. Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 1000 pages. 3.289. Bookseller Inventory # 9780028662015

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
551.96
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 22.62
From Australia to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Published by Macmillan (2014)
ISBN 10: 0028662016 ISBN 13: 9780028662015
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Macmillan, 2014. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0028662016

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
602.18
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Rowe, Debra (EDT)
Published by Gale / Cengage Learning (2014)
ISBN 10: 0028662016 ISBN 13: 9780028662015
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Media Mall
(Fyshwick, ACT, Australia)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Gale / Cengage Learning, 2014. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 19.68 x 28.58 cm. Our orders are sent from our warehouse locally or directly from our international distributors to allow us to offer you the best possible price and delivery time. Book. Bookseller Inventory # MM-21307548

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
734.96
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 9.62
From Australia to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Published by Macmillan (2014)
ISBN 10: 0028662016 ISBN 13: 9780028662015
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Macmillan, 2014. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service!. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0028662016

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
744.85
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds