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Ciências da terra, geografia, ambiente, planeamento (500)

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Burning Table Mountain
S. Pooley
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição: Cape Town's iconic Table Mountain and the surrounding peninsula has been a crucible for attempts to integrate the social and ecological dimensions of wild fire. This environmental history of humans and wildfire outlines these interactions from the...
Business and Climate Change Governance
T. Börzel; R. ...
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição: How and why do business organisations contribute to climate change governance? The contributors' findings on South Africa, Kenya and Germany demonstrate that business contributions to the mitigation and adaptation to climate change vary significantly...
Café Society
A. Tjora; G. S...
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição: While tracing the historical emergence of the café as a social institution and noting its multiple faces and functions in the modernity of the occident, three themes run like threads of varying texture through the chapters: the social connectivity an...
Capitalism and Climate Change
Max Koch
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição: This book discusses climate change as a social issue, examining the incompatibility of capitalist development and Earth's physical limits and how these have been regulated in different ways. It addresses the links between modes of consumption, energy...
Challenge and Change
Norma C. Noonan...
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição: This edited volume addresses how the state system, the organizing political institution in world politics, copes with challenges of rapid change, unanticipated crises, and general turmoil in the twenty-first century. These disruptions are occurring a...
Changing our Environment, Changing Ourselves
James S. Ormrod
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição: In this book, a celebration of the work of the sociologist Peter Dickens serves as the catalyst for exploring the relationship between human ‘internal nature’ (our health and psychological well-being) and ‘external nature’ (the environment on which w...
Child and Youth Migration
A. Veale; G. D...
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição: This edited collection captures the intersection between migration, mobility and childhood studies. Contributors explore under-researched child and youth short-term and micro movements within major migration fluxes that occur in response to migration...
Childhood and Biopolitics
N. Lee
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição: Will the future be a climate disaster? Will biotechnologies bring huge improvements to lifespan? Predictions vary, but children's status as human embodiments of the future puts them at the centre of attempts to shape the world and the discipline of c...
Children and Borders
S. Spyrou; M. ...
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição: This collection brings together an interdisciplinary pool of scholars to explore the relationship between children and borders with richly-documented ethnographic studies from around the world. The book provides a penetrating account of how borders a...
China’s Renewable Energy Revolution
John A. Mathews...
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição: The authors suggest that China's renewable energy system, the largest in the world, will quickly supersede the black energy system that has powered the country's rapid rise as workshop of the world and for reasons that have more to do with fixing env...
China's Hukou System
Jason Young
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição: By 2010, 260 million citizens were living outside of their permanent hukou location, a major challenge to the constrictive Mao-era system of migration and settlement planning. Jason Young shows how these new forces have been received by the state an...
China's Resource Diplomacy in Africa
M. Power; G. Mohan...
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição: The book seeks to understand China's evolving political and economic role in Africa and assesses what impacts Chinese aid, trade and investment have on the politics of specific African countries, and the extent to which it excites geopolitical compet...

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