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Population, Development and Environment

By: C.M. Lakshmana

Price: $42.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2018

Seller ID: 701819

ISBN: 8131609421

Condition: New


India has a vast extent of land, forest and rich variety of biodiversity. Its wide agro-climatic regions have supported expansion of human and animal populations through ages. However, economic development in India has been accompanied by certain amount of avoidable environmental damage for want of long term vision and planning. However, both proximate and ultimate causes influenced the environment in the post-liberalization period too. In view of this, the present edite... View more info

How to Change the World: A Practical Guide to Successful Environmental Training Programs

By: Clare Feeney

Price: $35.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Viva Books Private Limited: 2017

Seller ID: 702074

ISBN: 9789386105349

Condition: New


How to Change the World identifies the secrets of success of an acclaimed environmental training program of 20 years. Everyday workplace activities cause a host of problems that bedevil businesses and government bodies, for whom worsening air quality, water quality, fisheries and recreational values give rise to public complaints and growing community concerns. Environmental training to directly address these problems is growing apace, as agencies of all kinds seek to re... View more info

Readings in Environmental Ethics : Multidisciplinary Perspectives

By: D C Srivastava

Price: $33.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2005

Seller ID: 701849

ISBN: 817033893X

Condition: New


This book contains reflective essays on various aspects of environmental awareness in contemporary times. Though contemporary in spirit, many of these essays also draw upon timeless traditional insights, both from the eastern and the western traditions. The book is conceived from the standpoint of multi-perspectival approach to the concept of environment. It is intended for readers who are, at many times, desperately in need of an understanding of the idea of environment... View more info

Environmental Sociology : Classical Foundations, Contemporary Insights

By: E. Dunlap, Frederick H. Buttel & Peter Dickens and August Gijswijt (Eds)

Price: $57.75

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2017

Seller ID: 701826

ISBN: 8131608239

Condition: New


Environmental Sociology is a comprehensive survey and assessment of sociological theories of the relations between societies and their “natural” biophysical environments. This book addresses virtually all of the major perspectives, focal points, and debates in environmental sociology today—classical and twentieth-century social theories, macro-micro linkage issues, globalization and development, reflexive modernization, ecological modernization versus “limits” ... View more info

Disaster Response

By: Fred C. Pampel

Price: $33.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Viva Books Private Limited: 2017

Seller ID: 702073

ISBN: 9789386105738

Condition: New


It is impossible to avoid the constant media barrage of reports detailing human-made and natural disasters and amplifying the threat of such disasters. Beyond the news headlines, recent disasters have prompted the restructuring of the U.S. government, namely, the formation of the Department of Homeland Security and the reorganization of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). With the ever-present prospect of disaster from hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, floo... View more info

Water Resources and Environmental Sustainability

By: Gangadhar Banerjee & Sarda Ganguly

Price: $25.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Viva Books Private Limited: 2018

Seller ID: 702075

ISBN: 9789387486430

Condition: New


Water Resources and Environmental Sustainability” is the timely publication. Differences in availability of water among the regions, the magnitude of variability, the timing and duration of high and low supply of water and its many uses have significant implications on natural ecosystems which are of fundamental importance to human well-being and development. The book outlines water in 21st century, revisits the water resources management policy, critically analyzes th... View more info

Environmental Geography (3rd revised edition)

By: H.M. Saxena

Price: $42.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2017

Seller ID: 701824

ISBN: 8131608484

Condition: New


The whole fabric of a geographical study is based on man-environment relationship. Environmental degradation is intimately associated with the intensifying human impact on his surroundings. Right from the beginning, geographers have not only discussed the various components of an ecosystem and their impact on man but also examined the environmental problems, both global and regional, as well as the question of sustainable development. The present book is an interdiscipli... View more info

Environmental Geography

By: H.M. Saxena

Price: $27.75

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2017

Seller ID: 701825

ISBN: 8131608492

Condition: New


The whole fabric of a geographical study is based on man-environment relationship. Environmental degradation is intimately associated with the intensifying human impact on his surroundings. Right from the beginning, geographers have not only discussed the various components of an ecosystem and their impact on man but also examined the environmental problems, both global and regional, as well as the question of sustainable development. The present book is an interdiscipli... View more info

Environmental Ecology, Biodiversity and Climate Change: Towards Sustainable Development

By: H.M. Saxena

Price: $36.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2015

Seller ID: 701831

ISBN: 8131606899

Condition: New


Environmental issues are now central to the development debate in the twenty first century. These now relate to many political, social and economic problems. A complete knowledge of these issues is not only essential for policy makers and administrators but also for the common man. Realising the need, this has been included in the new syllabus of not only Civil Services but also at the state level examinations. The core topics covered in this book are Environmental Ecolo... View more info

Environmental Ecology, Biodiversity and Climate Change

By: H.M. Saxena

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2015

Seller ID: 701832

ISBN: 8131606902

Condition: New


Environmental issues are now central to the development debate in the twenty first century. These now relate to many political, social and economic problems. A complete knowledge of these issues is not only essential for policy makers and administrators but also for the common man. Realising the need, this has been included in the new syllabus of not only Civil Services but also at the state level examinations. The core topics covered in this book are Environmental Ecolo... View more info

Environmental Management

By: H.M. Saxena

Price: $35.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2010

Seller ID: 701839

ISBN: 8131603407

Condition: New


Humanity has exploited the natural environment for thousands of years but in the last two centuries human impact has increased manifold owing to population growth and technological changes. At the same time we have also witnessed a growing awareness and concern for environmental education. Environmental management has now become a broad and rapidly evolving discipline because of the serious consequence that have either been experienced by humankind or are likely to happe... View more info

Environmental Studies

By: H.M. Saxena

Price: $8.75

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2006

Seller ID: 701847

ISBN: 8170339944

Condition: New


The United Nations Conference on ‘Environment and Development’ held in Rio de Janerio in 1992 and World Summit on ‘Sustainable Development’ held at Johannesburg in 2002 have drawn the attention of people around the globe to the deteriorating condition of our environment. It is clear that no citizen on the earth can afford to be ignorant of environmental issues, therefore, environmental study has become necessary for students. But, in India, adequate attention on ... View more info

Environmental Studies

By: H.M. Saxena

Price: $28.35

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2006

Seller ID: 701848

ISBN: 8170339936

Condition: New


The United Nations Conference on ‘Environment and Development’ held in Rio de Janerio in 1992 and World Summit on ‘Sustainable Development’ held at Johannesburg in 2002 have drawn the attention of people around the globe to the deteriorating condition of our environment. It is clear that no citizen on the earth can afford to be ignorant of environmental issues, therefore, environmental study has become necessary for students. But, in India, adequate attention on ... View more info

Urbanisation Environmental Degradation and Quality of Life

By: H.M. Saxena & M.Z.A. Khan

Price: $38.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2016

Seller ID: 701830

ISBN: 8131608085

Condition: New


Urbanisation is a worldwide phenomenon but its impact on environment is more apparent in developing countries like India. While having a positive impact on income levels, employment, production and market economics, urbanisation has also brought with it many problems, including degradation of environment, which, over the years is continuously deteriorating in cities and towns across India. The present book not only unfolds the process of urbanisation and degradation of e... View more info

Environmental Movements, State and Civil Society

By: Iswar Chandra Naik

Price: $44.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2016

Seller ID: 701829

ISBN: 8131607674

Condition: New


This is a comprehensive sociological study of the environmental movements in Odisha, and more particularly tribal movement in Kashipur block of Rayagada District. The author has examined the nature of tribal dependence on minor forest products and to what extent the people are losing their basic rights on traditional livelihood due to the process of industrialization and development. These movements are essentially against the mining industry in the state. Their major co... View more info

Cleaning Pakistan’s Air: Policy Options to Address the Cost of Outdoor Air Pollution

By: Javaid Afzal & Akiko Nakagawa and Asif Shuja Khan (

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Viva Books Private Limited: 2015

Seller ID: 702072

ISBN: 8130929430

Condition: New


Air pollution in Pakistan’s urban centers is among the most severe in the world. Every year, it results in more than 20 thousand premature deaths among adults and in almost five million cases of illnesses among young children in Pakistan. In addition, urban air pollution affects the quality of life and the economy and environment of Pakistan. Despite its severity, urban air pollution has not received the necessary attention of policy makers and is seldom covered by the... View more info

Global Environmental Risk

By: Jeanne X. Kasperson & Roger E. Kasperson (Eds.)

Price: $30.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2003

Seller ID: 701850

ISBN: 8170338050

Condition: New


Despite international initiatives such as the Earth Summit in 1992 and ongoing efforts to implement the Kyoto Protocol, human activities continue to register a destructive toll on the planetary environment. At root, research on global environmental risk seeks new pathways for reversing unsustainable trends, curtailing ongoing destructive activities, and creating a life-sustaining planet. This book takes stock of the distinctive challenges posed by global environmental ri... View more info

An Introduction to Sustainable Development

By: Jennifer A. Elliott

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2010

Seller ID: 701841

ISBN: 0415335590

Condition: New


Sustainable development continues to be the idea around which environment and development are structured. In addition, sustainable development is now stated as a principle policy goal of many more institutions in development than at any previous time. But the last decade has also witnessed development reversals and accelerated environmental degradation in particular places. The extensively revised third edition continues to provide an accessible introduction to the princ... View more info

Ecofeminism: Women, Culture, Nature

By: Karen J. Warren (Ed)

Price: $51.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2018

Seller ID: 701822

ISBN: 8131606465

Condition: New


The strengths and weaknesses of the growing ecofeminist movement are critically assessed by scholars in a variety of academic disciplines and vocations. Writers explore the real-life concerns that have motivated ecofeminism as a grassroots, women-initiated movement around the globe; the appropriateness of ecofeminism to academic and scientific research; and philosophical implications and underpinnings of the movement. Printed Pages: 472. View more info

Biogeography

By: L.C. Agrawal

Price: $45.62

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2018

Seller ID: 701817

ISBN: 8131609774

Condition: New


In broad terms, Biogeography is concerned with the phenomena of the biosphere. More specifically and traditionally, biogeography has concerned itself with the study of the geographical aspects of plant and animal life, especially in terms of their distributions. This branch of geography is concerned with the multitudinous forms of plant and animal life which inhabit the densely populated zone over the earth’s surface, as well as the complex biological activities which ... View more info

Biogeography

By: L.C. Agrawal

Price: $13.75

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2018

Seller ID: 701818

ISBN: 8131609782

Condition: New


In broad terms, Biogeography is concerned with the phenomena of the biosphere. More specifically and traditionally, biogeography has concerned itself with the study of the geographical aspects of plant and animal life, especially in terms of their distributions. This branch of geography is concerned with the multitudinous forms of plant and animal life which inhabit the densely populated zone over the earth’s surface, as well as the complex biological activities which ... View more info

Green Social Work

By: Lena Dominelli

Price: $44.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2018

Seller ID: 701823

ISBN: 8131609235

Condition: New


Social work is the profession that claims to intervene to enhance people’s well-being. However, social workers have played a low-key role in environmental issues that increasingly impact on people’s well-being, both locally and globally. This compelling new contribution confronts this topic head-on, examining environmental issues from a social work perspective. Lena Dominelli draws attention to the important voice of practitioners working on the ground in the afterma... View more info

Global Climate Change: Causes and Consequences

By: M.Z.A. Khan & Sonal Gangawala (Authors)

Price: $41.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2011

Seller ID: 701837

ISBN: 8131602575

Condition: New


There is no dearth of books on climate change. But there are not too many, particularly written with reference to India. The present book deals with both global (macro level) and regional (micro level, i.e., India) scenarios using some selective case studies of the problem. Our climate is no doubt changing. This is certain; less certain is the timing and magnitude of change. The objective of the book is to present a synthetic view of theoretical analysis and observations... View more info

Ecofeminism

By: Maria Mies & Vandana Shiva (Authors)

Price: $31.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2010

Seller ID: 701842

ISBN: 8131603229

Condition: New


Maria Mies and Vandana Shiva, internationally respected feminist activists and writers, come together in this book on a controversial environmental agenda. Using interview material, they bring together women’s perspectives from North and South on environmental deterioration and develop a new way of approaching this body of knowledge, which is at once practical and philosophical. Do women involved in environmental movements see a link between patriarchy and ecological d... View more info

Mountain Geography: Physical and Human Dimensions

By: Martin F. Price, Alton C. Byers, Donald A. Friend, Thomas Kohler and Larry W. Price (Eds)

Price: $68.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2017

Seller ID: 701828

ISBN: 8131608263

Condition: New


Mountains cover a quarter of the Earth’s land surface and a quarter of the global population lives in or adjacent to these areas. The global importance of mountains is recognized particularly because they provide critical resources, such as water, food and wood; contain high levels of biological and cultural diversity; attract humans as places for tourism and recreation; and in many cultures are instilled with sacred significance. This major revision of Larry Price’s... View more info

A Companion To Environmental Thought

By: Peter Hay

Price: $46.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2009

Seller ID: 701844

ISBN: 8131603024

Condition: New


A Companion to Environmental Thought” sets out to introduce the many strands of thought within the western environment movement. — What inspires a sympathy for green ‘imperatives’? — How has an emerging set of ecological values interacted with more established systems of thought and values in philosophy, religion, science, economics and politics? — What is the significance of such concepts as ‘nature’, ‘wilderness’, ‘place’, ‘authenticity’, ... View more info

Natural Disaster And Women: A Gendered Perspective

By: Pradeep Kumar Parida (ed.)

Price: $45.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2018

Seller ID: 701820

ISBN: 8131609464

Condition: New


It is an apparent paradox that human beings are all at once witnessing both persistent progress and increased feeling of insecurity. With sharp increase in the number of events and intensity of natural disasters, it has become a burning issue for all societies. The fact of the matter is that socio-economic development and disasters have originated in the same ongoing processes of change. Consequently, as the world population grows, some people are more exposed to hazards... View more info

Natural Hazards and Disaster Management : Vulnerability and Mitigation

By: R B Singh

Price: $38.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2006

Seller ID: 701846

ISBN: 8131600335

Condition: New


Disaster management is a multidisciplinary area, covering a wide range of issues such as monitoring, forecasting, evacuation, search and rescue, relief, reconstruction and rehabilitation. It also requires multi-sectoral governance as scientists, planners, volunteers and communities all have important roles to play. These roles and activities span the pre-, during and post-disaster phases. Besides, shift of emphasis from disaster response to risk reduction has opened up a... View more info

Environmental Change and Biodiversity : Uttarakhand Experiences

By: R B Singh & Suraj Mal (Authors)

Price: $36.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2009

Seller ID: 701843

ISBN: 8131603016

Condition: New


Unprecedented loss and changes in biodiversity are taking place at the genetic, species and ecosystem levels, in both terrestrial and marine groups of organisms. One of the major concerns of biodiversity loss is the reduction in the capacity of natural and managed ecosystems to render quality ecological services, such as production of food and fibre, carbon storage, nutrient cycling and resistance to climate and other environmental changes. The extraction of biomass reso... View more info

Comparative Biogeography : Discovering and Classifying Biogeographical Patterns of a Dynamic Earth

By: R. Parenti & Malte C. Ebach (Eds.)

Price: $52.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2017

Seller ID: 701827

ISBN: 8131608255

Condition: New


To unravel the complex shared history of the Earth and its life forms, biogeographers analyze patterns of biodiversity, species distribution, and geological history. So far, the field of biogeography has been fragmented into divergent systematic and evolutionary approaches, with no overarching or unifying research theme or method. In this text, Lynne Parenti and Malte Ebach address this discord and outline comparative tools to unify biogeography. Rooted in phylogenetic s... View more info

Sustainable Development: Local Issues and Global Agendas

By: R.B. Patil

Price: $46.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2014

Seller ID: 701834

ISBN: 8131606236

Condition: New


The early roots of the concept of ‘sustainable development ‘ can be traced back to the development-environment debate, sparked off by the adoption of the economic growth model of development by most of the countries in the world and realization of the consequences it produced in various forms of environmental degradation. In 1983, the United Nations set up the World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED) to examine the critical environment and development p... View more info

Greening the Desert : Motivating Settlers in the IGNP

By: Rakesh Hooja

Price: $29.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2001

Seller ID: 701851

ISBN: 8170336899

Condition: New


The book reviews in an interdisciplinary manner internationally available literature on settlement theory and management of irrigation and Command Area Development projects. It then undertakes an in-depth analysis of the Indira Gandhi Canal (formerly Rajasthan Canal) Project which involves not only massive agro-irrigational works and efforts, but also infrastructural area development and the transformation of demographic conditions in its command area. Problems in implem... View more info

Sociology and Environmental Sustainability: A Study of Fragile Ecology, Health Risks and Population Pangs

By: Rani Mehta

Price: $32.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2014

Seller ID: 701833

ISBN: 8131606309

Condition: New


Environmental sustainability is a matter of grave concern to all of us. Planet Earth is unique in its characteristic in view of the fact that it has provided life on it to micro-organisms, plants and animals, including man. Man through his understanding and reasoning capabilities has succeeded in harnessing his environment. However, man as a species himself is also responsible for environmental degradation and deterioration by overutilizing the resources on this planet b... View more info

Geomatics in Natural Disasters

By: S. M. Ramasamy & C.J. Kumanan and M. Muthukumar (Eds.)

Price: $52.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2018

Seller ID: 701821

ISBN: 8131609731

Condition: New


The scientific studies on various aspects of natural disasters vulnerability mapping, modelling and management have phenomenally grown in the recent years, especially after the advent of Geomatics technology. This book carries 24 articles covering seismicity, multivariate methods of landslide vulnerability mapping, tsunami vulnerability of parts on east coast of India and the inputs of offshore and onshore geo systems over tsunami run up and inundation, visualization of ... View more info

Women Panchayats And Natural Resource Management

By: Seema Mallik

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2011

Seller ID: 701838

ISBN: 8131604187

Condition: New


Based on feminist environmentalist approach and capability approach, the study argues that increased women’s participation in natural resource management will ensure not only the efficient functioning and long-term sustainability of institutions but also boost women’s empowerment. To overcome discrimination based on the gender division of labour and property women need to increase their bargaining powers and strengthen their role and capabilities in forest management... View more info

Environment Resources and Sustainable Development : Essays in Honour of Professor Majid Husain

By: Syed Mohd. Rashid, M. Ishtiaq, Haseena Hashia and Atiqur Rahman (Eds.)

Price: $38.99

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2008

Seller ID: 701845

ISBN: 8131601137

Condition: New


The concern about the environment and its protection is a major issue today the world over. An unprecedented rate of population growth, coupled with the overexploitation of the earth’s limited resources, is seen by many as a factor in the degradation of all the ecosystems. It could be seen globally that the soil erosion has accelerated, desertification is on increase and the massive deforestation has reduced the vegetation cover. The magnitude of degradation of environ... View more info

Chemistry of the Environment, 3/e

By: Thomas G Spiro & Kathleen Purvis-Roberts and William M Stigliani

Price: $35.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Viva Books Private Limited: 2017

Seller ID: 702078

ISBN: 9789386105257

Condition: New


Chemistry of the Environment, 3rd Edition, is a concise, clear and current account of today’s environmental issues and the science one needs to understand them. This intermediate-level text, which recommends general chemistry as a prerequisite, systematically lays out themes of sustainability, atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere and biospheres, while stressing the interconnectedness of environmental problems and solutions. The completely revised third edition explains... View more info

An Introduction to Environment

By: Vishwambhar Prasad Sati

Price: $35.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2012

Seller ID: 701835

ISBN: 8131604977

Condition: New


Environmental studies got a prime concern, in the wake of high level of environmental degradation and thus worldwide awareness towards conserving environment. Biotic and abiotic means today are struggling for their existence because of environmental degradation. Tremendous urbanization, industrialization, population growth and large-scale exploitation of natural resources, without framing and implementing any rational policy of conservation, have led the high level tempo... View more info

An Introduction to Environment

By: Vishwambhar Prasad Sati

Price: $12.75

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2012

Seller ID: 701836

ISBN: 8131604985

Condition: New


Environmental studies got a prime concern, in the wake of high level of environmental degradation and thus worldwide awareness towards conserving environment. Biotic and abiotic means today are struggling for their existence because of environmental degradation. Tremendous urbanization, industrialization, population growth and large-scale exploitation of natural resources, without framing and implementing any rational policy of conservation, have led the high level tempo... View more info

Glocal Environmental Education

By: Yukio Himiyama, R.B. Singh, Fusayuki Kanda, James Hindson (Eds.)

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2010

Seller ID: 701840

ISBN: 8131603636

Condition: New


Glocal’ is a term made by combining ‘global’ and local, and it emphasizes multi-scale views in dealing with global and local problems or activities. It is a key to the improvement of environmental education. Global environmental problems, such as global warming, resource problems and population problems, are becoming increasingly serious in recent years as warned in the Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-4) of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). G8 Hokk... View more info