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The Geography of Nowhere: The Rise and Decline of America's Man-made Landscape
The Geography of Nowhere: The Rise and Decline of America's Man-made Landscape
by James Howard Kunstler
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The Geography of Nowhere traces America's evolution from a nation of Main Streets and coherent communities to a land where every place is like no place in particular, where the cities are dead zones and the countryside is a wasteland of cartoon... (read more)

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Creating a Life Together: Practical Tools to Grow an Intentional Community
Creating a Life Together: Practical Tools to Grow an Intentional Community
by Diana Lea Christian
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-244) and index.... (read more)

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The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience
The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience
by Rob Hopkins
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We live in an oil-dependent world, arriving at this level of dependency in a very short space of time by treating petroleum as if it were in infinite supply. Most of us avoid thinking about what happens when oil runs out (or becomes prohibitively... (read more)

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Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World
Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World
by Alan Weisman
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Los Llanos--the rain-leached, eastern savannas of war-ravaged Colombia--are among the most brutal environments on Earth and an unlikely setting for one of the most hopeful environmental stories ever told. Here, in the late 1960s, a young Colombian... (read more)

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Sun Living: Developing Neighborhoods with a One Planet Footprint
Sun Living: Developing Neighborhoods with a One Planet Footprint
by Wil Mayhew
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If everyone in the world lived as most North Americans do, we would need five planets to support us. SuN LIVING demonstrates a practical approach to creating neighborhoods where people enjoy a high quality of life while living within their fair share of... (read more)

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Small Is Possible: Life in a Local Economy
Small Is Possible: Life in a Local Economy
by Lyle Estill
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In Small is Possible, Estill chronicles the failures and victories of an ongoing movement for sustainability and local resiliency in Chatham County, located in the piedmont region of North Carolina. Estill is a legitimate source on the subject: he co... (read more)

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The Cornerstone of Development: Integrating Environmental, Social, and Economic Policies
The Cornerstone of Development: Integrating Environmental, Social, and Economic Policies
by Jamie Schurr
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The links between poverty and environmental damage, two of today's most serious global problems, are becoming more and more apparent. By applying current learning theory to policy integration, this book identifies the ways in which we might be taught to... (read more)

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Ethics and Sustainable Community Design
Ethics and Sustainable Community Design
by Veronica D De Raadt
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Sustainable communities depend on ethical people. This book explains how multi-modal systems thinking can be applied to ethical and normative issues of community life. It also provides a practical way forward by using the methodology and SmCube software... (read more)

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Slow Is Beautiful: New Visions of Community, Leisure and Joie de Vivre
Slow Is Beautiful: New Visions of Community, Leisure and Joie de Vivre
by Cecile Andrews
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Andrews analyzes the subtle consumer and political and corporate forces stamping the joy from life and provides a vision of a more fulfilling life through the rediscovery of caring community, unhurried leisure, and life-affirming joie de vivre.... (read more)

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Managing Natural Wealth: Environment and Development in Malaysia
Managing Natural Wealth: Environment and Development in Malaysia
by Jeffrey R Vincent
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The remarkably rich natural environment of Malaysia attracts the interest of both industry and the environmental community. Managing Natural Wealth analyzes major natural resource and environmental policy issues in the country during the 1970s and 1980s... (read more)

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Toward Sustainable Communities: Resources for Citizens and Their Governments
Toward Sustainable Communities: Resources for Citizens and Their Governments
by Mark Roseland
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Local governments are increasingly caught between rising expectations that development initiatives be sustainable and the fact that more and more services are being downloaded to the municipal level. The third edition of this classic text offers... (read more)

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Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World
Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World
by Alan Weisman
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Los Llanos—the rain-leached, eastern savannas of war-ravaged Colombia—are among the most brutal environments on Earth and an unlikely setting for one of the most hopeful environmental stories ever told. Here, in the late 1960s, a young... (read more)

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Speaking Green with a Southern Accent: Environmental Management and Innovation in the South
Speaking Green with a Southern Accent: Environmental Management and Innovation in the South
by Gerald Emison
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The nation's environmental policy approaches and methods are becoming more flexible and diverse, with state governments composing the fulcrum of policy changes. Southern environmental politics and policy are especially valuable when considering a... (read more)

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