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The age of sustainability : just transitions in a complex world
This book examines how we understand the underlying dynamics of the transitions that are unfolding. Without this understanding, we enter the future in a state of informed bewilderment. Shedding light on the highly complex challenge of a sustainable and just transition, this book is essential reading for anyone concerned with establishing a more sustainable and equitable world. Ultimately, this is a book about hope, but without easy answers.

Call No.: 577.4:338.98 Swi ag 2019

Achieving energy security in Asia : diversification, integration and policy implications
This edited volume, copublished by ADBI and World Scientific, presents a critical review of the status of energy security in Asia and suggests how a country or a region collectively can achieve energy security in two broad aspects. First, it analyzes how regional cooperation and energy trade can enhance energy security in the region. Second, it reviews how energy security can be ensured in national and regional general contexts.

Call No.: 620.9(5) Tag ac 2019

The Cambridge handbook of public-private partnerships, intellectual property governance and sustainable development
Public-private partnerships (PPPs) play an increasingly prominent role in addressing global development challenges. United Nations agencies and other organizations are relying on PPPs to improve global health, facilitate access to scientific information, and encourage the diffusion of climate change technologies. For this reason, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development highlights their centrality in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Call No.: 577.4:338.98:347.77 Cho ca 2019

Better spending for localizing global sustainable development goals : examples from the field
The book adopts an innovative approach to dealing with aid effectiveness by highlighting the relevance of better spending, rather than excessive spending. It does so with real-life examples of interventions made in the Global South to realize the vision of "thinking globally and acting locally".

Call No.: 577.4:338.98 Fay be 2019

Bubble or revolution : the present and future of blockchain and cryptocurrencies
Some experts say that cryptocurrencies and blockchains are just a scam; others say they’re “the most important invention since the internet.” It’s hard to tell who’s right. Authored by Product Managers from Google, Microsoft, and Facebook, his book cuts through the hype to offer a balanced, comprehensive, and accessible analysis of blockchains and cryptocurrencies.

Call No.: 332.1:681.14 Meh bu 2019

Climate change, extreme events and disaster risk reduction : towards sustainable development goals
This book discusses the science, causes, impacts and risk reduction strategies for climate change and disasters. It focuses on the use of traditional knowledge, new innovation and education to build a culture of safety and resilience at all levels in order to promote sustainable development goals in general and disaster risk reduction in particular.

Call No.: 577.4:338.98:551.588 Mal cl 2019

The components of sustainable development : engagement and partnership
This book focuses on the application of sustainable development principles through consultation with, and partnerships between commerce and the community. Offering international perspectives, the authors show that the issues are global and that we can best arrive at solutions through a synthesis of these various perspectives. The book also examines changes to corporate and institutional behavior and discusses the extent to which the focus has changed, making it necessary to consider new approaches to our understanding of sustainability and differing effects in practice.

Call No.: 577.4:338.98:658.1 Cro co 2019

Data protection law : a comparative analysis of Asia-Pacific and European approaches
This book provides a comparison and practical guide for academics, students, and the business community of the current data protection laws in selected Asia Pacific countries (Australia, India, Indonesia, Japan Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand) and the European Union.

Call No.: 347.733(5-012:4) Wal da 2019

Drums of war, drums of development : the formation of a Pacific ruling class and industrial transformation in East and Southeast Asia, 1945-1980
The author analyses the geopolitical economy of industrial development in East and Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War era, showing how it was shaped by the collaborative planning of US and Asian elites.

Call No.: 301.24(5-011:5-012) Gla dr 2019

Economic cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region
The Asia-Pacific region has, in the eyes of most observers, the potential to become the engine of global economic growth in the 21st century. Whether it does will largely depend upon the willingness of the region’s nations to pursue economic co-operation and peaceful reconciliation of differences.

Call No.: 337.91(5-012) Har ec 2019

Energy, environmental and economic sustainability in East Asia : policies and institutional reforms
The book argues that developments in the East Asian region are critical to global sustainability and acknowledges that there is an increasing degree of mutual reliance among countries in East Asia-primarily China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. It analyzes environmental impacts stemming from the use of energy, water and mineral resources via economic development in East Asia in the medium to long term (through 2050) through theoretical and empirical modelling.

Call No.: 577.4:338.98(5-011) Lee en 2020

Everybody lies : what the Internet can tell us about who we really are
Insightful, funny and always surprising, Everybody Lies explores how this huge collection of data, unprecedented in human history, could just be the most important ever collected. It offers astonishing insights into the human psyche, revealing the biases deeply embedded within us, the questions we're afraid to ask that might be essential to our well-being, and the information we can use to change our culture for the better.

Call No.: 681.14:002 Ste ev 2018

The goals of sustainable development : responsibility and governance
This book analyses various aspects of social responsibility, corporate responsibility, sustainability and governance. Rather than focusing narrowly on a single perspective, it investigates a number of problems and scenarios that can all be considered an aspect of one of these fields, and shows how they are all related to each other and to the problems and issues facing businesses. This approach is based on the tradition of the Social Responsibility Research Network, which in its 15-year history has sought to broaden the discourse and to treat all research in these areas as inter-related and relevant to business.

Call No.: 577.4:338.98(5-012) Cro go 2019

Handbook on marine environment protection : science, impacts and sustainable management
This handbook is the first of its kind to provide a clear, accessible, and comprehensive introduction to the most important scientific and management topics in marine environmental protection. Leading experts discuss the latest perspectives and best practices in the field with a particular focus on the functioning of marine ecosystems, natural processes, and anthropogenic pressures.

Call No.: 577.4(26) Sal ha 2018

Improving the sustainable development goals : strategies and the governance challenge
This book explores how implementation of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) can be developed, especially in developing countries. The content, strengths and weaknesses of the SDGs are critically examined, alongside their relationship to ongoing academic research. The authors also investigate the actions of governments over the past three years by looking at the national strategies they have presented at annual meetings of the UN High-Level Political Forum.

Call No.: 577.4:338.98:35 Nik im 2019

Interactive approaches to water governance in Asia
This book applies interactive perspectives, which have historically mainly been discussed in the context of Western European countries, to case studies on water governance in Asia. It examines how these perspectives can be used to reveal complex and dynamic interactions in water governance in Asia, and how interactions between policies and practices, as well as those between formal institutes and emerging informal institutes, come to pass.

Call No.: 628.1(5-012) Ots in 2019

The international politics of the Asia-Pacific
This fully revised fourth edition of Michael Yahuda’s successful textbook brings the subject up-to-date, introducing students to the international politics of the Asia-Pacific region since 1945. Following an evaluation of the legacy of the Cold War the author assesses the uncertainties of the post-Cold War era, the weakening of America by its prolonged warfare in the greater Middle East, by the enlarged war on terror and by the financial crisis of 2007-8. Amid the decline of the liberal world order and the rise of China, the author examines Chinese attempts to establish a new order.

Call No.: 950(9) Yah in 2009

Legal order in the world's oceans : UN Convention on the Law of the Sea
This book assesses the impact of the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and many aspects and challenges of modern law of the sea. The theme was selected in part to celebrate that this conference was the Center for Oceans Law and Policy’s 40th Annual Conference and in part to emphasize the seminal contribution to the Rule of Law from UNCLOS in building legal order in the world’s oceans.

Call No.: 341.225 Nor le 2018

The marine environment and United Nations sustainable development goal 14 : life below water
In this book, leading marine experts assess the scope, achievements, and limitations of UNSDG 14 for the conservation and sustainable use of marine resources. Chapters discuss the challenges and gaps of ocean governance through five key sections: Conservation and Sustainable Use of Oceans and Their Resources; Biodiversity beyond National Jurisdiction; Status of Deep Seabed Minerals; Marine Pollution and Coastal Ecosystems; and Climate Change and the Oceans. This important book illustrates current challenges facing sustainable marine development and management, and provides necessary insights for a coherent path forward.

Call No.: 339.5(26) Nor ma 2019

Maritime governance and South Asia : trade, security and sustainable development in the Indian Ocean
This edited volume brings together multiple perspectives on contemporary maritime governance in South Asia, from practitioners, policy-makers and academics around the world. They examine India's role as South Asia's leading naval and economic power and the capacity of key actors to shape maritime order in the Indian Ocean.

Call No.: 341.225(5-013) Sch ma 2018