Image: front cover Buy Print Book Now
  •  CDN $24.95 
  •  USD $24.95 


Buy Ebook Now
  •  CDN $24.95     CDN $16.20
  •  USD $24.95     USD $16.20

Paperback – 320 pages
6 Inches × 9 Inches (w × h)

Weight: 520 Grams
BISAC: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Environmental Economics
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 9780865715752
Pub. Date: 2007-02-01

About the Authors

Ellis Jones

Ellis Jones, Ph.D. is the award-winning, best-selling author of four previous editions of The Better World Shopping Guide, and co-author of The Better World Handbook. A scholar of social responsibility, global citizenship, and ethical consumerism, he gives presentations throughout the US and Canada empowering people to make a difference. Ellis is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Holy Cross College in Worcester, MA, where he focuses his energies on bridging the gap between academics, activists, and the average citizen. www.betterworldshopper.org

view author profile

Ross Haenfler

Ross Haenfler teaches sociology at the University of Mississippi.

view author profile

Brett Johnson

Brett Johnson teaches sociology at Luther College in Iowa.

view author profile

The Better World Handbook

Small Changes That Make A Big Difference

by Ellis Jones, Ross Haenfler & Brett Johnson



Specifically designed to reach people who normally would not consider themselves activists, The Better World Handbook is directed toward those who care about creating a more just, sustainable and socially responsible world but don't know where to begin. Substantially updated, this revised best-seller now contains more recent information on global problems, more effective actions, and many new resources.

You might also enjoy

Solar Electricity Basics - Revised and Updated 2nd Edition

Solar Electricity Basics - Revised and Updated 2nd Edition

Powering Your Home or Office with Solar Energy

Climate change and limits to fossil fuels compel us to find safer, more economical, and more sustainable ways to meet our needs for electricity. And, …

view title info
Growing Trees and Shrubs Indoors

Growing Trees and Shrubs Indoors

Breathe New Life into Your Home with Large Plants

Some of the most polluted places on earth are where we spend 90% of our time: inside our homes. Science is continually uncovering more effective ways …

view title info
The Elderberry Book

The Elderberry Book

Forage, Cultivate, Prepare, Preserve

Once a staple in homes across the world, and found along every highland, highway, and hedgerow, the forgotten elderberry is making a comeback. Its …

view title info
The Ethical Meat Handbook, Revised and Updated 2nd Edition

The Ethical Meat Handbook, Revised and Updated 2nd Edition

From sourcing to butchery, mindful meat eating for the modern omnivore

Nutrition, environmental impact, ethics, sustainability – it seems like there’s no end to the food factors we must consider. At the center of the …

view title info
The Happiness Policy Handbook

The Happiness Policy Handbook

How to Make Happiness and Well-Being the Purpose of Your Government

Thomas Jefferson said that “the purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness.” Yet only now, 270 …

view title info

New Society Publishers have decided to sell their ebooks without copy protection or DRM (Digital Rights Management) so that customers can enjoy full use of their ebook purchase. In return we expect our customers to respect this decision.

By clicking in the box below, you agree that you will:

  • NOT make illegal or unauthorized copies of our ebooks.
  • ONLY make copies of our ebooks for backup purposes.
  • NOT sell or give copies of our ebooks to family, friends, associates, etc., or upload to any file-sharing sites.
I agree to the above terms and conditions
Our ebooks are available in PDF or EPUB format.
Please choose the correct format for your device.
Buy PDF Version Buy EPUB Version