Introduction to Sustainable Development

ISBN-10: 1844075206
ISBN-13: 9781844075201
Edition: 2007
List price: $39.95
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Description: The most comprehensive textbook ever written on sustainable development, pilot-tested worldwide. Coverage includes: background to sustainable development and global environmental issues; measurement and sustainability indicators; environmental  More...

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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 10/29/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

The most comprehensive textbook ever written on sustainable development, pilot-tested worldwide. Coverage includes: background to sustainable development and global environmental issues; measurement and sustainability indicators; environmental assessment, management and policy; approaches and linkages to poverty reduction; impacts and infrastructure development; economics, consumption, production and market failures; governance; participation; disaster management; international financial institutions; international environmental agreements and the role of civil society.

Kazi F. Jalal is a member of the faculty of the Harvard University Extension School.

John A. Boyd is a lawyer, formerly with the Asian Development Bank and the U.S. Department of State.

From Malthus to Sustainable Development
Challenges of Sustainable Development
Global Environmental Issues
Sustainable Development Indicators
Environmental Assessment
Environmental Management: Trends and Policies
Legislation, International Law and Multilateral Environmental Agreements
Social Dimensions and Policies
The Economics of Sustainability
Sustainability: Externalities, Valuation and Time Externalities
Natural Resource Accounting
The Role of International Financial Institutions
International Cooperation
Sustainable Development: Crisis, Conflict and Compromise
Bibliography
Index

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