Achieving Broad-Based Sustainable Development: Governance, Environment, and Growth with Equity / Edition 1

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Overview

* Lays out successes and failures of past development strategies
* Constructs a new strategy to merge the strengths of market capitalism with necessary government interventions

This popular textbook presents a holistic approach to achieving more equitable and sustainable development policies that surpass the narrow goal of economic growth. The authors clarify the goals of twentieth century development efforts and propose new ways to incorporate social, cultural, environmental, and political strategies in the formation of truly sustainable development.

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"Recounts striking social and economic achievements of recent decades and analyzes failures to address human dimensions of growth, equity, and good governance."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565490581
  • Publisher: Kumarian Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/28/1996
  • Series: Books on International Development Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 302
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Kenneth Kusterer

Michael T. Rock

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Table of Contents

Part I. APPROACHING BROAD-BASED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT; 1) The Concept of Broad-Based Sustainable Development; 2) Forty Years of Economic Development: 1950-90; 3) Development Strategies; Part II. MACRO POLICIES FOR BROAD-BASED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT; 4) The Role of Governance; 5) Economic Policies; 6) Transitional Socialist Economies: Russia and China; Part III. SECTORAL POLICIES FOR BROAD-BASED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT; 7) The Role of Agriculture and Rural Development; 8) The Role of Urban, Industrial, and Trade Policies; 9) Policies in Education; 10) Health Policies; 11) Population Policies; Part IV. HUMAN FREEDOM AND BROAD-BASED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT; 12) The Role of Women; 13) The Role of Civil Society; 14) Freedom to Develop: Human Rights and Democratic Participation; Part V. ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY; 15) Optimistic and Pessimistic Assessments of Environmental Sustainability; 16) Environmental Policies to Achieve Broad-Based Sustainable Development; Part VI. REFORMING THE INTERNATIONAL ORDER; 17) International Economic Orders and Broad-Based Sustainable Development

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