Environment Management and Development

Environment Management and Development

by Chris Barrow, Chris Barrow
     
 

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The environment and its management has been, and continues to be a very topical issue. Existing environment and development texts place emphasis is on listing problems, making warnings and voicing advocacy, but by focusing on environmental management, this informative book offers a very different perspective.

Moving on from the usual much-discussed viewpoints,

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Overview

The environment and its management has been, and continues to be a very topical issue. Existing environment and development texts place emphasis is on listing problems, making warnings and voicing advocacy, but by focusing on environmental management, this informative book offers a very different perspective.

Moving on from the usual much-discussed viewpoints, Barrow looks towards practical management and problem-solving techniques. He clarifies the definition, nature and role of environmental management in development and developing countries, beginning with an introduction to the key terms, issues and tools of environmental management, which are linked and developed in later chapters, and concluding by discussing who pays for environmental management and its future in developing countries.

Written by an experienced and well-known author, this clear, user-friendly book, ideal for students of resource management, geography and development studies, makes excellent use of chapter summaries, boxed case studies, annotated further readings and websites, discussion questions and illustrations.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415280846
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Series:
Routledge Perspectives on Development Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

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