An Introduction to Sustainable Development / Edition 1

An Introduction to Sustainable Development / Edition 1

by Peter Rogers, Kazi F. Jalal, John A. Boyd
     
 

ISBN-10: 1844075206

ISBN-13: 9781844075201

Pub. Date: 11/28/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This volume is the most comprehensive textbook on sustainable development. It has been developed with students and professionals from around the world'specifically for those who need a thorough grounding in the subject. Coverage includes: background to sustainable development and global environmental issues; measurement and sustainability indicators;

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This volume is the most comprehensive textbook on sustainable development. It has been developed with students and professionals from around the world'specifically for those who need a thorough grounding in the subject. 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844075201
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2007
Edition description:
1
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
486,216
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword. 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. Index

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