Beyond Rio: The Environmental Crisis and Sustainable Livelihoods in the Third World

Beyond Rio: The Environmental Crisis and Sustainable Livelihoods in the Third World



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Beyond Rio: The Environmental Crisis and Sustainable Livelihoods in the Third World by Jacobus A. Doeleman, Ahmed +. Doeleman

This book is concerned with the examination, analysis and remedying of the causes of the relentless destruction of sustainable livelihoods, particularly afflicting indigenous and tribal people. It also identifies policies which could prevent environmental degradation while creating employment. It deals with the effect of pollution prevention on jobs and industrial competitiveness. It also looks at employment-intensive options for environmental clean-up. Finally, the volume examines the appropriateness of policy instruments and institutions for the simultaneous pursuit of environmental and employment goals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333631768
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 10/28/1995
Pages: 410
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Acknowledgements - Notes on the Contributors - Introduction: In Quest of Sustainable Livelihood; I.Ahmed - PART 1: CONCEPTUAL APPROACHES - Environmental Degradation at Different Stages of Economic Development; T.Panayotou - Sustainable Livelihoods and Environmentally Sound Technology: Theoretical and Conceptual Approaches; C.Perrings - PART 2: EMPIRICAL STUDIES - Technology, Environment and Employment in Third World Agriculture; A.Markandya - Incentives for Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa; C.Perrings - Quantification of the Trade-Offs in Zambia between Environment, Employment, Income and Food Security; D.J.Thampapillai, P.T.Maleka & J.T.Milimo - Soil Conservation and Sustainable Development in the Sahel: A Study of Two Senegalese Villages; E.H.Golan - The Green Revolution, Biotechnology and Environmental Concerns: A Case Study of the Philippines; R.Sathiendrakumar & K.Norris - Technology-Environment-Employment Linkages and the Rural Poor of Bangladesh: Insights from Farm-Level Data; M.Alauddin, M.K.Mujeri & C.A.Tisdell - Sustainable Development and Employment: Forestry in Malaysia; J.E.Jonish - Agrarian Structure and Sustainable Livelihoods of Tribal People in Indian Forestry; V.S.Vyas - PART 3: CONCLUSION AND POLICY SYNTHESIS - Sustainable Livelihood and Employment: Pragmatic Approaches; I.Ahmed - Bibliography - Index

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