An Introduction to Sustainable Development

Author:   Peter Rogers (Harvard University, USA) ,  Peter Rogers ,  Kazi F. Jalal (Harvard's Extension School, USA) ,  Kazi F. Jalal (Harvard's Extension School, USA)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
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9781844075218


Pages:   416
Publication Date:   01 November 2007
Format:   Hardback
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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.

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Author:   Peter Rogers (Harvard University, USA) ,  Peter Rogers ,  Kazi F. Jalal (Harvard's Extension School, USA) ,  Kazi F. Jalal (Harvard's Extension School, USA)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Earthscan Ltd
Dimensions:   Width: 17.00cm , Height: 3.60cm , Length: 24.00cm
Weight:   0.930kg
ISBN:  

9781844075218


ISBN 10:   1844075214
Pages:   416
Publication Date:   01 November 2007
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   To order   Availability explained
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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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'The conceptual breadth is impressive. The examples and many graphics are appealing... downright useful' Richard Forman, Professor of Landscape Ecology, Harvard School of Design 'Goes deep into the details and presents the available scientific data for explaining the different issues using interdisciplinary approaches... Extremely useful, especially [for] teachers' Alexandre Kiss, President, European Council on Environmental Law


Author Information

Peter P. Rogers is Gordon McKay Professor of Environmental Engineering and Professor of City Planning, Harvard University, USA. Kazi F. Jalal is a lecturer at Harvardi? s Extension School and was Chief of the Offi ce of Environment and Social Development of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). John A. Boyd, formerly a lawyer at ADB, has been a guest lecturer at the Harvard Extension School and served as an ADB Principal Sector Specialist on Sustainable Development.

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