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Economic Development and the Environment: A Comparison of Sustainable Development with Conventional Development Economics

Series: Global Development and the Environment

By: Raymond F Mikesell

152 pages, no illustrations


Paperback | Dec 1992 [1995 reprint] | #41715 | ISBN: 0720122678
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Hardback | Dec 1992 | #18663 | ISBN: 0720121388
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About this book

Presents case studies of environmentally flawed projects and contrasts these with examples of projects that have had a positive influence on the environment and are consistent with sustainable development. The author is an economist and committee member of the Sierra Club.


Introduction of sustainability to development theory; environmental and resource problems created by development projects; application of sustainability to development projects; sustainable development and foreign assistance agencies; case studies on environmental and resource management; positive programmes for sustainable development.

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