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Environmental Management and Development

By: Chris Barrow

276 pages, 25 line drawings, 15 b&w photos

Taylor & Francis

Paperback | Dec 2004 | #149884 | ISBN: 0415280842
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Clarifies the definition, nature and role of environmental management in development and developing countries. It begins with an introduction to the key terms, issues and tools of environmental management, which are linked and developed in the following chapters on specific environmental issues, making extensive use of global-local case-studies.


1. Introduction: Development and environment; 2. Environmental Management and Developing Countries; 3. Managing Crucial Resources: Water and soil; 4. Managing Food and Commodity Production; 5. Waste and Pollution; 6. 'Hotspots': Urban growth and marginal lands; 7. 'Hot Issues' : Loss of biodiversity, globalisation, the energy crisis; 8. Environmental Threats; 9. Paying for Environmental Management: Economics, aid and business; 10. Future Environmental Management in Developing Countries: 'High-tech', 'careful technology' or 'green and appropriate' routes?

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