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Sustainable Development: An Introductory Guide

Textbook

Series: The Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series

By: D Reid

262 pages, Figs

Earthscan

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #35786 | ISBN: 1853832413
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About this book

Provides a thorough and accessible survey of the attempts to integrate economic development and environmental requirements, and the full range of factors affecting their success - economic, technological, political, social, cultural and psychological.


Contents

Part I: The Global Crisis and Responses to it * The Global Crisis * Environmentalist Responses * Developmental Responses * Part II: The Implications of Brundtland's Definition Examined * Meeting the Needs of the Present * The Sustainable Use of Global Resources * Principles, Policies and Process * Part III: Assessing the Obstacles * Obstacles to Sustainable Development * Overcoming the Obstacles * Part IV: Developments since Brundtland * The Rio Summit * On or Down from the Summit? * Sustainable Development i the mid-1990s * Index

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Biography

David Reid is a researcher at the Centre for Human Ecology at the University of Edinburgh.

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