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Environmental Sustainability: Practical Global Implications

Edited By: Fraser Smith

287 pages, Figs, tabs

Saint Lucie Press

Hardback | Aug 1997 | #67767 | ISBN: 1574440772
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About this book

Covers sustainability issues from an international perspective. Key sustainability principles that have worked around the world are explained in detail, and applications of the principles learned are explored.


Contents

o A Synthetic Framework and a Heuristic for Integrating Multiple Perspectives on Sustainability-Fraser Smith PART I: PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVES: THIRD WORLD AND FIRST WORLD COMPARED o Patterns of Sustainability in the Americas: The U.S. and Amerindian Lifestyles-Clovis Cavalcanti o Ecologically Sustainable Institutions-Aseem Prakash and Anil K. Gupta o Sustainable Development: A Southeast Asian Perspective-Kiew Bong Heang PART II: PRACTICAL STEPS TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY o Economic vs. Financial Pricing of Timber and Its Probable Impact on National Accounts-Juan Antonio Aguirre o The Valuation and Pricing of Non-Timber Forest Products: Conceptual Issues and a Case Study from India-Kanchan Chopra o Poverty Alleviation, Empowerment and Sustainable Resource Use: Experiments in Inland Fisheries Management in Bangladesh-Ana Doris Capistrano, Mokammel Hossain and Mahfuzuddin Ahmed o Wildlife Use for Economic Gain: The Potential for Wildlife to Contribute to Development in Nambia-Caroline Ashley and Jonathan Barnes o Resources Used in Attaining Land Tenure Security: The Case of Peruvian Amazonia-Roxana M. Barrantes o Property Rights, Nature Conservation and Land Reform in South Africa-Neil Adger o Sustainable Development of Indigenous Communities: A Theoretical and Practical Approach-Victor M. Toledo o Energy, Environment and Development: Egypt, South Africa and China-Kathleen L. Abdalla

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