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Constructing Local Environmental Agendas: People, Places and Participation

Edited By: Susan Buckingham-Hatfield and Susan Percy

202 pages, no illustrations


Paperback | Dec 1998 | #93334 | ISBN: 0415201187
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Hardback | Dec 1998 | #93333 | ISBN: 041517063X
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About this book

Draws on original contributions from the UK, Europe, Australia, Sri Lanka and Pakistan, to argue that there is scope for local areas to improve their environments, providing local people are involved.


1. Keys to a sustainable environment: education, community development and local democracy, Susan Buckingham-Hatfield and Susan Percy 2. Local government, local people and local agenda, Jane Parker and Paul Selman 3. Getting people involved, Walter Leal Filho 4. Beyond volunteering and rhetoric: implications of Local Agenda 21 initiatives in Wales, Michael Clarke and Alan Netherwood 5. Hopes and Fears for Local Agenda 21, Ken Webster 6. Children's participation in environmental decision making, Claire Freeman 7. Youth and Agenda 21, Jane Knightsbridge-Randall 8. Including women: addressing gender, Susan Buckingham-Hatfield and Judith Matthews 9. The North-South dimension of Local Agenda 21, Marek Lubelski and Raff Carmen 10. Equal opportunities and local initiatives in Sri Lanka, Anoja Wickramasinghe 11. Ground-truthing ecologically sustainable development, Valerie A. Brown 12. Emerging contradictions: sustainable development and the new local government, Alan Patterson and Kate S. Theobald 13. The opportunities and challenges for local environmental policy and action in the UK, Bob Evans and Susan Percy 14. Constructing future local environmental agendas, Susan Buckingham-Hatfield and Susan Percy

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