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Towards Sustainable Development: Concepts, Methods and Policy

Edited By: J van der Bergh and J van der Straaten

Island Press

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #35858 | ISBN: 1559633492
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Toward Sustainable Development is a comprehensive and wide ranging exploration of the theoretical and practical aspects of the concept of sustainable development. Internationally known scholars present an in depth critique of traditional economic methods and ideas, and a new framework for analysis of issues of development and environmental policy. The book: outlines the historical development of the concept of sustainable developmentclarifies the many interpretations of what sustainable development ispresents new and detailed assessments of the concepts, methods, and implementation of sustainable development policiesAs well as explaining the conceptual and theoretical background, the book discusses methods and techniques, and examines issues of policy and implementation. It offers both critical observations on old approaches, and valuable guidelines for recent innovations.

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