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Environment and the Developing World: Principles, Policies and Management


By: Avijit Gupta and Mukul G Asher

360 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #75316 | ISBN: 0471983381
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Hardback | Dec 1998 | #54097 | ISBN: 0471966045
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Broad-based study of the developing world, integrating physical and biological discussion with social and development analysis. It also explains clearly the technical aspects of environmental management. An excellent teaching tool.

The overall impression is of a stimulating text (Progress in Physical Geography, Vol.25 No 3, 2001)


BASIC TOOLS AND CONCEPTS. Introduction to the Physical Environment. World Population: Distribution and Trends. Economics of Environment: Concepts and Tools. MANAGING THE ENVIRONMENT. Natural Vegetation as a Resource Land Use and Environmental Impact. Development of Water Resources. Energy and Development. Changing Air Quality. Urban Development and Environmental Modification. The Coastal Waters. Techniques for Environmental Evaluation. THE GLOBAL ISSUES. The History of Current Environmental Awareness. Current Global Events and Projected Effects. Environmental Arrangements: Present and Future. Global Governance for Environment. The Main Issues. References. Index.

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