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Sustainable Development in Western Europe: Coming to Terms with Agenda 21

Edited By: Tim O'Riordan and Heather Voisey

177 pages, Figs

Frank Cass

Paperback | Dec 1997 | #74900 | ISBN: 0714643769
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Hardback | Sep 1977 | #67956 | ISBN: 0714648302
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Looks at three elements of sustainable development in terms of the institutional challenge they pose, and from the viewpoint of five European Union Member States. The three elements of sustainable development are: reliable growth; stewardship of the planet and its peoples; and empowerment through more democratic and socially equitable procedures.


The political economy of sustainable development, Tim O'Riordan, Heather Voisey; governing institutions for sustainable development - the United Kingdom's national level approach, Heather Voisey, Tim O'Riordan; Norway's institutional response to sustainable development, Liv Astrid Sverdrup; the sustainability transition in Germany - some early stage experiences, Christiane Beuermann, Bernhard Burdick; the evolution of sustainable development strategies in Portugal, Teresa G. Ribeiro, Valdemar J. Rodrigues; Greece's institutional response to sustainable development, Panos Fousekis, Joseph N. Lekakis; towards sustainability in the European Union? steps within the European Commission towards integrating the environment into other European Union policy sectors, David Wilkinson; beyond the early stages of the sustainability transition, Tim O'Riordan, Heather Voisey.

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