Integrating Environment and Economy: Strategies for Local and Regional Government, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Integrating Environment and Economy

Strategies for Local and Regional Government, 1st Edition

Edited by Andrew Gouldson, Peter Roberts

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304 pages

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Description

Integrating Environment and Economy provides a detailed and accessible examination of how integrated approaches enable economic and social activities to support environmental objectives. This is a key text for the many taught Masters courses covering the issues of environmental management and economic development

Features of the book:

* covers strong areas of undergraduate and postgraduate study

* detailed practice-based case studies at both local and regional levels

* up-to-date theory using real-life examples

Reviews

'This is a good book. It is well conceived, well organized, and well written, and it makes a substantial contribution to the public policy literature, not only with regard to the challenge of integrating environmental concerns and economic development, but also with regard to the capacity and role of local and regional governments in a multilevel hierarchy.' - Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy

'A thought-provoking collection that will prove useful and accessible to students, teachers and researchers.' - Environment and Politics

About the Editors

Andrew Gouldson is a lecturer in Geography at the London School of Economics and Peter Roberts is Professor of European Strategic Planning at the University of Dundee.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography