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Sustainable Development Policy

A European Perspective, 1st Edition

Edited by Michael von Hauff, Claudia Kuhnke


342 pages

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Sustainable Development Policy: A European Perspective uses a variety of multidisciplinary perspectives to explore the ways in which sustainable infrastructures can play a more prominent and effective role in international development policy. Building on a solid introduction to sustainability and development policy, this book discusses ways in which viable reform can be promoted through coherent governing, the design of social security systems, education systems and the possibilities of fair trade as an alternative trading concept . Sustainable Development Policy generates a platform on which to encourage constructive dialogue on issues surrounding sustainability in the wake of the global scarcity of natural and economic resources.

This edited collection will be of great interest to all students and lecturers of development studies and development policy, as well as researchers from other disciplines looking for an introduction to sustainable development policy and its practical applications.

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction 1. Sustainable Development Policy 2. Naitional Strategies for Sustainable Development ebtween Rio 1992 and New York 2015 3. From Conventional to Sustainable Project Management in Development Cooperation 4. Evaluation of Sustainable Development Part II: Fields of Action 5. From Governance to Good Governance 6. Challenges of Setting Up Effective Social Secuirty Systems in Developing Countries 7. Sustainability and Educaiton 8. Fair Trade: An Alternative Trading Concept 9. Tourism in Developing Countries 10. Urban Sustainability: Priorities for International Cooperation 11. Industrial and Commercial Zone Planning According to the Requriements of Sustainable Development Part III: Resource Problems 12. Sustaianable Resources: Managing Markets, Increasing Efficiency and Establishing Partnerships 13. Sustainable Energy 14. Water Supply and Sanitation: Backbone of Civilization 15. Sustainable Agriculture

About the Editors

Michael von Hauff is a Professor of Economics at the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany.

Claudia Kuhnke is a Research Fellow at the University of Kaiserlautern, Germany.

About the Series

Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

This series uniquely brings together original and cutting-edge research on Sustainable Development. The books in this series tackle difficult and important issues in Sustainable Development including values and ethics; sustainability in higher education; climate compatible development; resilience; capitalism and de-growth; sustainable urban development; gender and participation; and well-being.

Drawing on a wide range of disciplines, the series promotes interdisciplinary research for an international readership. The series was recommended in the Guardian’s suggested reads for Development and Environment.

The series welcomes submissions from established authors in the field as well as from young authors. To submit proposals, please contact the Editor, Rebecca Brennan ([email protected]).

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Sustainable Development
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Environmental Policy