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Towards Sustainable Futures


About the Series

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030. The 17 SDGs are integrated, that is, they recognize that action in one area will affect outcomes in others, and that development must balance social, economic and environmental sustainability. The volumes in this series critically engage with the contemporary debates and discussions around development and sustainability. The series includes interdisciplinary and topical books presenting new perspectives for a sustainable future.

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Future of Cities Planning, Infrastructure, and Development

Future of Cities: Planning, Infrastructure, and Development

1st Edition

Edited By Ashok Kumar, D.S. Meshram
June 23, 2022

This book critically analyses the existing condition of cities in developing countries with special reference to planning and infrastructure networks in India. It provides an overview of the nature of opportunities presented by cities; major challenges that cities would face in future; and codifies...

SDG11, Sustainable Cities and Communities

SDG11, Sustainable Cities and Communities

1st Edition

Edited By Shyama V. Ramani, Hiroshan Hettiarachchi
June 17, 2022

This book explores Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11, providing insights into viable pathways and policy designs for a transition towards sustainable, inclusive and resilient cities. The volume discusses existing scientific literature on SDG 11 and provides conceptual frameworks relating to ...

Sustainable Development Goals and Indian Cities Inclusion, Diversity and Citizen Rights

Sustainable Development Goals and Indian Cities: Inclusion, Diversity and Citizen Rights

1st Edition

Edited By Ashok Kumar, D.S. Meshram
December 29, 2021

This book critically examines Sustainable Development Goals and cities in developing countries with special reference to climate change, inclusion, diversity, and citizen rights in India. It discusses global issues of sustainability and climate change in the context of rapid urbanisation and ...

Sustainable Development Goals and Migration

Sustainable Development Goals and Migration

1st Edition

Edited By P. Sivakumar, S. Irudaya Rajan
December 24, 2021

This book looks at migration in contemporary society and its interrelations with development. It presents the complexities and dilemmas associated with migration, the changes in theoretical and historical perspectives on migration and development, and the role of policies and the sustainable ...

Environment and Sustainable Development Perspectives and Issues

Environment and Sustainable Development: Perspectives and Issues

1st Edition

Edited By Manish K. Verma
November 30, 2021

This volume provides a comprehensive account of the linkages between environment and sustainable development in society from an interdisciplinary perspective. With its case studies from across the world, including countries such as India, Australia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, the United States, ...

Are SDGs a Myth? Industrial Development and Water Pollution in India

Are SDGs a Myth?: Industrial Development and Water Pollution in India

1st Edition

By Neeru Bansal, R. Parthasarathy
December 29, 2020

This book discusses the continued emphasis on development gains in India’s national policies and its quest to meet sustainable development goals. It offers an analysis of the laws and infrastructure for environment protection in the country and their ineffectiveness in dealing with the water ...

Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development

Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development

1st Edition

Edited By Archana Singh, Edakkandi Meethal Reji
July 07, 2020

This volume discusses the seminal interface between social entrepreneurship and sustainable development along with their inter-linkages. It traces the role of social entrepreneurship and innovations in societal transformation in creating sustainable societies, especially in developing nations. It ...

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