Development Studies: Sustainable Development

  • An Introduction to Sustainable Development book cover

    An Introduction to Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    By Peter Rogers, Peter Rogers, Kazi F. Jalal, Kazi F. Jalal, John A. Boyd, John A. Boyd

    This volume is the most comprehensive textbook on sustainable development. It has been developed with students and professionals from around the world specifically for those who need a thorough grounding in the subject. Coverage includes: background to sustainable development and global…

    Paperback – 2007-10-29
    Routledge

  • The State of the American Empire: How the USA Shapes the World book cover

    The State of the American Empire

    How the USA Shapes the World, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Burman

    As the USA's domination of world affairs meets ever-widening international resentment, this revealing interrogation of America's global footprint explores the complexities of its impact on the world. Covering a wide range of topics - from Wall Street to the War on Terror - The State of the American…

    Paperback – 2007-08-22
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Atlas

  • The Atlas of Religion: Mapping Contemporary Challenges and Beliefs book cover

    The Atlas of Religion

    Mapping Contemporary Challenges and Beliefs, 1st Edition

    By Joanne O'Brien, Martin Palmer

    The world's religions have emerged as one of the great geopolitical forces shaping our lives. Understanding these beliefs is crucial to understanding ethnic tension and the clash of cultures, as well as being fundamental to world peace. Even where people have moved away from formal religious…

    Paperback – 2007-03-13
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Atlas

  • The Earthscan Reader on Sustainable Consumption book cover

    The Earthscan Reader on Sustainable Consumption

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Jackson

    Sustainable consumption is a controversial concept: politically, socially and intellectually. Consumption drives our economies and defines our lives; making it sustainable is an enormous and essential challenge. The World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002 set in place a 10-year programme of…

    Paperback – 2006-10-01
    Routledge
    Earthscan Reader Series

  • The Earthscan Reader in Rural-Urban Linkages book cover

    The Earthscan Reader in Rural-Urban Linkages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Tacoli

    With accelerating urbanization and growing inter-dependence of rural and urban dwellers on the markets and resources they each offer, rural urban linkages have become a very important focus in recent years for research and policy relating to local and national economic development, poverty…

    Paperback – 2006-08-01
    Routledge
    Earthscan Reader Series

  • More Urban Less Poor: An Introduction to Urban Development and Management book cover

    More Urban Less Poor

    An Introduction to Urban Development and Management, 1st Edition

    By Goran Tannerfeldt, Per Ljung

    A world more urban... The world is undergoing massive urbanization, and is projected to increase from three to over four billion city dwellers, mostly in the developing world, within 15 years. This historic shift is producing dramatic effects on human well-being and the environment. ...but less…

    Paperback – 2006-07-01
    Routledge

  • People, Land and Water: Participatory Development Communication for Natural Resource Management book cover

    People, Land and Water

    Participatory Development Communication for Natural Resource Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Guy Bessette

    In natural resource management research, best practice implies the participation of community members, research or development teams and other stakeholders to jointly identify research and development parameters and contribute to decision making. Ideally, the research or development process itself…

    Hardback – 2006-07-01
    Routledge

  • Meeting Development Goals in Small Urban Centres: Water and Sanitation in the Worlds Cities 2006 book cover

    Meeting Development Goals in Small Urban Centres

    Water and Sanitation in the Worlds Cities 2006, 1st Edition

    By Un-Habitat

    Half of the world's people live in urban areas, and roughly a third of these live in desperate poverty without access to basic amenities. Taking on the themes of UN-HABITAT's Water and Sanitation in the World's Cities (2003), this new volume focuses on the deficiencies in the provision of water and…

    Paperback – 2006-06-01
    Routledge

  • Small Firms and the Environment in Developing Countries: Collective Impacts, Collective Action book cover

    Small Firms and the Environment in Developing Countries

    Collective Impacts, Collective Action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Allen Blackman

    Small firms - including 'microenterprises' and 'small and medium enterprises' (SMEs) - play a vital economic role in developing countries. They typically provide half of all jobs. In addition, they foster entrepreneurship and help key sectors adapt to changing market conditions. In light of these…

    Paperback – 2006-04-05
    Routledge

  • Financing Urban Shelter: Global Report on Human Settlements 2005 book cover

    Financing Urban Shelter

    Global Report on Human Settlements 2005, 1st Edition

    By Un-Habitat

    'Achieving the goals set by world leaders in the United Nations Millennium Declaration will be difficult without a significant improvement in the lives of slum dwellers, and the lives of slum dwellers cannot be improved without the sound and sustainable economic development that is conducive to the…

    Paperback – 2005-10-01
    Routledge

  • The Earthscan Reader in Sustainable Agriculture book cover

    The Earthscan Reader in Sustainable Agriculture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jules Pretty

    Our agricultural and food systems are not meeting everyone's needs, and despite great progress in increasing productivity over the past century, hundreds of millions of people remain hungry and malnourished. This book describes a different form of agriculture: one founded more on ecological…

    Paperback – 2005-08-01
    Routledge
    Earthscan Reader Series

  • The Earthscan Reader in Forestry and Development book cover

    The Earthscan Reader in Forestry and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Sayer

    'Whether you are a seasoned conservationist or forestry professional, an aspiring student or simply a concerned citizen, this book is for you' David Kaimowitz, Director General, CIFOR Arrangements for the governance and management of forests have been changing rapidly in recent decades. The…

    Paperback – 2005-07-01
    Routledge
    Earthscan Reader Series

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