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Governance for sustainable development : a foundation for the future

Author: Georgina Ayre; Rosalie Callway
Publisher: London ; Sterling, Va. : Earthscan, 2005.
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As the process of globalization continues and power imbalances between decision-making institutions become increasingly apparent the need for a critical assessment of the way in which we manage our interaction with the natural environment becomes ever more urgent. Good governance was identified at the World Summit on Sustainable Development as a critical factor for ensuring successful sustainable development. This  Read more...
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Governance for sustainable development.
London ; Sterling, Va. : Earthscan, 2005
(DLC) 2005004988
(OCoLC)57754163
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Georgina Ayre; Rosalie Callway
ISBN: 9781849771481 1849771480 1423708636 9781423708636 9781136564703 1136564705 9781136564697 1136564691
OCLC Number: 60691014
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: Setting the scene --
Outcomes from the WSSD --
Environment : the path of global environmental governance : form and function in historical perspective --
Economy : the economic problem of sustainable governance --
Society : participation and engagement --
Water : water and governance --
Energy : energy governance, poverty, and sustainable development --
Health : health and sustainable development : addressing the challenges post Johannesburg --
Agriculture : improving governance for food security and agriculture --
Biodiversity : biodiversity governance after Johannesburg --
Conclusion: Where next?
Responsibility: edited by Georgina Ayre and Rosalie Callway.
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