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A Survey of sustainable development : social and economic dimensions

Author: Jonathan M Harris; Tufts University. Global Development and Environment Institute.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©2001.
Series: Frontier issues in economic thought, v. 6.
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Summaries of essays on sustainable human and economic development. Topics include: Population and the demographic transition; Agriculture and renewal resources; Energy and materials use; Globalization and corporate responsibility; Local and national strategies.
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Survey of sustainable development.
Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)654801167
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan M Harris; Tufts University. Global Development and Environment Institute.
ISBN: 1559638621 9781559638623 155963863X 9781559638630
OCLC Number: 45661608
Notes: "Global Development and Environment Institute, Tufts University."
Description: xxxvii, 409 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Natural capital and sustainable development / Robert Costanza and Herman E. Daly --
Environmental economics, ecological economics, and the concept of sustainable development / Giuseppe Munda --
On the problem of achieving efficiency and equity, intergenerationally / Talbot Page --
Economics and "sustainability": balancing trade-offs and imperatives / Michael A. Toman --
From political economy to politicalecology / Juan Martinez-Alier --
Green accounting and economic policy / Salah El Serafy --
Are we saving enough for the future? / Kirk Hamilton and Michael Clemens --
Progress on the environmental Kuznets curve? / David I. Stern --
The human development paradigm / Mahbub ul Haq --
Sustainable livelihoods: the poor's reconciliation of environment and development / Robert Chambers --
Market, citizenship, and social exclusion / Charles Gore --
Gendered poverty and well-being / Shahra Razavi. Government action, social capital, and development: reviewing the evidence on synergy / Peter Evans --
Good government in the Tropics / Judith Tendler --
View from the periphery: encountering development / Philip W. Porter and Eric S. Sheppard --
Global ecology and the shadow of development / Wolfgang Sachs --
Biodiversity: a third world perspective / Vandana Shiva --
Global warming in an unequal world: a case of environmental colonialism / Anni Agarwal and Sunita Narain --
Lifestyle is the problem / A. Atiq Rahman --
Enclosing the global commons: Global environmental negotiations in a North-south conflictual approach / Alain Lipietz --
Government, population, and poverty: a win-win tale / Nancy Birdsall --
An ecologist view of the Malthusian conflict / C.S. Holling --
Accelerated resource degradation by agriculture in developing countries?: the role of population change and responses to it / Michael Lipton. People and environment: what is the relationship between exploitation of natural resources and population growth in the South? / Sara J. Scherr --
Population and urbanization in the Twenty-First Century: India's megacities / Sai Felicia Krishna-Hensel --
Mexico City: our common future? / Priscilla Connolly --
Reinventing cities for people and the planet / Molly O'Meara Sheehan --
Food security and sustainable use of natural resources: a 2020 vision / Per Pinstrup-Andersen and Rajul Pandya-Lorch --
Sustainable agriculture / Gordon Conway --
Environmental risks posed by Transgenic crops / Jane Rissler and Margaret Mellen --
Population extinction and saving biodiversity / Paul R. Ehrlich and Gretchen C. Daily --
Rocking the boat: conserving fisheries and protecting jobs / Anne Platt McGinn --
The world's forests: problems and potentials / Norman Myers. Materialization and dematerialization: measures and trends / Iddo K. Wenick, Robert Herman, Shekhar Govind, and Jess H. Ausubel --
Material use and sustainable affluence / Frank Ackerman --
Balancing China's energy, economic, and environmental goals / John M. Byrne, Bo Shen, and Xiuguo Li --
Environmental quality, energy efficiency, and renewable energy / Peter Fox-Penner --
The costs of climate protection: a guide for the perplexed / Robert Repetto and Duncan Austin --
Equity and discounting in climate-change decisions / Robert C. Lind and Richard E. Schuler --
Globalization: threat or salvation? / Paul Streeten --
From adjustment to sustainable development: the obstacle of free trade / Herman E. Daly --
Ecological distribution, agricultural trade liberalization, and in situ genetic diversity / James K. Boyce --
Multinational corporations and the Neo-liberal regime / James R. Crotty, Gerald Epstein, and Patricia Kelly. Foreign investment, globalization, and environment / Daniel C. Esty and Bradford S. Gentry --
Globalization and social integration / Dharam Ghai and Cynthia Hewitt de Alcantara --
Reconciling economic reform and sustainable human development: social consequences of Neo-liberalism / Lance Taylor and Ute Pieper --
Impacts of structural adjustment on the sustainability of developing countries / David Reed --
The corporate accountability movement: lessons and opportunities / Robin Broad and John Cavanagh --
Socially responsible investing: doing good while doing well / Peter D. Kinder, Steven D. Lydenberg, and Amy L. Domini --
Corporate social responsibility / George A. Steiner and John F. Steiner --
Toward a new conception of the environment-competitiveness relationship / Michael E. Porter and Claas van der Linde --
Civil associations and toward a global civil economy / Severyn T. Bruyn. Sustainability and the accountable corporation / Allen L. White --
A theory of Government intervention in late industrialization / Alice H. Amsden --
An idea whose time has come / M. Jeff Hamond, Stephen J. DeCanio, Peggy Duxbury, Alan H. Sanstad, and Christopher H. Stinson --
From class struggle to class compromise: redistribution and growth in a South Indian State / Patrick Heller --
New strategies for rural sustainable development: Popular participation, food self-sufficiency, and environmental regeneration / David Barkin --
African development that works / Peter G. Veit, Adolfo Mascarenhas, and Okyeante Ampadu-Agyei --
Challenges to community-based sustainable development / Melissa Leach, Robin Mearns, and Ian Scoones --
What is micro-enterprise development for women? Widening the agenda / Linda Mayoux. Alternatives to the International Monetary Fund / Robert S. Browne --
The World Bank and poverty / Carlos A. Heredia --
Assessing the the impact of NGO advocacy campaigns on World Bank projects and policies / Jonathan Fox and David Brown --
Coping with ecological globalization / Hilary French --
The United Nations environment programme and the United Nations development programme / Alexandre Timoshenko and Mark Berman --
Conflicts of global ecology: environmental activism in period of global reach / Vanadan Shiva.
Series Title: Frontier issues in economic thought, v. 6.
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan M. Harris [and others].
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