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Exploring sustainable development : geographical perspectives

Author: Martin Purvis; Alan Grainger
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book explores different interpretations of sustainable development in both theory and practice, in developed and developing countries, and in rural and urban areas. It pays particular attention to the local, national and international politics of implementation, the future of climate and energy, the role of business, and different conceptions of agricultural sustainability." "This wide-ranging text is ideal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Exploring sustainable development.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2004
(DLC) 2003023957
(OCoLC)53361393
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Purvis; Alan Grainger
ISBN: 9781849771290 1849771294 9781844071074 1844071073 9781853834721 1853834726 9781136566035 1136566031 128047498X 9781280474989 1417583045 9781417583041 6610474982 9786610474981 1136566023 9781136566028 6000000456 9786000000455
OCLC Number: 58532381
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 401 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Geography and sustainable development / Martin Purvis --
The role of spatial scale and spatial interactions in sustainable development / Alan Grainger --
Linking the local to the global : can sustainable development work in practice? / John Soussan --
Forecasting urban futures : a systems analytical perspective on the development of sustainable urban regions / Gordon Mitchell --
Making cities more sustainable : people, plans and participation / Rachael Unsworth --
Business, capital and sustainable economic development / Martin Purvis --
Sustainable agriculture for the 21st century / Martin Purvis, Richard Smith --
Sustaining the flow : Japanese waterways and new paradigms of development / Paul Waley, Martin Purvis --
Sustainable futures for the Arctic north / Ken Atkinson --
Climate change, energy and sustainable development / Martin Purvis --
Sustainable development and international relations / Alan Grainger --
Future perspectives : developing sustainable development / Martin Purvis, Alan Grainger.
Responsibility: edited by Martin Purvis and Alan Grainger.
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Provides a multifaceted introduction to key areas of study in the field of sustainable development, examining sustainability at the full range of spatial scales from the local to the global. This  Read more...

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