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Guide to Sustainable Development and Environmental Policy
edited by William L. Ascher and Natalia Mirovitskaya
contributions by Helen Corbett and Susanne Swibold
Duke University Press, 2001
Cloth: 978-0-8223-2735-6 | Paper: 978-0-8223-2745-5 | eISBN: 978-0-8223-8103-7
Library of Congress Classification HC79.E5G85 2001
Dewey Decimal Classification 338.927

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
The Guide to Sustainable Development and Environmental Policy is a comprehensive presentation of definitions, philosophies, policies, models, and analyses of global environmental and developmental issues. With a wealth of comparative, multidisciplinary, and geographically varied perspectives on environmental governance, it also provides detailed and balanced discussions about specific environmental issues.
The guide combines formal, objective entries with critical commentaries that emphasize different opinions and controversies. With succinct explanations of more than a thousand terms, thoughtful interpretations by international experts, and helpful cross-referencing, this resource is designed to serve as a roadmap for understanding the issues and debates in the overlapping fields of environment and development. Intended for use by activists, journalists, policymakers, students, scholars, and interested citizens, the Guide to Sustainable Development and Environmental Policy will be a helpful tool for anyone trying to get a comprehensive look at the many environmental organizations, schools of thought, development programs, international environmental treaties, conventions, and strategies that have proliferated in the past few decades.


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