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  1. The Earthscan Reader on World Transport Policy and Practice

    By John Whitelegg, Gary Haq

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    Transport is now a critical problem throughout the world, and it is set to get worse. Whether it is traffic congestion, crashes (10 million killed and injured each year), noise, air pollution, landscape destruction, or greenhouse gas emissions (of which transport is the fastest-growing source), the...

    Published February 1st 2003 by Routledge

  2. The Earthscan Reader on International Trade and Sustainable Development

    By Kevin P. Gallagher, Jacob Werksman

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    Globalization and increasing international trade are becoming a fact of life, bringing increasing tensions and conflicts over their impacts on societies, livelihoods and the environment. The impacts are felt in industrialized countries but are often most harsh in developing economies. The growing...

    Published June 1st 2002 by Routledge

  3. The Earthscan Reader on NGO Management

    Edited by Michael Edwards, Alan Fowler

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    In the last ten years, NGOs have become a force for transformation in global politics and economics. Their numbers and size have grown dramatically and they have assumed far more extensive responsibilities as intermediaries between governments, businesses and other institutions, and local...

    Published April 1st 2002 by Routledge

  4. The Earthscan Reader in Business and Sustainable Development

    Edited by Richard Welford, Richard Starkey

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    This Reader contains a comprehensive collection of recent work by leading authors in the field of business and sustainable development. With 17 chapters organized thematically into sections covering 'business opportunities', 'environmental and social accounting', 'critical perspectives' and 'trade...

    Published January 1st 2000 by Routledge

  5. The Earthscan Reader in Sustainable Cities

    By David Satterthwaite

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    The last five years have brought an enormous growth in the literature on how urban development can meet human needs and ensure ecological sustainability. This collection brings together the most outstanding contributions from leading experts on the issues surrounding sustainable cities and urban...

    Published July 1st 1999 by Routledge

  6. The Earthscan Reader in Population and Development

    Edited by Paul Demeny, Geoffrey McNicoll

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    This reader provides information on population and development issues for those seeking the middle ground between technical and non-specialist material. It contains contributions to all the various aspects of the debate from the 1960s to the 1990s from a wide variety of authors including Kingsley...

    Published September 1st 1997 by Routledge

  7. The Earthscan Reader in Sustainable Tourism

    Edited by Lesley France

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    Tourism is one of the world's largest industries, if not the largest. Its environmental impact - whether from the act of travelling, the infrastructure to accomodate tourists, or directly from the tourists themselves - is enormous. Correspondingly, establishing criteria and guidelines for...

    Published August 1st 1997 by Routledge

  8. The Earthscan Reader in Business and the Environment

    Edited by Richard Welford, Richard Starkey

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    This Earthscan Reader includes the most important and innovative chapters and articles on the interaction of business and the environment. The contributions included have been chosen with the help of a large advisory board, to ensure that they represent a broad cross-section of ideas and opinions,...

    Published April 1st 1996 by Routledge

  9. The Earthscan Reader in Sustainable Development

    Edited by John Kirkby, Phil O'Keefe, Lloyd Timberlake

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    Such a huge number of books, journals and papers have been devoted to defining, assessing and implementing 'sustainable development' that students and other readers face information overload. Earthscan alone has published hundreds of essays and books on the subject. Now, though, the most...

    Published October 1st 1995 by Routledge

  10. The Earthscan Reader in Environmental Economics

    By Anil Markandya

    Edited by Julie Richardson

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    Environmental economics may hold the key to the successful management of the world's accelerating environmental problems, from transport and pollution to the wholesale degradation of much of the Third World, climate change and loss of the ozone layer. Increasingly a range of professionals and...

    Published October 1st 1992 by Routledge

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