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  1. UN Millennium Development Library: Investing in Development

    A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals

    By Jeffrey D. Sachs, The UN Millennium Project

    The Millennium Development Goals, adopted at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000, are the world's targets for dramatically reducing extreme poverty in its many dimensions by 2015 income poverty, hunger, disease, exclusion, lack of infrastructure and shelter?while promoting gender equality, education,...

    Published June 1st 2005 by Routledge

  2. Social Learning in Environmental Management

    Towards a Sustainable Future

    By Valerie A. Brown

    Edited by Meg Keen, Rob Dyball

    Social Learning in Environmental Management explores and expands the approaches to collective learning most needed to help individuals, communities, experts and governments work together to achieve greater social and ecological sustainability. It provides practical frameworks and case studies to...

    Published May 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  3. Ideas for Development

    By Robert Chambers

    Our world seems entangled in systems increasingly dominated by power, greed, ignorance, self-deception and denial, with spiralling inequity and injustice. Against a backdrop of climate change, failing ecosystems, poverty, crushing debt and corporate exploitation, the future of our world looks dire...

    Published May 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  4. Outgrowing the Earth

    The Food Security Challenge in an Age of Falling Water Tables and Rising Temperatures

    By Lester R. Brown

    Historically, food security was the responsibility of ministries of agriculture but today that has changed: decisions made in ministries of energy may instead have the greatest effect on the food situation. Recent research reporting that a one degree Celsius rise in temperature can reduce grain...

    Published February 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  5. Sustainability and Health

    Supporting Global Ecological Integrity in Public Health

    By Valerie A. Brown, John Grootjans, Jan Ritchie, Mardie Townsend, Glenda Verrinder

    Radical changes in the biosphere and human interaction with the environment are increasingly impacting on the health of populations across the world. Diseases are crossing the species barrier, and spreading rapidly through globalised transport systems. From new patterns of cancer to the threat of...

    Published February 1st 2005 by Routledge

  6. The Plain Language Guide to the World Summit on Sustainable Development

    By Jan McHarry, Janet Strachan, Rosalie Callway, Georgina Ayre

    The World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg in 2002 brought together thousands of delegates who mapped out the future of the global sustainable development agenda. The resulting technical document, the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation (JPOI), identifies priorities in the...

    Published December 1st 2004 by Routledge

  7. Confronting Environmental Change in East and Southeast Asia

    Eco-politics, Foreign Policy and Sustainable Development

    Edited by Paul G. Harris

    'This is clearly a book with great breadth and diversity... a valuable addition to the literature about east and southeast Asia.' T Forsyth, Development Studies Institute London School of Economics and Political Science, in Land Degradation and Development As their economies and populations expand...

    Published December 1st 2004 by Routledge

  8. State of the World 2005

    Global Security, 22nd Edition

    By Worldwatch Institute

    State of the World 2005 takes a new and deeper look at the theme that has dominated international politics since 9/11: security. Not the armed conflicts that occur when it breaks down, but the underlying social, economic and environmental pressures which determine how threatened and vulnerable...

    Published December 1st 2004 by Routledge

  9. Enacting Participatory Development

    Theatre-based Techniques

    By Julie McCarthy

    Theatre can play an essential role in addressing issues of power in social, political and cultural relationships, and acting as a catalyst for personal and societal change. This comprehensive and lively sourcebook advocates the use of theatre in participatory development as a way for groups to...

    Published November 1st 2004 by Routledge

  10. International Investment for Sustainable Development

    Balancing Rights and Rewards

    Edited by Lyuba Zarsky

    International Investment for Sustainable Development critically examines the interface between sustainability, development, and the governance of international investment. It challenges the conventional view that foreign direct investment is a 'miracle drug' for developing countries and exposes...

    Published November 1st 2004 by Routledge