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  1. The Earthscan Reader in Environment Development and Rural Livelihoods

    Edited by Samantha Jones, Grace Carswell

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    In the past decade the relationship between humans and the environment has taken centre stage in the quest for development that supports both ecological integrity and sustainable livelihoods. This new Reader brings together for the first time a core selection of recently published key articles that...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

  2. Painting the White House Green

    Rationalizing Environmental Policy Inside the Executive Office of the President

    Edited by Randall Lutter

    Presidents, like kings, lead cloistered lives. Protecting the president from too much isolation are advisers and aides who help ensure that the administration achieves its policy goals while enjoying broad political support. In economics and environmental policy, where disagreement among...

    Published August 9th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Exploring Sustainable Development

    Geographical Perspectives

    Edited by Martin Purvis, Alan Grainger

    Sustainable development is capturing the attention of planners, politicians and business leaders. Within the academic sphere its study is increasingly breaching disciplinary boundaries to become a focus of attention for natural and social scientists alike. But in studying such a key concept, it is...

    Published August 1st 2004 by Routledge

  4. Parks in Transition

    Biodiversity, Rural Development and the Bottom Line

    Edited by Brian Child

    Parks face intense pressure from both environmental and developmental perspectives to conserve biodiversity and provide economic opportunities for rural communities. These imperatives are often in conflict, while potential solutions may be subject to theoretical and practical disagreement and...

    Published July 1st 2004 by Routledge

  5. The Sustainability Curriculum

    The Challenge for Higher Education

    Edited by John Blewitt, Cedric Cullingford

    The links between education and sustainable development are deepening, although subject to much controversy and debate. The success of the sustainability discourse depends both on the pedagogic and research functions of higher education. Similarly, for higher education itself to remain relevant and...

    Published July 1st 2004 by Routledge

  6. Inclusive Aid

    Changing Power and Relationships in International Development

    Edited by Leslie Groves, Rachel Hinton

    Rapid and profound changes are taking place in international development. The past two decades have promoted the ideals of participation and partnership, yet key decisions affecting people's lives continue to be made without sufficient attention to the socio-political realities of the countries in...

    Published June 1st 2004 by Routledge

  7. Future Positive

    International Co-operation in the 21st Century

    Edited by Michael Edwards

    An optimistic assessment of the prospects for a new international order - acting as a counter-blast to global pessimism. The text explains how the international system operates, the pressures it faces and the changes it must undergo, and offers concrete ideas to re-frame international relations,...

    Published May 1st 2004 by Routledge

  8. Empowering Squatter Citizen

    Local Government, Civil Society and Urban Poverty Reduction

    By Diana Mitlin, David Satterthwaite

    With the rapid growth in urban poverty in Africa, Asia and Latin America, most cities now have 30 to 60 per cent of their population living in shanty towns. The civil and political rights of these people are either ignored or constantly contravened. They face multiple deprivations, including hunger...

    Published May 1st 2004 by Routledge

  9. Siren Song

    Chilean Water Law As a Model for International Reform

    By Carl J. Bauer

    Increasing scarcity, conflict, and environmental damage are critical features of the global water crisis. As governments, international organizations, NGOs, and corporations have tried to respond, Chilean water law has seemed an attractive alternative to older legislative and regulatory approaches....

    Published April 21st 2004 by Routledge

  10. The End of World Population Growth in the 21st Century

    New Challenges for Human Capital Formation and Sustainable Development

    By Warren C. Sanderson

    Edited by Wolfgang Lutz, Sergei Scherbov

    Series: Population and Sustainable Development

    The 20th century was the century of explosive population growth, resulting in unprecedented impacts; in contrast, the 21st century is likely to see the end of world population growth and become the century of population aging. We are currently at the crossroads of these demographic regimes. This...

    Published April 1st 2004 by Routledge