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  1. Beyond Developmentality

    Constructing Inclusive Freedom and Sustainability

    By Debal Deb

    History tells us that industrial development with all of its pollution, inequity and exploitation is the inevitable destiny of human societies. Yet is this really the case or are we trapped in a prevailing 'develop-mentality' that demands an endless cycle of inputs, outputs, consumption and waste...

    Published April 7th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Globesity

    A Planet Out of Control?

    By Francis Delpeuch, Bernard Maire, Emmanuel Monnier, Michelle Holdsworth

    Obesity represents one of the major global health challenges of the twenty-first century. Its occurrence has now reached epidemic proportions, not only in industrialized nations, but increasingly in less developed countries too. Written by world-leading specialists in public health nutrition,...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  3. Land Use Problems and Conflicts

    Causes, Consequences and Solutions

    By John C. Bergstrom, Stephen J Goetz, James S. Shortle

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    The causes, consequences and control of land use change have become topics of enormous importance in contemporary society. Not only is urban land use and sprawl a hot-button issue, but issues of rural land use have also been in the headlines. Policy makers and citizens are starting to realize that...

    Published March 25th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Environmental Sustainability

    A Consumption Approach

    By Raghbendra Jha, K.V. Bhanu Murthy

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    With globalization fast becoming an irreversible process, it is necessary to pay increased attention to the implications for environmental sustainability. However, the so-called environmental Kuznets curve (EKC) argument implies that rapid economic growth in many developing countries should be...

    Published March 25th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Environmental Economics for Watershed Restoration

    Edited by Hale W. Thurston, Matthew T. Heberling, Alyse Schrecongost

    Whether addressing pollution problems or helping protect a specific use, watershed associations are finding that the competition for funds is getting harder. While we can grasp the value of our streams for fishing or kayaking and other services, or their cultural value, or their value to an...

    Published March 6th 2009 by CRC Press

  6. Fiscal Space

    Policy Options for Financing Human Development

    Edited by Rathin Roy, Antoine Heuty

    With the deadline for achieving the 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) less than a decade away, the uneven progress is raising important questions about the ability of the international community to 'scale up' its efforts to finance the goals. Securing adequate financing for development has...

    Published February 26th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Policy and Strategic Behaviour in Water Resource Management

    Edited by Ariel Dinar, Jose Albiac

    Water resource management throughout the world is a very complicated issue, involving various aspects and dimensions and a well-coordinated set of policies. A well-designed water policy is a multi-faceted concerted intervention, which could be specific to just one set of political and physical...

    Published February 26th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Green Economics

    An Introduction to Theory, Policy and Practice

    By Molly Scott Cato

    The world as we know it needs a new economics. Climate change, financial crisis and out-of-control globalization - all the major problems facing the world have their root in the dominant economic system. The globalised marketplace is the prevailing force in our lives, undermining the real...

    Published December 16th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Electric Capitalism

    Recolonising Africa on the Power Grid

    Edited by David A. McDonald

    Although Africa is the most under-supplied region of the world for electricity, its economies are utterly dependent on it. There are enormous inequalities in electricity access, with industry receiving abundant supplies of cheap power while more than 80 per cent of the continent's population remain...

    Published December 16th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Climate Change: Financing Global Forests

    The Eliasch Review

    By Johan Eliasch

    An area of forest the size of England is cut down in the tropics each year. Forestry is responsible for a fifth of global carbon emissions - more than the entire world transport sector. Urgent action to tackle the loss of global forests needs to be a central part of any new international agreement...

    Published November 28th 2008 by Routledge