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A Survey of sustainable development [electronic resource] : social and economic dimensions / edited by Jonathan M. Harris ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Harris, Jonathan M.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Frontier issues in economic thought: v. 6.Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, c2001Description: 1 online resource (xxxvii, 409 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1559638621; 9781559638623; 155963863X (acid free paper); 9781559638630 (acid free paper); 1417539526 (electronic bk.); 9781417539529 (electronic bk.); 9781597267830 (electronic bk.); 159726783X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Sustainable development | Electronic books | D�eveloppement durable | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Sustainable Development | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Environmental EconomicsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Survey of sustainable development.DDC classification: 338.9/27 Online resources: EBSCOhost | EBSCOhost
Contents:
Natural capital and sustainable development / Robert Costanza and Herman E. Daly -- Environmental economics, ecological economics, and the concept of sustainable development / Giuseppe Munda -- On the problem of achieving efficiency and equity, intergenerationally / Talbot Page -- Economics and "sustainability": balancing trade-offs and imperatives / Michael A. Toman -- From political economy to politicalecology / Juan Martinez-Alier -- Green accounting and economic policy / Salah El Serafy -- Are we saving enough for the future? / Kirk Hamilton and Michael Clemens -- Progress on the environmental Kuznets curve? / David I. Stern -- The human development paradigm / Mahbub ul Haq -- Sustainable livelihoods: the poor's reconciliation of environment and development / Robert Chambers -- Market, citizenship, and social exclusion / Charles Gore -- Gendered poverty and well-being / Shahra Razavi.
Government action, social capital, and development: reviewing the evidence on synergy / Peter Evans -- Good government in the Tropics / Judith Tendler -- View from the periphery: encountering development / Philip W. Porter and Eric S. Sheppard -- Global ecology and the shadow of development / Wolfgang Sachs -- Biodiversity: a third world perspective / Vandana Shiva -- Global warming in an unequal world: a case of environmental colonialism / Anni Agarwal and Sunita Narain -- Lifestyle is the problem / A. Atiq Rahman -- Enclosing the global commons: Global environmental negotiations in a North-south conflictual approach / Alain Lipietz -- Government, population, and poverty: a win-win tale / Nancy Birdsall -- An ecologist view of the Malthusian conflict / C.S. Holling -- Accelerated resource degradation by agriculture in developing countries?: the role of population change and responses to it / Michael Lipton.
People and environment: what is the relationship between exploitation of natural resources and population growth in the South? / Sara J. Scherr -- Population and urbanization in the Twenty-First Century: India's megacities / Sai Felicia Krishna-Hensel -- Mexico City: our common future? / Priscilla Connolly -- Reinventing cities for people and the planet / Molly O'Meara Sheehan -- Food security and sustainable use of natural resources: a 2020 vision / Per Pinstrup-Andersen and Rajul Pandya-Lorch -- Sustainable agriculture / Gordon Conway -- Environmental risks posed by Transgenic crops / Jane Rissler and Margaret Mellen -- Population extinction and saving biodiversity / Paul R. Ehrlich and Gretchen C. Daily -- Rocking the boat: conserving fisheries and protecting jobs / Anne Platt McGinn -- The world's forests: problems and potentials / Norman Myers.
Materialization and dematerialization: measures and trends / Iddo K. Wenick, Robert Herman, Shekhar Govind, and Jess H. Ausubel -- Material use and sustainable affluence / Frank Ackerman -- Balancing China's energy, economic, and environmental goals / John M. Byrne, Bo Shen, and Xiuguo Li -- Environmental quality, energy efficiency, and renewable energy / Peter Fox-Penner -- The costs of climate protection: a guide for the perplexed / Robert Repetto and Duncan Austin -- Equity and discounting in climate-change decisions / Robert C. Lind and Richard E. Schuler -- Globalization: threat or salvation? / Paul Streeten -- From adjustment to sustainable development: the obstacle of free trade / Herman E. Daly -- Ecological distribution, agricultural trade liberalization, and in situ genetic diversity / James K. Boyce -- Multinational corporations and the Neo-liberal regime / James R. Crotty, Gerald Epstein, and Patricia Kelly.
Foreign investment, globalization, and environment / Daniel C. Esty and Bradford S. Gentry -- Globalization and social integration / Dharam Ghai and Cynthia Hewitt de Alcantara -- Reconciling economic reform and sustainable human development: social consequences of Neo-liberalism / Lance Taylor and Ute Pieper -- Impacts of structural adjustment on the sustainability of developing countries / David Reed -- The corporate accountability movement: lessons and opportunities / Robin Broad and John Cavanagh -- Socially responsible investing: doing good while doing well / Peter D. Kinder, Steven D. Lydenberg, and Amy L. Domini -- Corporate social responsibility / George A. Steiner and John F. Steiner -- Toward a new conception of the environment-competitiveness relationship / Michael E. Porter and Claas van der Linde -- Civil associations and toward a global civil economy / Severyn T. Bruyn.
Sustainability and the accountable corporation / Allen L. White -- A theory of Government intervention in late industrialization / Alice H. Amsden -- An idea whose time has come / M. Jeff Hamond, Stephen J. DeCanio, Peggy Duxbury, Alan H. Sanstad, and Christopher H. Stinson -- From class struggle to class compromise: redistribution and growth in a South Indian State / Patrick Heller -- New strategies for rural sustainable development: Popular participation, food self-sufficiency, and environmental regeneration / David Barkin -- African development that works / Peter G. Veit, Adolfo Mascarenhas, and Okyeante Ampadu-Agyei -- Challenges to community-based sustainable development / Melissa Leach, Robin Mearns, and Ian Scoones -- What is micro-enterprise development for women? Widening the agenda / Linda Mayoux.
Alternatives to the International Monetary Fund / Robert S. Browne -- The World Bank and poverty / Carlos A. Heredia -- Assessing the the impact of NGO advocacy campaigns on World Bank projects and policies / Jonathan Fox and David Brown -- Coping with ecological globalization / Hilary French -- The United Nations environment programme and the United Nations development programme / Alexandre Timoshenko and Mark Berman -- Conflicts of global ecology: environmental activism in period of global reach / Vanadan Shiva.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-387) and index.

Natural capital and sustainable development / Robert Costanza and Herman E. Daly -- Environmental economics, ecological economics, and the concept of sustainable development / Giuseppe Munda -- On the problem of achieving efficiency and equity, intergenerationally / Talbot Page -- Economics and "sustainability": balancing trade-offs and imperatives / Michael A. Toman -- From political economy to politicalecology / Juan Martinez-Alier -- Green accounting and economic policy / Salah El Serafy -- Are we saving enough for the future? / Kirk Hamilton and Michael Clemens -- Progress on the environmental Kuznets curve? / David I. Stern -- The human development paradigm / Mahbub ul Haq -- Sustainable livelihoods: the poor's reconciliation of environment and development / Robert Chambers -- Market, citizenship, and social exclusion / Charles Gore -- Gendered poverty and well-being / Shahra Razavi.

Government action, social capital, and development: reviewing the evidence on synergy / Peter Evans -- Good government in the Tropics / Judith Tendler -- View from the periphery: encountering development / Philip W. Porter and Eric S. Sheppard -- Global ecology and the shadow of development / Wolfgang Sachs -- Biodiversity: a third world perspective / Vandana Shiva -- Global warming in an unequal world: a case of environmental colonialism / Anni Agarwal and Sunita Narain -- Lifestyle is the problem / A. Atiq Rahman -- Enclosing the global commons: Global environmental negotiations in a North-south conflictual approach / Alain Lipietz -- Government, population, and poverty: a win-win tale / Nancy Birdsall -- An ecologist view of the Malthusian conflict / C.S. Holling -- Accelerated resource degradation by agriculture in developing countries?: the role of population change and responses to it / Michael Lipton.

People and environment: what is the relationship between exploitation of natural resources and population growth in the South? / Sara J. Scherr -- Population and urbanization in the Twenty-First Century: India's megacities / Sai Felicia Krishna-Hensel -- Mexico City: our common future? / Priscilla Connolly -- Reinventing cities for people and the planet / Molly O'Meara Sheehan -- Food security and sustainable use of natural resources: a 2020 vision / Per Pinstrup-Andersen and Rajul Pandya-Lorch -- Sustainable agriculture / Gordon Conway -- Environmental risks posed by Transgenic crops / Jane Rissler and Margaret Mellen -- Population extinction and saving biodiversity / Paul R. Ehrlich and Gretchen C. Daily -- Rocking the boat: conserving fisheries and protecting jobs / Anne Platt McGinn -- The world's forests: problems and potentials / Norman Myers.

Materialization and dematerialization: measures and trends / Iddo K. Wenick, Robert Herman, Shekhar Govind, and Jess H. Ausubel -- Material use and sustainable affluence / Frank Ackerman -- Balancing China's energy, economic, and environmental goals / John M. Byrne, Bo Shen, and Xiuguo Li -- Environmental quality, energy efficiency, and renewable energy / Peter Fox-Penner -- The costs of climate protection: a guide for the perplexed / Robert Repetto and Duncan Austin -- Equity and discounting in climate-change decisions / Robert C. Lind and Richard E. Schuler -- Globalization: threat or salvation? / Paul Streeten -- From adjustment to sustainable development: the obstacle of free trade / Herman E. Daly -- Ecological distribution, agricultural trade liberalization, and in situ genetic diversity / James K. Boyce -- Multinational corporations and the Neo-liberal regime / James R. Crotty, Gerald Epstein, and Patricia Kelly.

Foreign investment, globalization, and environment / Daniel C. Esty and Bradford S. Gentry -- Globalization and social integration / Dharam Ghai and Cynthia Hewitt de Alcantara -- Reconciling economic reform and sustainable human development: social consequences of Neo-liberalism / Lance Taylor and Ute Pieper -- Impacts of structural adjustment on the sustainability of developing countries / David Reed -- The corporate accountability movement: lessons and opportunities / Robin Broad and John Cavanagh -- Socially responsible investing: doing good while doing well / Peter D. Kinder, Steven D. Lydenberg, and Amy L. Domini -- Corporate social responsibility / George A. Steiner and John F. Steiner -- Toward a new conception of the environment-competitiveness relationship / Michael E. Porter and Claas van der Linde -- Civil associations and toward a global civil economy / Severyn T. Bruyn.

Sustainability and the accountable corporation / Allen L. White -- A theory of Government intervention in late industrialization / Alice H. Amsden -- An idea whose time has come / M. Jeff Hamond, Stephen J. DeCanio, Peggy Duxbury, Alan H. Sanstad, and Christopher H. Stinson -- From class struggle to class compromise: redistribution and growth in a South Indian State / Patrick Heller -- New strategies for rural sustainable development: Popular participation, food self-sufficiency, and environmental regeneration / David Barkin -- African development that works / Peter G. Veit, Adolfo Mascarenhas, and Okyeante Ampadu-Agyei -- Challenges to community-based sustainable development / Melissa Leach, Robin Mearns, and Ian Scoones -- What is micro-enterprise development for women? Widening the agenda / Linda Mayoux.

Alternatives to the International Monetary Fund / Robert S. Browne -- The World Bank and poverty / Carlos A. Heredia -- Assessing the the impact of NGO advocacy campaigns on World Bank projects and policies / Jonathan Fox and David Brown -- Coping with ecological globalization / Hilary French -- The United Nations environment programme and the United Nations development programme / Alexandre Timoshenko and Mark Berman -- Conflicts of global ecology: environmental activism in period of global reach / Vanadan Shiva.

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