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Exploring sustainable development, geographical perspectives /, edited by Martin Purvis and Alan Grainger - hardback : alk. paper

"This book explores different interpretations of sustainable development in both theory and practice, in developed and developing countries, and in rural and urban areas. It pays particular attention to the local, national and international politics of implementation, the future of climate and energy, the role of business, and different conceptions of agricultural sustainability." "This wide-ranging text is ideal for undergraduates and postgraduates in geography, environmental science, development studies, and related social and political sciences."--Jacket
Table Of Contents
Geography and sustainable development / Martin Purvis -- The role of spatial scale and spatial interactions in sustainable development / Alan Grainger -- Linking the local to the global : can sustainable development work in practice? / John Soussan -- Forecasting urban futures : a systems analytical perspective on the development of sustainable urban regions / Gordon Mitchell -- Making cities more sustainable : people, plans and participation / Rachael Unsworth -- Business, capital and sustainable economic development / Martin Purvis -- Sustainable agriculture for the 21st century / Martin Purvis, Richard Smith -- Sustaining the flow : Japanese waterways and new paradigms of development / Paul Waley, Martin Purvis -- Sustainable futures for the Arctic north / Ken Atkinson -- Climate change, energy and sustainable development / Martin Purvis -- Sustainable development and international relations / Alan Grainger -- Future perspectives : developing sustainable development / Martin Purvis, Alan Grainger
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 401 p.) :, ill
Specific Material Designation
Form Of Item

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