416 pages, 240 x 170 mm
Earthscan from Routledge
This volume is the most comprehensive textbook on sustainable development – ideal for all undergraduate and postgraduate courses. It has been developed with students and professionals from around the world specifically for those who need a thorough grounding in the subject.
Coverage includes: background to sustainable development and global environmental issues; measurement and sustainability indicators; environmental assessment, management and policy; approaches and linkages to poverty reduction; impacts and infrastructure development; economics, consumption, production and market failures; governance; participation; disaster management; international financial institutions; international environmental agreements; and the role of civil society.
Peter P. Rogers is Gordon McKay Professor of Environmental Engineering and Professor of City Planning, Harvard University, USA.
Kazi F. Jalal is a lecturer at Harvard’s Extension School and was Chief of the Offi ce of Environment and Social Development of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
John A. Boyd, formerly a lawyer at ADB, has been a guest lecturer at the Harvard Extension School and served as an ADB Principal Sector Specialist on Sustainable Development.