An introduction to sustainable development


An introduction to sustainable development

Peter P. Rogers, Kazi F. Jalal, John A. Boyd

Earthscan , Glen Educational Foundation, 2008

  • : hbk
  • : pbk

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-405) and index



This volume is the most comprehensive textbook on sustainable development. 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.


Foreword. From Malthus to Sustainable Development. Challenges of Sustainable Development. Global Environmental Issues. Sustainable Development Indicators. Environmental Assessment. Environmental Management: Trends and Policies. Legislation, International Law, and Multilateral Environmental Agreements. Social Dimensions and Policies. The Economics of Sustainability. Sustainability: Externalities, Valuation, and Time Externalities. Natural Resource Accounting. The Role of International Financial Institutions. International Cooperation. Sustainable Development: Crisis, Conflict, and Compromise. Index

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