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Michael Redclift (Ed.) - Routledge International Handbook of Sustainable Development - 9781138069039 - V9781138069039
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Routledge International Handbook of Sustainable Development

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Description for Routledge International Handbook of Sustainable Development Paperback. Editor(s): Redclift, Michael; Springett, Delyse. Series: Routledge International Handbooks. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: GTF; JP; KCN; RNCB; RNPG; TQ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 246 x 174. .

This Handbook gives a comprehensive, international and cutting-edge overview of Sustainable Development. It integrates the key imperatives of sustainable development, namely institutional, environmental, social and economic, and calls for greater participation, social cohesion, justice and democracy as well as limited throughput of materials and energy. The nature of sustainable development and the book’s theorization of the concept underline the need for interdisciplinarity in the discourse as exemplified in each chapter of this volume.

The Handbook employs a critical framework that problematises the concept of sustainable development and the struggle between discursivity and control that has characterised the debate. It provides original ... Read more

Comprehensive in scope, it covers, amongst other areas:

    • Sustainable architecture and design
    • Biodiversity
    • Sustainable business
    • Climate change
    • Conservation
    • Sustainable consumption
    • De-growth
    • Disaster management
    • Eco-system services
    • Education
    • Environmental justice
    • Food and sustainable development
    • Governance
    • Gender
    • Health
    • Indicators for sustainable development
    • Indigenous perspectives
    • Urban transport

      The Handbook offers researchers and students in the field of sustainable development invaluable insights into a contested concept and the alternative worldviews that it has fostered.

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      Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
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      About Michael Redclift (Ed.)
      Michael Redclift is Emeritus Professor of International Environmental Policy at King’s College, London, UK, where he has taught since 1999. Delyse Springett formerly directed the Centre for Business and Sustainable Development at Massey University, New Zealand, and taught Master's courses on business and sustainability at Massey University and at the University of Hong Kong.

      Reviews for Routledge International Handbook of Sustainable Development
      "We urgently needed a guide to sustainable development - one of the most widely-used and least-understood concepts in existence. Now we have one. Led by two of the most respected authorities in the field, the team of experts assembled here covers all the expected dimensions - and a few more besides. 'Indispensable' is a word frequently found on book dust ... Read more

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