Approaches to Sustainable Development

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Richard M. Auty, Katrina Brown
Psychology Press, 1997 - 313 pages
Discusses rural applications of sustainability, coping with industrialization and pollution, and general aspects of the subject, in 14 papers from a September 1995 conference in Dublin, Ireland. Among specific topics are labor force analysis as a means to understand the livelihood dimension of sustainability, recent trends and prospects for population and food in South Asia, global processes and politics in Colombia and Costa Rica, mineral-driven development in Chile and Jamaica, Vietnam as an example of social change and the environment in transitional developing countries, and the international dimensions. Distributed by Books International. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Contents

Accounting for Sustainability
21
Labour Force Analysis as a Means to Understand the Livelihood
50
A Grand Illusion?
83
Recent Trends and Prospects
103
Towards Sustainable Pastoral
129
In Pursuit of Sustainable
144
Global Processes and the Politics of Sustainable Development
169
Chile and Jamaica
197
Auty
220
Social Change and Environment
247
Taking Stock
296
Subject Index
309
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