Approaches to Sustainable Development
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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