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The Quest for Sustainable Development

by Fox, William

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Juta Academic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainability,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Development - Business Development,
  • Government & Business,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • Business & Economics / Government & Business,
  • Africa,
  • Government policy,
  • Sustainable development

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7774253M
    ISBN 100702166316
    ISBN 109780702166310

      Books by the world's most original writers were picked by UNESCO's Cities of Literature to align to the UN’s blueprint for a better future. These fiction and non-fiction works help readers better understand sustainable development goals such as climate change, poverty and education. Nature and Human Society: The Quest for a Sustainable World. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / Current approaches to sustainable development are still rudimentary. A roug-hand-ready set of initiatives is in place, the development cycle is undergoing change (from a project orientation to one of listening.

      – The paper aims to deliver a general review of the methods used to pursue the concept of a “sustainable university”., – The research was Internet based, and it included research papers, books, conference proceedings, technical reports and Internet Web sites. The review was divided in two main parts: sustainability implementation methods and assessment and report by:   "We need an energy miracle," says Bill Gates in this interview with Atlantic editor in chief James Bennet. Bill Gates and the Quest for Sustainable Energy The Atlantic. Sustainable Energy.

    Quest for a sustainable university: A review Article (PDF Available) in International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education 16(2) February with 1, Reads.   This book points out that the existence of these two silos is especially hard to ignore in light of the urgent UN-led quest for an integrated and universal post development agenda anticipated to be anchored by new sustainable development goals on .


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The Quest for Sustainable Development Paperback – April 1, by William Fox (Author), Enslin Van Rooyen (Author)Cited by: The Quest for Sustainable Development and Peace (Nordic Africa Institute Policy Dialogues) [A. Zack-Williams, Fantu Cheru] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Post-conflict African states such as Sierra Leone face critical challenges as they embark on the complex tasks of reconciliation. Discussing challenges such as expanding populations and urbanization, this study provides details on how to better plan, evaluate, and expand for sustainable development, including already established entities such as the African Union and the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD).

The Quest for Sustainable Business is a short book, and one that mainly impresses with the ease in which it switches from one context to another at pace, allowing the reader to Author: Wayne Visser. Globalisation, African unity and a new partnership for Africa's development - working towards the creation of an environment for sustainable development; economic growth and development constraints in Africa; From the Rio to Johannesburg world summits - on the road to policy implementation; incorporation indigenous knowledge systems into the field of development; ethics and sustainable development; facilitating sustainable rural development.

The phrase “sustainable development” was firstly popularized by the World Commission for Environment and Development (WCED, ). Since that time, much attention for defining “sustainable development” has been given by the worldwide environmentalists and economists.

For example, Pearce et al. (, p. 6) state “We can summarize the necessary conditions for sustainable development Author: Guo Rongxing.

Sustainable Development Goals: A Quest by Generation Z. Volume: 1. Editor: Charles Ambrose. Women Patient’s Satisfaction at Primary Health Centres in South Karnataka State. Author: Supritha Florence. A Study on Glass Ceiling of Women with Reference to IT Sector Industries in Bengaluru City. Author(s): Lloyd Cyril and Lavanya : Charles Ambrose.

Indisputably, it plays a crucial role in the quest for sustainable development. This comprehensively updated second edition explores the nature and role of environmental management, covering key principles, practices, tools, strategies and policies, offers a thorough yet understandable introduction, and points to further in-depth by: The Quest for Environmental Justice is an interesting collection of essays that highlight several case studies of activism with a predominant USA angle to them.

Edited under the supervision of Dr. Bullard the book falls short of offering a strong underpinning to the environmental justice thinking and challenges, to instead concentrate on /5(8).

Quest for Sustainable Society discusses numerous efforts and activities for the quest of sustainable society. This book is organized into four parts encompassing 13 chapters. The first part deals with the biological, genetic, cultural, and technological diversity of the sustainable Edition: 1.

Nature and Human Society: The Quest for a Sustainable World is available from the National Academy Press, Constitution Avenue, N.W., BoxWashington, DC ; or (in the Washington metropolitan area). The quest for sustainable growth and development.

Governments must make deliberate efforts to channel growth processes in a manner that serve the goals of sustainable human development. The Quest for Sustainable, Healthy Communities - Volume 20 Issue 1 - Alan W. Black Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites.

Description Quest for Sustainable Society discusses numerous efforts and activities for the quest of sustainable society. This book is organized into four parts encompassing 13 chapters. The first part deals with the biological, genetic, cultural, and technological diversity of the sustainable society.

Quest for Sustainable Society discusses numerous efforts and activities for the quest of sustainable society. This book is organized into four parts encompassing 13 first part deals with the biological, genetic, cultural, and technological diversity of the sustainable society.

This part also examines the social and economic implications of widespread conversion to biomass-based. The Age of Sustainable Development is both sobering and inspiring: His most recent book is To Move the World: JFK's Quest for Peace.

Ban Ki-moon is the secretary-general of the United Nations, an office he assumed in He was previously the foreign minister of the Republic of Korea. Taking a holistic approach to understanding Africa’s land question, this book will be attractive to academicians and students interested in policy and development, African politics, post-colonial development and policy, and conflict studies as well as policy-makers working in relevant areas.

Other books include To Move the World: JFK’s Quest for Peace (), The Age of Sustainable Development (), Building the New American Economy: Smart, Fair & Sustainable (), and most recently A New Foreign Policy: Beyond American Exceptionalism (). Part III explores land use, land rights, resource extraction, and sustainable development conflicts, including Chicano struggles in America's Southwest.

Part IV examines human rights and global justice issues, including an analysis of South Africa's legacy of environmental racism and the corruption and continuing violence plaguing the oil-rich 2/5(1).

The Quest for Sustainable Development and Peace by A. Zack-Williams,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Modelling Sustainable Development: Transitions to a Sustainable This insightful book explores the issue of sustainable development in its more operative and applied sense.

Although a great deal of research has addressed potential interpretations and definitions of sustainable development, much of this work is too abstract to offer.A modern, egalitarian, and democratic society must be put on a path of sustainable development, the guide asserts, which necessitates action beyond the narrow confines of economics.

This book addresses these questions in the context of Rajasthan and the distinct roles of Price Range: $ - $Rajasthan, the quest for sustainable development Author: V S Vyas ; Academic Foundation (New Delhi, India) ; Institute of Development Studies (Jaipur, India).