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Sustainability

Life Chances and Livelihoods

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The concept of sustainability is traditionally viewed in exclusively environmental terms. Sustainability: Life Chances and Livelihoods links peoples livelihoods and life chances to the concept of sustainability by examining the way in which social and economic processes complement and compound environmental change. Looking at the main ingredients of sustainable development - health, economic policy, land use, ethics and education, in both the north and south, this book demonstrates the way in which the life chances of individuals both effect and are affected by, their environments. Sustainability: Life Chances and Livelihoods shows that the scope of sustainability thinking needs to be widened to embrace public policies and experiences in both developed and developing countries.By providing a comparative focus, both spatially and temporally, the contributors demonstrate how the environmental concerns of the northern developed world are culturally translated into the south, often into immediate survival questions.

Author Biography

Michael Redclift is a Professor of International Environmental Policy at Keele University.
Release date NZ
October 14th, 1999
Contributor
Edited by Michael Redclift
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
22 black & white tables
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
208
Dimensions
156x234x16
ISBN-13
9780415196185
Product ID
1679430

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