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Development Globalisation and Sustainability

Development  Globalisation and Sustainability Author John Morgan
ISBN-10 0748758224
Release 2001
Pages 96
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One of five new additions to the EPICS range published in 2001, dealing with more popular topics for the new specifications. EPICS brings a fresh approach to topics of current interest, allowing students to acquire an up-to-date and in-depth understanding of geographical issues. Each topic provides a wide range of detailed case studies and offers an intergrated approach to all aspects of geographical study.



Tourism and Sustainability

Tourism and Sustainability Author Martin Mowforth
ISBN-10 9781317747222
Release 2015-12-22
Pages 476
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By January 2015 the world’s richest 80 people had as much wealth as the poorest 50 per cent of the world’s population. It is a global unevenness through which the barriers to in-migration of Third World migrants to wealthy First World nations go ever higher, while the barriers to travel in the reverse direction are all but extinct. So how exactly does tourism contribute to narrowing this glaring inequality between the rich and poor? Are ever-expanding tourism markets a smoke-free, socioculturally sensitive form of human industrialisation? Is alternative tourism really a credible lever for reducing global inequality and eliminating poverty? Tourism and Sustainability critically explores the most significant universal geopolitical norms of the last half century – development, globalisation and sustainability – and through the lens of new forms of tourism demonstrates how we can better get to grips with the rapidly changing new global order. The fourth edition has been extensively revised and updated, and benefits from the addition of new material on climate change and tourism. Drawing on a range of examples from across the Third World, Mowforth and Munt expertly illustrate the social, economic and environmental conditions that continue to affect the tourism industry. With the first edition hailed by Geoffrey Wall as ‘one of the most significant books produced on tourism [since the turn of the millennium]’, Tourism and Sustainability remains the essential resource for students of human geography, environmental sciences and studies, politics, development studies, anthropology and business studies as well as tourism itself.



Tourism and Sustainability

Tourism and Sustainability Author Martin Mowforth
ISBN-10 9781134486601
Release 2003-12-08
Pages 384
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First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.



Globalisation and Sustainable Development

Globalisation and Sustainable Development Author Vladimir F. Krapivin
ISBN-10 9783540706625
Release 2007-07-05
Pages 304
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This interdisciplinary book parameterizes the global ecodynamic process. The discussion considers basic global problems of the Nature-Society-System (NSS) dynamics and reviews key problems of ensuring its sustainable development. The book includes an analysis of trends in changing ecological systems and estimates characteristics of current global ecodynamics. The authors propose a new approach to NSS numerical modelling and demonstrate the results of modelling the dynamics of this system's characteristics.



Technology Globalization and Sustainable Development

Technology  Globalization  and Sustainable Development Author Nicholas A. Ashford
ISBN-10 9780300169720
Release 2011-10-18
Pages 720
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In this work, the authors offer a unified, transdisciplinary approach for achieving sustainable development in industrialized nations. They present an insightful analysis of the ways in which industrial states are unsustainable and how economic and social welfare are related to the environment, public health and safety.



Globalisation and Sustainable Development

Globalisation and Sustainable Development Author Deutsche Bank
ISBN-10 9789280719918
Release 2001-01-01
Pages 32
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The complexities of globalization and the drive for sustainability are creating a myriad of new challenges and opportunities for the world of finance. This publication presents some of the discussions that took place at a UNEP Roundtable held on 16-17 November 2000. Some of the issues covered include challenges and opportunities for banking, insurance and asset management industries; environmental management and reporting; performance indicators; micro-financing schemes; and the social aspects of corporate responsibility in a global context.



Globalization and Sustainable Development

Globalization and Sustainable Development Author Martin Oyevaar
ISBN-10 9781137445360
Release 2016-03-16
Pages 384
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This core textbook is the ideal companion for undergraduate and postgraduate students taking modules in international business or sustainable development. It provides knowledge to answer complex questions. What is really meant by globalization and sustainability? How can concepts of governance, economy, culture and international affairs be translated into government policy and business practice? Globalization and Sustainable Development explores the complex and dynamic nature of globalization and sustainability, analyzing the main ideas, ethical principles and processes driving the growth and development of the global economy. Including a wide range of international cases from a variety of industries, it anchors key concepts in a modern global context and provides an overall picture of what it means to be a sustainable business.



Globalization and Sustainable Economic Development

Globalization and Sustainable Economic Development Author Piya Mahtaney
ISBN-10 9781137024992
Release 2013-07-31
Pages 235
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In a world in transition and an era of transformation, Mahtaney calls for reflection and an analysis of a wide canvas of global economic experience. Her new work initiates a thorough review of the strategies and policies that have been pursued over the past two decades. The economic meltdown compelled the beginning of the next phase of globalization and she contends that the future will see an increase in globalization. As crucial questions arise about the direction in which globalization is headed and the sustainability of economic growth and reform, the fundamental objective of this exciting work is to elucidate crucial insights about the next phase of development in the world economy.



Food Globalization and Sustainability

Food  Globalization and Sustainability Author Peter Oosterveer
ISBN-10 9781849712613
Release 2012
Pages 282
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Food is increasingly traded internationally, thereby transforming the organization of food production and consumption globally and influencing most food-related practices. New concerns are arising, including the environmental impact of food production and trade, animal welfare, the health and safety of food, and the social and economic impact of international food trade. This book provides an overview of the principal conceptual frameworks that have been developed for understanding these changes.



Europe Globalization and Sustainable Development

Europe  Globalization and Sustainable Development Author John Barry
ISBN-10 9781134414291
Release 2004-03-01
Pages 240
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This edited volume considers the ways in which European states and the European Union can and should organize themselves economically and socially in order to address the challenges of sustainable development. It will interest students and researchers of environmental policy and European politics.



Globalization and Sustainable Development in Africa

Globalization and Sustainable Development in Africa Author Bessie House-Soremekun
ISBN-10 9781580463928
Release 2011
Pages 463
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The first comprehensive work on globalization within the context of sustainable development initiatives in Africa.



Trade Globalization and Sustainability Impact Assessment

Trade  Globalization and Sustainability Impact Assessment Author Paul Ekins
ISBN-10 9781849773423
Release 2012
Pages 367
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Trade liberalization, as promoted by the World Trade Organization (WTO) has become one of the dominant drivers and most controversial aspects of globalization. Trade sustainability impact assessments (SIAs) were introduced as a means of generating better understanding of the social and environmental impacts of trade liberalization and of making those impacts more consistent with sustainable development.



Forests and Globalization

Forests and Globalization Author William Nikolakis
ISBN-10 9781317660729
Release 2014-09-19
Pages 226
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The overarching contribution of this book is a review and assessment of the current and future impacts of globalization on the world’s forests. The work has been developed by the "Resources for the Future" Task Force for the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO). Four key themes are addressed: the effect of globalization on forests (including future trade flows); plantations as the primary source of forest products and its consequences, including plant breeding and forest health; the effect of new products such as bio-products and markets on forests; and the emergence of forest ecosystem services and their impact on the landscape and human communities. These four themes are examined in detail to map out the impacts of these trends for forests throughout the world and at multiple scales, and how forest research needs to be adapted to address these trends. Overall, the volume provides a major synthesis of current thinking and knowledge on the topic for advanced students, as well as policy-makers and professionals in the forest sector.



Sustainable Urban Development and Globalization

Sustainable Urban Development and Globalization Author Agostino Petrillo
ISBN-10 9783319619880
Release 2017-11-24
Pages 484
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This book equips readers with a deeper understanding of the challenges posed by radical socioeconomic, environmental, and cultural changes due to globalization and describes effective, sustainable solutions to these challenges. The focus is especially on the rapid urbanization processes in countries of the Global South, which are giving rise to dramatic new problems of spatial and social inequality and difficult environmental challenges in relation to climate change. Readers will gain skills and knowledge that will help them to develop an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to planning, design, and management of urban settlements and territories in contexts with a high level of social, economic, territorial, and landscape vulnerability. The coverage includes, for example, strategies to promote social inclusion, improve housing quality, ensure adequate education, protect cultural heritage, enhance risk management, and address issues in the food-energy-water nexus. Among the authors are leading experts from the Polytechnic University of Milan, where a multidisciplinary set of studies and research projects in the field have been undertaken in recent years.



Globalisation and Sustainable Development

Globalisation and Sustainable Development Author Vladimir F. Krapivin
ISBN-10 9783540706625
Release 2007-07-05
Pages 304
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This interdisciplinary book parameterizes the global ecodynamic process. The discussion considers basic global problems of the Nature-Society-System (NSS) dynamics and reviews key problems of ensuring its sustainable development. The book includes an analysis of trends in changing ecological systems and estimates characteristics of current global ecodynamics. The authors propose a new approach to NSS numerical modelling and demonstrate the results of modelling the dynamics of this system's characteristics.



Cows Kin and Globalization

Cows  Kin  and Globalization Author Susan Alexandra Crate
ISBN-10 9780759114067
Release 2006-10-19
Pages 304
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Crate presents the first cultural ecological study of a Siberian people: the Viliui Sakha, describing the local and global forces of modernization that continue to challenge their survival, and will be of interest to environmental and economic anthropologists, as well as to practitioners interested in sustainable rural development, globalization, indigenous rights in Eurasia, and post-Soviet Russia.



A Handbook of Globalisation and Environmental Policy Second Edition

A Handbook of Globalisation and Environmental Policy  Second Edition Author Frank Wijen
ISBN-10 9781849805773
Release 2012-01-01
Pages 800
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Acclaim for the first edition: ÔThis is undoubtedly a useful collection of essays for environmental policy-makers and anyone interested in the relationship between national government and transnational forces. . . the collection brings together some interesting perspectives and should prove a useful complement to the existing political sociology of the environment.Õ Ð International Sociology Ð Review of Books ÔThe Handbook of Globalisation and Environmental Policy is a very important book. More than 40 experienced authors, including some of the most important international thought leaders of our time, have confronted a crucial question: How can and should national governments come to grips with the need for global action on a wide range of increasingly urgent environmental challenges that exceed their authority and capability? Through close examination of numerous case studies, a balanced perspective that takes government, business and civil society into account, and fresh interdisciplinary thinking about a range of policy tools, the Handbook offers a treasure-trove of new concepts and new perspectives. The authors conclude that by acknowledging the ongoing erosion of national sovereignty and accepting the growing need to work together in supranational forums, national governments can, in fact, increase their capacity to shape their own destiny.Õ Ð Lawrence Susskind, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US ÔIn an increasingly interdependent world, global forces affect both the design and effectiveness of environmental policy. This Handbook provides an unusually creative and comprehensive guide, not only to the nature of these forces and their impacts, but also to how a better understanding of these forces can provide a foundation for improving the effectiveness of environmental policy.Õ Ð Tom Tietenberg, Colby College, US In the current era of globalisation, national governments are increasingly exposed to international influences that present new constraints and opportunities for domestic environmental policies. This comprehensive, revised Handbook pushes the frontiers of theoretical and empirical knowledge, and provides a state-of-the-art examination of the multifaceted effects of globalisation on environmental governance. Including substantially revised as well as new contributions from leading authorities, the Handbook offers an insightful overview of recent developments at the intersection of globalisation and national environmental policy. It covers themes including national regimes, trade rules, types of goods, federalism, innovation, standards, citizen-consumers, developing countries, policy networks, partnerships, and carbon trading. The HandbookÕs depth and scope will appeal to a broad and varied readership, across academics, students, and policy-makers interested in public and private governance, environmental economics, international relations, environmental politics and law, sociology, and political science.