Description - Global Sustainable Development in the Twenty-First Century by Keekok Lee
This volume addresses the theme of global sustainable development across two dimensions. First it introduces its progress and prospects in both rich and poor countries. It then outlines the major trends that will in practice influence the direction of sustainable development into the next century. It encompasses an understanding of sustainable development as both a theoretical framework for thinking about how to deal with human needs and environment limits on the one hand, and a more material understanding of it as a set of practice, on the other. The book is written by a group of internationally-recognised experts in the filed, and is distinctive in offering a variety of philosophical and ethical reflections on sustainable development. Core issues covered include economic growth, poverty reduction, future generations, technology, population and diversity, making it a text for student.
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(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Keele University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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Author Biography - Keekok Lee
Keekok Lee is a Researcher in the Department of Philosophy at Lancaster University. Alan Holland is Professor of Applied Philosophy at Lancaster University Desmond McNeill is Director of the Centre for Development and the Environment at the University of Oslo.