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Handbook of Sustainable Development

Edited by Giles Atkinson, Simon Dietz, Eric Neumayer () and Matthew Agarwala

in Books from Edward Elgar Publishing

Abstract: This timely and important Handbook takes stock of progress made in our understanding of what sustainable development actually is and how it can be measured and achieved.

Keywords: Development Studies; Economics and Finance; Environment; Geography (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Z0 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2014
ISBN: 9781782544692
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Chapters in this book:

Ch 1 Introduction , pp 1-22 Downloads
Giles Atkinson, Simon Dietz, Eric Neumayer and Matthew Agarwala
Ch 2 Comprehensive wealth accounting and sustainable development , pp 25-40 Downloads
Kirk Hamilton and Esther Naikal
Ch 3 Sustainable development in ecological economics , pp 41-54 Downloads
Jeroen van den Bergh
Ch 4 Strong sustainability and critical natural capital , pp 55-71 Downloads
Paul Ekins
Ch 5 Ecosystems as assets , pp 72-90 Downloads
Edward Barbier
Ch 6 Ecological and social resilience , pp 91-102 Downloads
W. Neil Adger and Jennifer Hodbod
Ch 7 Ethics and sustainable development: the virtues of an adaptive approach to environmental choice , pp 105-124 Downloads
Bryan G. Norton and Allen Thompson
Ch 8 Equitable intergenerational preferences and sustainability , pp 125-139 Downloads
Geir Asheim
Ch 9 Evaluating impacts in the distant future: cost–benefit analysis, discounting and the alternatives , pp 140-159 Downloads
Cameron Hepburn and Greer Gosnell
Ch 10 Weak sustainability, conservation and precaution , pp 160-172 Downloads
Alan Randall
Ch 11 Distribution, sustainability and environmental policy , pp 175-187 Downloads
Geoffrey Heal and Bengt Kriström
Ch 12 Environmental justice and sustainability , pp 188-205 Downloads
Julian Agyeman
Ch 13 Vulnerability, poverty and sustaining well-being , pp 206-216 Downloads
W. Neil Adger and Alexandra Winkels
Ch 14 Human wellbeing and sustainability: interdependent and intertwined , pp 217-234 Downloads
J. Allister McGregor
Ch 15 Green growth , pp 237-251 Downloads
Alex Bowen
Ch 16 Economic growth and the environment , pp 252-266 Downloads
Matthew Cole and Andrea Lucchesi
Ch 17 The resource curse and sustainable development , pp 267-278 Downloads
Richard M. Auty
Ch 18 Sustainable consumption , pp 279-290 Downloads
Tim Jackson
Ch 19 Population and sustainability , pp 291-303 Downloads
Geoffrey McNicoll
Ch 20 Technological lock-in and the role of innovation , pp 304-316 Downloads
Timothy Foxon
Ch 21 Environmental accounting , pp 319-335 Downloads
Glenn-Marie Lange
Ch 22 Genuine saving as an indicator of sustainability , pp 336-347 Downloads
Kirk Hamilton and Esther Naikal
Ch 23 Measuring sustainable economic welfare , pp 348-370 Downloads
Philip Lawn
Ch 24 Ecological Footprint accounts , pp 371-396 Downloads
Mathis Wackernagel, Gemma Cranston, Juan Carlos Morales and Alessandro Galli
Ch 25 International trade and sustainable development , pp 399-417 Downloads
Louis Dupuy and Matthew Agarwala
Ch 26 International environmental cooperation , pp 418-431 Downloads
Carlo Carraro
Ch 27 The international politics of sustainable development , pp 432-445 Downloads
John Vogler
Ch 28 Financing for sustainable development , pp 446-460 Downloads
Samuel Fankhauser and David Pearce
Ch 29 Climate change adaptation: a risk-management approach , pp 463-475 Downloads
Gary Yohe
Ch 30 Linking climate change mitigation research to sustainable development , pp 476-499 Downloads
Ottmar Edenhofer, Susanne Kadner, Christoph von Stechow, Gregor Schwerhoff and Gunnar Luderer
Ch 31 Sustainable development of water resources , pp 500-516 Downloads
Matthew Agarwala and Tony Allan
Ch 32 Sustainable agriculture , pp 517-531 Downloads
Clement Tisdell
Ch 33 Sustainable energy policy , pp 532-550 Downloads
Richard Green, Yacob Mulugetta and ZhongXiang Zhang
Ch 34 Sustainable cities and local sustainability , pp 551-563 Downloads
Yvonne Rydin
Ch 35 Corporate social responsibility, sustainability and the governance of business , pp 564-576 Downloads
Andy Gouldson, Rory Sullivan and Stavros Afionis

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