Achieving broad-based sustainable development : governance, environment, and growth with equity / James H. Weaver, Michael T. Rock, Kenneth Kusterer

Author(s): Weaver, James H
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Subjects: Sustainable development
Democracy
Economic development--Environmental aspects
Economic policy
Social policy
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: West Hartford, Conn. : Kumarian Press, 1997
Series: Kumarian Press books on international development
LC Classification: H, HC
Table of Contents: Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
Pt. I. Approaching Broad-Based Sustainable Development 9
1. The Concept of Broad-Based Sustainable Development 13
2. Forty Years of Economic Development: 1950-90 39
3. Development Strategies 58
Pt. II. Macro Policies for Broad-Based Sustainable Development 81
4. The Role of Governance 85
5. Economic Policies 98
6. Transitional Socialist Economies: Russia and China 117
Pt. III. Sectoral Policies for Broad-Based Sustainable Development 131
7. The Role of Agriculture and Rural Development 135
8. The Role of Urban, Industrial, and Trade Policies 151
9. Policies in Education 163
10. Health Policies 173
11. Population Policies 180
Pt. IV. Human Freedom and Broad-Based Sustainable Development 189
12. The Role of Women 193
13. The Role of Civil Society 208
14. Freedom to Develop: Human Rights and Democratic Participation 220
Pt. V. Environmental Sustainability 233
15. Optimistic and Pessimistic Assessments of Environmental Sustainability 237
16. Environmental Policies to Achieve Broad-Based Sustainable Development 247
Pt. VI. Reforming the International Order 259
17. International Economic Orders and Broad-Based Sustainable Development 263
Index 281
About the Authors 293
Additional Authors: Rock, Michael T
Kusterer, Kenneth C
Notes: LCCN: 96004728
ISBN: 1565490592 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 1565490584 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes index
Physical Description: viii, 293 p. ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 34245965
ISBN/ISSN: 1565490592
1565490584

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