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e present day
the ideas that dominate mainstream sustainable development (ecological modernization, market environmentalism and environmental economics)
the nature and diversity of alternative ideas about sustainability that challenge 'business as usual' thinking (for example ecosocialism, ecofeminism, deep ecology and political ecology)
the dilemmas of sustainability in the context of dryland degradation, deforestation, biodiversity conservation, dam construction and urban and industrial development
the nature of policy choices about the environment and development strategies and between reformist and radical responses to the contemporary global dilemmas.
Green Development offers clear insights into the challenges of environmental sustainability and social and economic development. It is unique in offering a synthesis of theoretical ideas on sustainability and in its coverage of the extensive literature on the environment and development around the world.
This book has proved its value to generations of students as an authoritative, thought-provoking and readable guide to the field of sustainable development.