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- The Earth Summit
The UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) took place in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992. This report covers the main areas of international agreement and also discusses what was not achieved, from the point of view of development NGOs in attend ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:53
As a consummately effective ‘boundary term’, able to link disparate groups on the basis of a broad common agenda, ‘sustainability’ has moved a long way from its technical association with forest management in Germany in the eighteenth century. In the 1980 ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:06
- Ecotourism, NGOs and Development
Author: Butcher, J. Publisher: Abingdon and New York, Routledge, 2007, ISBN 10 ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-10 08:54
- Trees, People, and Power: Social Dimensions of Deforestation and Forest Protection in Central America
Author: Utting, Peter Issue: Volume 4, Number ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-22 08:34
- Global food-price shocks and poor people – an overview
Hunger has been on the rise since the mid-1990s, due to a variety of factors, including a lack of policy attention and a sense of complacency generated by long-term real declines in food prices. Food prices rose sharply after 2006, and there is consider ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2011-08-15 15:41
- Women targeted and women negated: an aspect of the environmental movement in Bangladesh
In Bangladesh, government organisations and non-governmental organisations are implementing programmes and energy-saving projects in an effort to save the environment. This article examines such programmes in the specific area of improved stove technology ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:56
- Democracy and social participation in Latin American cities
Democratisation, structural adjustment, state reform (including decentralisation), and liberalisation of the economy (including privatisation) have brought about dramatic changes in the nations, societies, and cities of Latin America and the Caribbean (LA ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:07
- Associational Life in African Cities: Popular Responses to the Urban Crisis
Author: Tostensen Arne, Inge Tvedten, and Mariken Vaa (eds.) Publisher: Uppsal ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-09 13:42
- Women and the Environment: A Reader
Author: Sontheimer, Sally (ed.) Issue: Volume ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-17 13:14
- Fostering “Why not?” social initiatives – beyond business and governments
In this article, we challenge the notion that complex and resilient problems – such as global warming and poverty – will have to be resolved by governments or responsible corporations. Instead, we argue for the potency of social initiatives ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2012-08-16 10:12