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Empowerment: The Politics of Alternative Development
1. Alternative Development: Its Origins and Moral Justification. 2. Trajectory: From Exclusion to Empowerment. 3. Rethinking the Economy: The Whole--Economy Model. 4. Rethinking Poverty: TheExpand
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Sustainable Development (1987-2005) - An Oxymoron Comes of Age
The essay began by arguing that 'sustainable development' had for some time been a property of different discourses. The term 'sustainable development' was an oxymoron, which prompted a number ofExpand
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Sustainable development: exploring the contradictions.
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  • Geography, Environmental Science
  • 24 September 1987
Argues that environmental problems need to be looked at internationally, in terms of the global economic system, and that the degradation of the environment is not natural', but an historical processExpand
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Refashioning Nature: Food, Ecology and Culture
Introduction I. Food into Freezers: Women into Factories II. The Passing of Rural Society III. The Origins of the Modern Agri-Food System IV. Internationalisation and the Third World Food System V.Expand
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The meaning of sustainable development
Abstract The discussion of sustainable development has frequently proved confusing. Some writers are concerned with the sustainability of the natural resource base, others with present or futureExpand
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Social Theory and the Global Environment
This book marks a watershed in the social sciences. The qualitative, critical perspective of sociology and allied disciplines challenges the technocentric 'managerialism' which dominatesExpand
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Sustainable Development: Needs, Values, Rights
'Sustainable development' is analysed as a product of the Modernist tradition, in which social criticism and understanding are legitimized against a background of evolutionary theory, scientificExpand
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Development and the Environmental Crisis: Red or Green Alternatives
1. Political Economy and the Environment 2. Global Resource Problems 3. Environmentalism and Development 4. Rural Poverty and the Environment 5. Environmental Conflict and Development Policy in RuralExpand
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The International Handbook of Environmental Sociology
Contents: Introduction Graham Woodgate PART I: CONCEPTS AND THEORIES IN ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIOLOGY Editorial Commentary Graham Woodgate 1. The Maturation and Diversification of Environmental Sociology:Expand
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