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Title Reducing poverty and sustaining the environment : the politics of local engagement / edited by Stephen Bass [and others]
Published London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 318 pages) : illustrations
Contents List of Tables, Diagrams and Boxes; List of Photographs; Acknowledgements; About the Authors and Editors; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Creating Space for Civil Society in an Impoverished Environment in Pakistan; Chapter 3 The Bioplan; Chapter 4 Environment-Poverty Linkages; Chapter 5 The Evolving Roles of Environmental Management Insitutions in East Africa; Chapter 6 Stories on the Environment and Conflict from Northern Nigeria; Chapter 7 The Sea is Our Garden; Chapter 8 'Working for Water' in a Democratic South Africa
Summary 'A valuable contribution to our collective knowledge about governance poverty and the environment' Frances Seymour World Resources Institute 'Detailed and realistic documentation of contemporary development and governance relationships and trends' Melissa Leach Institute of Development Studies There are growing signs that development work by governments aid agencies and non-government organisations ignores the fact that environmental quality matters to the poor. There are also indications that some environmental work is pushing 'people-out' protection methodologies. Yet recently an extensive r
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Environmental justice -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Environmental management -- Political aspects -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Local government -- Developing countries.
Poverty -- Environmental aspects -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Poverty -- Developing countries -- Prevention -- Case studies.
Developing countries -- Environmental conditions -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Bass, Stephen, 1958-
LC no. 2005003305
ISBN 1280474998
1423728459 (electronic bk.)
1844071162 (paperback)
1849772304 (electronic bk.)
9781423728450 (electronic bk.)
9781844071166 (paperback)
9781849772303 (electronic bk.)