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Title Building sustainable societies : a blueprint for a post-industrial world / Dennis C. Pirages, editor
Published Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, [1996]
©1996

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Description ix, 361 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction / Dennis Pirages -- 1. Peace, Justice, and Sustainability / Ken Conca -- 2. Unsustainable Liberty, Sustainable Freedom / William Ophuls -- 3. Sustainability's Five Capitals and Three Pillars / Stephen Viederman -- 4. Sustainability and "the System Problem" / Gar Alperovitz -- 5. Trade Policy: Clouds in the Vision of Sustainability / Thomas A. Wathen -- 6. International Treaties for Sustainability: Is the Montreal Protocol a Useful Model? / Michael A. Alberty and Stacy D. VanDeveer -- 7. Transparent Sovereignty / Peter G. Brown -- 8. War, Weapons. and Sustainability in the Post-Cold War Era / Michael T. Klare -- 9. Toward a Sustainable Global Population / Anne H. Ehrlich -- 10. Physical Growth versus Technological Development: Odds in the Sustainability Race / Herman E. Daly -- 11. Barriers to a Sustainable China / Vaclav Smil -- 12. Authentic Development: Is it Sustainable? / Denis Goulet
13. Involving Women in Sustainable Development: Livelihoods and Conservation / Rekha Mehra -- 14. North-South Cooperation for Sustainability / Janet Welsh Brown -- 15. Corporations as Agents for a Sustainable Society / Alan S. Miller -- 16. World Food Problems: Making the Transition from Agriculture to Regenerative Food Systems / Kenneth A. Dahlberg -- 17. Becoming Sustainable: Changing the Way We Think / Lester W. Milbrath -- 18. Infoglut and Competing Problems: Key Barriers Suggesting a New Strategy for Sustainability / Michael Marien -- 19. Norway: Progress Toward Sustainability? / Oluf Langhelle -- 20. Measuring Sustainability: Indicators, Trends, and Performance / Walter H. Corson
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Sustainable development.
Human ecology.
Economic development -- Environmental aspects.
Author Pirages, Dennis.
LC no. 95040079
ISBN 1563247380 hardcover alkaline paper
1563247399 paperback alkaline paper