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The Sustainability Challenge for Southern Africa Jim Whitman

The Sustainability Challenge for Southern Africa

Jim Whitman

Published December 31st 2000
ISBN : 9780312224127
Hardcover
299 pages
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As the product of a year-long collaboration by the Southern African Environment Team (Global Security Fellows Initiative, Cambridge U.), these 13 essays nudge environmental sustainability from goodwill and models of integration to politically viableMoreAs the product of a year-long collaboration by the Southern African Environment Team (Global Security Fellows Initiative, Cambridge U.), these 13 essays nudge environmental sustainability from goodwill and models of integration to politically viable foundation policies. These policy-oriented analyses challenge more conventional thinking, in that regional and global factors are considered together with domestic pressures and constraints. The final team-authored chapter underscores sustainable development as a process: participatory, incremental, and interactive (i.e. between co-evolving socioeconomic and environmental systems).