Population, Environment and Development

A Global Challenge for the 21st Century

Edited by: B.R.K. Sinha

Sustainable development attempts to strike a balance between the demands of the economic development and the need for protection of the environment. It seeks to combine the elements of economic efficiency, intergenerational equity, social concerns, and environmental protection. This collection of essays - penned by an international group of distinguished scholars - provides fresh thoughts and a broad understanding of the current issues and challenges to be faced, pertaining to complex inter-relationships between population, environment, and development. The ideas presented are socially relevant for contemporary society. The book is useful for a cross-section of readers including geographers, demographers, environmentalists, development economists, legislators, and others interested in the dynamics of modern growth process.

351 pages

Publication Date: 9/30/2009
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9788177082173