Boek cover The Age of Sustainable Development van Jeffrey D. Sachs (Paperback)

The Age of Sustainable Development

Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9780231173155
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uitgever Columbia University Press
Taal Engels
Bindwijze Paperback
Afmetingen Afmeting: 22,9 x 17,8 x 1,5 cm
Aantal paginas 544 pagina's
Aanbevolen leeftijd 22 jaar
Illustraties Met illustraties
Auteur(s) Jeffrey D. Sachs
Uitgever Columbia University Press
Extra groot lettertype Nee
Gewicht 1388 g
Studieboek Ja
Verpakking breedte 179 mm
Verpakking hoogte 35 mm
Verpakking lengte 226 mm

Boekbeschrijving

Jeffrey D. Sachs is one of the world's most perceptive and original analysts of global development. In this major new work he presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can use a holistic way forward to address the seemingly intractable worldwide problems of persistent extreme poverty, environmental degradation, and political-economic injustice: sustainable development. Sachs offers readers, students, activists, environmentalists, and policy makers the tools, metrics, and practical pathways they need to achieve Sustainable Development Goals. Far more than a rhetorical exercise, this book is designed to inform, inspire, and spur action. Based on Sachs's twelve years as director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, his thirteen years advising the United Nations secretary-general on the Millennium Development Goals, and his recent presentation of these ideas in a popular online course, The Age of Sustainable Development is a landmark publication and clarion call for all who care about our planet and global justice. Visit http://cup.columbia.edu/extras/supplement/sachs-9780231173148 for additional teaching materials for students and instructors, including chapter summaries, key concepts, problem sets, and slides.

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