An Introduction to Sustainable Development: 3rd edition by Elliott

By Elliott

This 3rd variation of a profitable, demonstrated textual content offers a concise and well-illustrated advent to the information at the back of, and the practices flowing from the suggestion of sustainable improvement.

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Rather than a single, ‘top-down’ (and linear) model, it was asserted that development needs to be closely related to the specific local, historical, What is sustainable development? 3 The pollution of poverty a. Hazardous housing on a Calcutta roadside Source: author. b. Washing in the Jakarta floods Source: author. sociocultural and institutional conditions, focused on mobilising internal natural and human resources, appropriate technologies and give priority to basic needs. In stark contrast to the theories of development up to that time, development was to be more inclusive, with individual and cooperative actions and enterprises becoming the central means for (or ‘agents’ of) development.

7 per cent of What is sustainable development? 4 • 17 The stages of economic development as modelled by Rostow Source: Rostow (1960). the total national income received by the richest 20 per cent of the population (Todaro, 1997). Into the 1980s, rising levels of debt, the oil crisis and the problems for oil-importing countries led to growing dissatisfaction with ideas of modernisation as development. , 2004: 97). During the 1970s, development thinking was influenced strongly by the writings of scholars within the developing world itself, particularly from Latin American and the Caribbean (notably those regions most strongly linked to the United States).

ISI is a strategy to enable peripheral countries to industrialise through looking inward (setting up domestic industry and supplying markets previously served by imports). It depends on a strong role for the state in protecting new industries via import tariffs and quotas and controlled access to foreign exchange. Many Latin American countries such as Brazil and Argentina had established substantial industrial bases by the 1960s using this strategy towards providing consumer goods such as clothing, cars, food and drinks to sizeable home markets.

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