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local politics of global sustainability

Thomas Prugh

local politics of global sustainability

by Thomas Prugh

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Published by Island Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic policy -- Environmental aspects,
  • Environmental policy -- Economic aspects,
  • Sustainable development -- Political aspects,
  • Environmentalism -- Political aspects,
  • Social ecology,
  • Political participation,
  • Local government

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOstrom Social Sciences Collection.
    StatementThomas Prugh, Robert Costanza, Herman E. Daly.
    ContributionsCostanza, Robert., Daly, Herman E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79.E5 P747 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 173 p. :
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15511399M
    ISBN 101559637439, 1559637447
    LC Control Number99048263
    OCLC/WorldCa43114964

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