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The very basis of our existence*: Labour and the neglected environmental dimension of sustainable development

Beate Sjåfjell

in The Role of Labour Standards in Development: From theory to sustainable practice?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264911
eISBN:
9780191754098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264911.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the neglected environmental dimension of sustainable development. It argues that ecological sustainable development as the new law is not only supported by normative necessity ... More


The Age of Low Tech: Towards a Technologically Sustainable Civilization

Philippe Bihouix

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529213263
eISBN:
9781529213300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213263.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

As we face a profound environmental crisis, we often think that it can be overcome by smart systems and green innovations, but this is risky since increasingly complex technological solutions rely on ... More


Social and Spatial Inequalities in Hungarian Environmental Politics: A Historical Perspective

Zsuzsa Gille

in Livable Cities?: Urban Struggles for Livelihood and Sustainability

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230248
eISBN:
9780520935976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230248.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter presents the politics of toxic wastes, which shows a very different picture of industrial pollution in this transition. It also adds a new dimension to the issue of sustainability. It ... More


Japanese Environmental Policy: Lessons from Experience and Remaining Problems

Ken’ichi Miyamoto

in Japan at Nature's Edge: The Environmental Context of a Global Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836924
eISBN:
9780824871109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836924.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the historical lessons that can be drawn from Japan's environmental policy making to date as well as the key environmental policy challenges that confront Japan today. It begins ... More


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