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Shaping the Future of Small Islands

Roadmap for Sustainable Development

Editors: Roberts, J.L., Nath, S., Paul, S., Madhoo, Y.N. (Eds.)

  • Captures economic, social and environmental issues for in-depth analysis using across islands datasets and illustrative case studies
  • Focuses on a variety of complex issues in sustainable development of small islands
  • Designed as a tool box and public policy manual for practitioners and students concentrating on public policy and environmental management in small island states in such disciplines as economics and management
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The book provides fresh look at the issues of sustainable development, degradation of natural resources and vulnerability to climate change in Small Island developing states (SIDS). It documents the deteriorating state of SIDS and adaptation efforts made to address the impending crisis of unsustainable economic growth with international, national and community support.

Authors have discussed issues like macroeconomic trends, vulnerability, resilience capability, and SIDS-specific strategies focusing on sectors like trade and tourism. Discussion continues with the examination of democracy, social capital, quality of life, and health concerns. Climate change and natural resource challenges are analyzed using case studies. The book also discusses diplomatic complexities of international climate agreements, collective action and institutional quality constitute the analysis of global environment and sustainable development.

About the authors

John Laing Roberts, Overseas Consultant for John, Indian Ocean Commission, Mauritius and Commonwealth Secretariat, UK.

Shyam Nath, Professor and Director, Amrita Center for Economics & Governance, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University and Senior Fellow, Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR),  New Delhi. Formerly at National Institute of Public Finance & Policy (NIPFP), New Delhi and the University of Mauritius, Mauritius.

Satya Paul, Honorary Professor, Australian National University. Formerly at the University of Western Sydney, and at the University of the South Pacific, Fiji.

Yeti Nisha Madhoo, Professor, Amrita Center for Economics & Governance, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University. Formerly at the University of Mauritius, Mauritius.

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eBook 93,08 €
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  • Due: September 26, 2020
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Hardcover 109,99 €
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  • Due: September 26, 2020
  • ISBN 978-981-15-4882-6
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Shaping the Future of Small Islands
Book Subtitle
Roadmap for Sustainable Development
Editors
  • J L Roberts
  • Shyam Nath
  • Satya Paul
  • Yeti Nisha Madhoo
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-4883-3
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-4883-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-4882-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 370
Number of Illustrations
37 b/w illustrations
Topics

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