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World Regional and Cultural Footprints and Environmental Sustainability

Analysis of Socioeconomic Determinants

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World Regional and Cultural Footprints and Environmental Sustainability by Ebenezer O. Aka
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The book examines the issues of sustainability in general. It addresses various socioeconomic determinants of ecological footprints in different world's nations, regions, and cultures. Major socioeconomic determinants of ecological footprints are fleshed out using Comparative Model Analysis and rigorous Multiple Regression Analysis. The study exposes the inequitable distribution of the world's ecological footprints and also heightens the concern about ecological imbalances and overshoots. It explains how sustainable development can be promoted and achieved in regional, national, and local jurisdictions. The study provides information that will likely help various governments and policy-makers determine if a given nation, region, or culture is on a sustainable path. It helps government leaders, planners, policy-makers, and even students of sustainability make a difference in mitigating the effects of various environmental stressors. If this book makes people and policy-makers in different countries, regions, and cultures think globally but act locally, then the objectives are well-served.

Author Biography

DR. EBENEZER OSITA AKA is Professor of Urban Studies and Planning at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He is the Director of Urban Studies Program; and was once the Interim Chair of Department of Political Science that includes, International Studies Program and Urban Studies Program at the College. His Bachelor of City and Regional Planning (BCRP, Cum Laude) and MA in Geography and Urban Planning (Magna Cum Laude) are from The University of Louisiana, Lafayette, Louisiana; Master of City and Regional Planning (MCRP) from Rutgers--- The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey; and Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. Dr. Aka is a member of Environmental Studies Group; Sustainability and Sustainable Energy Group; and Morehouse Research Institute (MRI) at the College. He is the author of a book, Regional Disparities in Nigeria's Development: Lessons and Challenges for the 21st Century (University Press of America); as well as monographs, book chapters, and several articles and proceedings in various refereed and reputable journals, such as Cities: The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning; Review of Urban and Regional Development Studies (RURDS); The Journal of Public Sector Management; Journal of Social Development in Africa; African Urban Quarterly--- Journal of Comparative Urbanization and Planning in Africa; The International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability; The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences; The National Social Science Journal (NSSJ); and American International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Dr. Aka's Research Interests include: Comparative Urbanization and Planning; Urban and Regional Development & Revitalization; Regional Disparities; Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Applications in Planning; and Environmental Sustainability and Sustainable Development.
Release date Australia
April 26th, 2017
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
117 Tables, unspecified
Imprint
Hamilton Books
Pages
368
Dimensions
159x238x27
ISBN-13
9780761868644
Product ID
26207143

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