Economic Transition and Environmental Conservation: Sociocultural Aspects

Georgy Fomenko, Marina Fomenko
Costa Rica: Institute for Sustainable Innovation, 2018. 280 pages.

This book* summarizes the experience of applying a sociocultural methodology of environmental management at various levels of territorial organization (local, regional, Russian administrative regions, federal and national) in Russia.
   The materials presented offer insight into the institutional aspects of environmental work, expand the toolkit of environmental regulation and demonstrate approaches to a gradual eco-balancing of the economy, curtailing conflicts and discrepancies between the global goals of sustainable development and the interests of local communities and businesses. The book is designed for a wide audience of experts who have a professional interest in issues of environmental management and conservation.

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