This Subject Includes

  • Course No: HS 609
  • Course: MA in Development Studies
  • Semester: III
  • Title: Globalization and Sustainable Development
  • Stream: Economics
  • Globalization and sustainable development: terms, concepts and challenges, inter-generational and

    intra-generational effects, human development, indigenous knowledge, governance and sustainable

    development; Climate change as a challenge to sustainable development: interrelationship between

    climate change and economic development, impact of climate change on natural resources and

    livelihood; Mitigation and adaptation to climate change: role of State, civil society, firms, corporate

    social responsibility, international environmental agreements and climate change.



    1. J.N. Bhagawati, In Defence of Globalization, Oxford University Press, 2006.

    2. S.J. Gustave, �Two perspectives on globalization and the environment�, in J. G. Speth (ed.),

    Worlds Apart: Globalization and the Environment, Island Press, Washington DC, 2003, pp. 1-18.

    3. T. J. Hardy, Climate Change - Causes, Effects, and Solutions, John Wiley & Sons 2003

    4. A. Markandya and K. Halsnaes (eds.), Climate Change and Sustainable Development: Prospects for Developing Countries, Earthscan, 2002.

    5. W. M. Adams, Green Development: Environment and Sustainability in the Third World. 2nd Ed.,

    Routledge, London, 2001.

    6. World Bank, Report Sustainable Development in a Dynamic World: Transforming Institutions,

    Growth, and Quality of Life, World Development Report, 2003

    7. T. Panayotou, Globalization and Environment, CID Working Papers 53, Center for International

    Development at Harvard University, 2000