Thailand's Sustainable Development Sourcebook
Edited by Nicholas Grossman, Apiradee Treerutkuarkul and Jim Algie
416 pages · 235 x 195 mm · 50 €
ISBN : 978-9-81461-020-9
Ouvrage uniquement disponible en langue anglaise
Dedicated website : www.thailandsustainabledevelopment.com
This timely and topical book showcases Thailand’s involvement in what many believe is the most important movement of recent times : the quest for sustainable development. Covering key challenges, ongoing efforts and potential solutions. Thailand’s Sustainable Development Sourcebook provides an incredible array of information, ideas and inspiration through more than 60 articles on the subject, written by experts in the field.
Released to coincide with the launch of the United Nations’ Post-2015 Development Agenda, Thailand’s Sustainable Development Sourcebook demonstrates how one country’s leaders and people, led by the example and works of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, are striving to meet the challenges and opportunities created by this emerging movement of our times.
Jim Algie is a Thailand veteran of Scottish-Canadian vintage who has authored a number of acclaimed books on the kingdom. Besides working as a writer and editor on this tome, he also contributed a chapter to EDM’s history book, Americans in Thailand.
Nicholas Grossman has produced 10 books on Thailand for EDM, including Thailand : 9 Days in The Kingdom, Chronicle of Thailand, Thailand At Random, Americans in Thailand, A History of the Thai-Chinese, and King Bhumibol Aduyadej : A Life’s Work.
Apiradee Treerutkuarkul spent 15 years working as a print journalist and communications consultant for non-governmental organizations based in Bangkok prior to joining EDM’s editorial team for Thailand’s Sustainable Development.