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Contents

Figures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Tables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Boxes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Contributors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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  1 Introduction: Framing the debate on the green economy and governance from different angles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jose A. Puppim de Oliveira

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  2 Sustainable development: A changing paradigm . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Johnston

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Part I: Green economy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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  3 Towards equity and sustainability in the “green economy” . . . . Manu V. Mathai and Govindan Parayil

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Green Economy and Good Governance for Sustainable Development: Opportunities, Promises and Concerns  

Debates on green growth and environmental governance tend to be general in nature, and are often conceptual or limited to single disciplines...