Environment and Social Concerns

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  • Author :Venu Trivedi, V.K. Shrivastava
  • Year of Publication :2011
  • ISBN: :9788180697517
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: 184
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Environmental Science, Geography, Sociology

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About the Book :

This book is an outcome of the conference "Environmental Problems and Initiatives" held at Indore. It has been divided into five sections. The first section deals with papers related to social concerns about the state of environment in general. The second section deals with dimensions of environment focusing on air, water, thermal and nuclear pollution and an impact analysis based on regions. The third section reviews technical and political responses emerging from social concerns about the environment. The fourth section deals with the state of environment of Indore in terms of air and water resources.

About Author :

Venu Trivedi, Prof. and Head, Department of Geography, Govt. Post Graduate Girls College, Motitabela, Indore, former Chairperson, Board of Studies, Geography, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore, Member, Central Board of Studies, M.P., Member, Board of Studies, Sarojini Naidu, Post Graduate Girls College, Bhopal and Research Guide in Geography, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore, M.P. published 22 research papers in established geographical journals. She has successfully completed Minor Research Project of University Grants Commission, Bhopal in 2008 and organised a National Conference on "Environmental Problems and Initiatives" in 2007.

V.K. Shrivastava is a Professor of Geography at the University of Gorakhpur, Gorakhpur, India, with a teaching and research experience of over three decades. He has written and edited more than a dozen text- books and research monographs. He is currently the Chairman of the International Geographical Union Commission (IGU) on Geography of Commercial Activities. Also, he heads the NAGI Commission on Geography of Marketing in India. In addition to attending a number of conferences in India and abroad, Dr. Shrivastava has organised four I.G.U. International Conferences at Gorakhpur and three in France, Japan and Czech Republic. He is the Chief Editor of the Indian Journal of Marketing Geography since its foundation in 1983, which is an internationally known journal.