"`The book on `Human Development and Sustainability: Challenges and Strategies' is
the outcome of the Fifth Biannual Seminar of International Consortium for Social
Development - Asia Pacific (ICSDAP) held at the Department of Social Work, Visva-Bharati
`Sriniketan', India. It has unleashed main challenges and strategies for human development
and sustainability in the Asian century. The book also critically analyzes growing
inequality and neglect of local level development. There are total 28 papers divided into
three sections. "Human Development and Sustainability: A Discourse".
"Sectoral Issues and Challenges", and "Strategies for Human
Development". The book will be useful for the multidisciplinary professionals and
practitioners from the field of social work, social welfare, social development,
education, health and management, including policymakers. Readers will find it
infromative, constructive and redolent in the context of diversified emerging social
issues and methodology."
1. Human Development and Sustainability : A Discourse
2. Sectoral Issues and Challenges
3. Strategies for Human Development