Courses Catalogue

Environmental Management, Sustainability And Development

ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Conflict Resolution and Peace-building, PhD
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Required Readings

Barrow, Chris (2006). Environmental Management and Development, 2nd edition, London: Routledge.

COM (2016) 356 – A European Agenda for the Collaborative Economy.Available at:

Corvellec, H., Campos, M. J. Z., & Zapata, P. (2013). Infrastructures, Lock-in, and Sustainable Urban Development: The Case of Waste Incineration in the GöteborgMetropolitan Area. Journal of Cleaner Production, 50, 32-39.

Elliott, A. Jennifer (2006). An Introduction to Sustainable Development, 3rd edition. London: Routledge.

Energiläget(2015).Swedish Energy Agency.Available at:

Finnveden, G., Björklund, A., Reich, M. C., Eriksson, O., &Sörbom, A. (2007).Flexible and Robust Strategies for Waste Management in Sweden.Waste Management, 27(8), S1-S8.

Ghisellini, P., C. Cialani, and S. Ulgiati. 2016. A Review on Circular Economy: The Expected Transition to a Balanced Interplay of Environmental and economic systems. Journal of Cleaner Production 114: 11-32.


EEA (2015) Technical Report Urban Sustainability Issues — What is a resource-efficient city? Copenhagen. Available at:

Ellen MacArthur Foundation (2017): Urban Biocycles. Available at:


Gullstrand Edbring, E., M. Legner, and O. Mont. 2016.Exploring Consumer Attitudes to Alternative Models of Consumption: Motivations and Barriers.Journal of Cleaner Production. 123: 5-15. Available at:

Schor, J. (2014) Debating the Sharing Economy. Great Transition Initiative. Available at:

Vergara, S. E., &Tchobanoglous, G. (2012). Municipal solid waste and the environment: a global perspective. Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 37, 277-30West, K. (1995) Ecolabels: the Industrialization of Environmental Standards. The Ecologist 25 (1), 16–20.

Westcoat, J.L. and White, G.F. (2004).Water for Life, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Wood, C.M. (ed.) (2005). Strategic Environmental Assessment and Land Use Planning.

Yang, H. and Zehnder, A.J.B. (2002). Water Scarcity and Food Import: A Case Study for Southern Mediterranean Countries. World Development 30 (8), 1413–1430.

Books Available in the KIU Library

Agyeman, Julian and Ogneva-Himmelberger, Yelena.(2009).Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Former Soviet Union.MIT Press.

Conca, Ken and Dabelko, Geoffrey. (2014).Green Planet Blues: Critical Perspectives on Global Environmental Politics. Westview Press.

Espinosa, Angela and Walker, Jon A. 2014. Complexity Approach to Sustainability: Theory and Application. Imperial College Press.

Kao, Raymond. (2014). Sustainable Economy: Corporate, Social and Environmental Responsibility.World Scientific Publishing Co Ltd.

Ling, OoiGiok and Yuen, Belinda.(2014). World Cities: Achieving Liveability and Vibrancy.World Scientific Publishing Co. Ltd.

McGregor, Duncan and Simon, David. (2012).The Peri-Urban Interface: Approaches to Sustainable Natural and Human Resource Use.  Routledge.

Newell, Peter and Roberts, J. Timmons. (2016).The Globalization and Environment Reader. John Wiley & Sons.

Nhamo, Godwell and Inyang, Ekpe. (2011). Framework and Tools for Environmental Management in Africa.CODESRIA.

Omeje, Kenneth andHepner, Tricia Redeker.(2013).Conflict and Peacebuilding in the African Great Lakes Region.Indiana University Press.