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Document Type(s):Book Chapter
Book Title:Ethical Perspectives on Environmental Issues in India
Article/Chapter Title:Gandhian Environmentalism
Author(s):Khoshoo, T N
Publisher Name:A.P.H. Publishing Corporation
Place of Publication:New Delhi
Date of Publication:1999
Annotation:Summarizing the life of Mahatma Gandhi and the foundations and characteristics of his “bottom-up” approach to development, Khoshoo describes the yogi code of conduct that shaped Gandhi’s environmental ethic as consistent with the goals of sustainable development. Fostered by his philosophy of moderation and restraint, Gandh’s bioindustrial model of development was based on local initiatives to promote social justice and enhance the production of the biomass.
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