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Sustainable development in the Australian policy context: a contest of values. Foreign Aid 

Sustainable development in the Australian policy context: a contest of values.

We all know that sustainable development is a contestable concept. The origins of this contest go right back to the original Brundtland Report and subsequent Rio Earth Summit, which gave the world a supposedly ‘credible’ new vision of a development ‘pathway’ that could be both socially and ecologically sustainable. This vision was not concrete – instead of a “detailed blueprint”,...