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Frontiers and freedoms: the WSSD and the end of sustainable development?

Smith, J

South African Geographical Journal   85 (2) 112-114

January 2003   (Version of record first published February 2012)

This paper presents a brief perspective on the 2002 Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development and argues that the concept of 'sustainable development' has been used to reinforce, rather than help to dismantle, barriers between the developed and developing world economies.