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Geosciences Research
Prof. Valentine Udoh James,  Clarion University of Pennsylvania, USA
Department of Biology and Geosciences
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
USA
Research Interests
• Environmental Impact Analysis
• Application of Ecological Methods to Environmental Systems Analysis
• Development in Less-industrialized countries of the world – emphasis on African countries
Selected Publication List
Books, Book Chapters, Dissertation
• James, Valentine U. and James Etim (eds.) (2009) Educational Reform in Africa: Essays on Curriculum, Libraries, Counseling, and Grade Levels. The Edwin Mellen Press, Lewistown, New York.
• James, Valentine, Maurice Mongkuo, Carolyn Jewell (Guest Editors) Special Issue of Global Development Studies. Winter 2007 - Summer 2008. Vol. 5, Numbers 1-2.
• James, Valentine U., (2005). Foreword to the book: Business and Economic Development in Emerging Markets: A Collection of Essays. By Rock-Antoine Mehanna published by the Middle East Law Journal distributed by Levant Distributors (2006).
• James, Valentine U., James Etim, Melanie Marshall James, and Ambe Njoh (eds.). 2000. Black Women Writers Across Cultures: An Analysis of Their Contributions.
• International Scholars Publications and University Press of America. Bethesda, MD.
• James, Valentine U., (ed.) 1999.Sustainable Development in Africa: Prospects for the Twenty-first Century. International Scholars Publications, Bethesda, MD.
• James, Valentine U. & James Etim (eds.). 1999.The Feminization of Development Processes in Africa: Current and Future Perspectives. Praeger Publishers (Greenwood Publishing Group): Westport, CT.
• James, Valentine U. (ed.). 1998.Capacity Building in Developing Countries: Human and Environmental Dimensions. Praeger Publishers (Greenwood Publishing Group): Westport, CT.
• James, Valentine U. 1996. Conservation Policies in West-Africa: A Study of Southeastern Nigeria.International Scholars Publications: Bethesda, MD.
• James, Valentine U. (ed.). 1996. Sustainable Development in Third World Countries: Applied and Theoretical Perspectives. Praeger Publishers (Greenwood Publishing Group): Westport, CT.
• James, Valentine U. (ed.). 1995.Women and Sustainable Development in Africa.Praeger Publishers (Greenwood Publishing Group): Westport, CT.
• James, Valentine U. 1993.Africa’s Ecology: Sustaining the Biological and Environmental Diversity of a Continent. McFarland and Company Publishers: London.
• James, Valentine U. (ed.). 1994.Environmental and Economic Dilemmas of Developing Countries: Africa in the Twenty-first Century. Praeger Publishers (Greenwood Publishing Group): Westport, CT. • James, Valentine U. 1991. Resource Management in Developing Countries: Ecological and Economic Consequences in Africa. Bergin and Garvey Publishers (Greenwood Publishing Group): Westport, CT.
• James, Valentine U. (ed.) 1991.Urban and Rural Development in Third World Countries. Problems of Population in Developing Countries. McFarland and Company Publishers: London.
Journals
• James, Valentine U. Winter 2007-Summer 2008. “Minimizing Environmental Disasters through Sustainable Development Strategies: The African Example.” Global Development Studies. Vol. 5, Numbers 1-2.
• James, Valentine U. et al. 2003 “Sustainability Science and Engineering”: Research and Education Opportunities and the Emergence of a New Meta Discipline. Environmental Science and Technology. Vol. 37, No 23.
• James, Valentine U., 2003. “Sustainable Development and Public Policy in Africa.” Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa (JSDA).
• James, Valentine U., 2003. “Environmental Impact Assessment as Practiced in Developing Countries by USAID and the World Bank: Examples from Africa” Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa (JDSA).
• James, Valentine and Denis Osuagwu. 2003 “Political Education as Key to Sustainable Development in Africa: A Descriptive Reflection on Nigeria” Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa (JSDA).
• James, Valentine U. 1997."Operationalizing the Concepts of Sustainable Development in Africa."21st Century Policy Review: An American, Caribbean and African Forum. Fall/Winter 1997.
• James, Valentine U. 1997."Sustainability of Agriculture and Food Shortage: A Brief Analysis of the African Condition." 21st Century Policy Review: An American, Caribbean and African Forum. Fall/Winter 1997.
• James, Valentine U. 1994."Sustainable Development in Africa." 21st Century Policy Review: An American, Caribbean and African Forum. December.
• James, Valentine U. and Nwomonoh, J. 1992. "Urban Development in West Africa." The African Review: A Journal of African Politics, Development and International Affairs. Vol. 18, (Dec.).
• James, Valentine U. 1991. "The Future of African Resources." Journal of Third World in Perspective. Vol. 1 (1).
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