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Routledge Studies in Sustainability Transitions


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Urban Sustainability Transitions

Urban Sustainability Transitions

1st Edition

Niki Frantzeskaki, Vanesa Castán Broto, Lars Coenen, Derk Loorbach
February 04, 2019

The world’s population is currently undergoing a significant transition towards urbanisation, with the UN expecting that 70% of people globally will live in cities by 2050. Urbanisation has multiple political, cultural, environmental and economic dimensions that profoundly influence social...

Toward Sustainable Transitions in Healthcare Systems

Toward Sustainable Transitions in Healthcare Systems

1st Edition

Jacqueline Broerse, John Grin
January 10, 2019

Health systems have long been considered key determinants of well-being within modern societies, a valuable resource which have faced a series of reform initiatives throughout the past decades. These reforms have been used to manage the cost of development, measure the tenability of health systems...

Governing the Energy Transition: Reality, Illusion or Necessity?

Governing the Energy Transition: Reality, Illusion or Necessity?

1st Edition

Geert Verbong, Derk Loorbach
May 24, 2017

The Energy Transition, the inevitable shift away from cheap, centralized, largely fossil-based energy systems, is one of the core challenges of our time. This book provides a coherent and novel insight into the nature of this challenge and possible strategies to accelerate and guide such...

Food Practices in Transition: Changing Food Consumption, Retail and Production in the Age of Reflexive Modernity

Food Practices in Transition: Changing Food Consumption, Retail and Production in the Age of Reflexive Modernity

1st Edition

Gert Spaargaren, Peter Oosterveer, Anne Loeber
December 21, 2011

This edited volume presents and reflects upon empirical evidence of ‘sustainability’-induced and -related transition in food practices. The material collected in the various chapters contributes to our understanding of the ways in which ideas and preferences, sociotechnological developments and...

Automobility in Transition?: A Socio-Technical Analysis of Sustainable Transport

Automobility in Transition?: A Socio-Technical Analysis of Sustainable Transport

1st Edition

Frank W. Geels, René Kemp, Geoff Dudley, Glenn Lyons
December 21, 2011

Is the automobility regime experiencing a transition towards sustainability? To answer that question, this book investigates stability and change in contemporary transport systems. It makes a socio-technical analysis of transport systems, exploring the strategies and beliefs of crucial actors...

Transitions to Sustainable Development: New Directions in the Study of Long Term Transformative Change

Transitions to Sustainable Development: New Directions in the Study of Long Term Transformative Change

1st Edition

John Grin, Jan Rotmans, Johan Schot
July 15, 2011

Over the past few decades, there has been a growing concern about the social and environmental risks which have come along with the progress achieved through a variety of mutually intertwined modernization processes. In recent years these concerns are transformed into a widely-shared sense of...

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