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Energy, Environmental and Economic Sustainability in East Asia: Policies and Institutional Reforms

Energy, Environmental and Economic Sustainability in East Asia: Policies and Institutional Reforms

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Soocheol Lee, Hector Pollitt, Kiyoshi Fujikawa
September 02, 2019

This book looks at institutional reforms for the use of energy, water, and resources toward a sustainable future in East Asia. The book argues that developments in the East Asian region are critical to global sustainability and acknowledges that there is an increasing degree of mutual reliance...

Sustainability Governance and Hierarchy

Sustainability Governance and Hierarchy

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Philippe Hamman
July 09, 2019

Sustainability Governance and Hierarchy provides a solid, theoretically and empirically grounded reflection on the concept of "sustainability governance". This idea has been growing in popularity in social science literature, as well as among decision-makers and governance actors, as it brings...

Utopia in the Anthropocene: A Change Plan for a Sustainable and Equitable World

Utopia in the Anthropocene: A Change Plan for a Sustainable and Equitable World

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Michael Harvey
June 18, 2019

Utopia in the Anthropocene takes a cross-disciplinary approach to analyse our current world problems, identify the key resistance to change and take the reader step-by-step towards a more sustainable, equitable, and rewarding world. It presents paradigm-shifting models of economics, political...

Stress, Affluence and Sustainable Consumption

Stress, Affluence and Sustainable Consumption

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Cecilia Solér
May 31, 2019

Why do affluent consumers almost automatically acquire new versions or variations of products already at their disposal? Even though most of us know that this novelty consumption poses a serious threat to an environmentally and socially sustainable future, we continue to do it. Why? Research shows...

Sustainable Development Teaching: Ethical and Political Challenges

Sustainable Development Teaching: Ethical and Political Challenges

1st Edition

Katrien Van Poeck, Leif Östman, Johan Öhman
May 10, 2019

The aim of this book is to support and inspire teachers to contribute to much-needed processes of sustainable development and to develop teaching practices and professional identities that allow them to cope with the specificity of sustainability issues and, in particular, with the teaching...

Holistic Sustainability Through Craft-Design Collaboration

Holistic Sustainability Through Craft-Design Collaboration

1st Edition

Rebecca Reubens
May 09, 2019

This book explores the intersection of craft, design and sustainability in the developing world. It argues that most sustainable design approaches and efforts fall short of implementing holistic sustainability, and in order to reach this goal, design must be underpinned by alternatives to the...

Digital Technology and Sustainability: Engaging the Paradox

Digital Technology and Sustainability: Engaging the Paradox

1st Edition

Mike Hazas, Lisa Nathan
March 21, 2019

This book brings together diverse voices from across the field of sustainable human computer interaction (SHCI) to discuss what it means for digital technology to support sustainability and how humans and technology can work together optimally for a more sustainable future. Contemporary...

Governing Technology in the Quest for Sustainability on Earth

Governing Technology in the Quest for Sustainability on Earth

1st Edition

Dain Bolwell
February 15, 2019

Governing Technology in the Quest for Sustainability on Earth explores how human technologies can be managed to ensure the long-term sustainability of our species and of other life forms with which we share this world. It analyses human impact, the discourses of environmentalism and issues of...

Urban Social Sustainability: Theory, Policy and Practice

Urban Social Sustainability: Theory, Policy and Practice

1st Edition

M. Reza Shirazi, Ramin Keivani
February 14, 2019

This ground breaking volume raises radical critiques and proposes innovative solutions for social sustainability in the built environment. Urban Social Sustainability provides an in-depth insight into the discourse and argues that every urban intervention has a social sustainability...

The Question of Limits: A Historical Perspective on the Environmental Crisis

The Question of Limits: A Historical Perspective on the Environmental Crisis

1st Edition

Christian Marouby
November 15, 2018

We have forgotten how to think about limits. Most philosophical approaches to the environment have focused primarily on the value of the natural world, the status of anthropocentrism and the Anthropocene, and the largely ethical questions of our impact on the world. While fully acknowledging these...

Global Planning Innovations for Urban Sustainability

Global Planning Innovations for Urban Sustainability

1st Edition

Sébastien Darchen, Glen Searle
November 12, 2018

As the world becomes more urbanised, solutions are required to solve current challenges for three arenas of sustainability: social sustainability, environmental sustainability and urban economic sustainability. This edited volume interrogates innovative solutions for sustainability in cities...

Survival: One Health, One Planet, One Future

Survival: One Health, One Planet, One Future

1st Edition

George R. Lueddeke
October 23, 2018

Planet Earth has been here for over 4.5 billion years but in just two human generations we have managed to place our only 'home' at great risk. Many lessons from history have not yet been learned and new lessons may prove equally, if not more, difficult to take on board as we head deeper into ...

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