Ethical Transformations for a Sustainable Future: Peace and Policy

Ethical Transformations for a Sustainable Future: Peace and Policy

by Deva Temple


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412814454
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/15/2011
Series: Peace and Policy Series
Pages: 166
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Olivier Urbain is director of the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research. His publications include Daisaku Ikeda’s Philosophy of Peace and the editing of Music and Conflict Transformation.

Deva Temple is chief sustainability officer for the Mana Makai Group. She served as research assistant and associate editor of Peace & Policy at the Toda Institute (2007-2010).

Table of Contents

Preface Olivier Urbain vii

Introduction Olivier Urbain 1

Reconnecting with the Earth and Humanity

Storytelling and Wonder: On the Rejuvenation of Oral Culture as an Ecological Imperative David Abram 9

The Ecology of Equality: From Dominance to Shared Sacredness Deva Temple 19

Exploring Ethical and Religious Attitudes to Sustainability Robin Attfield 33

Reframing Economy and Development

Against So Much Money and Power, Can the Sustainability Movement Succeed? Ellen Gaddy 41

Economic Genesis: The Evolution of a Sustainable Economy through Values-Based Social Architecture Marjorie Kelly 61

From Social Engineering to Community Transformation: Amul, Grameen Bank, and Mondragon as Exemplar Organizations Dharm P.S. Bhawuk Susan Mrazek Vijayan P. Munusamy 75

Rethinking Education and Technology

Sustainable Globalization and Limits to Sustainability Imre Lévai 113

Renewal of Ecological Ethics: Educational Aspects from a Multicultural Approach to Human-Nature Interactivity Izaskun Petralanda 127

The Ethical Implications of Geospatial Technologies and New Perspectives for Community Involvement in the Face of Global Change: The Case of Malaria in Sucre, Venezuela Laura Delgado Petrocelli 143

Contributors 155

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