Personal Sustainability: Exploring the Far Side of Sustainable Development

Personal Sustainability: Exploring the Far Side of Sustainable Development

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ISBN-13: 9781138065086
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/23/2018
Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Oliver Parodi, philosopher and engineer, is Managing Director of the KIT-Centre Humans and Technology and Director of the Karlsruhe School of Sustainability at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany. His research focus lies in culture and/of sustainability, transdisciplinary sustainability science and personal sustainability.

Kaidi Tamm is a research associate at the Karlsruhe School of Sustainability at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany. With a background in culture studies, sociology and political science, her research binds empirical and theoretical approaches and focuses on the participatory and qualitative aspects of sustainability transition.

Table of Contents

1. Personal Sustainability – Exploring a New Field of Sustainable Development Oliver Parodi and Kaidi Tamm 2. Sustainability, Culture and Personal Virtues Reiner Manstetten 3. Psychology of Sustainability – Psychological Resources for Sustainable Lifestyles Marcel Hunecke 4. Care of the self and "Bildung" as condition for and result of personal sustainability Michael Niehaus, Dirk Schmidt and Shirli Homburg 5. Sustainable Development: A Matter of Truth and Love Oliver Parodi 6. Sustainability in crisis: a perspective of subjective body as ‘healing’ force Sabin Wendhack 7. Developing Intra-personal Skills as a Proactive Way to Personal Sustainability: the Preventive Side of the Mental Health Equation Helena Lass 8. Inner Conflict Resolution and Self-Empowerment as Contribution for Personal Sustainability on the Case of Intentional Community Practices Stella Veciana and Kariin Ottmar 9. Awareness as the New Paradigm for Personal Sustainability: A Practitioner’s Perspective on the Sustainability Transition Ingvar Villido 10. Reflexivity: Balancing the Metanarratives of Sustainable Development Kaidi Tamm 11. Sustainability without the I-sense is Nonsense: Inner ‘Technologies’ for a Viable Future and the Inner Dimension of Sustainability Shelley Sacks 12. Personal Sustainability – Conclusions and Perspectives Oliver Parodi, Kaidi Tamm and Sabin Wendhack

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