ISBN-10:
1848448007
ISBN-13:
9781848448001
Pub. Date:
01/01/2011
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
The Social Embeddedness of Industrial Ecology

The Social Embeddedness of Industrial Ecology

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ISBN-13: 9781848448001
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Edited by Frank Boons, Professor of Innovation and Sustainability, The University of Manchester, UK and Jennifer Howard-Grenville, Assistant Professor of Management, University of Oregon, US

Table of Contents

Contents:
Preface
PART I: AN OUTLINE OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCE POTENTIAL
1. Introducing the Social Embeddedness of Industrial Ecology
Frank Boons and Jennifer Howard-Grenville
2. Ecology in the Social Sciences: An Overview
Frank Boons
3. Don’t Fence Me In…
Henrikke Baumann
First intermezzo Out Into the Open: The Promise of Dialogue
Frank Boons
PART II: REGIONAL APPROACHES
4. Eco-industrial Parks and Industrial Ecology: Strategic Niche or Mainstream Development?
David Gibbs
5. Facilitating Regional Industrial Symbiosis: Network Growth in the UK’s National Industrial Symbiosis Programme
Raymond Paquin and Jennifer Howard-Grenville
6. The Social Embeddedness of Industrial Symbiosis Linkages in Puerto Rican Industrial Regions
Marian R. Chertow and Weslynne S. Ashton
Second Intermezzo A Transdisciplinary Perspective on Industrial Ecology Research
Cynthia Mitchell
Third Intermezzo Regional Eco-industrial Development: Views from Different Stakeholders
Anthony Chiu
PART III: PRODUCT CHAIN APPROACHES
7. Transgenic Crops in Brazil: Scientific Decision-making for Social Ambiguities?
Jeremy Hall and Stelvia Matos
8. Commodities, their Life-Cycle and Industrial Ecology
Timothy M. Koponen
9. Sustainable Supply Chain Management
Stefan Seuring, Romy Morana and Yan Liu
Fourth Intermezzo Product Chain Management and Social Sciences: Path Dependency, Cultural Validity and Short- and Long-term Feedback Loops
Claudia R. Binder
Fifth Intermezzo The Exchange of Ideas between Social Science and Engineering Approaches to Product Chain Industrial Ecology
Bart van Hoof
PART IV: THE SOCIAL SCIENCE CONTRIBUTION RECONSIDERED
10. A Critical View on the Social Science Contribution to Industrial Ecology
John Ehrenfeld
11. The Social Embeddedness of Industrial Ecology: Exploring the Dynamics of Industrial Ecosystems
Jennifer Howard-Grenville and Frank Boons
Index

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