State of the World 2010: Transforming Cultures from Consumerism to Sustainability

State of the World 2010: Transforming Cultures from Consumerism to Sustainability

by Worldwatch Institute

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ISBN-13: 9781134071210
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/04/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 5 MB

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The Worldwatch Institute in Washington DC is one of the world's leading research centres for environmentally sustainable development.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Foreword Preface State of the World: A Year in Review The Rise and Fall of Consumer Cultures Traditions Old and New Engaging Religions to Shape Worldviews Ritual and Taboo as Ecological Guardians Environmentally Sustainable Childbearing Elders: A Cultural Resource for Promoting Sustainable Development From Agriculture to Permaculture Education's New Assignment: Sustainability Early Childhood Education To Transform Cultures For Sustainability Commercialism in Children's Lives Rethinking School Food: The Power of The Public Plate What is Higher Education for Now? Business and Economy: Management Priorities Adapting Institutions for Life in a Full World Sustainable Work Schedules for All Changing Business Cultures from Within Social Entrepreneurs: Innovating Toward Sustainability Relocalizing Business Government's Role in Design Editing Out Unsustainable Behaviour Broadening the Understanding of Security Building the Cities of the Future Reinventing Health Care: From Panacea to Hygeia Earth Jurisprudence: From Colonization to Participation Media: Broadcasting Sustainability From Selling Soap to Selling Sustainability: Social Marketing Media Literacy, Citizenship, and Sustainability Music: Using Education and Entertainment to Motivate Change The Power of Social Movements Reducing Work Time as a Path to Sustainability Inspiring People to See that Less is More Ecovillages and the Transformation of Values Notes Index

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