Sustainability: Key Issues

Sustainability: Key Issues


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415529860
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/21/2015
Series: Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability Series
Pages: 410
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Helen Kopnina is currently employed at The Hague University of Applied Science in the Netherlands. She is a coordinator of Sustainable Business program, lecturer in Politics, Business and Environment and researcher of environmental education and environmental social sciences.

Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet is an environmental anthropologist and currently teaches in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Connecticut, USA. Her research focuses on human-environment interactions, cross-cultural conservation practices, community response to natural hazards and the effects of climate change.

Table of Contents

Part 1. Defining Sustainability Introduction. The Emergence and Development Of Sustainability Helen Kopnina and Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet 1. Sustainability, the Metaphysics Of Mastery, and Transcendent Nature Michael Bonnett 2. Reconstructing the Sustainability Narrative: Separating Myth From Reality Peter N. Nemetz Part 2. Measuring and Assessing Sustainability 3. Ethics in Sustainability Indexes Sarah E. Fredericks 4. Navigating Towards Sustainability: Essential Aspects of Assessment and Indicators Waas T. Hugé, J. & Verbruggen, A. Block, T. 5.Concepts, Methodologies, Data and Tools To Assess Water Use Markus Pahlow Part 3. Governing, Business, and Managing Sustainability 6. Sustainable Consumption and Its Discontents Cindy Isenhour 7. The Future We Want: Post Rio+20 Sustainable Development Goals and the Role Of Education For Sustainable Development Kamarulazizi Ibrahim, Kanayathu C Koshy and Walter Leal Filho 8. Sustainability 2.0: New Strategies for Achieving Behavior Change in a More Connected World Anna C. Evely, Mark S. Reed, David Adams and Emily Lambert 9. CSR, Voluntary Standards & Sustainability Thomas B. Long, Anne Tallontire and William Young 10. Business and Production Solutions: Closing loops and the circular economy Geraldine Brennan, Mike Tennant and Fenna Blomsma Part 4. Globalization, Growth, and Environmental Change 11. Economic Growth and Sustainability Christian Kerschner and Daniel W. O'neill 12. Population Matters Blake Alcott 13. Urban Sustainability John Blewitt 14. Sustainable Rural Development and Livelihoods Andreas Neef Part 5. Sustainability and Ethics 15. Environmental Politics, Animal Rights and Ecological Justice Robert Garner 16. Environmental Ethics For Tomorrow: Sustaining the Biosphere Holmes Rolston Iii 17. Is ‘Sustainability’ the Same As ‘Sustainable Development’? Haydn Washington

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