Transdisciplinary Sustainability Studies: A Heuristic Approach

Transdisciplinary Sustainability Studies: A Heuristic Approach


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ISBN-13: 9781138646964
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/18/2015
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Katri Huutoniemi is Researcher in the Department of Social Research at the University of Helsinki, Finland.

Petri Tapio is Professor in Futures Research at the University of Turku, Finland.

Table of Contents

Foreword: From method to transdisciplinary heuretics, Julie Thompson Klein 1. Introduction: Sustainability, transdisciplinarity, and the complexity of knowing, Katri Huutoniemi Part 1: HEURISTICS AND PROBLEM FRAMING 2. Thinking Outwards: Heuristics for systemic understanding of environmental problems, Risto Willamo & Katri Huutoniemi 3. Ecosystem services in integrated sustainability assessment: A heuristic view, Jari Lyytimäki and Lars Kjerulf Petersen 4. Heuristics for framing sustainability problems in transport, David Banister 5. Exploring the space of alternatives: Heuristics in sustainability scenarios, Petri Tapio, Mattias Höjer, Åsa Svenfelt and Vilja Varho PART 2: HEURISTICS AND PROBLEM SOLVING 6. From complexity to solvability: The praxeology of transdisciplinary research, Christian Pohl 7 . Responding to communication challenges in transdisciplinary sustainability science, Troy E. Hall and Michael O’Rourke 8. Envisioning solutions: Expert deliberation on environmental futures, Vilja Varho and Katri Huutoniemi 9. Understanding environmental heuristics: Trust and dialogue, Riikka Paloniemi and Annukka Vainio PART 3: NEW DIRECTIONS FOR SUSTAINABILITY 10. Heuristics as cognitive tools for pursuing sustainability, Janne Hukkinen and Katri Huutoniemi 11. Transdisciplinarity as sustainability, Robert Frodeman

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