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Sustainability indicators : measuring the immeasurable?

Author: Simon Bell; Stephen Morse
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"The first edition of Sustainability Indicators reviewed the development and value of sustainability indicators and discussed the advantage of taking a holistic and qualitative approach rather than focusing on strictly quantitative measures. In the new edition the authors bring the literature up to date and show that the basic requirement for a systemic approach is now well grounded in the evidence."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Bell; Stephen Morse
ISBN: 9781844072996 1844072991
OCLC Number: 191207723
Description: xx, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Sustainability and sustainability indicators --
Sustainability indicators in practice --
Indicators, cities, institutions and projects --
Paradigms and professionals --
Projects and sustainability indicators --
Imagine : an example of a systemic sustainability analysis --
Sustainability indicators : the rhetoric and the reality.
Responsibility: Simon Bell and Stephen Morse.
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A contribution to the theory and practice of using indicators for sustainability. It introduces systems ideas and a range of tools and techniques that have the potential to broaden and deepen our  Read more...

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