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Governing sustainability

Author: W Neil Adger; Andrew J Jordan
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The crisis of unsustainability is, above all else, a crisis of governance. The transition to a more sustainable world will inevitably require radical changes in the actions of all governments, and it will call for significant changes to the lifestyles of individuals everywhere. Bringing together some of the world's most highly regarded experts on governance and sustainable development, this book examines these  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Governing sustainability
Cambridge [u.a.] : Cambridge University Press, 2009
XVIII, 338 S.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W Neil Adger; Andrew J Jordan
ISBN: 9780511807756 0511807759 9780521518758 052151875X 9780521732437 0521732433
OCLC Number: 967414392
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015).
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 338 Seiten)
Contents: Sustainability: exploring the processes and outcomes of governance / W. Neil Adger and Andrew Jordan --
Human development and environmental governance: a reality check / Katrina Brown --
Governance, government and the pursuit of sustainability / Albert Weale --
How do environmental actors make governance systems more sustainable? The role of politics and ideas in policy change / Philip Lowe and Katy Wilkinson --
Global governance for sustainable capitalism? The political economy of global environmental governance / Matthew Paterson --
Citizens, citizenship and governance for sustainability / Andy Dobson --
The governance of science for sustainability / Jill Jäger --
Practitioner evaluations of participatory processes in environmental decision making / Jacquelin Burgess and Judy Clark --
Participation, precaution and reflexive governance for sustainable development / Andy Stirling --
Precaution and the governance of risk / Ortwin Renn --
Economics and the governance of sustainable development / Simon Dietz and Eric Neumayer --
Sustainability: welfare and value and time / John O'Neill --
Reflections on the pathways to sustainability / Tim O'Riordan.
Responsibility: edited by W. Neil Adger and Andrew Jordan.

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