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Just transitions : explorations of sustainability in an unfair world

Author: Mark Swilling; Eve Annecke
Publisher: Claremont, South Africa : UCT Press ; Tokyo, Japan : Published in North America, Europe and Asia by United Nations University Press, 2012
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Economic growth strategies around the world are rapidly depleting the natural resources and ecosystem services that we depend on. This title provides a comprehensive overview of these challenges from  Read more...

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Just transitions.
Claremont, South Africa : UCT Press ; Tokyo, Japan : Published in North America, Europe and Asia by United Nations University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2011044276
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Swilling; Eve Annecke
ISBN: 9789280812039 9280812033 9781919895239 191989523X 9789280871722 9280871722
OCLC Number: 897105227
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 360 p.) illustrations, maps
Contents: Introduction: on becoming visible --
Part I. Complexity, sustainability and transition. Ch. 1. Complexity and sustainability --
Ch. 2. What is so unsustainable? --
Ch. 3. Crisis, transitions and sustainability --
Part II. Rethinking development. Ch. 4. Greening the developmental state --
Ch. 5. Rethinking urbanism --
Ch. 6. Soils, land and food security --
Part III. From resource wars to sustainable living. Ch. 7. Resource wars, failed states and blood consumption: insights from Sudan --
Ch. 8. Transcending resource and energy-intensive growth: lessons from South Africa --
Ch. 9. Decoupling, urbanism and transition in Cape Town --
Ch. 10. Pioneering liveable urbanism: reflections on an invisible way
Responsibility: Mark Swilling, Eve Annecke

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