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Methods of sustainability research in the social sciences

Author: Frances Fahy; Henrike Rau; Robert Rojek
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications Inc, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Sustainability is a key word in the environmental vocabulary informing how research projects in the social sciences are framed. This book provides a systematic and critical review of the key research methods used when studying sustainable strategies and outcomes. It is divided into four areas.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Fahy, Frances.
Methods of sustainability research in the social sciences.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications Inc, 2013
(DLC) 2012941780
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Fahy; Henrike Rau; Robert Rojek
ISBN: 9781446275269 1446275264 9781526401748 1526401746 085702521X 9780857025210 0857025228 9780857025227 9781446290965 1446290964
OCLC Number: 846985213
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 213 pages)
Contents: pt. I. Measuring the immeasurable? : the challenges and opportunities of sustainability research in the social sciences --
pt. II. Researching local lives : experiences of (un)sustainability among individuals, households and communities --
pt. III. Comparative research on the sustainability performance of cities, regions and nation-states --
pt. IV. Time in focus --
pt. V. Current developments and future trends.
Responsibility: Frances Fahy & Henrike Rau ; [editor, Robert Rojek].

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