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Sustainability and the social sciences : a cross-disciplinary approach to integrating environmental considerations into theoretical reorientation

Author: Egon Becker; Thomas Jahn; Unesco. Management of Social Transformations
Publisher: London [u.a] Zed Books 1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exploring the application of the concept of sustainability in the social sciences, this book argues that environmental questions will increasingly dominate humanity in the 21st century. Implications  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Egon Becker; Thomas Jahn; Unesco. Management of Social Transformations
ISBN: 1856497089 9781856497084 1856497097 9781856497091
OCLC Number: 833655985
Notes: Published in association with UNESCO and ISOE
Description: XVI, 336 Seiten Illustrationen 25 cm
Contents: 1. Exploring Uncommon Ground: Sustainability as a Concept for the Social Sciences - Egon Becker, Thomas Jahn and Immanuel StiessPart I: Sustainability: Linking the 'Leitbild' to Emerging Fields of Knowledge2. Social Sustainability and Whole Development: Exploring Dimensions of Sustainable Development - Ignacy Sachs3. Sustainability and Territory: Meaningful Practices and Material Transformation - Henri Acselrad4. Sustainability and Sociology: Northern Preoccupations - Michael Redclift5. Sustainability, Sustainable Development and Gender: A View from a Feminist Perspective - Rosi Braidotti6. From Experience to Theory: Traditions of Social-Ecological Research in Modern India - Ramachandra Guha7. The Socio-Ecological Embeddedness of Economic Activity: The Emergence of a Transdisciplinary Field - Juan Martinez-AlierPart II: Towards Defining, Measuring and Achieving Sustainability: Analytical Approaches in the Social Sciences8. The Political Logic of Sustainability - Nazli Choucri9. Economic Concepts of Sustainability: Relocating Economic Activity within Society and Environment - John M Gowdy
Responsibility: MOST, UNESCO ... Ed. by Egon Becker and Thomas Jahn

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