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Sustainability science : the emerging paradigm and the urban environment

Author: Michael P Weinstein; R E Turner
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book describes the nascent field of sustainability science, and shows how technology systems will play a key role in matching the most appropriate science and technology solutions to specific  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael P Weinstein; R E Turner
ISBN: 9781461431879 1461431875 9781461431886 1461431883
OCLC Number: 801521120
Description: xx, 441 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1. Managing the Earth's Life Support Systems: The Emergence of Sustainability Science and Transdisciplinarity --
From the Unity of Nature to Sustainability Science: Ideas and Practice / Robert W. Kates --
Sustaining Sustainability: Creating a Systems Science in a Fragmented Academy and Polarized World / John D. Sterman --
A Landscape Approach for Sustainability Science / Jianguo (Jingle) Wu --
It's OK to Talk About Sustainability / Alan D. Hecht --
Part 2. Balancing Ecology and Economy: Natural Capital and Quality of Life --
The Value of Natural and Social Capital in Our Current Full World and in a Sustainable and Desirable Future / Robert Costanza --
Steps Towards Sustainability and Tools for Restoring Natural Capital: Etang de Berre (Southern France) Case Study / James Aronson, Florian Claeys, Vanja Westerberg, Philippe Picon and Guillaume Bernard, et al. --
Sustainability of Biodiversity Under Global Changes, with Particular Reference to Biological Invasions / Daniel Simberloff --
Part 3. From Science to Policy: Managing the Commons, Social Learning and Social Responsibility --
"Post-sustainability": The Emergence of the Social Sciences as the Hand-Maidens of Policy / Michael R. Redclift --
The Purpose and Politics of Ecosystem-Based Management / Judith A. Layzer --
Sustainable Coastal Margins: Challenges of Tempo and Mode for the Policy Domain / Ronald C. Baird --
Fishery and Forest Transitions to Sustainability: A Comparative Analysis / Bonnie J. McCay and Thomas K. Rudel. Part 4. The Ecology of Cities --
Cities as Dissipative Structures: Global Change and the Vulnerability of Urban Civilization / William E. Rees --
A Mathematical Description of Urban Metabolism / Christopher Kennedy --
Urbanization, Local Government, and Planning for Sustainability / Robert W. Taylor --
Climate Change, Globalization, and the Double Exposure Challenge to Sustainability: Rolling the Dice in Coastal New Jersey / Robin Leichenko --
Sustainability Trajectories for Urban Waters / Richard Burroughs --
Part 5. Restoring and Rehabilitating Ecosystems: Return from the Precipice --
Reversing Two Centuries of Wetland Degradation: Can Science Better Inform Policy and Practice? / Michael P. Weinstein, Steven Y. Litvin and Michael G. Frisk --
Changing Nature: Novel Ecosystems, Intervention, and Knowing When to Step Back / Eric Higgs --
Knocking on Doors: Boundary Objects in Ecological Conservation and Restoration / Jac. A.A. Swart and Henny J. van der Windt --
Sustainability: More About the Toolmaker than the Tools / R. Eugene Turner --
Epilogue: The Challenge of Sustainability: Lessons from an Evolutionary Perspective / Simon Levin.
Responsibility: Michael P. Weinstein, R. Eugene Turner, editors.
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