Green Skills Research in South Africa: Models, Cases and Methods

1st Edition

Eureta Rosenberg, Presha Ramsarup, Heila Lotz-Sisitka

December 20, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 248 Pages - 29 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367233402 - CAT# 299200
Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

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This book proposes transformative, realist methodology for skills research and planning through an analysis of case studies of the changing world of work, new learning pathways and educational system challenges.

Studies of the green economy and sustainability transitions are a growing field internationally, however there are few books that link this interest to the development of skills. This book draws on, and showcases, the experience and insights of researcher-practitioners who are at the cutting edge in this emerging field, internationally and in South Africa. The context for this book is South Africa, but application is worldwide. In many ways indicative of the global picture, South Africa is in the grip of economic and environmental imperatives, searching for safe and just transitions. The authors present a new, embedded transitioning systems model for studying skills for a sustainable, just future.

This book will be of great interest to students and scholars of sustainable development, ecological economics and skills planning.

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