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Routledge Studies in Sustainability


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Sustainability and the Automobile Industry in Asia: Policy and Governance

Sustainability and the Automobile Industry in Asia: Policy and Governance

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Aki Suwa, Masahiko Iguchi
March 31, 2020

This book provides a wealth of information and a critically required framework for sustainable automobile policy development in major Asian countries. It also gives a wide ranging policy options, ranging from technological and institutional solutions to automobile emission problems, based on...

Sustainability in an Imaginary World: Art and the Question of Agency

Sustainability in an Imaginary World: Art and the Question of Agency

1st Edition

Forthcoming

David Maggs, John Robinson
February 13, 2020

Sustainability in an Imaginary World explores the social agency of art and its connection to complex issues of sustainability. Over the past decade, interest in art’s agency has ballooned as an increasing number of fields turn to the arts with ever-expanding expectations. Yet just as art is being...

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

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

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Eureta Rosenberg, Presha Ramsarup, Heila Lotz-Sisitka
December 20, 2019

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...

Sustainable Action: Overcoming the Barriers

Sustainable Action: Overcoming the Barriers

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Christian Berg
December 06, 2019

In this timely exploration of sustainable actions, Christian Berg unpacks the complexity in understanding the barriers we face in moving towards a sustainable future, providing solution perspectives for every level, from individuals to governments and supra-national organizations offering a lucid...

Personal Sustainability: Exploring the Far Side of Sustainable Development

Personal Sustainability: Exploring the Far Side of Sustainable Development

1st Edition

Oliver Parodi, Kaidi Tamm
October 17, 2019

Transition to sustainability is stuck and academic research has not resulted in significant change so far. A large void in sustainability research and the understanding of sustainable development is an important reason for this. Personal Sustainability seeks to address this void, opening up a whole...

Energy, Environmental and Economic Sustainability in East Asia: Policies and Institutional Reforms

Energy, Environmental and Economic Sustainability in East Asia: Policies and Institutional Reforms

1st Edition

Soocheol Lee, Hector Pollitt, Kiyoshi Fujikawa
August 08, 2019

This book looks at institutional reforms for the use of energy, water and resources toward a sustainable future in East Asia. The book argues that developments in the East Asian region are critical to global sustainability and acknowledges that there is an increasing degree of mutual reliance...

Sustainability Governance and Hierarchy

Sustainability Governance and Hierarchy

1st Edition

Philippe Hamman
June 25, 2019

Sustainability Governance and Hierarchy provides a solid, theoretically and empirically grounded reflection on the concept of "sustainability governance". This idea has been growing in popularity in social science literature, as well as among decision-makers and governance actors, as it brings...

Utopia in the Anthropocene: A Change Plan for a Sustainable and Equitable World

Utopia in the Anthropocene: A Change Plan for a Sustainable and Equitable World

1st Edition

Michael Harvey
June 19, 2019

Utopia in the Anthropocene takes a cross-disciplinary approach to analyse our current world problems, identify the key resistance to change and take the reader step by step towards a more sustainable, equitable and rewarding world. It presents paradigm-shifting models of economics, political...

Stress, Affluence and Sustainable Consumption

Stress, Affluence and Sustainable Consumption

1st Edition

Cecilia Solér
June 10, 2019

Why do affluent consumers almost automatically acquire new versions or variations of products already at their disposal? Even though most of us know that this novelty consumption poses a serious threat to an environmentally and socially sustainable future, we continue to do it. Why? Research shows...

Sustainable Development Teaching: Ethical and Political Challenges

Sustainable Development Teaching: Ethical and Political Challenges

1st Edition

Katrien Van Poeck, Leif Östman, Johan Öhman
May 10, 2019

The aim of this book is to support and inspire teachers to contribute to much-needed processes of sustainable development and to develop teaching practices and professional identities that allow them to cope with the specificity of sustainability issues and, in particular, with the teaching...

Holistic Sustainability Through Craft-Design Collaboration

Holistic Sustainability Through Craft-Design Collaboration

1st Edition

Rebecca Reubens
May 09, 2019

This book explores the intersection of craft, design and sustainability in the developing world. It argues that most sustainable design approaches and efforts fall short of implementing holistic sustainability, and in order to reach this goal, design must be underpinned by alternatives to the...

Digital Technology and Sustainability: Engaging the Paradox

Digital Technology and Sustainability: Engaging the Paradox

1st Edition

Mike Hazas, Lisa Nathan
March 21, 2019

This book brings together diverse voices from across the field of sustainable human computer interaction (SHCI) to discuss what it means for digital technology to support sustainability and how humans and technology can work together optimally for a more sustainable future. Contemporary...

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