An introduction to sustainability : environmental, social and personal perspectives /
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An introduction to sustainability : environmental, social and personal perspectives /

"An Introduction to Sustainability provides students with a comprehensive overview of the key concepts and ideas which are encompassed within the growing field of sustainability. The book teases out the diverse but intersecting domains of sustainability and emphasises strategies for action. Aim...

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Main Author: Mulligan, Martin (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2018.
Edition:Second edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • Biography of a concept
  • Consumption and consumerism
  • Global challenges as wicked problems
  • Energy and society
  • Sustainability models, concepts
  • Risk and resilience
  • Environmental Dimensions of Sustainability
  • Social dimensions of sustainability
  • Personal dimensions
  • Taking action
  • Introduction to assessment and monitoring tools
  • Focusing on water
  • Food and agriculture
  • The Urban challenge
  • Rethinking waste.