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Sustainability Science for Strong Sustainability

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ISBN: 9781783474554 9781783474561 Year: Pages: 176 DOI: 10.4337/9781783474561 Language: English
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Subject: Social Sciences --- Environmental Sciences --- Environmental Technology --- Economics
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The dynamism of science has been catalytic for human prosperity in recent history. Conventional perspectives of the ivory tower model of modern science are, however, rivalled by the failure of humanity to tackle global crises of an economic, environmental and social nature. Operational solutions to these pressures have grown and exposed pitfalls of modern science to date. Sustainability Science for Strong Sustainability investigates core concepts, tools and institutional strategies of transdisciplinary sustainability science. Prominent research programs within heterodox economics, the environmental sciences and transition theory are explored through diverse case studies, revealing challenges and advancements for transdisciplinary research. In this book, the reform of modern science is facilitated by the consideration of action points to overcome the institutional barriers of putting sustainability science into practice. Researchers, students and policy practitioners will benefit from up to date knowledge on the practice of transdisciplinary research for sustainability.

Ökonomische Bildung für eine nachhaltige Entwicklung

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ISBN: 9783847410140 9783847420293 Year: Pages: 353 DOI: 10.3224/84742029 Language: German
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Education
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How can economic education enable us to shape a sustainable transformation of our economic system in the face of man-made social and ecological crises? The author prepares models from Ecological Economics and Environmental Economics for educational processes, analyzes pre-concepts of students of Economic Education, and brings together scientific models and learners' ideas to form seminar concepts.

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