Book 2011

European Research on Sustainable Development

Volume 1: Transformative Science Approaches for Sustainability


ISBN: 978-3-642-19201-2 (Print) 978-3-642-19202-9 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-8


  3. Chapter

    Pages 9-21

    Developmental Doubts

  4. Chapter

    Pages 23-27

    Equity: The Shortest Way to Global Sustainability

  5. Chapter

    Pages 29-34

    The Sustainability Concept: Can We Stand Between Catastrophism and Denial?

  6. Chapter

    Pages 35-57

    Social Sustainability: Exploring the Linkages Between Research, Policy and Practice

  7. Chapter

    Pages 59-71

    Dealing with Doom: Tackling the Triple Challenge of Energy Scarcity, Climate Change and Global Inequity

  8. Chapter

    Pages 73-89

    A Transition Research Perspective on Governance for Sustainability

  9. Chapter

    Pages 91-109

    Integrated Climate Governance (ICG) and Sustainable Development

  10. Chapter

    Pages 111-135

    The Value of Science and Technology Studies (STS) to Sustainability Research: A Critical Approach Toward Synthetic Biology Promises

  11. Chapter

    Pages 137-153

    Sustainable Development: Responding to the Research Challenge in the Land of the Long White Cloud, Aotearoa New Zealand

  12. Chapter

    Pages 155-172

    Integrated Water Resources Management: STRIVER Efforts to Assess the Current Status and Future Possibilities in Four River Basins

  13. Chapter

    Pages 173-186

    Pragmatism and Pluralism: Creating Clumsy and Context-Specific Approaches to Sustainability Science

  14. Chapter

    Pages 187-203

    Risks and Opportunities for Sustainability Science in Europe

  15. Chapter

    Pages 205-208

    Concluding Remarks

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 209-211