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The Great Mindshift

How a New Economic Paradigm and Sustainability Transformations go Hand in Hand

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  • © 2016

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  • Provides an easily accessible introduction to sustainability transformation research
  • Discusses key aspects of an emerging new economic paradigm for sustainability
  • Elucidates four case studies of pioneering movements for sustainability system innovations
  • Translates large-system change analysis into individual change strategies
  • Includes supplementary material:

Part of the book series: The Anthropocene: Politik—Economics—Society—Science (APESS, volume 2)

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Table of contents (5 chapters)


About this book

This book describes the path ahead. It combines system transformation research
with political economy and change leadership insights when discussing the need
for a great mindshift in how human wellbeing, economic prosperity and healthy
ecosystems are understood if the Great Transformations ahead are to lead to more
sustainability. It shows that history is made by purposefully acting humans and
introduces transformative literacy as a key skill in leading the  radical incremental change 

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wuppertal Institut, Head, Berlin office Wuppertal Institut, Berlin, Germany

    Maja Göpel

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