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Handbook of Sustainability Science and Research

  • Provides tangible examples from various countries of how the link between sustainable development and research may be pursued

  • Provides an interdisciplinary perspective and reflective analysis

  • Focuses on the key area of sustainability science and research that has not yet been fully explored

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

Part of the book series: World Sustainability Series (WSUSE)

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Table of contents (61 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii
  2. Political, Social and Economic Dimensions of Sustainable Development

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Using Design Thinking and Facebook to Accompany Women in Solving Water Problems in Morocco

      • Diane Pruneau, Boutaina El Jai, Abdellatif Khattabi, Sara Benbrahim, Joanne Langis
      Pages 25-40
    3. A Critical Review of the Role of Indicators in Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

      • Simon Mair, Aled Jones, Jonathan Ward, Ian Christie, Angela Druckman, Fergus Lyon
      Pages 41-56
    4. Corporate Sustainable Strategies in Dom Pedro I Industrial Road Axis, São Paulo, Brazil

      • João Luiz de Moraes Hoefel, Sônia Regina da Cal Seixas, Micheli Kowalczuk Machado
      Pages 71-85
    5. Water Resources in the Context of Global Environmental Change: Some Perspectives for Sustainability

      • Sônia Regina da Cal Seixas, João Luiz de Moraes Hoefel, Paul Barrett
      Pages 87-102
    6. Teaching Food Security to Low-Income Rural Families in the United States

      • Taylor Hinton, Kerstin Martin, Eric Pallant
      Pages 161-175
    7. Multi-stakeholder Partnerships (SDG #17) as a Means of Achieving Sustainable Communities and Cities (SDG #11)

      • Adriane MacDonald, Amelia Clarke, Lei Huang, Mark Roseland, M. May Seitanidi
      Pages 193-209
    8. The Challenges of Implementing Sustainable Development Goals in Brazil: An Analysis Based on the Outcomes of the Brazilian Millennium Development Goals

      • João Marcelo Pereira Ribeiro, Sthefanie Aguiar da Silva, Vitória Haendchen Fornasari, Larissa Pereira Cipoli Ribeiro, Pedro Sabino Parente, José Baltazar Salgueirinho Osório de Andrade Guerra
      Pages 233-251
    9. Corporate Policies on Rights and Engagement of Communities: Alternatives and Advances

      • Noemi Bonina, Marcelo J. Meiriño, José Abadia Ribeiro
      Pages 253-265
    10. Putting the ‘Social’ into Sustainability Science

      • Carolyn Kagan, Mark H. Burton
      Pages 285-298
  3. Environmental, Social and Technological Dimensions of Sustainable Development

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 299-299

About this book

This multidisciplinary handbook explores concrete case studies which illustrate how sustainability science and research can contribute to the realization of the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It contains contributions from sustainability researchers from across the world.

Keywords

  • Sustainable Development
  • Sustainability Transformation
  • Integrative Approaches
  • Sustainability Policies
  • International Perspectives
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
  • Transforming Our World
  • Climate change management

Editors and Affiliations

  • Faculty of Life Sciences, HAW Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

    Walter Leal Filho

About the editor

Professor Walter Leal Filho (BSc, PhD, DSC, DPhil, DL, DEd, DLit) is a professor at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany, and at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He is the founding director of the World Sustainable Development Research and Transfer Centre, a recently created centre aimed at supporting the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. He has nearly 30 years experience on matters related to sustainable development, and has in excess of 300 publications to his credit.

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook USD 349.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-63007-6
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 449.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 449.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)