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Management and Industrial Engineering

Challenges in Higher Education for Sustainability

Editors: Davim, J. Paulo, Leal Filho, Walter (Eds.)

  • Gives the reader a comprehensive knowledge of higher education research and sustainability
  • Presents innovative practices and theories in the field of higher education
  • Provides case studies of Universities in different countries
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This book presents the latest advances on the incorporation of sustainability in higher education. Different aspects such as the environmental, economic and social are here discussed. Several examples illustrating how sustainability in higher education is being pursued in different countries can be found in this book. Case studies include institutions from Kosovo, Brazil, Portugal, UK, Canada and USA.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Sustainability as a Catalyst for Change in Universities: New Roles to Meet New Challenges

    Chambers, Dianne P. (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

  • Interdisciplinary Problem-Based Sustainability Education: The Case of the CLIMASP-Tempus Minor

    Makrakis, Vassilios (et al.)

    Pages 15-33

  • Reading the Signs of Sustainability in Christian Higher Education: Symbolic Value Claims or Substantive Organizational Change?

    Routhe, Aaron

    Pages 35-102

  • Sustainable Development, the Significance of Culture: Foundations of Present Practices and Indigenous Reflections

    Venkatesan, Madhavi

    Pages 103-118

  • The Performance of Brazilian Government Toward Sustainability in the Context of RIO+20 (United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development): An Analysis of the Brazilian Programs and the Importance of Education for Sustainability

    Schmitt, Jenifer (et al.)

    Pages 119-146

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-23705-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $149.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-23704-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Challenges in Higher Education for Sustainability
Editors
  • J. Paulo Davim
  • Walter Leal Filho
Series Title
Management and Industrial Engineering
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-23705-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-23705-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-23704-6
Series ISSN
2365-0532
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 318
Number of Illustrations and Tables
23 b/w illustrations, 8 illustrations in colour
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