World Sustainability Series

Lifelong Learning and Education in Healthy and Sustainable Cities

Editors: Azeiteiro, U., AKERMAN, M., Leal Filho, W., Setti, A.F.F., Brandli, L.L. (Eds.)

  • Examines the links between the social, economic and environmental determinants of health in relation to sustainable development goals
  • Helps to define interdisciplinary approaches as strategies for sustainable development and health promotion in the 2030 Agenda
  • Presents a truly comprehensive blend of perspectives, encouraging critical thinking and promoting new theoretical frameworks, methodologies and practices
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About this book

This book presents essential insights into lifelong learning and education in healthy and sustainable cities, providing a basis for strategies to help achieve the 2030 Agenda sustainable development and health promotion goals. The interface between environment, health and lifelong learning is fundamental to attaining these goals, and as such, the book gathers interdisciplinary reflections from researchers, educators and other experts concerning the links between environmental quality, human health, human education and well-being, and addressing inequality, unplanned urbanization, migration, lifestyles, and consumption and production patterns. Topics include: Urban planning to address inequality in health and urban poverty; Healthy cities and healthy environments; Governance for sustainable development; Social determinants of health oriented on sustainable development goals; Education and lifelong learning for sustainability; Energy security, access and efficiency; Sustainable cities, buildings and infrastructure.

About the authors

Ulisses M Azeiteiro is a Senior Professor (Associate Professor with Habilitation and Tenure), Coordinator of the Climate Change and Biodiversity Assets Unit from the Biology Department and Integrated Member/Senior Researcher of the Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM) at University of Aveiro in Portugal. His main interests are the Impacts of Climate Change in the Marine Environment (Biology and Ecology of Global Change) and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Context of Sustainable Development (Social and Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change). Research Coordinator since 2008 he was a member of several evaluation panels from research projects and grants (International, European and National—Portuguese and outside Portugal), member of the organizing and scientific committees of more than 100 international and national congresses, member of more than 150 exam panels for viva voice examinations (for Ph.D and MSc) and career assessment and supervised over 50 postgraduate students (MSc and Ph.D students). Professor Ulisses M Azeiteiro has written, co-written, edited or co-edited more than 200 publications, including books, book chapters and papers in refereed journals

Marco Akerman full-time Professor, School of Public Health at the University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; Chair of the Working Group on Health Promotion and Sustainable Development of the Brazilian Association of Public Health. Former PAHO Regional Consultant on Local Development and Health and Focal Point on Social Determinants of Health. Dr. Marco Akerman focuses his consulting activities, teaching and research in the areas of evaluation of public policies, intersectoral and social determinants of health. In 2014, he led a review process of the National Health Promotion Policy in Brazil activating multiple simultaneous movements with intense social participation.

Walter Leal Filho is a Senior Professor and Head of the Research and Transfer Centre “Applications of Life Sciences” at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany, and Chair of Environment and Technology at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He is the initiator of the Word Sustainable Development Symposia (WSSD-U) series, and chairs the Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Programme. Professor Leal Filho has written, co-written, edited or co-edited more than 300 publications, including books, book chapters and papers in refereed journals.

Andréia Faraoni Freitas Setti is a Ph.D Researcher at the Center for Studies, Research and Documentation of Healthy Cities at the University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil and Integrated Researcher at the Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM) at University of Aveiro in Portugal. She has experience in Law, Environmental Education, Public Health, Public Management, especially in health promotion, sustainable development, strategic planning and management and the evaluation and monitoring of public policies.

Luciana Brandli Ph.D is an Associate Professor in the University of Passo Fundo, Brazil, working in the Ph.D Program in Engineering, Infrastructure and Environment. Her current research interests include sustainability in higher education and green campus, environment management, management of urban infrastructure, sustainable cities and green buildings. She supervises a number of Masters and doctoral students on engineering, environment and sustainability issues, and has in excess of 150 publications.


Table of contents (36 chapters)

  • Coping with Climate Change Effects on Urban Infrastructure—Problem Structuring Based on Value-Focused Thinking Methodology

    Priori, Luiz (et al.)

    Pages 3-20

  • Participatory GIS for Urban Sustainability and Resilience: A Perspective of Social Learning and Ecology of Knowledge

    Carvalho, Carolina Monteiro (et al.)

    Pages 21-34

  • The Regional Development Councils of Rio Grande do Sul as a Model of Participated Regional Management. Comparative Case Study

    Soares, João Filipe Torres (et al.)

    Pages 35-67

  • Participation in Spatial Planning for Sustainable Cities: The Importance of a Learning-by-Doing Approach

    Crabbé, Ann (et al.)

    Pages 69-85

  • The Urban Planning Guided by Indicators and Best Practices: Three Case Studies in the South of Brazil

    Rocha, Vanessa T. (et al.)

    Pages 87-101

Buy this book

eBook 178,49 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-69474-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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Hardcover 228,79 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-69473-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Lifelong Learning and Education in Healthy and Sustainable Cities
Editors
  • Ulisses Azeiteiro
  • M. AKERMAN
  • Walter Leal Filho
  • A.F.F. Setti
  • L.L. Brandli
Series Title
World Sustainability Series
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-69474-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-69474-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-69473-3
Series ISSN
2199-7373
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 635
Number of Illustrations
75 b/w illustrations, 22 illustrations in colour
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