World Sustainability Series

Sustainable Development Research in the Asia-Pacific Region

Education, Cities, Infrastructure and Buildings

Editors: Leal Filho, Walter, Rogers, Judy, Iyer-Raniga, Usha (Eds.)

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  • Focuses on sustainability research in the Asia-Pacific region – the most disaster prone region in the world Provides an interdisciplinary perspective and reflective analysis of the topic Links pedagogy with practice 

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About this book

This multidisciplinary book focuses on best practices in sustainability research in the Asia-Pacific Region. Drawing links between research, practice, education for sustainability and the needs of industry, it addresses the sustainable development goals (SDGs).

The book also presents research undertaken by a wide range of universities on matters related to sustainable development, in order to promote research in this area across multiple disciplines. Four key themes are explored: (1) Education for Sustainability. (2) Sustainable Cities. (3) Sustainable Buildings. (4) Sustainable Infrastructure.

This unique book documents and disseminates the wealth of know-how on sustainable development research in the Asia-Pacific Region today. It presents lessons learned and comparative case studies from various countries, including India, China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Bangladesh, New Zealand and Australia.


Table of contents (31 chapters)

Table of contents (31 chapters)
  • Sustainability in Universities in the Asia-Pacific Region: An Introduction

    Pages 1-14

    Leal Filho, Walter (et al.)

  • Researching Higher Education for Sustainable Development: Plan A, Plan B and Moving Beyond Thought-Limiting Clichés

    Pages 17-30

    Shephard, Kerry

  • Resetting the Compass: Principles for Responsible Urban Built Environment Education (PRUE)

    Pages 31-77

    Iyer-Raniga, Usha

  • Achieving Both Breadth and Depth: How Sustainability Education Is Being Integrated Across All Undergraduate Courses at La Trobe University, Australia

    Pages 79-93

    Hocking, Colin (et al.)

  • Developing Undergraduate Foundation Courses in Sustainability

    Pages 95-106

    Howes, Michael

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eBook 117,69 €
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Hardcover 155,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-73292-3
  • 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
Softcover 155,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-10349-1
  • 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
Sustainable Development Research in the Asia-Pacific Region
Book Subtitle
Education, Cities, Infrastructure and Buildings
Editors
  • Walter Leal Filho
  • Judy Rogers
  • Usha Iyer-Raniga
Series Title
World Sustainability Series
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-73293-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-73293-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-73292-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-10349-1
Series ISSN
2199-7373
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 547
Number of Illustrations
22 b/w illustrations, 95 illustrations in colour
Topics