The Anthropocene: Politik—Economics—Society—Science

Transition Strategies for Sustainable Community Systems

Design and Systems Perspectives

Editors: Nayak, Amar KJR (Ed.)

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  • Provides a systems perspective to building sustainable community systems at the lowest governance unit
  • Gives insight on possible perspectives towards building sustainable community systems within a particular district of any country across the world
  • Offers a fresh perspective to design thinking for optimizing internal design consistencies
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This book presents five critical dimensions on relationships, institutions, produc-tion, organisation, and governance from design and systems perspectives for thesystematic transition of unstable and vulnerable communities across the world tosustainable community systems.• The first section discusses features of relationships and processes to deepencooperation and trust within a community.• The second section examines institutions within and outside a district tofoster synergy across institutions within a district and to minimise negativeexternalities on local communities within a district.• The third section deals with food production systems that are nature-friendly, resilient, efficient and sustainable.• The fourth section discusses the design of producer organisations that cangraduate to become sustainable community enterprise systems.• The fifth section focuses on community governance that can facilitatedecentralised, participatory, transparent and democratic local governancesystems.
This book• offers a fresh perspective on design thinking for optimising internal designconsistencies.• provides a systems perspective on building sustainable community systemsat the lowest governance unit in different countries, such as Ward/GramPanchayat/Panchayat Council/Gewong/Union Council/GN.• gives insights into design & systems perspectives towards buildingsustainable community systems within a district of any country across theworld.

Table of contents (27 chapters)

Table of contents (27 chapters)
  • Introduction: Transition Challenges and Pathways to Sustainable Community Systems: Design and Systems Perspectives

    Nayak, Amar K. J. R.

    Pages 1-14

  • ‘Good Anthropocene’: The Zeitgeist of the 21st Century

    Dash, Anup

    Pages 17-29

  • Sustainable Communities and Moral Values

    Kar, Bijayananda

    Pages 31-37

  • The Buddhist Perspective on Sustainable Development

    Sarao, K. T. S.

    Pages 39-50

  • Paticcasamuppada: The Theory of Dependent Origination: A Scientific Means of Changing Outlook and Behaviour

    Kumar, Praveen

    Pages 51-56

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eBook $79.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-00356-2
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Softcover $99.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-00355-5
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Transition Strategies for Sustainable Community Systems
Book Subtitle
Design and Systems Perspectives
Editors
  • Amar KJR Nayak
Series Title
The Anthropocene: Politik—Economics—Society—Science
Series Volume
26
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-00356-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-00356-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-00355-5
Series ISSN
2367-4024
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXV, 347
Number of Illustrations
10 b/w illustrations, 18 illustrations in colour
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