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World Sustainability Series

Sustainable Development, Knowledge Society and Smart Future Manufacturing Technologies

Editors: Leal Filho, Walter, Úbelis, Arnolds, Bērziņa, Dina (Eds.)

  • Presents a unique focus on sustainable development and the knowledge society
  • Presents a combination of case studies and examples from projects on the ground
  • Includes a demonstration of concrete activities which show how sustainability and the knowledge society may be better integrated
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eBook $109.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-14883-0
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-14882-3
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Softcover $149.99
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  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: November 4, 2016
  • ISBN 978-3-319-38649-2
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About this book

The book contributes to a better understanding of the role of knowledge societies in achieving sustainability. It is based on the conference with the same title held in Riga, which brought together experts from Europe and the rest of the world. The book highlights sustainable development in relation to the knowledge society and smart future manufacturing technologies, and it helps provide a better understanding of the interplay between sustainable development and knowledge society issues, and how these could lead to a better future.

Table of contents (25 chapters)

  • Challenges for Planetary Stewardship at the Entry of the Period of the Anthropocene

    Svedin, Uno

    Pages 3-18

  • Is Local Energy Supply a Main Road to Sustainability?

    Rydén, Lars

    Pages 19-31

  • Introducing Education for Sustainable Development—Challenges for Students and Teachers

    Lindroos, Paula

    Pages 33-39

  • Innovation and Development in Latvia

    Bērziņš, Jānis

    Pages 41-62

  • Interplay Between Sustainable Development, Knowledge Society, and Smart Future Manufacturing Technologies in EU RTD Policy Documents, in the Work Program of FP7 and Horizon 2020

    Ūbelis, Arnolds (et al.)

    Pages 65-72

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-14883-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $159.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-14882-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $149.99
price for USA in USD
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: November 4, 2016
  • ISBN 978-3-319-38649-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sustainable Development, Knowledge Society and Smart Future Manufacturing Technologies
Editors
  • Walter Leal Filho
  • Arnolds Úbelis
  • Dina Bērziņa
Series Title
World Sustainability Series
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-14883-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-14883-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-14882-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-38649-2
Series ISSN
2199-7373
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 341
Number of Illustrations and Tables
48 b/w illustrations, 57 illustrations in colour
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