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World Sustainability Series

Handbook of Sustainability Science and Research

Editors: Leal Filho, Walter (Ed.)

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  • Provides tangible examples from various countries of how the link between sustainable development and research may be pursued
  • Provides an interdisciplinary perspective and reflective analysis
  • Focuses on the key area of sustainability science and research that has not yet been fully explored
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About this book

This multidisciplinary handbook explores concrete case studies which illustrate how sustainability science and research can contribute to the realization of the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It contains contributions from sustainability researchers from across the world.

About the authors

Professor Walter Leal Filho (BSc, PhD, DSC, DPhil, DL, DEd, DLit) is a professor at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany, and at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He is the founding director of the World Sustainable Development Research and Transfer Centre, a recently created centre aimed at supporting the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. He has nearly 30 years experience on matters related to sustainable development, and has in excess of 300 publications to his credit.

Table of contents (61 chapters)

Table of contents (61 chapters)
  • Lessons Learned for Decision-Makers During a 5-Year Research Period on Sustainability Problems at the Galileo University in Guatemala

    Pages 3-23

    Amaro, Nelson

  • Using Design Thinking and Facebook to Accompany Women in Solving Water Problems in Morocco

    Pages 25-40

    Pruneau, Diane (et al.)

  • A Critical Review of the Role of Indicators in Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

    Pages 41-56

    Mair, Simon (et al.)

  • A Minor Matter of Great Concern: The Different Sustainability Logics of ‘Societal Benefits’ and ‘Socio-economic Profit’

    Pages 57-70

    Hultman, Johan (et al.)

  • Corporate Sustainable Strategies in Dom Pedro I Industrial Road Axis, São Paulo, Brazil

    Pages 71-85

    Moraes Hoefel, João Luiz (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook $299.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-63007-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $379.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-63006-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $379.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-87451-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Handbook of Sustainability Science and Research
Editors
  • Walter Leal Filho
Series Title
World Sustainability Series
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-63007-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-63007-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-63006-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-87451-7
Series ISSN
2199-7373
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 991
Number of Illustrations
39 b/w illustrations, 109 illustrations in colour
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