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Sustainability: The Basics

Συγγραφέας: Jacques Peter
Εκδότης: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415608480
Σειρά βιβλίου: The Basics
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 238
Διαστάσεις: 20x1x13
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2014

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Sustainability: The Basics"

Sustainability is concerned with the issues around the ongoing and mutual preservation of both society and the environment. It is a widely used term and supposed goal for many governments but it is also easily misunderstood. Sustainability: The Basics offers an accessible and interdisciplinary introduction to the concept, and discusses key questions such as: How do we decide who or what should be sustained? How can we ensure that the world's resources are distributed fairly? What lessons can we learn from the collapse of previous civilizations? Sustainability studies is in a position to ask some of the most interesting questions about human purpose, identity, modernity, ethics, and the nature of "progress". This book is an ideal starting point for anyone who wants to know more about we can 'hold up' civilization, humanity, and the world we live in.

Συγγραφέας/εις: Jacques Peter
Κατηγορία: επιστημονικά
Σειρά βιβλίου: The Basics
ISBN: 9780415608480
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 12/08/2014
Εκδότης: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback / softback
Σελίδες: 238
Τόπος έκδοσης: London
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Βάρος βιβλίου: 272 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 20x1x13 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: 2 Tables, black and white


Introduction 1. Sustainability: What is at Stake? 2. The principles of Sustainability 3. Endurance and Ruin: An Economic Memoire 4. Measuring Sustainability 5. Ethics, Justice, Moral Order and Oblivion 6. Politics at the End of the World 7. The Collapse of Civilizations and Dark Ages 8. Conclusion Glossary References

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