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Title Sustainability : what everyone needs to know / Paul B. Thompson and Patricia E. Norris.
Author Thompson, Paul B., author.
Publication New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2021]
Copyright date ©2021
Description xix, 250 pages ; 21 cm.
Call # 304.2 T
Series What everyone needs to know
What everyone needs to know.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What is sustainability? -- Sustainability and business -- Sustainability and ecology -- Sustainability and environmental quality -- Sustainable development -- Sustainability and social justice -- Sustainable governance -- Sustainability in science, education, religion, and the arts -- Sustainability: what everyone needs to ask.
Summary "This book presents a systems thinking approach to sustainability by answering questions on the meaning of sustainability in business, ecology, environmental quality, and economic development. Systems approaches to social injustice are developed. The sustainability of governance processes and achieving larger sustainability goals requires integrating the activities of NGOs, businesses, citizen groups, and standard setting and monitoring activities with more conventional actions of governments. The book includes a discussion of how practices in the sciences, education, religion, and the arts are changing in response to the need for improving sustainability. It ends with an exploration of the roles that individuals can play both as consumers and through partnering with others in social and political action"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Sustainable development.
Sustainability.
Sustainability. (OCoLC)fst01747391
Sustainable development. (OCoLC)fst01139731
Addl. Author Norris, Patricia E., author.
Related To Online version: Thompson, Paul B., Sustainability New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2021] 9780190883263 (DLC) 2020024402
ISBN 9780190883249 hardcover
0190883243 hardcover
9780190883232 paperback
0190883235 paperback
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