Complexity And Sustainability

Author: Jennifer Wells
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415695775
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The book surveys the role of these complexity principles in the natural sciences, social theory, transdisciplinary discourse, philosophy, and ethics, and shows how this complexity framework is a valuable lens for approaching the spectre of ...

A Complexity Approach To Sustainability

Author: Angela Espinosa
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 1786342057
Size: 69.61 MB
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This book argues that there is a need for urgency in the application of analytical tools which embody the principles of complexity management in sustainability research, in particular in the context of the global climate change.

Global Security Safety And Sustainability

Author: Sergio Tenreiro de Magalhaes
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642157165
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Systems Assurance, Complexity and Emergence: The Need for a Systems Based
Approach Ali Hessami2 and Nicos Karcanias1 1 Systems & Control ... Keywords:
Safety, Security, Complexity Sustainability, Assurance, Systems Approach.

The Ecosystem Approach

Author: David Waltner-Toews
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231132510
Size: 65.57 MB
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Advancing a methodology that is rooted in good theory and practice, this book features case studies conducted in the Arctic and Africa, in Canada and Kathmandu, and in the Peruvian Amazon, Chesapeake Bay, and Chennai, India.

Adaptive And Integrated Water Management

Author: Claudia Pahl-Wostl
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540759416
Size: 42.61 MB
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This book presents the very latest studies, methods and innovations for managing our water resources from the first International Conference on Adaptive and Integrated Water Management, held in November 2007 in Basel, Switzerland.

Art And Sustainability

Author: Sacha Kagan
Publisher: transcript Verlag
ISBN: 3839418038
Size: 52.27 MB
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What is the cultural dimension of sustainability? This book offers a thought-provoking answer, with a theoretical synthesis on »cultures of sustainability«.

Art And Sustainability

Author: Sacha Kagan
Publisher: Transcript Verlag
ISBN: 9783837618037
Size: 11.65 MB
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With an overview of ecological art over the past 40 years and a discussion of art and social change, the book assesses the potential role of art in a much needed transformation process.

Supply Side Sustainability

Author: Timothy F. H. Allen
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231504071
Size: 28.42 MB
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This route to complexity provides further insight into our possible future, for as
with Renaissance and modern Europe, new energy is a primary route to
sustainability. In continuing our discussion of complexity and sustainability, we
distinguish ...

Complexity And Climate Change An Epistemological Study Of Transdisciplinary Complexity Theories And Their Contribution To Socio Ecological Phenomena

Author: Jennifer Lynn Wells
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Resilience, Robustness and Sustainability As indicated in my comments on
diversity and sustainability, complexity is often seen as one realm that could yield
critical insights into resilience, robustness and sustainability. Resilience can be ...

Environmental Law And Sustainability After Rio

Author: Jamie Benidickson
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1781002991
Size: 69.46 MB
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Given the complexity of contemporary environmental problems, it is argued that
the evolving paradigm of 'sustainability' requires the integration of these factors in
environmental decision-making. We adopt the hypothesis that environmental ...