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Title Development and sustainability : the challenge of social change / edited by Alberto D. Cimadamore, Maurice B. Mittelmark, Gro Therese Lie and Fungisai P. Gwanzura Ottemöller.
Imprint London : Zed Books, 2016.
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Series CROP international studies in poverty research
CROP international studies in poverty research.
Subject Poverty -- Prevention.
Sustainable development.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Alt Name Cimadamore, Alberto D., editor.
Lie, Gro Therese, 1947- editor.
Mittelmark, Maurice B., editor.
Gwanzura Ottemöller, Fungisai P., editor.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 182 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Summary While the need for effective action toward a greener and socially inclusive economy has long been evident, health promotion in the context of sustainable development has faltered. Arguing that human health is the key factor to sustainable development, Development and Sustainability promotes a fresh, transdisciplinary approach to the eradication of extreme poverty. This ground-breaking book calls for new forms of cooperation which cross the traditional boundaries between social activism and science, and which are capable of harnessing the complex knowledge that such radical change requires. The contributions bridge the gap between those working for health and those working for sustainability science and the green economy, through developing the methodological and scientific means to deal with some of the most critical issues faced by humanity in the twenty-first century.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Development and sustainability science: transdisciplinary knowledge for positive social change -- Seeking wisdom: a transdisciplinary perspective on Australian indigenous practices and planetary management -- Policies for poverty reduction in a transformative green economy -- Health promotion and sustainable development in Kazakhstan -- Children's literacy in health and sustainability -- Participatory research as a tool for change in ecosystem approaches to health and social equity -- Connecting development and sustainability: empowering people to effective international cooperation -- Sustainability and transdisciplinary knowledge: experience gained and challenges ahead.
Note Description based on print version record.
ISBN 9781783606252 (electronic bk.)
1783606258 (electronic bk.)
9781783606269 (electronic bk.)
1783606266 (electronic bk.)
9781783606276 (mobi)
1783606274 (mobi)
9781783606245 (hbk.)
178360624X (hbk.)
9781783606238 (pbk.)
1783606231 (pbk.)
OCLC # 944346371
Additional Format Print version: Development and sustainability. London : Zed Books 2016 9781783606245 (OCoLC)919483000