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Routledge/ISDRS Series in Sustainable Development Research

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The Routledge/ISDRS Series in Sustainable Development Research is the publishing platform of the wide community of 2500+ researchers engaged in multi-, inter- and transdisciplinary research on the need for and experiences with the transformation to a sustainable society. The International Sustainable Development Research Society aims to disseminate knowledge on sustainable development practices in all spheres of society which enables the acceleration of sustainability initiatives: cities, communities, production, innovation, consumption, biodiversity and ecosystem services, agriculture, climate, renewable energy.

This series welcomes submissions for high-level cutting-edge research books that push thinking about sustainability in new directions by challenging current conceptualizations and developing new ones. The series offers theoretical, methodological, and empirical advances that can be used by professionals and as supplementary reading in courses in sustainability science, environment and sustainability, development studies, planning, and a wide range of academic disciplines.

To submit proposals, please contact the Editor, Grace Harrison ([email protected], Twitter: @graceharrison5), or the Series Editors, Sjors Witjes, ISDRS President ([email protected]) Gyula Zilahy, ISDRS Vice President ([email protected]) Peter Dobers, ISDRS Past President ([email protected]).

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Circular Economy Realities Critical Perspectives on Sustainability

Circular Economy Realities: Critical Perspectives on Sustainability

1st Edition


Edited By Pauline Deutz, Walter J.V. Vermeulen, Rupert J. Baumgartner, Tomás B. Ramos, Andrea Raggi
July 30, 2024

This book addresses the realities of the circular economy, a resource efficiency concept that has risen to global prominence in academic, policy and business circles over the last decade. Considered an approach to sustainable growth, the volume critically analyses how sustainable emerging ...

Good Governance and the Sustainable Development Goals in Southeast Asia

Good Governance and the Sustainable Development Goals in Southeast Asia

1st Edition

Edited By Rasyikah Md Khalid, Ainul Jaria Maidin
May 27, 2024

This book discusses management and governance initiatives undertaken by agencies and stakeholders towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) in the Southeast Asian region, specifically Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore. It highlights the theories, methodologies and action ...

The Role of Law in Governing Sustainability

The Role of Law in Governing Sustainability

1st Edition

Edited By Volker Mauerhofer
January 09, 2023

This book explores how public and private actors can interrelate to achieve also by means of law a sustainable development which is beneficial for the environment, society and the economy. The Role of Law in Governing Sustainability assesses the structure, functions and perspectives of law in the ...

Transdisciplinarity For Sustainability Aligning Diverse Practices

Transdisciplinarity For Sustainability: Aligning Diverse Practices

1st Edition

Edited By Martina M. Keitsch, Walter J.V. Vermeulen
January 09, 2023

This volume explores interactions between academia and different societal stakeholders with a focus on sustainability. It examines the significance and potential of transdisciplinary collaboration as a tool for sustainability and the SDGs. Traditionally, academia has focused on research and ...

Gender and the Sustainable Development Goals Infrastructure, Empowerment and Education

Gender and the Sustainable Development Goals: Infrastructure, Empowerment and Education

1st Edition

Edited By Astrid Skjerven, Maureen Fordham
September 01, 2022

This book sheds light on the important and mostly neglected role that gender plays in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals, doing so by investigating three key problem areas: empowerment, education, and infrastructure. Starting with a theoretical and methodological framework, this edited...

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