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Sustainability science : an introduction / Bert J. M. de Vries.

By: Vries, Bert J.M. de.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, c2012Description: xix, 396 p. : ill. ; maps ; 30 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780521184700 (pbk.); 9781107005884 (hbk.).Subject(s): Sustainable development -- Research | Sustainability -- History | Global change | Sustainable development -- IndicatorsDDC classification: 338.927072 Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Introduction The systems dynamics perspective In search of sustainability : past civilizations The world in the past 300 years : the great acceleration Sustainability: concerns and definitions Quality of life : on values, knowledge and worldviews Energy fundamentals On knowledge and models Ecosystems Human populations and human behaviour Agro-food systems Renewable resources : water, fish and forest Non-renewable resources : the industrial economy Towards a sustainable economy Outlook on the futures Glossary References.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction
The systems dynamics perspective
In search of sustainability : past civilizations
The world in the past 300 years : the great acceleration
Sustainability: concerns and definitions
Quality of life : on values, knowledge and worldviews
Energy fundamentals
On knowledge and models
Ecosystems
Human populations and human behaviour
Agro-food systems
Renewable resources : water, fish and forest
Non-renewable resources : the industrial economy
Towards a sustainable economy
Outlook on the futures
Glossary
References.

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