Sustainability: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives

Author(s): Heriberto Cabezas and Urmila Diwekar

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The concept of sustainability is inherently multi-disciplinary because it concerns a complex system having economic, technological, ecological, political, and other perspectives. Consequently, any ...
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Introduction

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Principles of Sustainability From Ecology

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The Economics of Sustainability

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Joshua C. Farley


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Actualizing Sustainability: Environmental Policy for Resilience in Ecological Systems

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Ahjond S. Garmestani, Matthew E. Hopton and Matthew T. Heberling


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Human Interactions and Sustainability

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Michael E. Gorman, Lekelia D. Jenkins and Raina K. Plowright


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Sustainable Infrastructure and Alternatives for Urban Growth

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Arka Pandit, Hyunju Jeong, John C. Crittenden, Steven P. French, Ming Xu and Ke Li


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Engineering Urban Sustainability

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Ke Li, John Crittenden, Subhrajit Guhathakurta and Harindra Joseph Fernando


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Sustainability Indicators and Metrics

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Implications of Thermodynamics for Sustainability

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Bhavik R. Bakshi and Geoffrey F. Grubb


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The Case and Practice for Sustainability in Business

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Summary

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