Special Issue "Sustainability: An Impossible Future?"

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A special issue of Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 October 2009)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Dr. Hilary Tovey
Department of Sociology, School of Social Sciences and Philosophy, Trinity College Dublin, 1-3 Foster Place, Dublin 2, Ireland
Website: http://people.tcd.ie/htovey
E-Mail: htovey@tcd.ie
Interests: nature-society relations and dynamics; food and rural development; social movements around environmental and food issues; knowledge use and knowledge dynamics in sustainable development policies and projects; natural resources management and history; animal-human relations

Special Issue Information

Sustainable Development is widely seen as the only possible solution to current environmental crises. But is it a likely outcome in the current era of capitalist globalisation? What needs to change in the contemporary social order for sustainable development to be realised? What cultural, social or political forces are available to support such changes?

Keywords

  • interrelationships between society and nature
  • resource use, extraction
  • economic globalisation
  • Brundtland commission
  • environmental NGOs and movements

Published Papers (5 papers)

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Sustainability 2010, 2(5), 1345-1360; doi:10.3390/su2051345
Received: 5 March 2010; in revised form: 21 April 2010 / Accepted: 27 April 2010 / Published: 11 May 2010
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Sustainability 2010, 2(1), 127-144; doi:10.3390/su2010127
Received: 1 December 2009; Accepted: 4 January 2010 / Published: 6 January 2010
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Sustainability 2010, 2(1), 48-72; doi:10.3390/su2010048
Received: 30 October 2009; Accepted: 22 December 2009 / Published: 28 December 2009
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Sustainability 2009, 1(4), 1388-1411; doi:10.3390/su1041388
Received: 3 November 2009; Accepted: 7 December 2009 / Published: 16 December 2009
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by  and
Sustainability 2009, 1(4), 1305-1322; doi:10.3390/su1041305
Received: 10 October 2009; Accepted: 10 December 2009 / Published: 15 December 2009
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Last update: 4 March 2014

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