Editors: "Heriberto Cabezas", "Urmila Diwekar "

Sustainability: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives

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ISBN: 978-1-60805-429-9 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-103-8 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2012
DOI: 10.2174/97816080510381120101


The concept of sustainability is inherently multi-disciplinary because it concerns a complex system having economic, technological, ecological, political, and other perspectives. Consequently, any effort in the area of sustainability involves concepts, principles, and methods from engineering, the social sciences including economics and social psychology, the biological sciences including ecology, and the physical sciences. Sustainability: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives discusses multidisciplinary aspects of the salient concepts, principles, and methods relevant to sustainability in a coherent and comprehensive manner. Topics covered range from green engineering and sustainability metrics to infrastructure and environmental policy.

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