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Routledge Handbook of Global Sustainability Governance

Edited by: Agni Kalfagianni , Doris Fuchs , Anders Hayden

Print publication date:  November  2019
Online publication date:  October  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138048287
eBook ISBN: 9781315170237
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315170237
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Book description

The Routledge Handbook of Global Sustainability Governance provides a state-of-the-art review of core debates and contributions that offer a more normative, critical, and transformatively aspirational view on global sustainability governance.

In this landmark text, an international group of acclaimed scholars provides an overview of key analytical and normative perspectives, material and ideational structural barriers to sustainability transformation, and transformative strategies. Drawing on pivotal new and contemporary research, the volume highlights aspects to be considered and blind spots to be avoided when trying to understand and implement global sustainability governance. In this context, the authors of this book debunk many myths about all-too optimistic accounts of progress towards a sustainability transition. Simultaneously, they suggest approaches that have the potential for real sustainability transformation and systemic change, while acknowledging existing hurdles. The wide-ranging chapters in the collection are organised into four key parts:

? Part 1: Conceptual lenses

? Part 2: Ethics, principles, and debates

? Part 3: Key challenges

? Part 4: Transformative approaches

This handbook will serve as an important resource for academics and practitioners working in the fields of sustainability governance and environmental politics.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Power and legitimacy Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Environmental governance as performance Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Engaging the everyday Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Materiality and nonhuman agency Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Worlding global sustainability governance Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Justice  Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Representation of future generations Download PDF
Chapter  8:  The ‘good life’ and Protected Needs Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Post-Eurocentric sustainability governance Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Responsibility Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Religion Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Sufficiency Download PDF
Chapter  13:  North-South inequity and global environmental governance Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Growth and development Download PDF
Chapter  15:  The mining dilemma Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Financialising nature Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Environmental countermovements Download PDF
Chapter  18:  A critique of techno-optimism Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Consumer values and consumption Download PDF
Chapter  20:  The population challenge Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Beyond magical thinking Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Democracy in the Anthropocene Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Living well within limits Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Beyond GDP Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Beyond a-growth Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Work-time reduction for sustainable lifestyles Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Decarbonisation Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Localism, sharing, and care Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Conclusion Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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