BOOK LAUNCHED: Methods of Sustainability Research in the Social Sciences

Methods_of_Sustainability_CoverEdited by Drs. Frances Fahy (Geography) and Henrike Rau (Political Science & Sociology), this text offers a systematic and critical review of established and emerging methodological approaches, as well as tools for the integrated investigation of sustainability questions. Recognising the significance of scale for sustainability efforts and measurement, its scope ranges from the local to the global.  Sustainability is a key concept used by social scientists interested in interactions between human society and the environment.

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Pictured at the launch are, from left: Dr. Henrike Rau, Dr. Ricca Edmonson, Prof. Colin Brown, and Dr. Frances Fahy

Bringing together contributions from international social scientists, this is the resource for academics and practitioners interested in sustainability research. It will be a core teaching text for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in sustainability and sustainable development, geography, environmental sociology and the environmental sciences.

 

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