Struggles and Successes in the Pursuit of Sustainable Development (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
222
Utgivningsdatum
2020-06-25
Förlag
CRC Press Inc
Medarbetare
Gudic, Milenko / Flynn, Patricia M.
Illustrationer
5 Line drawings, black and white; 28 Halftones, black and white; 13 Tables, black and white; 33 Illu
Dimensioner
234 x 156 x 14 mm
Vikt
513 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
52:B&W 6.14 x 9.21in or 234 x 156mm (Royal 8vo) Case Laminate on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780815351764
Struggles and Successes in the Pursuit of Sustainable Development (inbunden)

Struggles and Successes in the Pursuit of Sustainable Development

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The challenges associated with the struggles for attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and objectives are as diverse and complex as the variety of human societies, national conditions and natural ecosystems worldwide. Despite decades of economic growth and technological advances, our world is plagued by poverty, hunger, disease, conflicts and inequality, and many societies are under the strain of environmental changes and governance failure. Such global-scale challenges call for the SDGs to be translated beyond bold concepts and aspirational targets into concrete programs and feasible plans that are substantively valuable, locally acceptable, pragmatic and operationally implementable. In the pursuit of the SDGs, positive results are far from guaranteed. Success is uncertain. Instead, the path forward requires difficult learning, experimentation and adaptation by multiple stakeholders. Loss and sacrifice are foreseeable and often inevitable. This important book captures the lessons from ongoing struggles and the early successes. Productive failures and emerging practices are identified, analyzed and promulgated for interdisciplinary learning by, and for the inspiration of, like-minded individuals, organizations, communities and nations worldwide. They can also inform and enrich the curricula in universities, training institutions and schools to prepare future generations of citizens, leaders and activists with the ethos and values of sustainability and social responsibility. The book offers a platform for academics, practitioners and concerned global citizens to identify pathways forward on the immense challenges of sustainability.
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"May God bless this important and timely publication that brilliantly illuminates the multiple challenges that the sustainability crisis poses for humanity. This is a book bursting with expert knowledge, insights into many dimensions of our global crisis, and creative responses that bring hope and clarity to its readers." Swami Agnivesh, social activist, politician and religious leader, and the author of Applied Spirituality, and recipient of the Right Livelihood Award (The Alternative Nobel Peace Prize), and founder of the Bonded Labor Liberation Front. "This excellent resource, written by experts from around the globe who are committed to gender equality, anti-poverty initiatives, anti-corruption, and addressing the climate crisis, critically examines the UN SDGs and offers analysis, compelling test cases, and new proposals for how to concretely address some of our most intractable global issues." Elizabeth W. Collier, PhD, Chair, North America Chapter, UN PRME, Christopher Chair in Business Ethics and Professor of Business Ethics, Brennan School of Business, Dominican University

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Tay Keong Tan is Director of International Studies and Leadership Studies, and an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at Radford University, Virginia, USA. Milenko Gudic is Founding Director of Refoment Consulting and Coaching, Belgrade, Serbia, and a visiting lecturer at University Donja Gorica, Montenegro. Patricia M. Flynn is Trustee Professor of Economics and Management at Bentley University, Massachusetts, USA, where she served as Dean of the McCallum Graduate School of Business for ten years.

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Introduction Tay Keong Tan, Milenko Gudic and Patricia M. Flynn PART I: The big picture 1 Struggles and successes of transformative learning for the SDGs: a case study Dario Cottafava, Laura Corazza and Gabriela Cavaglia 2 Using our time on the planet to make a difference - the Sustainability Mindset Margaret A. Goralski 3 Deep sustainability: really addressing our endangered human future Glen T. Martin 4 Inclusive leadership: how to deal with unconscious biases in human resources decisions Gudrun Sander, Bianca van Dellen, Ines Hartmann, Dominik Burger-Kloser and Nora Keller PART II: Addressing SDGs at industry levels 5 Tapping into new power: opportunities and challenges for growing community renewable energy Judith M. Herbst and Deanna Grant-Smith 6 Sustainable waste management for the plantation sector in Sri Lanka A. D. Nuwan Gunarathne and Mahendra Peiris 7 The Sustainable Development Goals, the ICT industry and ICT4D research Martin Wynn and Peter Jones 8 Creative industries as a tool for poverty alleviation in Pirot, Serbia Hristina Mikic PART IIIGender equality, women's empowerment and social inclusion 9 Women's empowerment through indigenous social enterprises in Latin America Mario Vazquez-Maguirre 10 Struggles to break the corporate board ceiling: the case of women in North Africa Jalila El Jadidi, Sonia Arsi and Hebatallah Ghoneim 11 The renaissance of gender equality research and sustainable development in the academic context of marketing: championing paths forward Linda Tuncay Zayer, Wendy Hein, Jan Brace-Govan, Catherine A. Coleman, Robert L. Harrison, Nacima Ourahmoune, Minita Sanghvi and Laurel Steinfield 12 Canada's feminist foreign policy and the SDGs: working with business to address gender inequality Maureen A. Kilgour PART IV: Programs and partnerships in developing countries 13 Social innovators as drivers of social transformation in Morocco Majid Kaissar el Ghaib and Brahim Allali 14 Partnering for sustainable development in Nigeria - challenges and opportunities of multi-stakeholder partnerships Ijeoma Nwagwu 15 Help isn't always helpful: lessons from seeking inclusive education in rural Malawi Patricia Winter and Brooke Blanks Conclusion Tay Keong Tan, Milenko Gudic and Patricia M. Flynn