Filho, Walter Leal

The Contribution of Social Sciences to Sustainable Development at Universities

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Table of contents

Part I. Theoretical Frameworks and Analyses

1. Rethinking Education for Sustainable Development: Interdisciplinarity, Community and Environmental Justice
P. Kolenick

2. Sustainable Internationalization? Measuring the Diversity of Internationalization at Higher Education Institutions
Miguel Rodriguez Lopez, Benjamin R. K. Runkle, Stefan Roski, Jana Stöver, Kerstin Jantke, Manuel Gottschick, Delf Rothe

3. Looking Beyond Fossil Fuel Divestment: Combating Climate Change in Higher Education
Robin Xu

4. Beyond Recycling: Developing “Deep” Sustainability Competence
Susan V. Iverson

5. Discourses and Identity: An Educational Sociology Approach to Campus Sustainability Assessment
Ricardo Noyola-Cherpitel, Pedro Medellín-Milán, Luz María Nieto-Caraveo

6. Declarations and Commitments: The Cognitive Practice of Sustainability Agreements
Mary K. Whitney

7. Place Consciousness as a Pathway Towards Campus Sustainability
Christine Moseley, Deepti Kharod, Wayne Sheldon

8. Gauging Universities for Sustainability: Action Research as a Tool for Assessing and Influencing Organisational Transformation
Alex Baker-Shelley

Part II. Case Studies and Examples of Implementation

9. Food Production as a Niche Innovation in Higher Education
Thomas D. Eatmon, Hillary E. Krill, James J. Rynes

10. Student Interest in Campus Community Gardens: Sowing the Seeds for Direct Engagement with Sustainability
Raymond De Young, Kif Scheuer, James Roush, Kate Kozeleski

11. Implementation of Education for Sustainable Development in Universities of Applied Sciences
Ulrich Holzbaur, Ariane Kropp

12. Introducing the Graphical Assessment of Universities’ Sustainability Image (GAUSI) Instrument: A Marketing Tool
Gabriela Nicolino, Sergio Barros

13. Assessing Resources and Dynamic Capabilities to Implement the “Green Campus” Project
Nicola Bellantuono, Pierpaolo Pontrandolfo, Barbara Scozzi, Rosa Maria Dangelico

14. Think Big, Live Green: Community-Specific Sustainability Engagement Campaigns
Erin D. Moore

15. Obstacles to Curriculum Greening: The Case of Green Chemistry
Manuel Vallée

16. Changing Energy Behavior Through Community Based Social Marketing
Cynthia McPherson Frantz, Bridget Flynn, Stephanie Atwood, Daniella Mostow, Cecilia Xu, Sarah Kahl

17. Material Values, Goals, and Water Use: Results from a Campus Residence Hall Survey
Kala J. Melchiori, Robyn K. Mallett, Aaron N. Durnbaugh, Hanh D. Pham

18. Understanding Recycling While Tailgating: Applying an Information-Motives-Behavior Skills Approach
Stephanie J. Zawadzki, Forrest G. Schwartz, Jordan C. E. Blair, Eric C. Larson, Jennifer N. Newton

19. Social Sciences and Campus Sustainable Development: The Way Forward
Walter Leal Filho, Michaela Zint

Keywords: Environment, Sustainable Development, Environmental Management

Publication year
1st ed. 2016
World Sustainability Series
Page amount
8 pages
Natural Sciences
Printed ISBN

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