The Resource Researching sustainability : a guide to social science methods, practice and engagement, [edited by] Alex Franklin and Paul Blyton

Researching sustainability : a guide to social science methods, practice and engagement, [edited by] Alex Franklin and Paul Blyton

Label
Researching sustainability : a guide to social science methods, practice and engagement
Title
Researching sustainability
Title remainder
a guide to social science methods, practice and engagement
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Alex Franklin and Paul Blyton
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book is for students and researchers across the social sciences who are planning, conducting and disseminating research on sustainability-related issues. Real-world sustainability problems cross many boundaries, and this is the first book to guide students and practitioners through the practical and theoretical challenges of doing interdisciplinary research in this vital and emerging area. Researching Sustainability contains many in-depth, 'hands on' accounts by expert contributors, providing real-life examples and lessons that can be put to use immediately. Coverage in
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
338.9/27072
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC79.E5
LC item number
R47 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Researching sustainability : a guide to social science methods, practice and engagement, [edited by] Alex Franklin and Paul Blyton
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sustainability research: an introduction -- Developing and delivering social science research for sustainability -- Ethnographic practices and the practices of biosecurity -- Case study method in sustainability research -- Striving for mutuality in research relationships: the value of participatory action research principles -- 'Spaces for sustainability': using mobile methods to investigate the space of a farmers' market -- Elite and elite-lite interviewing: managing our industrial legacy -- Grounding rapidly emerging disciplines: the fairtrade towns movement -- Surviving the field: applying the just sustainability paradigm to survey research -- Making sense of climate change: notes on interpretive policy analysis and discourse analysis in sustainability research -- Mediating sustainability: constructivist approaches to sustainability research -- Negotiating the terrain: doing research abroad -- Sustainable futures: futures studies and food supply systems -- Generalizing sustainability research: some reflections from a study of work-life integration -- Engaging with policy-makers: influencing sustainability policy through academic research -- Sustaining the extra-curricular: communicating sustainability research to children -- Engaging the media: An academic's sojourn in the newsroom -- Sustainability science and a new spatial imagination: exploring some analytical and methodological considerations
Control code
ocn863157999
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 326 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317972716
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b29552357
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)863157999
  • pebco1315870444

Library Locations

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