State of the World 2010 Transforming Cultures - From Consumerism to Sustainability

ISBN-10: 039333726X
ISBN-13: 9780393337266
Edition: 2010
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Book details

List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/12/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Preface
State of the World: A Year in Review
The Rise and Fall of Consumer Cultures
Traditions Old and New
Engaging Religions to Shape Worldviews
Ritual and Taboo as Ecological Guardians
Environmentally Sustainable Childbearing
Elders: A Cultural Resource for Promoting Sustainable Development
From Agriculture to Permaculture
Education's New Assignment: Sustainability
Early Childhood Education to Transform Cultures for Sustainability
Commercialism in Children's Lives
Rethinking School Food: The Power of the Public Plate
What Is Higher Education for Now?
Business and Economy: Management Priorities
Adapting Institutions for Life in a Full World
Sustainable Work Schedules for All
Changing Business Cultures from Within
Social Entrepreneurs: Innovating Toward Sustainability
Relocalizing Business
Government's Role in Design
Editing Out Unsustainable Behavior
Broadening the Understanding of Security
Building the Cities of the Future
Reinventing Health Care: From Panacea to Hygeia
Earth Jurisprudence: From Colonization to Participation
Media: Broadcasting Sustainability
From Selling Soap to Selling Sustainability: Social Marketing
Media Literacy, Citizenship, and Sustainability
Music: Using Education and Entertainment to Motivate Change
The Power of Social Movements
Reducing Work Time as a Path to Sustainability
Inspiring People to See That Less Is More
Ecovillages and the Transformation of Values
Notes
Index
Boxes
Do High Consumption Levels Improve Human Well-being?
The Essential Role of Cultural Pioneers
A Global Ecological Ethic
Deepening Perceptions of Time
Dietary Norms That Heal People and the Planet
Sustainability and the Human-Nature Relationship
Toy Libraries
Transformation of the California Academy of Sciences
Unresolved Questions in Environmental Education
Maximizing the Value of Professional Schools
A New Focus for Scientists: How Cultures Change
The Folly of Infinite Growth on a Finite Planet
Upgrading the Corporate Charter
Cradle to Cradle: Adapting Production to Nature's Model
A Carbon Index for the Financial Market
The U.N. Marrakech Process on Sustainable Consumption and Production
Making Social Welfare Programs Sustainable
Principles of Earth Jurisprudence
The Evolving Role of Environmental Journalism in India
Lights, Camera, Ecological Consciousness
Art for Earth's Sake
Growing a Degrowth Movement
The Slow Food Movement
Tables
Sustainable World Population at Different Consumption Levels
How Industries Have Shifted Cultural Norms
Media Access by Global Income Group, 2006
Reference Works on Religion and Nature
Selected Religious Perspectives on Consumption
Economic Precepts of Selected Religious and Spiritual Traditions
Childhood Marketing Efforts from Around the World
Examples and Features of Choice Editing
Health Care Performance, Selected Countries, 2006
Selected Successful Product and Social Marketing Campaigns
Efforts to Promote Media Literacy, Selected Countries
Figures
Humanity's Ecological Footprint, 1961-2005
Aspirations of First-Year College Students in the United States, 1971-2008
U.S. Gross Domestic Product versus Genuine Progress Indicator, 1950-2004
Annual Hours of Work in Selected Countries, 2007
Culture Change Model

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