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Understanding the Social Dimension of Sustainability

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ISBN-10: 0415536677

ISBN-13: 9780415536677

Edition: 2008

Authors: Jesse Dillard, Veronica Dujon, Mary C. King

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The imperative of the twenty-first century is sustainability: to raise the living standards of the world's poor and to achieve and maintain high levels of social health among the affluent nations while simultaneously reducing and reversing the environmental damage wrought by human activity. Scholars and practitioners are making progress toward environmental and economic sustainability, but we have very little understanding of the social dimension of sustainability. This volume is an ambitious, multi-disciplinary effort to identify the key elements of social sustainability through an examination of what motivates its pursuit and the conditions that promote or detract from its achievement.…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 2/6/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 316
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Jesse Dillard is Retzlaff Chair in Accounting at Portland State University, USA. He co-edited of Understanding the Social Dimension of Sustainability also published by Routledge.Kathryn Haynes is Senior Lecturer in Management Accounting at the University of York, UK.Alan Murray is Lecturer in Accounting and Corporate Social Responsibility at the University of Sheffield, UK.