This three-volume encyclopedia explores the concept of sustainability in the contexts of the environment, economics, and justice.
· Includes biological sketches of important leaders including Mohammad Yunnus, Wangari Maathai, and Karl Henrik RobËrt
· Offers over 50 illustrations and drawings and a variety of helpful maps
· Appendices of original documents not easily located otherwise
· A guide to related topics opens each volume, allowing quick reference to entries by theme
·A "Definitions and Contexts" section unique to each volume provides readers with a crash course in the often complex language of sustainability
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The term "sustainability" has entered the common vernacular, and it is routinely tossed around in the news, on talk shows, and in discussions of environmental, political, and economic policies. But what exactly does the term mean in its various usages? What is encompassed within the sprawling subject of sustainability?About the Author:
Robin Morris Collin, JD, is professor of law and director of the Certificate Program in Sustainability and Law at Willamette University College of Law, Salem, OR.
Robert William Collin is the senior research scholar at Willamette University Center for Sustainable Communities, Salem, OR. His published works include Greenwood's Battleground: Environment and The EPA: Cleaning Up America's Act.
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