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- Introduction: first principles
- Culture, practice and sustainability
- Conceptual frameworks for sustainability: world views and ways of knowing
- Literature and sustainability: visions in science fiction
- Transition management and the implementation gap
- Education for sustainability
- Mapping sustainability
- Governance for sustainability
- Legislation, policy and realpolitik
- Economics for sustainability
- Planning for sustainability
- Adaptive management and learning for sustainability
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Embedded Multimedia
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Standard Media
- Streaming Multimedia
- Web links
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No special requirements
This subject presents a new set of processes that underpin the movement towards sustainability. Ontologies and epistemologies likely to generate sustainability praxis are examined. Pathways are explored that enable the development and implementation of sustainability, such as: transition management, reflexive governance, cultural value analysis, sustainability policy, sustainability mapping and sustainability planning. Students will develop both specific skills and understanding of the theories behind these skills.
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- Essay (30%)
- Presentation (35%)
- Sustainability map (35%)
Textbook information is pending.