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Crafting Sustainability Visions - Integrating Visioning Practice, Research, and Education


Abstract Sustainability visioning (i.e. the construction of sustainable future states) is considered an important component of sustainability research, for instance, in transformational sustainability science or in planning for urban sustainability. Visioning frees sustainability research from the dominant focus on analyzing problem constellations and opens it towards positive contributions to social innovation and transformation. Calls are repeatedly made for visions that can guide us towards sustainable futures. Scattered across a broad range of fields (i.e. business, non-government organization, land-use management, natural resource management, sustainability science, urban and regional planning) are an abundance of visioning studies. However, am... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Iwaniec, David Mac (Author) / Wiek, Arnim (Advisor) / Childers, Daniel L (Committee member) / Lant, Timothy (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Sustainability / Participatory research / Sustainable futures / Transformational sustainability science / Visioning / Visions
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 190 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Sustainability 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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