Psychology of Sustainable Development

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Subjects:

  • Environmentalist thought & ideology,
  • Social, group or collective psychology,
  • General,
  • Applied Psychology,
  • Economic Development,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Psychology,
  • Sustainable development,
  • Social Psychology,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Economics - General,
  • Business & Economics : Economics - General,
  • Political Science : General,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Social Psychology,
  • Development - Economic Development

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Book details

ContributionsPeter Schmuck (Editor), Wesley P. Schultz (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8372305M
ISBN 101402070128
ISBN 109781402070129

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Empowering Sustainability: The Psychology of Sustainable Behavior Ap Octo Christie Manning (Macalester College), Elise Amel (University of St. Thomas), and Britain Scott (University of St. Thomas). Sustainable Development "meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." on policies to transform patterns of production and consumption to guarantee and reinforce ecological survival and the quality of human life.

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