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Transdisciplinary Research and Sustainability: Collaboration, Innovation and Transformation - Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society (Hardback)
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Transdisciplinary Research and Sustainability: Collaboration, Innovation and Transformation - Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society (Hardback)

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Hardback 314 Pages / Published: 16/10/2017
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Transdisciplinarity is a new way of scientifically meeting the challenges of sustainability. Indeed, interdisciplinary collaboration and co-operation with non-academic 'practice partners' is at the core of this; creating contextualised, socially relevant knowledge about complex real-world problems.

Transdisciplinary Research and Sustainability breaks new ground by presenting transdisciplinary research in practice, drawing on recent advances by the vibrant transdisciplinary research communities in the German-speaking world. It describes methodological innovations developed to address wide-ranging contemporary issues including climate change adaptation, energy policy, sustainable agriculture and soil conservation. Furthermore, the authors reflect on the challenges involved in integrating non-academic actors in scientific research, on the tensions that arise in the encounter of theory and praxis, and on the inherently normative, political nature of sustainability research.

Highlighting the need for academic institutions to be transformed to reflect transdisciplinarity, this timely volume will appeal to postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers interested in fields such as Sustainability Science, Transdisciplinary Studies and Philosophy of Science.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9781138216402
Number of pages: 314
Weight: 776 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 mm


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Sustainability can neither be understood nor realized without transdisciplinarity. In this collection of outstanding contribution by a stellar cast of international scholars and practitioners, Dr. Padmanabhan brilliantly demonstrates how sustainability science researchers and practitioners can speak to and learn from each other. This model of integrative work will prove to be of lasting and immense value.

Arun Agrawal is a Professor at the School of Natural Resources & Environment at the University of Michigan, USA

Co-design, co-production and co-dissemination are often applied in transdisciplinary research, but still lacks methodological clarity in practise. The volume offers outstanding research from German speaking countries that can further elucidate the implementation of these concepts. It clearly demonstrates that power, gender and culture must be considered carefully to establish transdisciplinarity as emancipatory force."

Christoph Goerg, Professor of Social Ecology, Alpen-Adria Universtat Wien, Austria

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