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The practices of technology: putting society and technology in their place
(Common Ground Publishing, 2013)
Technology is all pervasive in modern society transforming people s everyday lives and work environments. Societal change is coinciding with the ever increasing availability of small, light, and affordable tools for ...
Environmental gains and social losses? Critical reflections on the sustainability potential of telework
Anthropogenic climate change and its environmenmtal and social consequences are of increasing concern worldwide. Approaches that advocate a 'greening' of current economic and social systems through technological ...
Sustainable knowledge transformation in and through higher education: a case for transdisciplinary leadership
(UCL IOE Press, 2017-03-01)
This article explores inter and transdisciplinarity, given the need for more complex, relevant and transformative knowledge to shift society toward more sustainable futures. It connects practical questions about economic, ...
At a crossroads: investigating automobility and its implications for local urban transport policy design
(MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute), 2017-05-05)
More people than ever before are living in urban settlements, increasing competition for living space, employment, food, water, and energy. Urbanisation poses many challenges, most notably meeting the basic health and ...
Howya gettin on? Investigating public transport satisfaction levels in Galway, Ireland
Public transport transforms urban communities and the lives of citizens living in them by stimulating economic growth, promoting sustainable lifestyles and providing a greater quality of life. Globally, the healthiest ...
Introduction: Sustainability Research in the Social Sciences Concepts, Methodologies and the Challenge of Interdisciplinarity
The necessity to reconcile the needs and wants of human society with the limits of the global ecological system has resulted in proposals for alternative forms of development that prioritise human flourishing and well-being ...