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Understanding natural resource users' incentives

E. J. Milner-Gulland and Marcus Rowcliffe

in Conservation and Sustainable Use: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198530367
eISBN:
9780191713095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530367.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter summarizes the methods available for collecting data about people's motivations for natural resource use, thus providing information on the social and economic facets of sustainability. ... More


Open, But How Much? Growth,Conflict, and Institutional Evolution in Open‐Source Communities 1

Juan Mateos-Garcia and W. Edward Steinmueller

in Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545490
eISBN:
9780191720093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545490.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

If ‘open source’ is taken as a practice employed in organizing human knowledge-related activities, it may be applied more broadly than just with software. Wherever it is used this chapter contends ... More


Is there a Post‐Washington Consensus Consensus?

Joseph E. Stiglitz

in The Washington Consensus Reconsidered: Towards a New Global Governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199534081
eISBN:
9780191714658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534081.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

If there is a consensus today about what strategies are most likely to promote development in poor countries, it is this: the ‘Washington Consensus’ — the oversimplified rendition of policies ... More


Entropy Law, Social Sustainability, and Development Policy

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Entropy Law, Sustainability, and Third Industrial Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190121143
eISBN:
9780190990510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121143.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 1 introduces the concept and intuitive explanation of entropy law and shows how it plays a unifying role in the sustainability of the processes of development—economic, social, and ... More


Welfare Regimes, Cohorts, and the Middle Classes

Louis Chauvel

in Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804778244
eISBN:
9780804786751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778244.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In comparative perspective, the “middle class” is still an under-specified term. This chapter analyses four countries, contrasted by their welfare regime type, and by the development and ... More


Indicators of Social Sustainability: Poverty, Inequality, and Social Tension

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Entropy Law, Sustainability, and Third Industrial Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190121143
eISBN:
9780190990510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121143.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 2 focuses on the indicators of social sustainability basing alternatively on absolute or relative deprivation of people’s opportunities of consumption, or on the extent of attainment of human ... More


The Social Contexts of Resilient Architecture

Terri Peters

in Multisystemic Resilience: Adaptation and Transformation in Contexts of Change

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190095888
eISBN:
9780197541159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190095888.003.0033
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In architecture, the term resilience tends to be used narrowly describe a building’s structural and environmental performance in quantitative terms—but can a building be called resilient if it fails ... More


Fisheries Sustainability

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Ocean Recovery: A sustainable future for global fisheries?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198839767
eISBN:
9780191875533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839767.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Fisheries Sustainability. Sustainability is defined as the ability of a socio-ecological system to continue to produce benefits to humans, and it has three distinct elements: biological, social, and ... More


Sustaining London’s welfare in an age of austerity

Chris Hamnett

in Sustainable London?: The future of a global city

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447310594
eISBN:
9781447310624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310594.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter discusses changes in government welfare expenditure and the impact on social sustainability. Due to the generally high cost of housing in London, and the above average number of ... More


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