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Research Handbook of Sustainability Agency

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Research Handbook of Sustainability Agency

9781789906028 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Satu Teerikangas, Professor, Department of Management and Organisation, University of Turku, Finland and Honorary Professor, Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management, University College London, UK, Tiina Onkila, Associate Professor, Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics, University of Jyväskylä, Katariina Koistinen, Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Management and Organisation, University of Turku and Marileena Mäkelä, Wisdom Fellow, Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Publication Date: July 2021 ISBN: 978 1 78990 602 8 Extent: c 496 pp
This innovative Research Handbook answers crucial questions about how individuals and organizations can make a difference toward sustainability. Offering an integrative perspective on sustainability agency, it reviews individual, active, organizational and relational forms of sustainability agency, demonstrating the capacity of individuals and organizations to act toward sustainable futures.

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This innovative Research Handbook answers crucial questions about how individuals and organizations can make a difference toward sustainability. Offering an integrative perspective on sustainability agency, it reviews individual, active, organizational and relational forms of sustainability agency, demonstrating the capacity of individuals and organizations to act toward sustainable futures.
 
The Research Handbook investigates the relationships between agency and sustainability, demonstrating the importance of agency for different types of sustainability challenges, including mitigating environmental change and resource depletion. International contributors offer a multidisciplinary overview of the field, constructing detailed literature reviews on its many angles and variations. Concluding with a consolidative meta-review of sustainability agency, the Handbook offers directions for future research in the discipline.
 
Crucial reading for scholars and researchers of sustainability, this cutting-edge Research Handbook is particularly useful for those exploring new avenues for research in relation to agency. It will also benefit graduate students looking for an interdisciplinary perspective on the field, as well as practitioners, advocates and NGOs hoping to understand ways in which sustainability can be enacted in various contexts.
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