26 February 2009

Call for papers: Assessment and Sustainable Society

Call for papers: Assessment and Sustainable Society

A special issue of International Journal of Sustainable Society

Increasing awareness of ecological limits to economic growth has stimulated considerable interest in recent years in developing and assessing effective methods for achieving a sustainable society. Sustainability and environmental protection have become major economic, as well as societal, concerns. Assessment methods and strategies have played significant roles in achieving a balance between the development of modern economies and protection of the environment, between consumption of resources and preservation of resources, and between civil liberties and restraint.

The purpose of this special issue is to capture the current state of assessment methodologies and strategies for achieving a sustainable society. Both theoretical and empirical research papers are encouraged.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to the following related assessments:
  • Environmental sustainability and economic growth
  • Integration in environmental analysis and planning
  • Integration of environment and economy
  • Resource productivity measures
  • Sustainability and consumption
  • Sustainability and environmental quality
  • Sustainability and politics
  • Sustainable development
  • Sustainable development and the environment
  • Sustainable development of the biosphere
  • Sustainable economies and businesses
  • Sustainable global and regional supply chain management
  • Sustainable risk in global and regional financial markets
  • Urban environments and the internet
Important Dates
Deadline for submission of manuscripts: 30 November, 2009
Communication of peer review to authors: 20 March, 2010
Deadline for revised manuscripts: May 2010

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