Approaches to Sustainable Development: The Public University in the Regional Economy (Google eBook)
Univ of Massachusetts Press, 2001 - Business & Economics - 434 pages
How can cities and regions foster sustainable development? What role can universities play in this process? These are the central questions addressed in this interdisciplinary collection of essays.
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Organizational Integration and Sustainable Prosperity
Can the Shift to Services Support Sustainable Prosperity?
Diversity Dilemmas at Work
Sustainable Development and the University
Rethinking Sustainable Development Health Work and the Environment
Rethinking Sustainable Development Technology Business and the University Technology Business and the University
Innovation the University of Massachusetts Lowell and the Sustainable Regional Development Process
Integrating Environment and Health into Regional Economic Development
Effective UniversityIndustry Partnerships in Photonics
University Community Collaborations
The University of Massachusetts Lowell and the Regional Development Process
Centers as Opportunities for Interdisciplinary Innovation
The Case of Applied Community Research
An Obstacle to Sustainable Development
Strategies for Community Sustainability and Social Justice
A Proposed Strategy for the Work Environment
Innovation and Adoption of Cleaner Production Technologies
Issues in Measuring and Promoting Progress
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Page 6 - June, 1992: the Framework Convention on climate change, and the convention on Biological Diversity (for the texts of these Conventions, see Johnson).
Page 25 - ... above all, in training human beings to renounce their desultory habits of work, and to identify themselves with the unvarying regularity of the complex automaton. To devise and administer a successful code of factory discipline, suited to the necessities of factory diligence, was the Herculean enterprise, the noble achievement of Arkwright.
Page 25 - ... nearly impossible to convert persons past the age of puberty, whether drawn from rural or from handicraft occupations, into useful factory hands.
Page 27 - ... and are to observe the regulations of their boarding-house. Those intending to leave the employment of the company, are to give at least two weeks' notice thereof to their overseer. All persons entering into the employment of the company, are considered as engaged for twelve months, and those who leave sooner, or do not comply with all these regulations, will not be entitled to a regular discharge.