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Sustainable Development

Policy and Urban Development - Tourism, Life Science, Management and Environment

Edited by Chaouki Ghenai

University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

The technological advancement of our civilization has created a consumer society expanding faster than the planet's resources allow, with our resource and energy needs rising exponentially in the past century. Securing the future of the human race will require an improved understanding of the environment as well as of technological solutions, mindsets and behaviors in line with modes of development that the ecosphere of our planet can support. Sustainable development offers an approach that would be practical to fuse with the managerial strategies and assessment tools for policy and decision makers at the regional planning level.

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Sustainable DevelopmentPolicy and Urban Development - Tourism, Life Science, Management and EnvironmentEdited by Chaouki Ghenai

Published: February 24th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2426

ISBN: 978-953-51-0100-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5211-8

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

41547 Total Chapter Downloads

23 Crossref Citations

27 Web of Science Citations

45 Dimensions Citations


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1. Sustainable System Modelling for Urban Development Using Distributed Agencies

By Bogart Yail Marquez, Ivan Espinoza-Hernandez and Jose Sergio Magdaleno-Palencia


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2. European Policy for the Promotion of Inland Waterway Transport – A Case Study of the Danube River

By Svetlana Dj. Mihic and Aleksandar Andrejevic


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3. Sustainable Urban Development Through the Empowering of Local Communities

By Radu Radoslav, Marius Stelian Găman, Tudor Morar, Ştefana Bădescu and Ana-Maria Branea


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4. Sustainable Urban Design and Walkable Neighborhoods

By Theresa Glanz, Yunwoo Nam and Zhenghong Tang


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5. Sustainable Tourism of Destination, Imperative Triangle Among: Competitiveness, Effective Management and Proper Financing

By Mirela Mazilu


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6. Croatian Tourism Development Model – Anatomy of an Un/Sustainability

By Lidija Petrić


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7. Built Heritage and Sustainable Tourism: Conceptual, Economic and Social Variables

By Beatriz Amarilla and Alfredo Conti


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8. Sustainability Challenges: Changing Attitudes and a Demand for Better Management of the Tourism Industry in Malaysia

By Janie Liew-Tsonis and Sharon Cheuk


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9. Sustainable Development Global Simulation: Analysis of Quality and Security of Human Life

By Michael Zgurovsky


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10. People, Places and History – Towards the Sustainability of Social Life in Traditional Environments

By Oscar Fernández


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11. Raise It, Feed It, Keep It – Building a Sustainable Knowledge Pool Within Your R&D Organization

By Wiebke Schone, Cornelia Kellermann and Ulrike Busolt


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12. Social Accounting Matrix – Methodological Basis for Sustainable Development Analysis

By Sasho Kjosev


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13. Broadening Sustainable Development in Praxis Through Accountability and Collaboration

By Mago William Maila


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14. An Approach to Sustainable Development by Applying Control Science

By Kazutoshi Fujihira


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15. Embedding Sustainable Development in Organizations Through an Integrated Management Systems Approach

By Miguel Rocha and Cory Searcy


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16. Sustainable Development as an Aspect of Improving Economic Performance of a Company

By Tereza Kadlecová and Lilia Dvořáková


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17. Innovative Sustainable Companies Management: The Wide Symbiosis Strategy

By Francesco Fusco Girard


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18. Innovation Ecosystem for Sustainable Development

By Kayano Fukuda and Chihiro Watanabe


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19. Unraveling Stakeholders’ Discourses Regarding Sustainable Development and Biodiversity Conservation in Greece

By Evangelia Apostolopoulou, Evangelia G. Drakou, and John D. Pantis


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20. The Environment as a Factor of Spatial Injustice: A New Challenge for the Sustainable Development of European Regions?

By Guillaume Faburel


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