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Sustainable Development Goals in the Asian Context

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Sustainable Development Goals in the Asian Context
Title
Sustainable Development Goals in the Asian Context
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Language
eng
Summary
This book presents research that focuses on Sustainable Development in Asia. Chapters are extended works of papers presented at Communication/Culture and The Sustainable Development Goals (CCSDG): Challenges for a New Generation, an international conference held in Chiang Mai University in December 2015. The chapters address assessments of Millennium Development Goals in several Asian countries and the region as a whole. The book also identifies and discusses the changes and potential improvements in the transition from Millennium Development Goals (2000-2015) to Sustainable Development Goals (2015-2030). Areas that are covered in the book, which are illustrated with case studies, include Corporate Social Accountability, Information and Communications Technologies, and Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs). The book serves as a useful resource for academics, scholars, students, and policymakers, interested in Development Studies
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Servaes, Jan
Dewey number
320
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LC call number
JA1-92
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non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Communication, Culture and Change in Asia,
Series volume
Volume 2
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  • Sustainable development
  • Asia
Label
Sustainable Development Goals in the Asian Context
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Contents
  • Foreword; Contents; Editor and Contributors; Acronyms; List of Figures; List of Tables; 1 Introduction: From MDGs to SDGs; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Sustainable Development; 3 One World, Multiple Cultures; 4 The MDGs; 5 Evaluating the MDGs; 6 The SDGs; 7 Communication/Culture and the Sustainable Development Goals (CCSDG): Challenges for a New Generation; Acknowledgments; Annex 1: The Millennium Development Goals (2000-2015); Annex 2: The Sustainable Development Goals (2015-2030); Are Governments Happy about the Proposed 17 Goals?; How Will the Goals be Measured?
  • How Will the Goals be Funded?References; 2 The Transition from MDGs to SDGs: Rethinking Buzzwords; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Media as Vehicles of Meaning Production; 3 Changing Buzzwords and the Role of Fiction in Development; 3.1 Development: Changing Definitions and Buzzwords; 3.2 The Role of Fiction in Development; 4 Buzzwords in Development Policy; 4.1 Poverty; 4.2 Inequality; 4.3 Sustainability; 5 Buzzwords of Popular Fiction; 5.1 Poverty, Exclusion and Enforced Differences; 5.2 Inequality; 5.3 Sustainable Development; 6 Changing Buzzwords; 6.1 Inequality; 6.2 Sustainability
  • 7 Conclusion-From Old to New BuzzwordsReferences; 3 Religious Environmentalism and Environmental Sustainability in Asia; Abstract; 1 The Relevance of Religion to the Achievement of the SDGs in Asia; 2 Religious Framework for Environmental Sustainability in Asia; 2.1 Assessment of the Root Cause of the Environmental Crisis; 2.2 Paradigm of Human-Nature Relationship in Religious Approach; 2.3 Religious Methods and Spiritual Motivation for Promoting Environmental Sustainability; 3 Conclusion; References
  • 4 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Perspective: Lessons from the American Episcopal Missions in Sagada, Northern PhilippinesAbstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Setting the Context: Sagada, Philippines, and American Episcopal Missions; 2.1 Sagada Socio-economic and Biophysical Profile; 2.2 The Entry of American Episcopal Missions in Twentieth Century Sagada; 3 Sagada Indigenous Worldviews and Mission-Espoused Development; 4 The Missions and Culture Change: Changing an Indigenous Ethic of Contentment; 5 Developing Sagada Under the American Episcopal Missions
  • 6 Implications of Sagada's Mission History and the SDGsReferences; 5 Companies' Accountability in Sustainability: A Comparative Analysis of SDGs in Five Countries; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 1.1 New Global Force; 1.2 State of Corporate Sustainability Reporting in Asia; 2 Review of Literature; 3 Discussion of Theory and Measurement of Sustainable Development; 4 Materials and Methodology; 5 Results; 6 Discussion; 7 Limitations; 8 Conclusion; References; 6 Information Communication Technologies (ICT) for Education Projects in ASEAN: Can We Close the Digital Divide?; Abstract; 1 Introduction
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Sustainable Development Goals in the Asian Context
Publication
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword; Contents; Editor and Contributors; Acronyms; List of Figures; List of Tables; 1 Introduction: From MDGs to SDGs; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Sustainable Development; 3 One World, Multiple Cultures; 4 The MDGs; 5 Evaluating the MDGs; 6 The SDGs; 7 Communication/Culture and the Sustainable Development Goals (CCSDG): Challenges for a New Generation; Acknowledgments; Annex 1: The Millennium Development Goals (2000-2015); Annex 2: The Sustainable Development Goals (2015-2030); Are Governments Happy about the Proposed 17 Goals?; How Will the Goals be Measured?
  • How Will the Goals be Funded?References; 2 The Transition from MDGs to SDGs: Rethinking Buzzwords; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Media as Vehicles of Meaning Production; 3 Changing Buzzwords and the Role of Fiction in Development; 3.1 Development: Changing Definitions and Buzzwords; 3.2 The Role of Fiction in Development; 4 Buzzwords in Development Policy; 4.1 Poverty; 4.2 Inequality; 4.3 Sustainability; 5 Buzzwords of Popular Fiction; 5.1 Poverty, Exclusion and Enforced Differences; 5.2 Inequality; 5.3 Sustainable Development; 6 Changing Buzzwords; 6.1 Inequality; 6.2 Sustainability
  • 7 Conclusion-From Old to New BuzzwordsReferences; 3 Religious Environmentalism and Environmental Sustainability in Asia; Abstract; 1 The Relevance of Religion to the Achievement of the SDGs in Asia; 2 Religious Framework for Environmental Sustainability in Asia; 2.1 Assessment of the Root Cause of the Environmental Crisis; 2.2 Paradigm of Human-Nature Relationship in Religious Approach; 2.3 Religious Methods and Spiritual Motivation for Promoting Environmental Sustainability; 3 Conclusion; References
  • 4 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Perspective: Lessons from the American Episcopal Missions in Sagada, Northern PhilippinesAbstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Setting the Context: Sagada, Philippines, and American Episcopal Missions; 2.1 Sagada Socio-economic and Biophysical Profile; 2.2 The Entry of American Episcopal Missions in Twentieth Century Sagada; 3 Sagada Indigenous Worldviews and Mission-Espoused Development; 4 The Missions and Culture Change: Changing an Indigenous Ethic of Contentment; 5 Developing Sagada Under the American Episcopal Missions
  • 6 Implications of Sagada's Mission History and the SDGsReferences; 5 Companies' Accountability in Sustainability: A Comparative Analysis of SDGs in Five Countries; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 1.1 New Global Force; 1.2 State of Corporate Sustainability Reporting in Asia; 2 Review of Literature; 3 Discussion of Theory and Measurement of Sustainable Development; 4 Materials and Methodology; 5 Results; 6 Discussion; 7 Limitations; 8 Conclusion; References; 6 Information Communication Technologies (ICT) for Education Projects in ASEAN: Can We Close the Digital Divide?; Abstract; 1 Introduction
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9789811028151
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