Introduction to interdisciplinary perspectives on planetary well-being

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2023-01-01
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en
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6
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Interdisciplinary perspectives on planetary well-being, Routledge studies in sustainable development
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This chapter gives an overview of the objectives of the book, presents its structure, and summarizes the content of each section and chapter. It introduces planetary well-being as a novel cross-disciplinary concept coined to foster global transformation to a more inclusive and equal expression of well-being for all. The chapter describes how researchers from different human, social, and natural sciences apply and reflect on the concept of planetary well-being in this book, demonstrating its value as an interdisciplinary and cross-cutting driver of change. The Introduction concludes that sustainability science and policy need a concept of well-being that is built on systemic and non-anthropocentric grounds.
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Elo , M , Hytönen , J , Karkulehto , S , Kortetmäki , T , Kotiaho , J S , Puurtinen , M & Salo , M 2023 , Introduction to interdisciplinary perspectives on planetary well-being . in Interdisciplinary perspectives on planetary well-being . Routledge studies in sustainable development , Routledge , pp. 1-6 . https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003334002-1