Sustainable Development Research at ICIS – Taking stock and looking ahead

ICIS released a new book which gives an overview of the diversity and richness of ongoing and recent sustainable development research at the institute in 35 short chapters, and it introduces ICIS research agenda for the coming years. The book is intended for a broad audience of fellow researchers, collaborators from outside academia, students, and in fact everyone who is interested in learning more about the topics and types of research conducted at ICIS. Enjoy reading!

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01 - Sustainable development research at ICIS
02 - The missing piece of the conservation puzzle: involving Western citizens in the conservation debate
03 - The impact of ecosystems on human health
04 - Climate change as an amplifier of health risks: highland malaria in Africa
05 - Sustainable development as a guiding principle
06 - The dual challenge of sustainability transitions
07 - The curious case of needs and innovation
08 - The users of the technology: the case of solar PV in the Netherlands
09 - Sustainability contributions to the energy system: more than one problem to address,
10 - Sustainable business model innovation for positive societal and environmental impact
11 - Challenges in the transition to a circular economy: understanding the web of constraints to more efficient resource use
12 - Sustainable development strategies: what roles for informal economy initiatives in the Post-2015 SDGs?
13 - The role of cultural diversity in sustainable development: a case study of three villages in Shaanxi province
14 - Governance of religious diversity
15 - Global governance of fair labour: consequences of institutional change
16 - Global certification of agricultural products in Indonesia: curse or blessing?
17 - Sustainable Forest Management as a potential integrative approach in international public policy
18 - The role of ‘soft’ monitoring instruments for compliance with international climate goals
19 - The law as an instrument for climate protection: the case of integrated approaches to understanding emissions trading
20 - Disentangling the causal structure underlying environmental regulation
21 - Assuming change for the better: the role of assumptions in a change programme on food consumption
22 - Diversity of student perspectives on sustainable development as a feature of a competence-based learning environment
23 - Health in a borderless world: global health complexity
24 - Working institutions from the inside out: action research for transformations towards sustainability
25 - The Perspectives Method: towards socially robust river management
26 - Successful joint knowledge production: beyond credibility, saliency, and legitimacy
27 - Knowledge production in sustainability partnerships: an exploration of the Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil
28 - Co-creative planning approaches inspiring high-quality growth
29 - Urban labs – a new approach in the governance of sustainable urban development
30 - Sustainability Assessment
31 - Integrated Sustainability Assessment: an update on latest developments
32 - Globalisation and health: an indicator-based statistical analysis
33 - Globalisation continues: The Maastricht Globalisation Index revisited and updated
34 - Pro-active reflexivity: advancing the science-for-sustainability agenda
35 - Research for sustainable development at ICIS: taking stock and looking ahead

Chapter 01
Sustainable development research at ICIS
Ron Cörvers, Joop de Kraker, René Kemp, Pim Martens and Harro van Lente
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Chapter 02
The missing piece of the conservation puzzle: involving Western citizens in the conservation debate
Carijn Beumer
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Chapter 03
Climate change as an amplifier of health risks: highland malaria in Africa
Bram Oosterbroek
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Chapter 04
The impact of ecosystems on human health
Maud Huynen and Pim Martens
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Chapter 05
Sustainable development as a guiding principle? Limburg, the Netherlands, as a case study
Annemarie van Zeijl-Rozema
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Chapter 06
The dual challenge of sustainability transitions
René Kemp and Harro van Lente
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Chapter 07
The curious case of needs and innovation
Harro van Lente
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Chapter 08
The users of the technology: the case of solar PV in the Netherlands
Véronique Vasseur and René Kemp
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Chapter 09
Sustainability contributions to the energy system: more than one problem to address
Sjouke Beemsterboer
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Chapter 10
Sustainable business model innovation for positive societal and environmental impact
Nancy Bocken and Anja van Bogaert
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Chapter 11
Challenges in the transition to a circular economy: understanding the web of constraints to more efficient resource use
Marc Dijk and René Kemp
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Chapter 12
Sustainable development strategies: what roles for informal economy initiatives in the Post-2015 SDGs?
Paul Weaver
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Chapter 13
The role of cultural diversity in sustainable development: a case study of three villages in Shaanxi province
Jing Wang and Harro van Lente
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Chapter 14
Governance of religious diversity
Laura Kurth
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Chapter 15
Global governance of fair labour: consequences of institutional change
Ceren Pekdemir
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Chapter 16
Global certification of agricultural products in Indonesia: curse or blessing?
Muhammad Ibnu, Sani Kosasih, Nia Kurniawati Hidayat, Astrid Offermans, Esther Sri Astuti and Atika Wijaya
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Chapter 17
Sustainable Forest Management as a potential integrative approach in international public policy
Joana Mattei Faggin and Astrid Offermans
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Chapter 18
The role of ‘soft’ monitoring instruments for compliance with international climate goals
Martina Kühner
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Chapter 19
The law as an instrument for climate protection: the case of integrated approaches to understanding emissions trading
Marjan Peeters
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Chapter 20
Disentangling the causal structure underlying environmental regulation
Julian Blohmke, René Kemp and Serdar Türkeli
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Chapter 21
Assuming change for the better: the role of assumptions in a change programme on food consumption
Julia Backhaus and Harro van Lente
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Chapter 22
Diversity of student perspectives on sustainable development as a feature of a competence-based learning environment
Astrid Offermans, Ron Cörvers and Joop de Kraker
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Chapter 23
Health in a borderless world: global health complexity
Maud Huynen and Pim Martens
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Chapter 24
Working institutions from the inside out: action research for transformations towards sustainability
Alex Baker-Shelley
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Chapter 25
The Perspectives Method: towards socially robust river management
Astrid Offermans
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Chapter 26
Successful joint knowledge production: beyond credibility, saliency, and legitimacy
Astrid Offermans and René Kemp
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Chapter 27
Knowledge production in sustainability partnerships: an exploration of the Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil
Astrid Offermans and Pieter Glasbergen
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Chapter 28
Co-creative planning approaches inspiring high-quality growth
Reina Pasma and René Cimmermans
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Chapter 29
Urban labs – a new approach in the governance of sustainable urban development
Joop de Kraker, Ron Cörvers, Christian Scholl, Tim van Wanroij
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Chapter 30
Sustainability Assessment
Joop de Kraker and Marc Dijk
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Chapter 31
Integrated Sustainability Assessment: an update on latest developments
Paul Weaver
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Chapter 32
Globalisation and health: an indicator-based statistical analysis
Su-Mia Akin, Pim Martens and Maud Huynen
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Chapter 33
Globalisation continues: The Maastricht Globalisation Index revisited and updated
Lukas Figge and Pim Martens
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Chapter 34
Pro-active reflexivity: advancing the science-for-sustainability agenda
Paul Weaver
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Chapter 35
Research for sustainable development at ICIS: taking stock and looking ahead
Ron Cörvers and Joop de Kraker
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