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Transdisciplinarity in higher education for sustainability: how discourses are approached in engineering education

Author
Tejedor, G.; Segalas, J.; Rosas-Casals, M.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Journal of cleaner production
Date of publication
2018-02-20
Volume
175
First page
29
Last page
37
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.11.085 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/111438 Open in new window
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959652617327452 Open in new window
Abstract
Sustainability issues, as unwanted results of not fully respecting natural cycles, are widely recognized as wicked problems, which should not be thought of as problems to be solved, but rather as “conditions” to be managed, as if they were a chronic disease (Seager et al., 2011). There exists a general agreement on the need to reform scientific expertise by developing new ways of knowledge production and decision-making able to cope with the challenges sustainability poses. In this sense, tr...
Citation
Tejedor, G., Segalas, J., Rosas-Casals, M. Transdisciplinarity in higher education for sustainability: how discourses are approached in engineering education. "Journal of cleaner production", 2017.
Group of research
STH - Sustainability, Technology and Humanism
SUMMLab - Sustainability Measurement and Modelin Lab

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