Sustainable Development (SD) is a goal placed on the policy and scientific agenda by the Brundtland Commission in 1987. Sustainability Transition (ST) refers to long-term transforma¬tive scientific, technological, societal, economic and political processes aiming for a low-carbon economy (green economy). It emerged in Europe with the 2009 Amsterdam Conference that resulted in the Sustainability Transition Research Network (STRN).
Sustainable Development and Sustainability Transition Studies (ESDP-SDST) is a peer-reviewed book subseries that focuses on different disciplinary approaches to sustainable development and on different scientific, technological, societal, economic, psychological, cultural and political or governance aspects of the ongoing and emerging debate. The goal of this subseries is to offer scientists from different schools and different networks and institutions a platform for scientific analysis and debate.
Sustainable Development and Sustainability Transition Studies welcomes book proposals from scholars from the social sciences who are working on conceptual, empirical and theoretical approaches to sustainable development and on sustainability transition.
This subseries includes original monographs, edited books (e.g. workshop or research reports), and outstanding academic qualification studies (PhD and MA/MSc theses). A key goal of this subseries is to give scholars from the global South more voice and visibility in the peer-reviewed literature.
All books in this subseries must be original and between 30,000 and 70,000 words. They are peer-reviewed and published as printed books in softcover and as Ebooks.
All members of the more than 4,500 academic institutions globally that subscribe to the relevant book package of SpringerLink will have free access to the Ebook and may obtain MyCopy.
Production time is about four months from submission of the final manuscript; copyright stays with the authors who do not have to pay any publication fee and receive free copies and a modest honorarium.
Each book is presented as a separate website with additional information on the author(s) or editor(s) and their academic institutions.