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Volume 9 No. 1 (December 2005)

Special Issue: Theoretical Perspectives on Sustainability


From the co-editors for the special issue: Kate Kearins and Clive Gilson

This special issue aims to supply an understanding of how sustainability operates
as a theoretical construct that has the potential to inform organisational practice,
not least in ways that some might deem radical. The radical defence of
sustainability, as described in this special issue, is largely embedded in notions of
strong sustainability and a critique of 'the business case' for sustainability
predicated primarily on sustaining business.....

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Taking a Long View on What We Now Know About Social and
Environmental Accountability and Reporting

by: Rob Gray, University of St Andrews

Does Hope (or Realism) Spring Eternal?
A Response to Rob Gray

by: Mark Starik, George Washington University

Some Considerations regarding the Ecological Sustainability of
Marketing Systems

by: Anja Schaefer, Open University Business School

Towards New Forms of Governance for Issues of Sustainability:
Renewing Relationships between Corporates, Government and Community

by: Suzanne Benn and Dexter Dunphy, University of Technology, Sydney

The Risks in Relying on Stakeholder Engagement for the Achievement
of Sustainability

by: Eva Collins, Waikato Management School, Kate Kearins,
Auckland University of Technology and Juliet Roper, Waikato Management School

Identity Subtexts in the Discursive Construction of Sustainability
by: Terry Porter, University of Massachusetts, Amherst