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Multilevel Intervention Research: Lessons Learned and Pathways Forward

S. B. Clauser, S. H. Taplin, M. K. Foster, P. Fagan, A. D. Kaluzny
2012 Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Monographs  
Simulation modeling and pilot studies may be necessary to evaluate MLI interventions.  ...  MLI research is underrepresented as an explicit focus in the cancer literature but may improve implementation of studies of cancer care delivery if they assess contextual, organizational, and environmental  ...  The content of this publication does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations  ... 
doi:10.1093/jncimonographs/lgs019 pmid:22623606 pmcid:PMC3482966 fatcat:qeblknppxnenhmtjdmvkabi7ia

Exploring transition pathways as an alternative approach for the integrated management of Irish estuaries and coasts [chapter]

Christina Kelly, Geraint Ellis, Wesley Flannery
2018 Towards Coastal Resilience and Sustainability  
An alternative theoretical framework which builds on the positive aspects from the case studies and addresses the key symptoms of persistent problems is explored in the next section. 6 Transitions -an  ...  These case studies represented opportunities to learn about the challenges facing the implementation of the normative model of EMMS.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9780429463723-4 fatcat:gqfyj6x3kjcrlgzuenaewykvde

Tipping Toward Sustainability: Emerging Pathways of Transformation

Frances Westley, Per Olsson, Carl Folke, Thomas Homer-Dixon, Harrie Vredenburg, Derk Loorbach, John Thompson, Måns Nilsson, Eric Lambin, Jan Sendzimir, Banny Banerjee, Victor Galaz (+1 others)
2011 Ambio  
to lock-in, as does our incapacity to easily grasp the interactions implicit in complex problems, referred to here as the ingenuity gap.  ...  fails to consider the capacity of the biosphere, there is a risk that unsustainable development pathways may be reinforced.  ...  Acknowledgments We acknowledge support from Stiftelsen Futura, Kjell and Märta Beijer Foundation, Formas, and Mistra through a core grant to the Stockholm Resilience Centre, a cross-faculty research centre  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13280-011-0186-9 pmid:22338714 pmcid:PMC3357751 fatcat:jz763cv6i5eahiw2nippe4pyuy

A conceptual synthesis of organisational transformation: How to diagnose, and navigate, pathways for sustainability at universities?

Alex Baker-Shelley, Annemarie van Zeijl-Rozema, Pim Martens
2017 Journal of Cleaner Production  
Criteria for diagnosis could be formulated into an instrument through testing the analytical framework in transdisciplinary research cases.  ...  Internally, an integrated approach, cross-linking information and disciplines from a network of actors has benefits for psychological wellbeing.  ...  The first author is furthermore very grateful for the opportunity to research in action at Maastricht University, working alongside its Green Office.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.01.026 fatcat:ro3ug63uv5ewbeqbjhxddhd6be

Data Sustainability and Reuse Pathways of Natural Resources and Environmental Scientists

Yi Shen
2018 New Review of Academic Librarianship  
Based on these findings, this study provides suggestions on data modeling and knowledge representation strategies to support the long-term viability, stewardship, accessibility, and sustainability of scientific  ...  It also discusses the art of curation as creative scholarship and new opportunities for data librarians and information professionals to mobilize the data revolution.  ...  Situated in such context, the research participants thus provide an exemplary sample for understanding the data work critical to solving many of the world's pressing issues in resource management and environmental  ... 
doi:10.1080/13614533.2018.1424642 fatcat:d2xtuottwrbofoiqompkd47vta

Science education as a pathway to teaching language literacy: a critical book review

Sara Tolbert
2010 Cultural Studies of Science Education  
In this paper, I present a critical review of the recent book, Science Education as a Pathway to Teaching Language Literacy, edited by Alberto J. Rodriguez.  ...  In this review, I illustrate how the authors of these essays effectively address this formidable challenge through research that 'ascends to the concrete'.  ...  Literacy tools are integrated, in this case, in an environmental science curriculum that is socially relevant.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11422-010-9302-6 fatcat:nwyqyx37wvc3zmcwjmplxwvzqq

Linking vulnerability, adaptation, and resilience science to practice: Pathways, players, and partnerships

Coleen Vogel, Susanne C. Moser, Roger E. Kasperson, Geoffrey D. Dabelko
2007 Global Environmental Change  
Drawing on important science in this field, and including a case study from southern Africa, we suggest an alternative mode of interaction to the usual one-way interaction between science and practice  ...  Despite some successes in the use and negotiation of such knowledge for 'real' world issues, a number of problems persist that require further investigation including the difficulties of developing consensus  ...  contents of this paper were first discussed at a workshop organised by the IHDP at a workshop in Arizona in February 2005 on the state of the science of vulnerability, adaptation, and resilience in global environmental  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2007.05.002 fatcat:hqy366fv4vhmpkvby2dfbfaizu

Sustainable urban transformations towards smarter, healthier cities: Theories, agendas and pathways

Xiaoling Zhang, Bogachan Bayulken, Martin Skitmore, Weisheng Lu, Donald Huisingh
2018 Journal of Cleaner Production  
Sustainable urban transformations towards smarter, healthier cities: Theories, agendas and pathways.  ...  Acknowledgements The Guest Editors and the extended Editorial team would like to thank all reviewers for providing in-depth comments and their invaluable contributions, as well as the authors for contributing  ...  Donald Huisingh, and to one of the three current, Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Cleaner Production, Prof. Yutao Wang, for their advice and help in making this SV possible.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.10.345 fatcat:zqkitxnuujedhdfciogfbyr7hi

Local diffusion networks act as pathways to sustainable agriculture in the Sacramento River Valley

Mark Lubell, Allan Fulton
2007 California Agriculture  
"Diffusion networks," which consist mainly of connections among producers, local outreach and education agencies and agricultural organizations, provide critical pathways for achieving sustainability.  ...  Data from a survey of more than 1,200 agricultural producers demonstrates the role of diffusion networks in increasing satisfaction with environmental policies, participation in water-quality management  ...  Diffusion networks are playing a key role in delivering information about environmental issues and BMPs in an era when sustainability is increasingly emphasized. Social capital.  ... 
doi:10.3733/ca.v061n03p131 fatcat:m3q662d7n5f5fdwdbn7gm5kane

Causal Pathways of Innovation Orientation, Sustainability, Leadership and Social Performance

Anna Kwiotkowska, Magdalena Gebczynska
The only variable included in all configurations is innovation orientation, indicating that this may be a key factor or prerequisite for achieving social performance in international companies.  ...  Purpose: This article aims to find causal pathways that explain the success of sustainable international companies when their social performance is used as a measure.  ...  Social entrepreneurship includes the process of innovative and creative ideas to solve social problems, and it is referred to as the key to solving them (Olinsson,2017) .  ... 
doi:10.35808/ersj/2339 fatcat:4ym2ie6tujfzneomjqszzagx3m

Explaining and Measuring Social-Ecological Pathways: The Case of Global Changes and Water Security

Thomas Bolognesi, Andrea Gerlak, Gregory Giuliani
2018 Sustainability  
to combine spatial and time data with no major technical requirements for users.  ...  We argue an analytical and methodological approach to engaging global changes in SES is critical to strengthening the scope and relevance of the SES framework.  ...  Actors use the learning in problem-solving perspective to improve governance and decision-making [56] [57] [58] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10124378 fatcat:yj2inphbrbhgnl3wn2cyj33cbq

Human Rights Pathways to Just Sustainabilities

LaDawn Haglund
2019 Sustainability  
Collaborative approaches to sustainability that strive for balance between humans and nature are necessary but insufficient for addressing destabilizing trends.  ...  laying the ground for building more just and sustainable futures.  ...  Acknowledgments: The author would like to thank Rimjhim Aggarwal, as well as the reviewers, for comments on an early draft of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11123255 fatcat:4uoxigfaazaudnq3cgxgny6pza

National pathways to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): A comparative review of scenario modelling tools

Cameron Allen, Graciela Metternicht, Thomas Wiedmann
2016 Environmental Science and Policy  
presents just one of many possible pathways, illustrating a pathway to deep decarbonisation.  ...  alternatives, improving communication.  ...  ☐ Integrated/Inter-linkages Integration refers to the need for the analysis to include an integrated assessment of the various dimensions of sustainable development within an integrated framework.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2016.09.008 fatcat:mgvboylf5bfnpdam5o7wnwgoce

Constructing sustainable urban futures: from models to competing pathways

Simon Guy, Simon Marvin
2001 Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal  
There are three stages to the argument: the shift from the concept of a singular towards multiple models of what the sustainable city might become; the rejection of the simplistic use of models and the  ...  development of competing pathways to sustainable cities; and the recognition that a wide diversity of sustainable urban futures are likely to coexist within a single city.  ...  Energy efficiency in Newcastle The key environmental issue in the energy sector in Newcastle has been improving the efficiency of energy use within the city.  ... 
doi:10.3152/147154601781767113 fatcat:3foajtx7zfewrieug5pcdoycsm

Evaluating sustainability transitions pathways: Bridging analytical approaches to address governance challenges

Bruno Turnheim, Frans Berkhout, Frank Geels, Andries Hof, Andy McMeekin, Björn Nykvist, Detlef van Vuuren
2015 Global Environmental Change  
We elaborate five key challenges for the analysis and governance of transitions pathways, and compare the three approaches in relation to each of these.  ...  The paper sets out a proposal for bridging and linking three approaches to the analysis of transitions to sustainable and low-carbon societies: quantitative systems modelling; socio-technical transition  ...  Acknowledgements The research leading to this article has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement no. 603942 (PATHWAYS).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2015.08.010 fatcat:5xr2e4f6l5at5gjyewe5je4fvu
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