Monitoring for sustainable development : a systemic framework
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'Sustainable development' is a widely used, but less practised, complex term. Using the idea of 'Viability Loops' (VL) based on a System Dynamics (SD) approach and considering sustainability as an ideal for development efforts, this paper argues that sustainable development should be considered as an unending process rather than a state. Thus, a systemic framework is proposed to 'monitor' systems for sustainable development, rather than 'measuring' their sustainability. Then, it is shown that a set of theoretically anticipated VL, in the form of a market-technology balancing mechanism, do not function in practice owing to a lack and/or distortion of information.
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Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ) – OBLIGATORISK
|Tidskrift||International Journal of Sustainable Development|
|Status||Published - 2005|
|Peer review utförd||Ja|