Pillars, Bottom Lines, Capitals and Sustainability: A Critical Review of the Discourses

By Alan Black.

Published by The Sustainability Collection

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This paper provides a critical review of three overlapping streams of discourse relating to sustainability, analysing their basic assumptions, similarities and differences, and strengths and weaknesses.

Keywords: Dimensions of Sustainability, Triple Bottom Line, Natural Capital, Produced Capital, Human Capital, Social Capital, Institutional Capital, Cultural Capital

The International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Volume 2, Issue 5, pp.107-118. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.165MB).

Emeritus Professor Alan Black

Alan Black is an Emeritus Professor of Sociology at Edith Cowan University, having been Foundation Professor of Sociology there. In 1997 he established the Edith Cowan University Centre for Social Research. Previously he held academic appointments at the University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia. His areas of research include the sociology of values, well-being, sustainability, community and religion.


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