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The Resource Sustainable Development Goals in the Asian Context

Sustainable Development Goals in the Asian Context

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Sustainable Development Goals in the Asian Context
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Sustainable Development Goals in the Asian Context
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Communication, Culture and Change in Asia Ser.
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v.2
Sustainable Development Goals in the Asian Context
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Sustainable Development Goals in the Asian Context
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Contents
  • Foreword -- Contents -- Editor and Contributors -- Acronyms -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- 1 Introduction: From MDGs to SDGs -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Sustainable Development -- 3 One World, Multiple Cultures -- 4 The MDGs -- 5 Evaluating the MDGs -- 6 The SDGs -- 7 Communication/Culture and the Sustainable Development Goals (CCSDG): Challenges for a New Generation -- Acknowledgments -- Annex 1: The Millennium Development Goals (2000-2015) -- Annex 2: The Sustainable Development Goals (2015-2030) -- Are Governments Happy about the Proposed 17 Goals? -- How Will the Goals be Measured? -- How Will the Goals be Funded? -- References -- 2 The Transition from MDGs to SDGs: Rethinking Buzzwords -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Media as Vehicles of Meaning Production -- 3 Changing Buzzwords and the Role of Fiction in Development -- 3.1 Development: Changing Definitions and Buzzwords -- 3.2 The Role of Fiction in Development -- 4 Buzzwords in Development Policy -- 4.1 Poverty -- 4.2 Inequality -- 4.3 Sustainability -- 5 Buzzwords of Popular Fiction -- 5.1 Poverty, Exclusion and Enforced Differences -- 5.2 Inequality -- 5.3 Sustainable Development -- 6 Changing Buzzwords -- 6.1 Inequality -- 6.2 Sustainability -- 7 Conclusion-From Old to New Buzzwords -- References -- 3 Religious Environmentalism and Environmental Sustainability in Asia -- Abstract -- 1 The Relevance of Religion to the Achievement of the SDGs in Asia -- 2 Religious Framework for Environmental Sustainability in Asia -- 2.1 Assessment of the Root Cause of the Environmental Crisis -- 2.2 Paradigm of Human-Nature Relationship in Religious Approach -- 2.3 Religious Methods and Spiritual Motivation for Promoting Environmental Sustainability -- 3 Conclusion -- References
  • 4 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Perspective: Lessons from the American Episcopal Missions in Sagada, Northern Philippines -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Setting the Context: Sagada, Philippines, and American Episcopal Missions -- 2.1 Sagada Socio-economic and Biophysical Profile -- 2.2 The Entry of American Episcopal Missions in Twentieth Century Sagada -- 3 Sagada Indigenous Worldviews and Mission-Espoused Development -- 4 The Missions and Culture Change: Changing an Indigenous Ethic of Contentment -- 5 Developing Sagada Under the American Episcopal Missions -- 6 Implications of Sagada's Mission History and the SDGs -- References -- 5 Companies' Accountability in Sustainability: A Comparative Analysis of SDGs in Five Countries -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 New Global Force -- 1.2 State of Corporate Sustainability Reporting in Asia -- 2 Review of Literature -- 3 Discussion of Theory and Measurement of Sustainable Development -- 4 Materials and Methodology -- 5 Results -- 6 Discussion -- 7 Limitations -- 8 Conclusion -- References -- 6 Information Communication Technologies (ICT) for Education Projects in ASEAN: Can We Close the Digital Divide? -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Current Status of ICT in Education in ASEAN -- 2.1 ICT in Education Policies and Plans -- 2.2 ICT in Education Infrastructures in ASEAN -- 3 Methods -- 4 Literature Review -- 4.1 Definition of Digital Divide -- 4.2 Theoretical Framework -- 5 Results -- 5.1 Motivation Access -- 5.2 Material Access -- 5.3 Skill Access -- 5.4 Usage Access -- 6 Conclusions and Implications -- Appendix 1: Diagram Showing the Study Selection Procedure -- Appendix 2: Lists of Included Studies -- References -- 7 A Socio-Cognitive Approach to the Communication of SME Support. An Exploratory Qualitative Study in Turkmenistan -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction
  • 2 CDSC and the Social Integration of New Development Assistance Modules by Their Users -- 2.1 CDSC and the Social Integration of Novelties -- 2.2 Techniques, Society, and Uses: The Social Integration of Innovations -- 2.3 Perceived Value of Use -- 3 Formation of Perceived Value of Use and Its Role in the Social Integration of the New Development Support Services: Case of SME Support, EDP-USAID Project in Central Asia -- 3.1 Context and Methodology of the Study -- 3.2 Results -- 3.2.1 Role of Perceived Value of Use in the Social Integration of the New Service by the User SMEs -- 3.2.2 Formation of the PVU at the SME-Users' Side -- 3.2.3 Less Moderating Factors -- 3.3 Model -- 4 Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 8 Structural Reform Empowers Sustainable Development and Eradicates Poverty -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Literature Review -- 3 Objectives of the Study -- 4 Conceptual Framework -- 5 Methodology -- 6 Findings and Discussion -- 6.1 Chi-Square Test -- 6.2 Correlation Analysis -- 7 Conclusion -- References -- 9 Conclusion: Are the SDGs "Sustainable"? -- Abstract -- 1 CSSC and Participation -- 2 The Road Ahead -- 2.1 * Right to Communicate -- 2.2 * Conserving Environmental Sustainability -- 2.3 * Promoting Food Security, Rural Development, and Sustainable Livelihood -- 2.4 * Empowerment of Women, Girls {u2026} and Senior Citizens -- 2.5 * Narrowing the Digital Divide -- 2.6 * Poverty Reduction -- 2.7 * Good and Affordable Health for All -- References -- Index
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