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Sustainable Development and Green Communication

African and Asian Perspectives

  • Jan Servaes

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction: Imperatives for a Sustainable Future

  3. Setting the Stage

  4. Information and Communication Technologies for Development

  5. Communicating the Cost of Social Change

  6. Conclusion

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 218-220

About this book


Offering a comprehensive overview of contemporary theoretical and programmatic issues in the fields of sustainability, culture, communication, development and social change, this book explores the relationship between communication and sustainability from a social change perspective.


climate change communication culture sustainability Sustainable development

Editors and affiliations

  • Jan Servaes
    • 1
  1. 1.City University of Hong KongHong Kong

About the editors

Fabien Cishahayo, University of Montreal, Canada Royal Colle, Cornell University, USA Henri-Count Evans, climate change communication researcher, Zimbabwe Osée Kamga, University of Sudbury, Canada Kosta Kostadinov, External Operational Communications Department of the World Bank Patchanee Malikhao, Thammasat University, Thailand Maitreyee Mishra, Manipal University, India, Kiran Prasad, Sri Padmavati Mahila University, India Jan Servaes, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Boonlert Supadhiloke, Bangkok University, Thailand Jagadish Thaker, National University of Singapore, Singapore Tran Van Dien, Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry, Vietnam Chin Saik Yoon, publisher, Malaysia

Bibliographic information


'This book's greatest strength is in its diversity: A range of topics are covered with both research and practice perspectives, and the case studies are helpful in illustrating the concepts presented. This book is also timely in that sustainable development is increasingly becoming a popular topic in both academic and practitioner discourses on lasting social change.' - Kelly S. Gillis, International Journal of Communication 8 (2014)