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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Environmental technologies: In search of a meaning
Author(s): Jabbour, Charbel Jose Chiappetta
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Keywords: technology
environmental technology
Issue Date: May-2010
Date Deposited: 21-Dec-2016
Citation: Jabbour CJC (2010) Environmental technologies: In search of a meaning. Revista de Administracao Publica (RAP), 44 (3), pp. 591-611.
Abstract: This article searches for a more complete meaning for an expression which has been more and more adopted by academic and managerial forums: environmental technology. The development, adoption and diffusion of environmental technologies require that social agents, institutions and social sectors have a common and proper understanding of the meaning of environmental technology. However, the state of the art conceptual proposals are unable to answer the challenge of finding a clear definition of the term. This article explores the term's taxonomy and identifies it's development and dissemination process, giving a fuller meaning for environmental technology.
DOI Link: 10.1590/S0034-76122010000300003
Rights: This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY-NC)
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