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March 2015

Social and Economic Sustainability.

Vol. 34, No. 1

As we strive to mainstream alternate energy sources and make them accessible in resource poor communities [4], how do we think beyond the technological and economic dimensions and ensure respect for social, political, and environmental imperatives?


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Long-Distance Telecommunication in Remote, Poor Areas
Martin J. Murillo, Juan A. Paco, and David Wright
* Refereed Article
Integrated Energy Resources Planning for the Electricity Sector: Targeting Sustainable Development
Miguel Edgar Morales Udaeta, Flavio Minoru Maruyama, Andre Luiz Veiga Gimenes, and Luiz Cláudio Ribeiro Galvão  
The Role of ICT in a Low Carbon Society
Michael Koenigsmayr and Thomas Neubauer  
RFID Individual Tracking and Records Management : Solutions for Slum Communities
Ali Zalzala, Vivienne Strettle, Stanley Chia, and Laura Zalzala
* Refereed Article
An Anticipatory Social Assessment of Factory-Grown Meat
Carolyn S. Mattick, Jameson M. Wetmore, and Braden R. Allenby
* Refereed Article
Resolving Multiplexed Automotive Communications: Applied Agency and the Social Car
Sally A. Applin and Michael D. Fischer
* Refereed Article

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