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Social sustainability in design: moving the discussions forward

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dc.contributor.author McMahon, Muireann
dc.contributor.author Bhamra, Tracy
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-04T14:58:51Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-04T14:58:51Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/6400
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract This paper describes a Delphi Study conducted to begin filling the definitional deficits that exist in the discussions around social sustainability in design. The results from three rounds of the study opened a rich and multi-layered debate amongst a panel of experts from across the spectrum of design and sustainability. The paper opens by establishing a contextual background for the study and then follows with the delivery of the Delphi Study rounds and outcomes produced by the productive back and forth dialogue between researcher and experts. In conclusion, the paper presents a 'living' construct for social sustainability in design, as well as a framework of practical competencies designers should demonstrate to move the discussion in a more pragmatic direction. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Taylor and Francis en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries The Design Journal: An International Journal for All Aspects of Design;18 (3), pp. 367-391
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2015.1059604
dc.rights This is an Author's Manuscript of an article whose final and definitive form, the Version of Record, has been published inThe Design Journal: An International Journal for All Aspects of Design 2015 copyright Taylor & Francis, available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2015.1059604 en_US
dc.subject sustainable design en_US
dc.subject design research en_US
dc.subject design education en_US
dc.subject design theory en_US
dc.subject Delphi method en_US
dc.title Social sustainability in design: moving the discussions forward en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2018-01-04T10:21:01Z
dc.description.version ACCEPTED
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/14606925.2015.1059604
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1619958
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Design Journal
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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