Planning Sustainability

Planning Sustainability : The Implications of Sustainability for Public Planning Policy

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Environmental sustainability has become one of the most salient issues on the policy agenda of nation-states. This book argues that planning is seldom credited by advocates of environmental politics. The authors, leading scholars in the field, explore the relationship between environmental sustainability - one of the most important innovations in recent political discourse and planning, an idea which has slipped from public attention recently.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 244 pages
  • 162 x 234 x 24mm | 480.82g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 8 black & white tables
  • 0415164761
  • 9780415164764

Table of contents

AcknowledgementsList of ContributorsIntroduction Mike Kenny and James Meadowcroft1. Planning for sustainable development: what can be learnt from the critics? James Meadowcroft 2. A century of planning Charles E. Lindblom 3. Pathways to sustainability: issues, policies and theory Michael Redclift 4. Sustainability and markets: on the neo-classical model of environmental economics Michael Jacobs 5. Scale, complexity and the conundrum of sustainability William Rees 6. From sustainability to basic income Wouter Achterberg 7. Three decades of environmental planning: what have we really learned? Paul Selman 8. National environmental policy planning in the face of uncertainty Martin Janicke and Helge Jorgens 9. Local sustainability in a sea of globalisation? The case of food policy Tim LangIndex
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