New PDF release: Governing Urban Sustainability: Comparing Cities in the USA

By Lisa, Dr Pettibone

ISBN-10: 1472463161

ISBN-13: 9781472463166

In her learn of the interactions among instruments of city sustainability governance in key towns, Lisa Pettibone argues new factor-sustainability-minded groups-may be severe to construction momentum for sustainability. The ebook offers in-depth case reports of six towns within the united states and Germany: ny, Portland, Seattle, Berlin, Hamburg, and Heidelburg. Drawing on seventy five interviews, rfile research, and a bilingual literature overview, the booklet analyzes how sustainability is politically built in urban strategic plans and sustainability signs. the amount offers a entire creation to the rules of sustainability, discusses the foremost governance tools proper to city sustainability, and supplies new empirical and theoretical fabric on their function in a sustainability transition. It concludes that regardless of the national-level variations, towns’ reports in either international locations are comparable. Political sustainability on the urban point differs in numerous vital methods from educational rules of sustainability. ultimately, it proposes that sustainability-minded teams could be a key hyperlink to attach city sustainability in perform to theoretical concepts.

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