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Planning Sustainability : Environmental Politics - Michael Kenny

Planning Sustainability

Environmental Politics

By: Michael Kenny (Editor), James Meadowcroft (Editor)

Paperback Published: 26th August 1999
ISBN: 9780415164771
Number Of Pages: 240

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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.

List of figures and tablesp. vii
List of contributorsp. viii
Acknowledgementsp. x
Introductionp. 1
Planning for sustainable development: what can be learned from the critics?p. 12
A century of planningp. 39
Pathways to sustainability: issues, policies and theoriesp. 66
Sustainability and markets: on the neo-classical model of environmental economicsp. 78
Scale, complexity and the conundrum of sustainabilityp. 101
From sustainability to basic incomep. 128
Three decades of environmental planning: what have we really learned?p. 148
National environmental policy planning in the face of uncertaintyp. 175
Local sustainability in a sea of globalisation? The case of food policyp. 199
Indexp. 227
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ISBN: 9780415164771
ISBN-10: 041516477X
Series: Environmental Politics
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 26th August 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.32 x 15.49  x 1.55
Weight (kg): 0.37
Edition Number: 1