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Toward Sustainable Communities

Transition and Transformations in Environmental Policy (American and Comparative Environmental Policy)

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Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government policies,
  • Sustainability,
  • Political Science,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Development - Sustainable Development,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Environmental policy,
  • Sustainable development,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDaniel A. Mazmanian (Editor), Michael E. Kraft (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages341
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9375623M
    ISBN 100262631946
    ISBN 109780262631945

    Toward a Sustainable Community: A Toolkit for Local Government Authors: Sherrie Gruder, UW-Extension, Madison, Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center Anna Haines, UW-Stevens Point, Center for Land Use Education Jerry Hembd, UW-Superior, Northern Center for Community and Economic Development Lisa MacKinnon, Friends of Wisconsin Jane Silberstein, UW-Extension, . Toward Sustainable Communities assesses environmental policy successes and failures at the subnational, regional, and state levels and offers eight case studies of policy arenas in which transformations have been occurring—from air and water pollution control and state and local climate change policy to open space preservation, urban growth Price: $

    Now that sustainability has hit mainstream, Mazmanian and his colleague Michal Kraft of the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay have updated their original book – Toward Sustainable Communities: Transition and Transformations in Environmental Policy (MIT Press) – to illustrate in more detail the impact of community-based environmental. Toward Sustainable Communities assesses environmental policy successes and failures at the subnational, regional, and state levels and offers eight case studies of policy arenas in which transformations have been occurring — from air and water pollution control and state and local climate change policy to open space preservation, urban growth.

      Toward Sustainable Communities remains the single most useful resource for creating vibrant, healthy, equitable, economically viable places. This comprehensive update of the classic text presents a leading-edge overview of sustainability in a new fully-illustrated, full-color format/5(19). Toward Sustainable Communities is most useful as a sort of community organizer's guide to sustainability concepts or to individuals working in local government (whether it be staff, elected officials, or a board appointee) looking to bring sustainability into focus. There are certainly books available that are hyper-focused on a single /5(3).


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