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By Lisa Pettibone

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 development momentum for sustainability. The publication provides in-depth case reviews of six towns within the united states and Germany: long island, Portland, Seattle, Berlin, Hamburg, and Heidelburg. Drawing on seventy five interviews, record research, and a bilingual literature evaluation, the ebook analyzes how sustainability is politically developed in urban strategic plans and sustainability signs. the quantity offers a accomplished advent to the foundations of sustainability, discusses the foremost governance tools suitable to city sustainability, and gives you new empirical and theoretical fabric on their position in a sustainability transition. It concludes that regardless of the national-level alterations, towns’ reviews in either international locations are related. Political sustainability on the urban point differs in numerous vital methods from educational rules of sustainability. eventually, it proposes that sustainability-minded teams could be a key hyperlink to attach city sustainability in perform to theoretical concepts.

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