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Main Title Taking sustainable cities seriously : economic development, the environment, and quality of life in American cities /
Author Portney, Kent E.
Publisher MIT Press,
Year Published 2003
OCLC Number 49903045
ISBN 026216213X (alk. paper) 0262661322 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Subjects Urban ecology--United States ; Urban policy--United States ; Sustainable development--United States
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EIAM  HT243.U6P67 2003 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 08/01/2003
ESAM  HT243.U6P67 2003 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 05/28/2004
Collation xiv, 284 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. {251}-269) and index.
Contents Notes
Sustainability, sustainable economic development, and sustainable communities : the conceptual foundations of sustainable cities -- Measuring the seriousness of sustainable communities -- Environment, energy, and sustainable cities -- Economic development side of sustainability : growth versus smart growth -- Communitarian foundations of sustainable cities : a solution to the tragedy of the commons, the NIMBY syndrome, and transboundary impacts? -- Is a sustainable city a more egalitarian place? Sustainable communities, environmental equity, and social justice -- Cities that take sustainability seriously? A profile of eight cities -- Sustainable cities in practice : more cities, more questions.