Explained: holistic and regenerative sustainability

In this post, I briefly explore the concept, principles, and practices of holistic urban productivity or regenerative sustainability as an emerging theory in Sustainable Community Development (SCD) and I introduce a conceptual framework for regenerative urban sustainability.  The full paper…

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Our new Sustainable Communities book now available for pre-order!

Toward Sustainable Communities: Solutions for Citizens and Their Governments, 5th edition Mark Roseland, Margaret Stout, and Maria Spiliotopoulou ISBN: 9780865719743 Pre-Order is available now for paperback and ebooks (also on Amazon, Target, and Barnes & Noble). Purchase the book for yourself…

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Urban systems theory, operationalized (part 2) 

Continuing our presentation of urban agendas that operationalize urban systems theory… Apart from the prevalent sustainable city agenda, at least five other popular urban agendas have been identified in the literature: ecocity, low-carbon city, resilient city, knowledge city, and smart…

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What is the sustainability continuum?

The position of an initiative on the weak/strong sustainability continuum is a debate that is rooted in economics but is now central to sustainability discourse, pertaining to both research and practice. The weaker-to-stronger sustainability debate is a spectrum between those…

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