Toward Sustainable Communities: Resources for Citizens and Their Governments

Toward Sustainable Communities: Resources for Citizens and Their Governments

by Mark Roseland
     
 

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Local governments are increasingly caught between rising expectations that development initiatives be sustainable and the fact that more and more services are being downloaded to the municipal level. The third edition of this classic text offers practical suggestions and innovative solutions to a range of community problems—-including energy efficiency,

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Overview

Local governments are increasingly caught between rising expectations that development initiatives be sustainable and the fact that more and more services are being downloaded to the municipal level. The third edition of this classic text offers practical suggestions and innovative solutions to a range of community problems—-including energy efficiency, transportation, land use, housing, waste reduction, recycling, air quality and governance. In clear language, with updated tools, initiatives and resources, a new preface and foreword, this sustainable practices resource is for both citizens and governments.

Mark Roseland is director of the Centre for Sustainable Community Development at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia. He lectures internationally and advises communities and governments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865715356
Publisher:
New Society Publishers
Publication date:
06/01/2005
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author


Mark Roseland is Director of the Centre for Sustainable Community Development at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia. A past editor of Local Environment and RAIN magazine, he lectures internationally and advises communities and governments.

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