作者 Yanarella, Ernest J
書名 The City as Fulcrum of Global Sustainability
出版項 London : Anthem Press, 2011
©2011
國際標準書號 9780857284006 (electronic bk.)
9780857287724
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說明 1 online resource (318 pages)
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系列 Anthem Environmental Studies
Anthem Environmental Studies
附註 Front Matter -- HALF TITLE PAGE -- TITLE PAGE -- COPYRIGHT PAGE -- TABLE OF CONTENTS -- PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- LIST OF TABLES AND FIGURES -- INTRODUCTION -- An Unsustainable World in Crisis -- Sustainability in an Urbanizing World -- Sustainability as an "Essentially Contested Concept" -- Sustainability: New Concepts, New Theory, New Operational Definition -- The Argument Summarized: Strategy, Concepts, Cautions and Case Studies -- Main Matter -- Part I STRATEGIC CONSIDERATIONS -- Chapter 1 DOES SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT LEAD TO SUSTAINABILITY? -- The Meaning of Sustainable Development -- An Immanent Critique of Sustainable Development Strategy -- The Issue of Scale: Societal or Global? -- The Means to be Employed: Technological Instruments or Idealistic Panaceas? -- The Relationship between Global and Local Activities -- Role of the Academic Disciplines: Multidisciplinary or Interdisciplinary? -- An Alternative Strategy of Sustainable Cities: Five Operating Principles -- Chapter 2 THE SUSTAINABLE CITIES MANIFESTO -- Pre-Text -- Sustainable City Manifesto: Preamble -- Principles -- Post-Text -- Chapter 3 VARIATIONS ON A "GREEN" THEME: OVERCOMING SEMANTICS IN THE SUSTAINABILITY DEBATE -- "Green" vs Sustainability: How They Differ and Why It Matters -- Beyond a "Green Party": The Foundations of a Sustainability Rubric -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4 DON'T PICK THE LOW-HANGING FRUIT? -- Introduction -- Sustainability as a Path that Cannot Be Traveled -- Beyond the "Low-hanging" Fruit: Lovins and Hawken on Natural Capitalism -- From Path to Process -- Not Picking the Low-hanging Fruit as a Political Conundrum - A Way Out -- Chapter 5 FROM THE CITY TO THE CITY-REGION: THE SUSTAINABLE AREA BUDGET, RURAL PARTNERLAND AND SUSTAINABILITY ENGINE -- Sustainability Indicators -- Ecological Footprint -- Sustainable Area Budget -- Possibilities and Problems
Using the Sustainable Area Budget -- The Concept and Necessity of Rural Partnerland -- The Sustainability Engine -- Conclusion -- Chapter 6 THE SUSTAINABLE CITY GAME AS A GAME AND A TOOL OF URBAN DESIGN -- Introduction -- From Netville to Cybercities -- Design Process as a Participatory Game: The Sustainable City Game -- The Sustainable City Prototype: The City-as-a-Hill -- Conclusion -- Part II SUSTAINABLE CITIES AROUND THE WORLD -- Chapter 7 URBAN DREAMS OF GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY -- Introduction -- The Local(ist)-Globalist Debate -- Between Environmental Moralism and Policy Incrementalism: Local Agenda 21 vs The Aalborg Charter -- Case Studies in Sustainable Community Development: Status and Prospectus -- Troyan, Bulgaria -- Municipal Durban, Kwazulu/Natal Province, Republic of South Africa -- City of Santos, Brazil -- Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Canada -- Critical Evaluation -- Conclusion -- Chapter 8 THE PROMISE AND PITFALLS OF CHATTANOOGA'S ENTREPRENEURIAL "SUSTAINABILITY" STRATEGY -- The Sustainable Chattanooga Story - The Official Discourse of Its Decline and Revitalization -- Toward Chattanooga Sustainability 3.0 - Some Policy Recommendations -- Chapter 9 SUSTAINABILITY COMES TO OKOTOKS, ALBERTA -- Introduction -- Present at the Creation: The Origins of Sustainable Okotoks -- Phase 1: Native Resources, Promising Developments and Unresolved Problems -- Rumble from the North: The Unraveling of Sustainable Okotoks? -- Some Policy Recommendations -- Conclusion -- Chapter 10 VIENNA'S WESTBAHNHOF SUSTAINABLE URBAN IMPLANTATION - THE CITY-AS-A-HILL -- Introduction -- The Sustainable City of the Past -- The Westbahnhof Project − The Sustainable City of the Future -- The City-as-a-Hill − A New Urban Model -- The Partnerland Principle in Practice -- Conclusion
Chapter 11 THE SUCCESS OF SUCCESS: THE CHINESE VILLAGE AS CATALYST OF FUTURE CHINESE SUSTAINABLE CITIES -- Introduction -- The Village as Generator -- Methodology -- Success - Some Examples -- The Scenario-building Process -- Sustainability as a Systematic Balancing Process -- The Sustainable Town-Region: Metropolis vs Village -- Implementing the Sustainable Town Process -- Systems Modeling with the Sustainability Engine -- Conclusion -- Chapter 12 THE LONG MARCH TO SUSTAINABILITY IN CHINA -- Introduction -- Huangbaiyu: From Theory to Design -- A "SUCCESS"-ful Critique of Huangbaiyu's Failure -- Conclusion -- CLOSING THOUGHTS -- Conclusion TAKING THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED -- Worlds in Collision -- Sustainability Strategy: The Road Less Traveled -- In Conclusion: Is the City the Fulcrum of Global Sustainability? -- End Matter -- APPENDIX -- Appendix A CHARTER OF EUROPEAN CITIES AND TOWNS TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY -- Part I: Consensus Declaration: European Cities and Towns Towards Sustainability -- Part II: The European Sustainable Cities and Towns Campaign -- Part III: Engaging in The Local Agenda 21 Processes: Local Action Plans Towards Sustainability -- Appendix B EMERALD CITY: A ROLEPLAYING SUSTAINABILITY GAME -- Three Players -- Core Values -- Site and Problem [Example] -- Rules of Play -- REFERENCES -- INDEX
This book finds short- and long-term solutions to twenty-first century global woes by looking to the city as the fulcrum for introducing sustainability around the world
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鏈接 Print version: Yanarella, Ernest J. The City as Fulcrum of Global Sustainability London : Anthem Press,c2011 9780857287724
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Alt Author Levine, Richard S