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Planning issues and sustainable development

Newman, P. (2015) Planning issues and sustainable development. In: International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences. Elsevier Inc., pp. 198-201.

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There is a growing use of sustainable development by planners. The concept is being adopted without much controversy to create more holistic planning frameworks and community-based planning processes. However, there is no clear agreement on what sustainability means in terms of city size, urban form, and transportation. The debates are summarized and some resolution suggested.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation(s): Institute for Sustainability and Technology Policy
Publisher: Elsevier Inc.
Copyright: © 2015 Elsevier Ltd
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