Table of contents for Taking sustainable cities seriously : economic development, the environment, and quality of life in American cities / Kent E. Portney.

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1 Sustainability, Sustainable Economic Development, and
  Sustainable Communities: The Conceptual Foundations of
  Sustainable Cities  1
2 Measuring the Seriousness of Sustainable Communities  31
3 The Environment, Energy, and Sustainable Cities  77
4 The Economic Development Side of Sustainability:
  Growth versus Smart Growth  101
5 The Communitarian Foundations of Sustainable Cities:
  A Solution to the Tragedy of the Commons, the NIMBY
  Syndrome, and Transboundary Impacts?  125
6 Is a Sustainable City a More Egalitarian Place? Sustainable
  Communities, Environmental Equity, and Social Justice  157
7 Cities That Take Sustainability Seriously? A Profile of Eight
  Cities  177
8 Sustainable Cities in Practice: More Cities, More Questions  221


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:Urban ecology United States, Urban policy United States, Sustainable development United States