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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Dimitri Devuyst; Luc Hens; W de Lannoy
|ISBN:||0231118023 9780231118026 0231118031 9780231118033|
|Description:||xxii, 457 p. ; 26 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction to sustainability assessment at the local level / Dimitri Devuyst --
The conundrum of urban sustainability / William E. Rees --
Sustainable development in urban areas / Dimitri Devuyst. Sustainable development in urban areas : an overview / Rodney R. White ; Local agenda 21 : the pursuit of sustainable development in subnational domains / William M. Lafferty ; The eco-city approach to sustainable development in urban areas / Mark Roseland ; An example of eco-city development : urban agriculture / Thomas van Wijngaarden ; Sustainable development at the local level : the North-South context / Dimitri Devuyst --
Urban sustainability assessment tools in the decision-making process / Dimitri Devuyst. Linking impact assessment with sustainable development and the introduction of strategic environmental assessment / Dimitri Devuyst ; Strategic environmental assessment and the decision-making process / Lone Koernoev ; Sustainability assessment at the local level / Dimitri Devuyst ; Sustainability assessment in practice : case studies using the ASSIPAC methodology / Dimitri Devuyst ; Direction analysis : an example of municipal sustainability assessment in Norway / Carlo Aall --
Tools for setting a baseline and measuring progress in urban sustainability assessment / Dimitri Devuyst. Indicators of sustainable development / Thomas van Wijngaarden ; Indicators for sustainable development in urban areas / Elizabeth Kline ; Additional examples of the use of sustainability indicators at the local level / Mark Roseland ; Sustainability reporting and the development of sustainability targets / Dimitri Devuyst ; Global change, ecological footprints, and urban sustainability / William E. Rees --
Tools for sustainability assessment at the household level / Dimitri Devuyst. Striving for sustainability via behavioral modification at the household level : psychological aspects and effectiveness / Paul Harland and Henk Staats ; Global action plan research in Switzerland / Susanne Bruppacher ; Sustainable lifestyle assessment / Dimitri Devuyst and Sofie Van Volsem ; Linking sustainability assessment to a vision for a sustainable future / Dimitri Devuyst.
|Responsibility:||edited by Dimitri Devuyst, with Luc Hens and Walter De Lannoy.|
The book provides a good, comprehensive update on the tools of sustainability assessment. -- Xuemei Bai Journal of Industrial Ecology Winter 2003