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The no-growth imperative : creating sustainable communities under ecological limits to growth

Author: Gabor Zovanyi
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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More than two decades of mounting evidence confirms that the existing scale of the human enterprise has surpassed global ecological limits to growth. Based on such limits, The No-Growth Imperative discounts current efforts to maintain growth through eco-efficiency initiatives and smart-growth programs, and argues that growth is inherently unsustainable and that the true nature of the challenge confronting us now is  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gabor Zovanyi
ISBN: 9780415630146 0415630142 9780415630153 0415630150 9780203084014 0203084012
OCLC Number: 781675539
Description: xiii, 233 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Requiem for the growth imperative --
The American community as a growth machine --
Rationales and strategies for stopping growth in America's communities --
The no-growth path to sustainability --
Envisioning no-growth communities --
Epilogue: ten difficult personal actions needed to save the world --
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Responsibility: Gabor Zovanyi.

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More than two decades of mounting evidence confirms that the existing scale of the human enterprise has surpassed global ecological limits to growth. Based on such limits, this book discounts current  Read more...
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'Gabor Zovanyi, an urban planner, persuasively demolishes the temporizing evasions of managed growth, balanced growth, smart growth, green growth, etc., and logically demonstrates the imperative of Read more...

 
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