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Developing and Testing Transition Strategies for Urban Sustainability: Case Studies in Transition Research in Phoenix, Arizona

Abstract Sustainability challenges with severe local to global impacts require fundamental shifts in what industrial societies aspire to, generate, consume, and represent, as well as how they function. Transition governance is a promising framework to support these transformational efforts. A key component of transition governance is the construction of transition strategies, i.e., action schemes for how to transition from the current state to a sustainable one. Despite accomplishments in building theory and methodology for transition governance, the concepts of what transition strategies entail and how they relate to specific interventions are still underdeveloped. This dissertation further develops the concept of transition strategies, and explore... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Kay, Braden Ryan (Author) / Wiek, Arnim (Advisor) / Loorbach, Derk (Committee member) / Schugurensky, Daniel (Committee member) / Tiger, Fern (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Sustainability / Urban planning / intervention research / sustainability / sustainability transitions / transition governance / urban governance
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 211 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Sustainability 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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