Volume 3 2013

The Economy of Green Cities

A World Compendium on the Green Urban Economy

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ISBN: 978-94-007-1968-2 (Print) 978-94-007-1969-9 (Online)

Table of contents (38 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxviii

  2. Agenda Setting for the Urban Future with a Green Urban Economy

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      Green Urban Economy: Agenda Setting for the Urban Future

  3. Setting a Green Economy Agenda for Cities

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      Pages 11-11

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      Introduction: A Green Economy for Green Cities

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      Pages 17-21

      New Urban Spaces: The Emergence of Green Economies

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      Pages 23-31

      Environmental Discourse and Economic Growth in the Greening of Postindustrial Cities

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      Pages 33-43

      Sustainable Urban Transformation and the Green Urban Economy

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      Pages 45-56

      Green Cities: Benefits of Urban Sustainability

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      Pages 57-70

      Working in Green Cities: Improving the Urban Environment While Creating Jobs and Enhancing Working Conditions

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      Pages 71-77

      Sustainable Development for Cities and Citizens: Green Housing, Employment and Transport

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      Pages 79-98

      Cities and the Green Economy

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      Pages 99-113

      Green Cities into Practice

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      Pages 115-121

      Emerging-Market Cities Could Set a New Standard for Sustainable Development

  4. Joining Forces to Accelerate Action

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      Introduction: Joining Forces to Accelerate Action

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      Pages 129-147

      Accelerating Green Urban Growth

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      Pages 149-160

      Linking Green City Politics with Green Business

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      Pages 161-174

      Policy Instruments for Promoting a Green Urban Economy: The Changing Role of the State

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      Pages 175-190

      Local Sustainability: Driving Green Urban Economies Through Public Engagement

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      Pages 191-203

      We Know Enough: Achieving Action Through the Convergence of Sustainable Community Development and the Social Economy

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      Pages 205-214

      Seven Conditions for Effective Green Governance

  5. Strategies and Approaches for Greening Urban Economies

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      Pages 215-215

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      Pages 217-220

      Introduction: Strategies and Approaches to Greening Urban Sectors

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      Pages 221-230

      The Economics of Low Carbon Cities: Approaches to a City-Scale Mini-Stern Review

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