Urban Policies for Urban Sustainability and Quality of Life of the City

  • Rosalba D’Onofrio
  • Massimo Sargolini
  • Michele Talia
Part of the The Urban Book Series book series (UBS)


Despite the prolonged, unbridled process of urbanization that has concentrated 53% of the world’s population and more than 73% of the European population in cities, the confirmation of an Urban Agenda on the international level is still struggling to take off. As has been highlighted many times, this disappointing result stands in open contrast to the many initiatives assumed in recent decades by the United Nations and the European Commission, so that national governments have almost worked alone and in a convergent way over this period to maintain control of their respective urban policies (Boni 2016).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rosalba D’Onofrio
    • 1
  • Massimo Sargolini
    • 1
  • Michele Talia
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Architecture and DesignUniversity of CamerinoAscoli PicenoItaly

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