publication . Thesis . 2017

Sustainability, resilience and governance of an urban food system: a case study of peri-urban Wuhan

Dolley, Jonathan;
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  • Published: 05 Jan 2017
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
While it is clear that urban food systems need to be made resilient so that broader sustainability\ud goals can be maintained over time, it has been a matter of debate as to how resilience should be\ud conceptualised when applied to social-ecological systems. Through a case study of peri-urban\ud Wuhan, this research develops and applies a resilience based conceptual framework for periurban\ud food systems analysis in order to explore the potential for an enhanced understanding of\ud resilience that can contribute to promoting sustainability in urban food systems.\ud \ud The evidence of this thesis suggests that the current approach to governance of Wuhan’s peri...
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free text keywords: HC0079.E5, HC0426, HD1401, HD9000.9
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