publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Urban sustainability transitions in a context of multi-level governance: A comparison of four European states

Franziska Ehnert; Florian Kern; Sara Borgström; Leen Gorissen; Steffen Maschmeyer; Markus Egermann;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Mar 2018
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Urban sustainability transitions have attracted increasing academic interest. However, the political-institutional contexts, in which these urban sustainability transitions unfold and by which they are incited, shaped, or inhibited, have received much less attention. This is why we aim at extending previous studies of sustainability transitions by incorporating a multi-level governance perspective. While multi-level governance has been a long-standing theme in political science research, it has remained under-explored in the study of sustainability transitions. This claim is the starting point of our comparative analysis of urban sustainability transitions in Br...
Subjects
free text keywords: H1, JC, Corporate governance, Politics, Multi-level governance, Sociology, Sustainability organizations, Public administration, Social sustainability, Sustainability, Urban sustainability, Economic geography, Sustainability science
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