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Co-Producing Knowledge for Sustainable Cities: Joining Forces for Change Merritt Polk

Co-Producing Knowledge for Sustainable Cities: Joining Forces for Change

Merritt Polk

Published December 29th 2014
ISBN : 9781138813618
Hardcover
216 pages
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 About the Book 

At the current time, many issues and problems within sustainable urban development are managed within traditional disciplinary and organizational structures. However, problems such as, climate change, resource constraints, poverty and social tensionsMoreAt the current time, many issues and problems within sustainable urban development are managed within traditional disciplinary and organizational structures. However, problems such as, climate change, resource constraints, poverty and social tensions all exceed current compartmentalization of policy-making, administration, and knowledge production. This book provides a better understanding of how researchers and practitioners together can co-produce knowledge to better contribute to solving the complex challenges of reaching sustainable urban futures.