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By Eran Feitelson

Sustainability notions were commonly embraced by means of planners. although, the query of what can planners give a contribution to the development of such notions has now not obtained a lot recognition earlier. This quantity examines the capability contribution of making plans to the development of sustainability at sub-national point, and the restrictions it faces in doing so. Bringing jointly case reviews from the united states, united kingdom, Poland, Israel, South Africa, The Netherlands and Italy, it covers a variety of matters and contexts, starting from the metropolitan to the neighborhood point. at the foundation of those case stories, the publication indicates that planners do certainly have a number of ideas to increase sustainability notions at those degrees, and seem to be doing so. The publication proposes that planners may still function at degrees: to start with to alter institutional buildings, and secondly to increase sustainability notions incrementally meanwhile, in the present institutional constraints.

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