Identifying the “Usual Suspects”—Assessing Patterns of Representation in Local Environmental Initiatives
作者: Paul Fenton and Henner Busch
刊名: Challenges in Sustainability, 2016, Vol.4 (2)
来源数据库: Librello Publishing
DOI: 10.12924/cis2016.04020001
关键词: ICLEICase studiesComparative urbanismMunicipalitiesTMNsUrban sustainability
原始语种摘要: An increasing body of literature explores the role of transnational municipal networks (TMNs) in governing sustainable development. As associations, one key task of TMNs is to represent their members through production and dissemination of information and knowledge concerning municipal action for sustainable development. Case studies, often emphasising best practice, are used by many TMNs to fulfil this task. Nevertheless, despite strong scrutiny concerning the use of case studies in “policy mobilities” research, there have been limited attempts to quantify the ways in which TMNs present and disseminate case studies and, by doing so, generate trends of presence and absence in literature on sustainable development. Assessing patterns of representation for continents, countries,...
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  • sustainable 能保持一定速度的
  • development 开发
  • transnational 超越国界的
  • fulfil 实行
  • concerning 涉及
  • research 
  • doing 行为
  • representation 表现
  • often 往往
  • literature 文献