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Sustaining communities

Sustaining communities

strategies for sustainable community development

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Published by Indian Social Institute in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementArchana Sinha
The Physical Object
Pagination344 p.
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24554832M
LC Control Number2010318295

For hard copies of the report, email [email protected] or call () and request EPA K Communities across the country are integrating smart growth, environmental justice, and equitable development approaches to design and build healthy, sustainable, and inclusive neighborhoods. Residents of Spartanburg, South Carolina. Posts about Self-Sustaining Community written by 1stvillager. As a college student bout 40 years ago, I read Walden; or, Life in the Woods, by Henry David most people of my generation, I spent many years out of the woods, behind a desk, on planes, in endless meetings.

Thousands of communities model solutions for social connection, environmental responsibility, and economic equity. We support the development of intentional communities as pathways towards a more sustainable and just world. Help spread community solutions! JOIN OUR NEWSLETTER. Free resources and inspiring news in your inbox! Written as a professional reference book and a case textbook for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of disciplines, Sustainable Communities contains detailed case studies of communities in U.S.A., Europe, and Asia that have become sustainable. In most cases, these communities are either off the central power grid or will.

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