Developing a framework for sustainability governance in the European Union

James Meadowcroft, Katharine N. Farrell, Joachim Spangenberg

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Sustainable development represents a major governance challenge of the 21st century. If societal development trajectories are to be realigned on to more sustainable pathways major changes will be required to existing processes and practices of governance. This essay considers the nature of these changes and discusses implications for social science research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3-11
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Sustainable Development
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law


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