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Sustainable development in an American context implies an ongoing shift from quantitative growth in energy, resource, and land use to the qualitative development of social-ecological systems, human capital, and dense,

Sustainable development in an American context implies an ongoing shift from quantitative growth in energy, resource, and land use to the qualitative development of social-ecological systems, human capital, and dense, vibrant built environments. Sustainable urban development theory emphasizes locally and bioregionally emplaced economic development where the relationships between people, localities, products, and capital are tangible to and controllable by local stakeholders.

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    • Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2013
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      thesis
    • Includes bibliographical references (p. 425-447)
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    • Field of study: Sustainability

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    by Benjamin W. Stanley

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