Dimensions of the eco-city

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The paper explores the evolution of the concept of the eco-city, and shows how it can be linked to issues ranging from urban planning and economic development through to matters of social justice. The challenge is to encourage local democracy within a context of sustainability.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)197-202
Number of pages6
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 1997
Externally publishedYes


  • Eco-cities
  • Sustainable communities/cities
  • Sustainable urban development

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Development
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Urban Studies
  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management

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