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CRITIQUING THE CAPACITY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT TO RESPOND TO COMPLEX SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGES: TWO FOOD SECURITY CASE STUDIES

@inproceedings{Slade2014CRITIQUINGTC,
  title={CRITIQUING THE CAPACITY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT TO RESPOND TO COMPLEX SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGES: TWO FOOD SECURITY CASE STUDIES},
  author={Christine Slade},
  year={2014}
}
  • C. Slade
  • Published 1 May 2014
  • Political Science
A new agenda of non-mandated human service needs demand local government’s attention. Food security exemplifies these complex and multi-level sustainability challenges that are not clearly defined, articulated or addressed. This research examines how the fit (or misfit) between government levels influences local government’s capacity to respond to this challenge. A constructivism ontology and epistemology, explored through a case study methodology and corresponding qualitative data collection… Expand
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Towards institutional fit? The reality of institutional capacity through two food security exemplars
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