Definitions and Redefinitions of Urban Sustainability: A Bibliometric Approach

@inproceedings{Hamman2017DefinitionsAR,
  title={Definitions and Redefinitions of Urban Sustainability: A Bibliometric Approach},
  author={Philippe Hamman},
  year={2017}
}
This paper investigates evolutions in and alternatives to the “sustainable development” paradigm and examines these new trends. It offers a review of the social science literature that focuses on the language of the “sustainable city” used by researchers and experts in sociology, geography and urban studies since 2009. First, five main variants of “sustainable city” discourses are evidenced by the statistical and lexical analyses: the “recyclable city”, the “compact city”, the “green city”, the… CONTINUE READING

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