Local Agenda 21 in Four Swedish Municipalities: A Tool towards Sustainability?

  title={Local Agenda 21 in Four Swedish Municipalities: A Tool towards Sustainability?},
  author={Sofie Adolfsson J{\"o}rby},
  journal={Journal of Environmental Planning and Management},
  pages={219 - 244}
Four small- to medium-sized municipalities in the south-east of Sweden were chosen for a 5-year study of their Local Agenda 21 (LA21) processes. The study shows that the LA21 processes have instigated many new ideas, brought fields together and introduced new subjects into the municipal world. In the decisions of the local governments environmental considerations are treated seriously. There are signs of an extended dialogue and of public influence, especially within fields where citizens are… 
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