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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 1.817J (Spring 2006) 
  • Course Title:
  • Planning for Sustainable Development 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Urban Studies and Planning 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. David Laws
    Prof. Martin Rein 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 11.366J / 1.817J Planning for Sustainable Development



    Spring 2006




    Course Highlights


    This course features guest lectures in the readings section, and examples of student projects from past years in the assignments section.


    Course Description


    This course explores policy and planning for sustainable development. It critically examines concept of sustainability as a process of social, organizational, and political development drawing on cases from the U.S. and Europe. It also explores pathways to sustainability through debates on ecological modernization; sustainable technology development, international and intergenerational fairness, and democratic governance.
     

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