(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2013)

Document title

Finding sustainability in conservative contexts : topics for conversation between American conservative elites, planners and the conservative base

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

(1) School of Urban and Public Affairs, Univ. of Texas, Arlington, ETATS-UNIS


This paper is derived from observation of Tea Party affiliates’ responses to planning explicitly or implicitly related to sustainability in Dallas–Fort Worth area communities. It presents eight points for planners and other leaders to consider when framing sustainability in conservative contexts for the purpose of finding for positive dialogue and outcomes. Genuine planning solutions exist here for achieving sustainability in conservative contexts and beyond for two reasons. First, because both e´lites and planners need toreframe their dialogue for the purpose of expanding public interest and buy-in and, secondly, because solutions to unsustainable practices may exist in incorporating a conservative approach to property rights andinfrastructure


Article of periodic

published at : Urban studies / ISSN 0042-0980

Editor : Longman Group, Harlow - ROYAUME-UNI (1964)

Millesime : 2013, vol. 50, no12 [pp. 2460-2477]

Bibliographic references : 3 p.

Collation : 1 carte



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