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Title: The 'Dwelling perspective' in the built and human environment and its impact on sustainable development
Author: Orsatti, Cristina Chiara
ISNI:       0000 0001 3459 9670
Awarding Body: University of Salford
Current Institution: University of Salford
Date of Award: 2006
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The perception of the environment is not yet a part of the "knowledge framework" that is assessed to inform planning. It is investigated but it is still part of a negotiation process that is often based on the power relations of who is negotiating. This hinders a shared vision of development for the enhancement of a "collective sustainability". Parameters to assess the sustainability of an area or to regenerate an area are mainly quantitative and solely related to socio-economic and environmental factors. Cultural analysis is seldom undertaken in the assessment of sustainability. For this reason, new forms of assessing sustainability are advocated in the literature on sustainable development.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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