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Enabling sustainability transitions in Asia: The importance of vertical and horizontal linkages

Bai, Xuemei; Wieczorek, Anna J.; Kaneko, Shinji; Lisson, Shaun; Contreras, Antonio


The phrase "sustainable development" appears increasingly in national policies in Asian countries and there are many successful 'sustainability experiments' documented at local level throughout the region. We explore why, despite the efforts made at the national level and the good practices at local level, underlying trends are away from sustainability. Drawing on the multi-level perspective on system innovation, we argue that linkages between different levels in socio-technical systems are...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Technological Forecasting and Social Change
DOI: 10.1016/j.techfore.2008.03.022


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