Sustainable development represents a major governance challenge of the 21st century. If societal development trajectories are to be realigned on to more sustainable pathways major changes will be required to existing processes and practices of governance. This essay considers the nature of these changes and discusses implications for social science research. Copyright

European Union, Governance, Sustainability, Sustainable development
International Journal of Sustainable Development
School of Public Policy and Administration

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