Towards sustainable urban governance models: the Cittaslow case in Emilia-Romagna

Author/s Gabriele Manella, Paola de Salvo, Viviana Calzati
Publishing Year 2017 Issue 2017/112 Language Italian
Pages 13 P. 127-139 File size 162 KB
DOI 10.3280/SUR2017-112013
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This article assumes that quality of urban life, collective well-being and social capital can be competitive factors in local development, in particular for minor territories. The authors introduce the case of Cittaslow as a model characterized by a concept of living, producing and consuming based on slow qualities instead of a continuous growth. After that, they present a study on Emilia-Romagna Cittaslow members, with attention to the reasons for their joining and the degree of coherence between their implemented projects and the membership requirements.

Keywords: Local development, Cittaslow, Emilia-Romagna, quality of life, well-being, social capital

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Gabriele Manella, Paola de Salvo, Viviana Calzati, Verso modelli di governo urbano sostenibile e solidale: il caso Cittaslow in Emilia-Romagna in "SOCIOLOGIA URBANA E RURALE" 112/2017, pp 127-139, DOI: 10.3280/SUR2017-112013