E-books: Environment & the City

  • Crime, Bodies and Space: Towards an Ethical Approach to Urban Policies in the Information Age book cover

    Crime, Bodies and Space

    Towards an Ethical Approach to Urban Policies in the Information Age, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Tedeschi

    With cities increasingly following rigid rules for designing out crime and producing spaces under surveillance, this book asks how information shapes bodies, space, and, ultimately, policymaking. In recent years, public spaces have changed in Western countries, with the urban realm becoming an…

    eBook – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Zero-Waste: Reconsidering Waste Management for the Future book cover

    Zero-Waste

    Reconsidering Waste Management for the Future, 1st Edition

    By Atiq Zaman, Tahmina Ahsan

    This book analyses ‘zero-waste’ (ZW) as an emerging waste management strategy for the future, which considers waste prevention through innovative design and sustainable consumption practices. Drawing on a diverse range of case studies from Australia, Bangladesh, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden,…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • The Subsidy Scandal: How Your Government Wastes Your Money to Wreck Your Environment book cover

    The Subsidy Scandal

    How Your Government Wastes Your Money to Wreck Your Environment, 1st Edition

    By Charlie Pye-Smith

    Originally published in 2002, The Subsidy Scandal examines the subsidies spent by governments and the affect this has had on the environment. The book examines industries ranging from agriculture to mining, energy to transport and the subsidies spent on these industries by government. The book…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Conservation

  • Conservation at Home: A Practical Handbook book cover

    Conservation at Home

    A Practical Handbook, 1st Edition

    By Michael Allaby

    Originally published in 1988, Conservation at Home looks at practical methods of conservation that can be carried out within the home. Still as relevant today, as it was at the time of publication, this book gives practical and authoritative advice on a wide range of activities and products that…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Conservation

  • Campaigning for the Environment book cover

    Campaigning for the Environment

    1st Edition

    By Richard Kimber, Jeremy Richardson

    Originally published in 1974 Campaigning for the Environment addresses the issue of the environmental lobby. Using seven case-studies from the time of publication, the book covers the important aspects of environmental campaigning, where the environment has been threatened and where pressure groups…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Conservation

  • The Routledge Handbook of Urban Resilience book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Urban Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael A. Burayidi, Adriana Allen, John Twigg, Christine Wamsler

    This volume provides a comprehensive discussion and overview of urban resilience, including socio-ecological and economic hazard and disaster resilience. It provides a summary of state of the art thinking on resilience, the different approaches, tools and methodologies for understanding the subject…

    eBook – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities: Soul-Nourishing Sustainability book cover

    Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    eBook – 2019-11-08
    Routledge

  • Gender and Religion in the City: Women, Urban Planning and Spirituality book cover

    Gender and Religion in the City

    Women, Urban Planning and Spirituality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clara Greed

    This book provides a conceptual, historical and contemporary context to the relationships between gender, religion and cities. It draws together these three components to provide an innovative view of how religion and gender interact and affect urban form and city planning. While there have been…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Environments

  • Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities: Spaces of Depoliticisation book cover

    Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities

    Spaces of Depoliticisation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonia Lam-Knott, Creighton Connolly, Kong Chong Ho

    Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of scholars, Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities examines how the concept of ‘post-politics’ has manifested across a range of Asian cities, and the impact this has had on state-society relationships in processes of urban governance. This…

    eBook – 2019-10-23
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Sustainable Cities Reimagined: Multidimensional Assessment and Smart Solutions book cover

    Sustainable Cities Reimagined

    Multidimensional Assessment and Smart Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stanislav E. Shmelev

    To assess urban sustainability performance, this book explores several clusters of cities, including megacities, cities of the Global South, European and North American cities, cities of the Middle East and North Africa, cities of Central and South East Asia, a city state of Singapore and a large…

    eBook – 2019-10-22
    Routledge

  • Housing, Health and Well-Being book cover

    Housing, Health and Well-Being

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Battersby, Véronique Ezratty, David Ormandy

    Housing is a social determinant of health and this book aims to provide a concise source of the theory and evidence on safe and healthy housing to inform students, academics, public and environmental health practitioners, and policy-makers, nationally and internationally. The book reviews the…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environmental Health

  • Understanding Metropolitan Landscapes book cover

    Understanding Metropolitan Landscapes

    1st Edition

    By Andrew MacKenzie

    Understanding Metropolitan Landscapes considers and reflects on the fundamental relationships between metropolitan regions and their landscapes. It investigates how planning and policy help to protect, manage and enhance the landscapes that sustain our urban settlements. As global populations…

    eBook – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

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