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  • Gender and Wildfire: Landscapes of Uncertainty book cover

    Gender and Wildfire

    Landscapes of Uncertainty, 1st Edition

    By Christine Eriksen

    In pursuit of lifestyle change, affordable property, and proximity to nature, people from all walks of life are moving to the wildland-urban interface. Tragic wildfires and a predicted increase in high fire danger weather with climate change have triggered concern for the safety of such amenity-led…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Technologies for Sustainable Urban Design and Bioregionalist Regeneration book cover

    Technologies for Sustainable Urban Design and Bioregionalist Regeneration

    1st Edition

    By Dora Francese

    This book explores the role of technology in ecological urban design and regeneration. Part I provides theoretical and methodological insights into technological approaches that offer optimum respect to existing cultural and natural environments, while offering minimum impact and carbon footprint.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Rural Development and Urban-Bound Migration in Mexico book cover

    Rural Development and Urban-Bound Migration in Mexico

    1st Edition

    By Arthur Silvers, Pierre Crosson

    Rapid growth of urban populations is a major characteristic of economic development and demographic change in developing countries leading to industrialisation and modernisation of major cities. Originally published in 1980, this study focusses on these issues using Mexico as a case study as well…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability: Floods and slum life in Indonesia book cover

    Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability

    Floods and slum life in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Roanne van Voorst

    Different people handle risk in different ways. The current lack of understanding about this heterogeneity in risk behaviour makes it difficult to intervene effectively in risk-prone communities. Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability offers a unique insight in the everyday life of a group of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • China's Water Pollution Problems book cover

    China's Water Pollution Problems

    1st Edition

    By Claudio O. Delang

    Water pollution is one of the most serious problems plaguing China today with millions of citizens drinking water unfit for consumption. These abysmal conditions have fuelled increasing social discontent, as people become more concerned by the need to address the pressing issues of water pollution,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • China's Air Pollution Problems book cover

    China's Air Pollution Problems

    1st Edition

    By Claudio O. Delang

    China’s rapid industrialisation has led to "an air pollution catastrophe". Concerted efforts to achieve economic growth have led to veiled skies of toxic air and created health and morbidity problems as well as tremendous environmental degradation. China’s Air Pollution Problems provides an…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation: Biking for all? book cover

    Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation

    Biking for all?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aaron Golub, Melody L. Hoffmann, Adonia E. Lugo, Gerardo F. Sandoval

    As bicycle commuting grows in the United States, the profile of the white, middle-class cyclist has emerged. This stereotype evolves just as investments in cycling play an increasingly important role in neighborhood transformations. However, despite stereotypes, the cycling public is actually quite…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Energy, Cities and Sustainability: An historical approach book cover

    Energy, Cities and Sustainability

    An historical approach, 1st Edition

    By Harry Margalit

    This book examines changing energy use across history, analysing the origin and significance of the industrial revolution to reveal how the modern city came into being. It is useful for researchers, academics and policymakers in the areas of planning, energy policy, environment and sustainability.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Reform as Reorganization book cover

    Reform as Reorganization

    1st Edition

    By Royce Hanson, Julius Margolis, Melvin R. Levin, William Letwin

    As the fourth report in a series on the Governance of Metropolitan Areas, Reform as Reorganization explores the welfare and development of metropolitan America in terms of political reorganization. Originally published in 1974, this study reflects on metropolitan problems and governmental structure…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Handbook of Regulations on Environmental Protection in China book cover

    Handbook of Regulations on Environmental Protection in China

    1st Edition

    The Handbook of Regulations on Environmental Protection in China details the environmental laws, regulations and standards in China for those enforcing and creating environmental policy as it stood in the early 1990’s. Originally published in English in 1994, this translation aims to illuminate an…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Minority Perspectives book cover

    Minority Perspectives

    1st Edition

    By Dale Rogers Marshall, Bernard Frieden, Daniel Wm. Fessler

    Originally published in 1972, Minority Perspectives is the second in a series exploring metropolitan problems within the government structure. The 1960’s were a period of civils rights movements as well as poverty in the United States and in the 70’s, it became clear that poverty was closely linked…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Metropolitanization and Public Services book cover

    Metropolitanization and Public Services

    1st Edition

    By Charles M. Haar, John G. Wofford, David L. Kirp, David K. Cohen, Leonard J. Duhl, Allen V. Haefele

    Metropolitanization and Public Services is third in a series on the governance of metropolitan regions which aims to explore the welfare and development of Metropolitan America. Originally published in 1972, this study discusses who decides which essential public services need to be provided within…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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