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  • Financing the New Federalism: Revenue Sharing, Conditional Grants and Taxation book cover

    Financing the New Federalism

    Revenue Sharing, Conditional Grants and Taxation, 1st Edition

    By Robert P. Inman, Martin McGuire, Wallace E. Oates, Jeffrey L. Pressman, Robert D. Reischauer

    Financing the New Federalism is the fifth in a series on the governance of metropolitan areas which aimed to improve the political organisation of metropolitan regions in America. Originally published in 1975, this particular study focusses on federal revenue sharing exploring its effects and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge Revivals

  • Green Gentrification: Urban sustainability and the struggle for environmental justice book cover

    Green Gentrification

    Urban sustainability and the struggle for environmental justice, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth A. Gould, Tammy L. Lewis

    Green Gentrification looks at the social consequences of urban "greening" from an environmental justice and sustainable development perspective. Through a comparative examination of five cases of urban greening in Brooklyn, New York, it demonstrates that such initiatives, while positive for the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • The Experimental City book cover

    The Experimental City

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Evans, Andrew Karvonen, Rob Raven

    This book explores how the concept or urban experimentation is being used to reshape practices of knowledge production in urban debates about resilience, climate change governance, and socio-technical transitions. With contributions from leading scholars, and case studies from the Global North and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Post-Industrial Urban Greenspace: An Environmental Justice Perspective book cover

    Post-Industrial Urban Greenspace

    An Environmental Justice Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Foster, L. Anders Sandberg

    Post-industrial urban spaces typically include abandoned factories, disused rail lines, old pits and quarries, and de-commissioned landfills. In these places, different visions compete for dominance with respect to current and future land uses. Neighbours often view such urban greenspace as…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07

  • Religion and Ecological Sustainability in China book cover

    Religion and Ecological Sustainability in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Miller, Dan Smyer Yu, Peter van der Veer

    This book sheds light on the social imagination of nature and environment in contemporary China. It demonstrates how the urgent debate on how to create an ecologically sustainable future for the world’s most populous country is shaped by its complex engagement with religious traditions, competing…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10

  • Public Expenditure Decisions in the Urban Community book cover

    Public Expenditure Decisions in the Urban Community

    1st Edition

    Edited by Howard G. Schaller

    In 1962, the Committee on Urban Economics held a conference on public expenditure decisions in order to promote analysis of the issues facing the public sector of the urban economy. Originally published in 1965, this report pulls together key papers presented at this conference discussing issues…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge Revivals

  • Human Resources in the Urban Economy book cover

    Human Resources in the Urban Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Perlman

    Due to the urbanisation of American society and the economic problems that accompanied it; a series of conferences was held to explore the economics of human resources. Originally published in 1963, this study draws together papers from the first conference dealing mainly with the under-utilisation…

    Paperback – 2017-04-09
    Routledge Revivals

  • Transportation and Urban Land book cover

    Transportation and Urban Land

    1st Edition

    By Lowdon Wingo Jr.

    Urban land is a precious resource and originally published in 1961, Transportation and Urban Land aims to create an approach to analysing and projecting its uses with a particular focus on the household sector. By considering matters such as employment centres, organisation and technology of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Suburban Apartment Boom: Case Study of a Land Use Problem book cover

    The Suburban Apartment Boom

    Case Study of a Land Use Problem, 1st Edition

    By Max Neutze

    With an increase in urban crises arising from a growing population and rising affluence, and the inadequacy of conventional theories to predict the future states of the environment, Resources for the Future laid out a series of studies on the resource base of the urban environment. Originally…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20
    Routledge Revivals

  • Energy and Household Expenditure Patterns book cover

    Energy and Household Expenditure Patterns

    1st Edition

    By Thomas J. Lareau, Joel Darmstadter

    Originally published in 1983, Energy and Household Expenditure Patterns claimed that two-thirds of energy consumption in the United States came from households. This study aimed to estimate the expected changes in household activities and how this would affect energy consumption in the country as a…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Urban Climate Challenge: Rethinking the Role of Cities in the Global Climate Regime book cover

    The Urban Climate Challenge

    Rethinking the Role of Cities in the Global Climate Regime, 1st Edition

    Edited by Craig Johnson, Noah Toly, Heike Schroeder

    Drawing upon a variety of empirical and theoretical perspectives, The Urban Climate Challenge provides a hands-on perspective about the political and technical challenges now facing cities and transnational urban networks in the global climate regime. Bringing together experts working in the fields…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14
    Cities and Global Governance

  • The Public Economy of Urban Communities book cover

    The Public Economy of Urban Communities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julius Margoli

    Originally published in 1965, Margolis brings together a wide variety of papers on a multitude of subjects relating to the urban public economy presented at the second conference on urban public expenditures in 1964. This collection covers issues such as criteria for decision-making in urban public…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge Revivals

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