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  • Leisure and the Changing City 1870 - 1914 (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Helen Meller

    By the late nineteenth century, the city had become the dominant social environment of Britain, with the majority of the population living in large cities, often with over 100, 000 inhabitants. The central concern of this book, first published in 1976, is to assess how successful the late…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge

  • Model Estate (Routledge Revivals)

    Planned Housing at Quarry Hill Leeds, 1st Edition

    By Alison Ravetz

    Quarry Hill Flats, once both the pride and shame of its city of Leeds, was an iconic Modernist symbol of the 1930s. It marked the first use of a prefabricated building system for a large-scale council estate, replacing a notorious slum. But it lasted barely a generation – its complete demolition…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Remaking Cities (Routledge Revivals)

    Contradictions of the Recent Urban Environment, 1st Edition

    By Alison Ravetz

    This book, published in 1980, is an iconoclastic account of one of the pillars of the welfare state, British town and country planning, between 1945 and 1975. Always a fine balance between central control and market forces, it was challenged by strains within and between the environmental…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Knowledge Partnering for Community Development

    1st Edition

    By Robyn Eversole

    Effective community development means that many different stakeholders have to work together: governments, development organizations and NGOs, and most importantly, the people they serve. Knowledge Partnering for Community Development teaches community development professionals how to mediate…

    Paperback – 2014-10-28
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Environmental Planning Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Tom Daniels

    Environmental protection is a global issue. But most of the action is happening at the local level. How can communities keep their air clean, their water pure, and their people and property safe from climate and environmental hazards? Newly updated, The Environmental Planning Handbook gives local…

    Paperback – 2014-10-08
    Routledge

  • Urban Sustainability in Theory and Practice

    Circles of sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Paul James

    Cities are home to the most consequential current attempts at human adaptation and they provide one possible focus for the flourishing of life on this planet. However, for this to be realized in more than an ad hoc way, a substantial rethinking of current approaches and practices needs to occur.…

    Paperback – 2014-10-07
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • Theory and Practice of Dialogical Community Development

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Peter Westoby, Gerard Dowling

    This book proposes that community development has been increasingly influenced and co-opted by a modernist, soulless, rational philosophy - reducing it to a shallow technique for ‘solving community problems’. In contrast, this dialogical approach re-maps the ground of community development practice…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

  • Low Impact Living

    A Field Guide to Ecological, Affordable Community Building, 1st Edition

    By Paul Chatterton

    This book is the inspirational story of one project that shows you how you can become involved in building and running your neighbourhood. The author, co-founder of Lilac (Low Impact Living Affordable Community), along with other members of the community and the project team, explains how a group…

    Paperback – 2014-08-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

  • Incomplete Streets

    Processes, practices, and possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Zavestoski, Julian Agyeman

    The ‘Complete Streets' concept and movement in urban planning and policy has been hailed by many as a revolution that aims to challenge the auto-normative paradigm by reversing the broader effects of an urban form shaped by the logic of keeping automobiles moving. By enabling safe access for all…

    Paperback – 2014-08-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Basic Services for All in an Urbanizing World

    1st Edition

    Edited by United Cities and Local Governments

    UCLG’s Third Global Report on Local Democracy and Decentralization (GOLD III) examines basic service provision and the current state-of-play of the local governance of basic services around the world. Basic Services for All in an Urbanizing World examines the enormous challenge of ensuring the…

    Paperback – 2014-06-17
    Routledge

  • The Spacemaker's Guide to Big Change

    Design and Improvisation in Development Practice, 1st Edition

    By Nabeel Hamdi

    This book gives definition to participatory practice as a necessary form of activism in development planning for cities.  It gives guidance on how practice can make space for big and lasting change and for new opportunities to be discovered. It points to ways of building synergy and negotiating our…

    Paperback – 2014-05-28
    Routledge
    Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

  • Stories of Cosmopolitan Belonging

    Emotion and Location, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hannah Jones, Emma Jackson

    What does it mean to belong in a place, or more than one place? This exciting new volume brings together work from cutting-edge interdisciplinary scholars researching home, migration and belonging, using their original research to argue for greater attention to how feeling and emotion is deeply…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge

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