Environment & the City Products

  • Urban Sustainability Indicators

    A Guidebook

    Edited by Devisari Tunas, Lai-Choo Malone-Lee, Heng Chye Kiang

    The issues of urban sustainability are critical, and more so for cities with already high density where the problems of resource constraints, quality of urban community life, and quality of the physical environment are exacerbated by the sheer intensity of social and economic activities within the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-30 
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • Unsustainable Transport and Transition in China

    By Becky PY Loo

    This book discusses various transport sustainability issues from developing countries’ perspective. It explores key issues, problems and potential solutions for unsustainable transport. It first reviews the current transport sustainability baselines in China in the three key dimensions of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Transport, Environment and Development

  • Feeding Cities

    Improving local food access, security and resilience

    Edited by Christopher Bosso

    There is enormous current interest in urban food systems, with a wide array of policies and initiatives intended to increase food security, decrease ecological impacts and improve public health. This volume is a cross-disciplinary and applied approach to urban food system sustainability,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • GBMCE 2016

    Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering (GBMCE 2016), April 26-27 2016, Hong Kong, P.R. China

    Edited by Wen-Pei Sung

    This book contains select green building, materials, and civil engineering papers from the 5th International Conference on Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering (GBMCE), held in Hong Kong, April 26-27, 2016. This volume of proceedings aims to provide a platform for researchers, engineers,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-01 
    CRC Press

  • Food Consumption in the City

    Practices and patterns in urban Asia and the Pacific

    Edited by Marlyne Sahakian, Czarina Saloma, Suren Erkman

    Food consumption patterns and practices are rapidly changing in Asia and the Pacific, and nowhere are these changes more striking than in urban areas. This book brings together scholars from anthropology, development studies, environmental science, sociology, marketing, management and industrial…

    Hardback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Urban Food Planning

    Seeds of Transition in the Global North

    By Rositsa T. Ilieva

    This highly original work examines the rise of the urban food planning movement in the Global North and provides insights into the new relationship between cities and food which has started developing over the past decade. It sheds light on cities as new spaces for food system innovation and on…

    Hardback – 2016-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Water Regimes

    Beyond the public and private sector debate

    Edited by Dominique Lorrain, Franck Poupeau

    In recent years the water sector has undergone profound institutional, economic and political transformations. Some countries have encouraged privatization of water services, but in many cases this has provoked adverse reaction to such a neoliberal and market-based approach to this common shared…

    Hardback – 2016-09-13 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Spatializing Culture

    The Ethnography of Space and Place

    By Setha Low

    This book demonstrates the value of ethnographic theory and methods in understanding space and place, and considers how ethnographically-based spatial analyses can yield insight into prejudices, inequalities and social exclusion as well as offering people the means for understanding the places…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Waste Matters

    Urban margins in contemporary literature

    By Sarah K. Harrison

    How do those pushed to the margins survive in contemporary cities? What role do they play in today’s increasingly complex urban ecosystems? Faced with stark disparities in human and environmental wellbeing, what form might more equitable cities take? Waste Matters argues that contemporary…

    Hardback – 2016-08-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Cities and Sustainability

    A new approach

    By Daniel Hoornweg

    Cities are the most likely actors to design and bring about lasting sustainability. An agreement among the world’s larger cities is possible, and likely a necessary but insufficient condition to achieve sustainable development. Cities and Sustainability explores the ways in which cities are both…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Food Planning

    Edited by Rob Roggema

    As urban populations rise rapidly and concerns about food security increase, interest in urban agriculture has been renewed in both developed and developing countries. This book focuses on the sustainable development of urban agriculture and its relationship to food planning in cities.  It…

    Hardback – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • New Mobilities and Social Changes in Russia’s Arctic Regions

    Edited by Marlene Laruelle

    Dr. Marlene Laruelle is Associate Director of the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (IERES) and Research Professor of International Affairs at the Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University. She previously was a Visiting Scholar at the Woodrow…

    Hardback – 2016-08-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Polar Regions

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