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  • Renewable Energy Uptake in Urban Latin America

    Sustainable Technology in Mexico and Brazil, 1st Edition

    By Alexandra Mallett

    This book explores the perplexing question of how to increase sustainable energy technology use in the developing world, and specifically focuses on two mega-cities within Latin America. Renewable Energy Uptake in Urban Latin America examines the market and uptake of two sustainable energy…

    Hardback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Energy Studies

  • Nature-Based Solutions to 21st Century Challenges

    1st Edition

    By Robert C. Brears

    This book provides a systematic review of nature-based solutions and their potential to address current environmental challenges. In the 21st Century, society is faced by rapid urbanisation and population growth, degradation and loss of natural capital and associated ecosystem services, an…

    Paperback – 2020-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Commoning the City

    Empirical Perspectives on Urban Ecology, Economics and Ethics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Derya Özkan, Güldem Baykal Büyüksaraç

    This collection seeks to expand the limits of current debates about urban commoning practices that imply a radical will to establish collaborative and solidarity networks based on anti-capitalist principles of economics, ecology and ethics. The chapters in this volume draw on case studies in a…

    Hardback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture in Africa

    Proceedings of a Workshop, Netanya, Israel, 23-27 June 1996, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Grossman, Leo M. van den Berg, Hyacinth I. Ajaegbu

    Published in 1999, this work sets out to assess the potential of urban and peri-urban agriculture for generating income and for improving food supply for the growing urban population in Africa. It considers both full-time small-holder farmers and part-timers, who hold land under various tenurial…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Small-Scale Urban Greening

    Creating Places of Health, Creativity, and Ecological Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Angela Loder

    Small-scale urban greening projects are changing the urban landscape, shifting our experience and understanding of green spaces in our cities. This book argues that including power dynamics, symbolism, and aesthetics in our understanding of the human relationship to urban nature can help us create…

    Paperback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge

  • Sustainability in an Imaginary World

    Art and the Question of Agency, 1st Edition

    By David Maggs, John Robinson

    Sustainability in an Imaginary World explores the social agency of art and its connection to complex issues of sustainability. Over the past decade, interest in art’s agency has ballooned as an increasing number of fields turn to the arts with ever-expanding expectations. Yet just as art is being…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Social Sustainability, Climate Resilience and Community-Based Urban Development

    What About the People?, 1st Edition

    By Cathy Baldwin, Robin King

    Urban communities around the world face increased stress from natural disasters linked to climate change, and other urban pressures. They need to grow rapidly stronger in order to cope, adapt and flourish. Strong social networks and social cohesion can be more important for a community’s resilience…

    Paperback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Justice, Property and the Environment

    Social and Legal Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Hayward, John O'Neill

    First published in 1997, this book discusses the interplaying factors environmental issues have on justice and property and other social problems. Endeavouring create a discourse on what sustainability means in implementation, each of the contributors to this book approaches this via different…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • Ecocinema in the City

    1st Edition

    By Robin L. Murray, Joseph K. Heumann

    In Ecocinema in the City, Murray and Heumann argue that urban ecocinema both reveals and critiques visions of urban environmentalism. The book emphasizes the increasingly transformative power of nature in urban settings, explored in both documentaries and fictional films such as Children…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

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