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  • 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

    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

    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, 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

    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

    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?, 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, 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

  • Architecture and the Forest Aesthetic

    A New Look at Design and Resilient Urbanism, 1st Edition

    By Jana VanderGoot

    Despite population trends toward urbanization, the forest continues to have a strong appeal to the human imagination, and the human preference for forest over many other types of terrain is well documented. This book re-imagines architecture and urbanism by allowing the forest to be a prominent…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20
    Routledge

  • Just Green Enough

    Urban Development and Environmental Gentrification, 1st Edition

    Edited by Winifred Curran, Trina Hamilton

    While global urban development increasingly takes on the mantle of sustainability and "green urbanism," both the ecological and equity impacts of these developments are often overlooked. One result is what has been called environmental gentrification, a process in which environmental improvements…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Designing the Compassionate City

    Creating Places Where People Thrive, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Donovan

    Designing the Compassionate City outlines an approach to urban design that is centred on an explicit recognition of the inherent dignity of all people. It suggests that whether we thrive or decline—as individuals or as a community—is dependent on our ability to fulfil the full spectrum of our needs…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • Urban Biodiversity

    From Research to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandro Ossola, Jari Niemelä

    Urban biodiversity is an increasingly popular topic among researchers. Worldwide, thousands of research projects are unravelling how urbanisation impacts the biodiversity of cities and towns, as well as its benefits for people and the environment through ecosystem services. Exciting scientific…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

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