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  • Reconnecting People and Water

    Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management, 1st Edition

    By Liz Sharp

    Water management in industrialised western countries has long been seen as a technical process associated with pipes, drains and bureaucracies. This technical model of water management is now being questioned. This book examines the nature of contemporary water management and the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • China's Soil Pollution and Degradation Problems

    1st Edition

    By Claudio O. Delang

    China’s air pollution is infamous. The haze can make it impossible to see buildings across the street, and the pollution forces schools to close and creates health and morbidity problems, in addition to tremendous environmental degradation. However, China also faces another important environmental…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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
    Routledge Revivals

  • Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Emilio Jose Garcia, Brenda Vale

    In this timely book, Emilio Jose Garcia and Brenda Vale explore what sustainability and resilience might mean when applied to the built environment. Conceived as a primer for students and professionals, it defines what the terms sustainability and resilience mean and how they are related to each…

    Paperback – 2017-03-24
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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
    Routledge
    Cities and Global Governance

  • Reinventing an Urban Vernacular

    Developing Sustainable Housing Prototypes for Cities Based on Traditional Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Terry Moor

    With increasing population and its associated demand on our limited resources, we need to rethink our current strategies for construction of multifamily buildings in urban areas. Reinventing an Urban Vernacular addresses these new demands for smaller and more efficient housing units adapted to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Revivals

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