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  • 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

  • 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 – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Energy Studies

  • 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

  • Urban Recycling Cooperatives

    Building resilient communities, 1st Edition

    By Jutta Gutberlet

    Solid waste is a major urban challenge worldwide and decisions over which technologies or methods to apply can have beneficial or detrimental long-term consequences. Inappropriate management of solid waste can lead to damaging environmental impacts, particularly in the megacities of the Global…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Waste and Distributive Justice in Asia

    In-Ward Waste Disposal in Tokyo, 1st Edition

    By Takashi Nakazawa

    Conflicts over waste disposal facility siting is a pressing issue not only in developed countries but also in fast-growing countries that face drastic waste increase and rapid urbanisation. How to address distributive justice has been one of the biggest concerns.This book examines what determines…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Green Infrastructure

    Current Debates for Policy, Practice and Implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian C. Mell

    Our understandings of the landscapes around us are constantly changing. How we interact with, manage and value these spaces is important, as it helps us to ensure we live in attractive, functional and sustainable places. Green Infrastructure planning is the current ‘go-to’ approach in landscape…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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