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  • 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

  • Cities and the Knowledge Economy

    Promise, Politics and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Tim May, Beth Perry

    Cities and the Knowledge Economy is an in-depth, interdisciplinary, international and comparative examination of the relationship between knowledge and urban development in the contemporary era. Through the lenses of promise, politics and possibility, it examines how the knowledge economy has…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Reform as Reorganization

    1st Edition

    By Royce Hanson, Julius Margolis, Melvin R. Levin, William Letwin

    As the fourth report in a series on the Governance of Metropolitan Areas, Reform as Reorganization explores the welfare and development of metropolitan America in terms of political reorganization. Originally published in 1974, this study reflects on metropolitan problems and governmental structure…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Handbook of Regulations on Environmental Protection in China

    1st Edition

    The Handbook of Regulations on Environmental Protection in China details the environmental laws, regulations and standards in China for those enforcing and creating environmental policy as it stood in the early 1990’s. Originally published in English in 1994, this translation aims to illuminate an…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Minority Perspectives

    1st Edition

    By Dale Rogers Marshall, Bernard Frieden, Daniel Wm. Fessler

    Originally published in 1972, Minority Perspectives is the second in a series exploring metropolitan problems within the government structure. The 1960’s were a period of civils rights movements as well as poverty in the United States and in the 70’s, it became clear that poverty was closely linked…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Metropolitanization and Public Services

    1st Edition

    By Charles M. Haar, John G. Wofford, David L. Kirp, David K. Cohen, Leonard J. Duhl, Allen V. Haefele

    Metropolitanization and Public Services is third in a series on the governance of metropolitan regions which aims to explore the welfare and development of Metropolitan America. Originally published in 1972, this study discusses who decides which essential public services need to be provided within…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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