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  • Community-based adaptation

    Mainstreaming into national and local planning

    Edited by Hannah Reid

    Community-based adaptation (CBA) to climate change is based on local priorities, needs, knowledge and capacities. Early CBA initiatives were generally implemented by non-government organisations (NGOs), and operated primarily at the local level. Many used ‘bottom-up’ participatory processes to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Recovery from Disaster

    By Ian Davis, David Alexander

    Disasters can dominate newspaper headlines and fill our TV screens with relief appeals, but the complex long-term challenge of recovery—providing shelter, rebuilding safe dwellings, restoring livelihoods and shattered lives—generally fails to attract the attention of the public and most agencies.…

    Paperback – 2015-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • International Perspectives on Age-Friendly Cities

    Edited by Kelly G. Fitzgerald, Francis G. Caro

    This book brings together recent scholarly work concerned with efforts around the world to transform cities so that they are more age-friendly. Common to all of the initiatives is recognition of the importance of the community environment for the well-being of the rapidly growing numbers of older…

    Hardback – 2015-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions

    Towards More Equitable Development

    By Karen Chapple

    As global warming advances, regions around the world are engaging in revolutionary sustainability planning - but with social equity as an afterthought. California is at the cutting edge of this movement, not only because its regulations actively reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also because its…

    Paperback – 2015-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Environmental Assessment

    Edited by Thomas B. Fischer

    This new four-volume collection from Routledge brings together the most important canonical and cutting-edge works in Environmental Assessment.  International in scope, the materials gathered cover the background of Environmental Assessment and the different possible approaches. The…

    Hardback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Cultural Sustainability and Regional Development

    Theories and practices of territorialisation

    Edited by Joost Dessein, Elena Battaglini, Lummina Horlings

    Meeting the aims of sustainability is becoming increasingly difficult; at the same time, the call for culture is becoming more powerful. This book explores the relationships between culture, sustainability and regional change through the concept of ‘territorialisation’. This new concept describes…

    Hardback – 2015-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

  • Integrated Water Resources Management

    From concept to implementation

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada

    The book includes seventeen excellent researched and documented papers that reflect the diversity of thought, ideas and experiences related to IWRM. They draw from an extensive, inclusive and geographically representative range of theoretical propositions and practical examples. These include…

    Hardback – 2015-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Transboundary Marine Spatial Planning and International Law

    Edited by Daud Hassan, Tuomas Kuokkanen, Niko Soininen

    Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) is an integrated and comprehensive approach to ocean governance and is used to establish a rational use of marine space and reconcile conflicting interests of its users. MSP allows both a high level of environmental protection and a wide range of human activities…

    Hardback – 2015-07-29
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Public Space

    Edited by Vikas Mehta

    By closely examining its public spaces, we can decipher the social, cultural and political life of a city. Public space is the arena for individual and group expression; a forum for dialogue, debate, and contestation; a space for conviviality, leisure, performance, and display; a place…

    Hardback – 2015-07-21
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments

    By John W. Dover

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional…

    Paperback – 2015-07-20
    Routledge

  • Healthy Cities

    Edited by Jason Corburn

    While the fields of modern city planning and public health emerged together in the nineteenth century to address urban inequities and infectious diseases, they were largely disconnected for much of the twentieth century. In the twenty-first century, planning and public health are…

    Hardback – 2015-07-15
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Rethinking Creative Cities Policy

    Invisible Agents and Hidden Protagonists

    Edited by Allan Watson, Calvin Taylor

    In recent years, there has been high level of interest amongst policy-makers in the ‘creative city’ concept, due to the anticipation of economic and social benefits from a growing cultural and creative economy. However, a lack of understanding of local social and economic contexts, as well as the…

    Hardback – 2015-06-14
    Routledge

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