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  • Governance for Justice and Environmental Sustainability

    Lessons across Natural Resource Sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Merle Sowman, Rachel Wynberg

    Understanding the governance of complex social-ecological systems is vital in a world faced with rapid environmental change, conflicts over dwindling natural resources, stark disparities between rich and poor and the crises of sustainability. Improved understanding is also essential to promote…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge

  • A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas

    1st Edition

    By Clare Cardinal-Pett

     A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas is the first comprehensive survey to narrate the urbanization of the Western Hemisphere, from the Arctic Circle to Antarctica, making it a vital resource to help you understand the built environment in this part of the world. The book…

    Paperback – 2016-01-22
    Routledge

  • Remaking Regional Economies

    Power, Labor, and Firm Strategies in the Knowledge Economy, 1st Edition

    By Susan Christopherson, Jennifer Clark

    Since the early 1980s, the region has been central to thinking about the emerging character of the global economy. In fields as diverse as business management, industrial relations, economic geography, sociology, and planning, the regional scale has emerged as an organizing concept for…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Economic Geography

  • Retail and the Artifice of Social Change

    1st Edition

    By Steven Miles

    In Retail and Social Change Steven Miles, presents a cross-disciplinary analysis of the evolution of retail and how in both its material and virtual guises it has come to reframe our relationship with the social world. Retail has become increasingly influential in homogenising the urban experience.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Smart Evaluation and Integrated Design in Regional Development

    Territorial Scenarios in Trentino, Italy, 1st Edition

    By Grazia Brunetta

    Smart Evaluation and Integrated Design in Regional Development puts forward an alternative approach to evaluation in spatial planning - one that focuses on ’territory’ and ’landscape’. The book introduces an innovative evaluation approach, namely Territorial Integrated Evaluation (TIE), a…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28
    Routledge

  • Restoring Communities Resettled After Dam Construction in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mikiyasu Nakayama, Ryo Fujikura

    The rapid economic expansion and population growth of developing countries in Asia has led to increasing demands for water and energy. To meet these demands, large dam development projects have been completed, which has inevitably caused involuntary resettlement. In order to support these projects,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Recovery from Disaster

    1st Edition

    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 – 2015-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions

    Towards More Equitable Development, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Environmental Assessment

    1st Edition

    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 – 2015-08-17
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Public Space

    1st Edition

    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 – 2015-07-22
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • Healthy Cities

    1st Edition

    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 – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

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