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  • Community Planning and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rhonda Phillips, Patsy Kraeger

    Community development refers to planned efforts aimed at producing assets to increase the ability and capacity of inhabitants to enhance quality of life. There are many types of assets recognized in community development, including social, physical, human, financial and environmental. Community…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Urbanization in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Crawford, Marco Cenzatti

    Since the "Opening Up" period of 1978-80, China has urbanized with unprecedented speed. The construction of completely new cities and the dramatic redevelopment of existing urban centers have completely transformed the Chinese landscape. This urban revolution has generated an astonishing number and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Rural Planning and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Gallent, Mark Scott

    This collection offers a comprehensive selection of journal articles and book chapters that provide readers with an historical overview of rural planning, collating the canonical writings on the subject in one essential reference work. Each volume begins with an editorial introduction by the editor…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Urban Planning After Disasters

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Olshansky

    This four-volume collection brings together the most important canonical and cutting-edge papers in the essential topic of planning after disasters. This is the first coherent academic reference work to date. These selections emphasize knowledge regarding reconstruction and recovery of communities…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Language Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tove Skutnabb-Kangas, Robert Phillipson

    Research on Language Rights has produced an enormous—and unwieldy—corpus of literature. Such work often has limitations because scholars from different disciplinary traditions have seldom coordinated their concerns or integrated the conceptual traditions of particular fields. To enable researchers…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Language Studies

  • Low Carbon Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frauke Urban, Johan Nordensvard

    If—as many environmental experts maintain—global climate change is the greatest challenge of our times, the need for a serious, and universal, commitment to low-carbon development is more urgent than ever. Low-carbon development might be described as climate-friendly growth that enables humanity to…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Development Studies

  • Island Studies, 4-vol. set

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ilan Kelman, Godfrey Baldacchino

    Big or small, islands and their inhabitant communities have long been the focus of intellectual enquiry, but in recent years a whole host of new academic institutes, journals, and conferences have devoted themselves to their study and research. And while early scholarly work mostly originated from…

    Hardback – 2016-03-31
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Geography

  • Space

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Merriman

    While often eluding the attention of the everyman, ‘space’ has been a longstanding concern of geographers (and of great interest to scholars from many other parts of the academy). ‘Space’ has been variously treated as absolute, relative, and relational; as a container or backdrop; as a social,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-23
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Geography

  • Urban Ecology, 4-vol. set

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Douglas

    Urban Ecology is a rapidly developing area of research and study. Drawing on the work of many disciplines—including geography, planning, landscape architecture, sociology, economics, anthropology, engineering, and climatology—urban ecologists argue that an understanding of the relationships between…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Geography

  • 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

  • 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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