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  • New Mobilities and Social Changes in Russia's Arctic Regions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marlene Laruelle

    This book provides the first in-depth, multidisciplinary study of re-urbanization in Russia’s Arctic regions, with a specific focus on new mobility patterns, and the resulting birth of new urban Arctic identities in which newcomers and labor migrants form a rising part of. It is an invaluable…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Polar Regions

  • Architecture and Space Re-imagined

    Learning from the difference, multiplicity, and otherness of development practice, 1st Edition

    By Richard Bower

    As with so many facets of contemporary western life, architecture and space are often experienced and understood as a commodity or product. The premise of this book is to offer alternatives to the practices and values of such westernised space and Architecture (with a capital A), by exploring the…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Creative Regions in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Clifton, Caroline Chapain, Roberta Comunian

    Creative and cultural industries, broadly defined, are now considered by many policy makers across Europe at the heart of their national innovation and economic development agenda. Similarly, many European cities and regions have adopted policies to support and develop these industries and their…

    Hardback – 2016-05-10
    Routledge

  • Towards Low Carbon Cities in China

    Urban Form and Greenhouse Gas Emissions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sun Sheng Han, Ray Green, Mark Y. Wang

    This book explores the relationship between urban form and greenhouse gas emissions in China, providing new insights for policy, urban planning and management. Drawing on the results of a four-year multidisciplinary research project, the book examines how factors such as urban households’ access…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Low Carbon Development

  • Urban Environmental Stewardship and Civic Engagement

    How planting trees strengthens the roots of democracy, 1st Edition

    By Dana R. Fisher, Erika S. Svendsen, James Connolly

    Once considered the antithesis of a verdant and vibrant ecosystem, cities are now being hailed as highly efficient and complex social ecological systems. Emerging from the streets of the post-industrial city are well-tended community gardens, rooftop farms and other viable habitats capable of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Future Directions for the European Shrinking City

    1st Edition

    Edited by William J.V. Neill, Hans Schlappa

    Urban shrinkage is rising to the top of the political agenda in Europe as more cities are shrinking in the prolonged economic downturn we encounter. Coupled with unprecedented budgetary austerity and rapidly ageing populations, ‘stagnating’ and ‘shrinking’ cities have emerged as a key challenge for…

    Paperback – 2016-01-26
    Routledge
    RTPI Library Series

  • Rebuilding the American City

    Design and Strategy for the 21st Century Urban Core, 1st Edition

    By David Gamble, Patty Heyda

    Urban redevelopment in American cities is neither easy nor quick. It takes a delicate alignment of goals, power, leadership and sustained advocacy on the part of many. Rebuilding the American City highlights 15 urban design and planning projects in the U.S. that have been catalysts for their…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • Collaborative Strategies for Sustainable Cities

    Economy, Environment and Community in Baltimore, 1st Edition

    By Eric S. Zeemering

    Baltimore, like many other cities around the globe, is redesigning local government policy and programs in order to become a more sustainable city. Sustainability, as a concept guiding public action, encourages city officials to integrate policy and programs addressing the economic, environmental,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Administration and Environmental Sustainability

  • Urban Revitalization

    Remaking cities in a changing world, 1st Edition

    By Carl Grodach, Renia Ehrenfeucht

    Following decades of neglect and decline, many US cities have undergone a dramatic renaissance. From New York to Nashville and Pittsburgh to Portland governments have implemented innovative redevelopment strategies to adapt to a globally integrated, post-industrial economy and cope with declining…

    Paperback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Urban Energy Policy

    Heat and the city, 1st Edition

    By David Hawkey, Janette Webb, Heather Lovell, David McCrone, Margaret Tingey, Mark Winskel

    Minimising the most severe risks of climate change means ending societal dependence on fossil fuels, and radically improving the efficiency with which we use all energy sources. Such deliberate transformative change is, however, without precedent. Sustainable Urban Energy Policy debates the major…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Planning for Wicked Problems

    A Planner's Guide to Land Use Law, 1st Edition

    By Dawn Jourdan, Eric J. Strauss

    Efforts to teach students pursuing graduate degrees in urban and regional planning are often frustrated by the "case books" that have been prepared for use by law professors teaching similar courses.  Dawn Jourdan and Eric J. Strauss have attempted to take their concerns to heart in the design of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-06
    Routledge

  • Cities and Agriculture

    Developing Resilient Urban Food Systems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Henk de Zeeuw, Pay Drechsel

    As people increasingly migrate to urban settings and more than half of the world's population now lives in cities, it is vital to plan and provide for sustainable and resilient food systems which reflect this challenge. This volume presents experience and evidence-based "state of the art" chapters…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

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