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  • Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal

    Partnerships in Action, 1st Edition

    By Rory Shand

    Environmental and sustainability issues are currently stretched by economic concerns and policy areas such as housing and education are therefore needed more than ever to help regenerate the social and urban environment. Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal: Partnerships in Action uses detailed case…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Sustainability in European Environmental Policy

    Challenges of Governance and Knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Atkinson, Terizakis Georgios

    This book examines sustainability in European environmental policy and explores the related challenges of governance and knowledge. It provides an assessment of the EU sustainability strategy and concentrates on three key directives: Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA), Emissions Trading (ET)…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Governance and Planning of Mega-City Regions

    An International Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jiang Xu, Anthony Yeh

    Neoliberalism’s market revolution has had a tremendous effect on contemporary mega-city regions. The negative consequences of market-oriented politics for territorial growth have been recognized. While a lot of attention has been given to how planners and policy makers are fighting back political…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Transport, Climate Change and the City

    1st Edition

    By Robin Hickman, David Banister

    Sustainable travel behaviours have long been sought after in cities around the world, particularly in industrialised countries, but also increasingly in the emerging cities of Asia, South America and Africa. Progress however appears difficult to make as the private car, still largely fuelled by…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge

  • Policing Cities

    Urban Securitization and Regulation in a 21st Century World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Randy K Lippert, Kevin Walby

    Policing Cities brings together international scholars from numerous disciplines to examine urban policing, securitization, and regulation in nine countries and the conceptual issues these practices raise. Chapters cover many of the world’s major cities, including New York, Beijing, Paris, London,…

    Paperback – 2015-01-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Creative Industries and Urban Development

    Creative Cities in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Flew

    The concept of creative industries has developed considerable academic and policy momentum in the 21st century. There has been a connection identified between the rise of creative industries and the urbanisation of the world’s population, particularly in relation to the significance of cities as…

    Paperback – 2014-12-24
    Routledge

  • Town and Country Planning in the UK

    15th Edition

    By Barry Cullingworth, Vincent Nadin, Trevor Hart, Simin Davoudi, John Pendlebury, Geoff Vigar, David Webb, Tim Townshend

    Town and country planning has never been more important to the UK, nor more prominent in national debate. Planning generates great controversy: whether it’s spending £80m and four years’ inquiry into Heathrow’s Terminal 5, or the 200 proposed wind turbines in the Shetland Isles. On a smaller scale…

    Paperback – 2014-12-02
    Routledge

  • The 'Olympic and Paralympic' Effect on Public Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Bloyce, Andy Smith

    Set against the backdrop of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, this book examines the impact on public policy from broader political decisions taken in relation to Olympic- and Paralympic-related policy. It considers the major political justifications for hosting these global sports…

    Hardback – 2014-11-18
    Routledge

  • The Cultural Contradictions of Progressive Politics

    The Role of Cultural Change and the Global Economy in Local Policymaking, 1st Edition

    By Donald L. Rosdil

    Why do some U.S. cities like Seattle and Boston impose social exactions and sustainability targets on private investment while others like Las Vegas and Houston offer property tax and fee remissions to business, tolerate environmentally hazardous activities such as oil drilling, and express…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

  • Housing Policy in Latin American Cities

    A New Generation of Strategies and Approaches for 2016 UN-HABITAT III, 1st Edition

    By Peter M. Ward, Edith R. Jiménez Huerta, María Mercedes Di Virgilio

    After the 1960s, rapid urbanization in developing regions in Latin America, Africa, and Asia was marked by the expansion of low-income "irregular" settlements that developed informally and which, by the 2000s, often constituted between 20-60 percent of the built-up area of metropolitan areas and…

    Paperback – 2014-10-22
    Routledge

  • An Urban Politics of Climate Change

    Experimentation and the Governing of Socio-Technical Transitions, 1st Edition

    By Harriet A Bulkeley, Vanesa Castán Broto, Gareth A.S. Edwards

    The confluence of global climate change, growing levels of energy consumption and rapid urbanization has led the international policy community to regard urban responses to climate change as ‘an urgent agenda’ (World Bank 2010). The contribution of cities to rising levels of greenhouse gas…

    Paperback – 2014-10-20
    Routledge

  • Dealing with Deindustrialization

    Adaptive Resilience in American Midwestern Regions, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Cowell

    The late 1970s and 1980s saw a process of mass factory closures in cities and regions across the Midwest of the United States. What happened next as leaders reacted to the news of each plant closure and to the broader deindustrialization trend that emerged during this time period is…

    Hardback – 2014-10-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

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