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  • 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

  • Cities, Nationalism and Democratization

    1st Edition

    By Scott A. Bollens

    Cities, Nationalism, and Democratization provides a theoretically informed, practice-oriented account of intercultural conflict and co-existence in cities. Bollens uses a wide-ranging set of over 100 interviews with local political and community leaders to investigate how popular urban policies can…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge

  • Urban Politics

    Cities and Suburbs in a Global Age, 9th Edition

    By Myron Levine

    This popular text mixes classic theory and research on urban politics with the most recent developments and data in urban and metropolitan affairs. Its balanced and realistic approach helps students understand the nature of urban politics and the difficulty of finding effective "solutions" in a…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • Progress in Political Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    This book considers the most prominent themes and future developments in areas of key importance to political geography, including theory and methodology, minority groups, local government and the geography of elections.…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

  • Urban Sustainability in Theory and Practice

    Circles of sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Paul James

    Cities are home to the most consequential current attempts at human adaptation and they provide one possible focus for the flourishing of life on this planet. However, for this to be realized in more than an ad hoc way, a substantial rethinking of current approaches and practices needs to occur.…

    Paperback – 2014-10-07
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • Cities, Networks, and Global Environmental Governance

    Spaces of Innovation, Places of Leadership, 1st Edition

    By Sofie Bouteligier

    As a result of global dynamics—the increasing interconnection of people and places—innovations in global environmental governance haved altered the role of cities in shaping the future of the planet.  This book is a timely study of the importance of these social transformations in our…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge
    Cities and Global Governance

  • Governing Metropolitan Areas

    Growth and Change in a Networked Age, 2nd Edition

    By David K. Hamilton

    Interest and research on regionalism has soared in the last decade. Local governments in metropolitan areas and civic organizations are increasingly engaged in cooperative and collaborative public policy efforts to solve problems that stretch across urban centers and their surrounding suburbs. Yet…

    Paperback – 2014-04-21
    Routledge

  • Public Space and the Challenges of Urban Transformation in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ali Madanipour, Sabine Knierbein, Aglaée Degros

    European cities are changing rapidly in part due to the process of de-industrialization, European integration and economic globalization. Within those cities public spaces are the meeting place of politics and culture, social and individual territories, instrumental and expressive concerns. Public…

    Paperback – 2013-11-01
    Routledge

  • Racial Exclusionism and the City

    The Urban Support of the National Front, 1st Edition

    By Christopher T. Husbands

    First published in 1983, this book reports on the results of a survey in thirteen areas of England where the National Front (NF) had previously gained significant levels of electoral support and examines the social and political histories of these areas to reveal not only who and was voting for the…

    Paperback – 2013-05-08
    Routledge

  • Urban Regeneration in the UK

    2nd Edition

    By Andrew Tallon

    Striking transformations are taking place in the urban landscape. The regeneration of urban areas in the UK and around the world has become an increasingly important issue amongst governments and populations since the global economic downturn. This textbook provides an accessible and critical…

    Paperback – 2013-04-29
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Community Building in Urban China

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Heberer, Christian Göbel

    This book aims to make sense of the recent reform of neighbourhood institutions in urban China. It builds on the observation that the late 1990s saw a comeback of the state in urban China after the increased economization of life in the 1980s had initially forced it to withdraw. Based on several…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

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