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Sustainable Development

  • Technology and the Cityby Tan Yigitcanlar

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The interplay between smart urban technologies and city development is a relatively uncharted territory. Technology and the City aims to fill that gap, exploring the growing importance of smart technologies and systems in contemporary cities, and providing an in-depth understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of smart urban technology... more...

  • Smaller Cities in a World of Competitivenessby Peter Karl Kresl; Daniele Ietri

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Much recent research in Urban Studies has concentrated on the notion of the ?global city? but discussion has also covered a larger set of mega cities, with populations in excess of 10 million. This analysis has begged the question of the optimal size for a city ? is larger always better? Smaller Cities explores the advantages and disadvantages... more...

  • The Politics of Cultural Developmentby Ben Garner

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    There is a growing recognition of the role that culture can play in sustainable development strategies. This development has generally been welcomed, but also raises a number of questions: What are the implications in policy and practice? Who are the most influential voices in promoting a global agenda for culture and development, and to what extent... more...

  • Energy Law and the Sustainable Companyby Patricia Park; Duncan Magnus Park

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    What kind of decision-making should multinationals engage in to create a sustainable company? There is substantial debate over why CEOs, senior management and Boards of Directors make the wrong decisions by not asking the right questions, with the result that not only is the company itself damaged, but all of the stakeholders find themselves at a... more...

  • Sustainability Citizenship in Citiesby Ralph Horne; John Fien; Beau B. Beza; Anitra Nelson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 56.95

    Urban sustainability citizenship situates citizens as social change agents with an ethical and self-interested stake in living sustainably with the rest of Earth. Such citizens not only engage in sustainable household practices but respect the importance of awareness raising, discussion and debates on sustainability policies for the common good and... more...

  • Knowledge Intensive Business Services and Regional Competitivenessby João J. M. Ferreira; Mário L. Raposo; Cristina I. Fernandes; Marcus Dejardin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Research interest in the service sector has boomed in recent years as deindustrialisation became entrenched. Instead of being regarded as merely supplementary to traditional industry and manufacturing, services have generated progressively rising levels of growth in developed economies while at the same time coming to be recognised as major drivers... more...

  • Code and the Cityby Rob Kitchin; Sung-Yueh Perng

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Software has become essential to the functioning of cities. It is deeply embedded into the systems and infrastructure of the built environment and is entrenched in the management and governance of urban societies. Software-enabled technologies and services enhance the ways in which we understand and plan cities. It even has an effect on how we manage... more...

  • A Cultural History of Climate Changeby Tom Bristow; Thomas H. Ford

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Charting innovative directions in the environmental humanities, this book examines the cultural history of climate change under three broad headings: history, writing and politics. Climate change compels us to rethink many of our traditional means of historical understanding, and demands new ways of relating human knowledge, action and representations... more...

  • Urban Poverty and Climate Changeby Manoj Roy; Sally Cawood; Michaela Hordijk; David Hulme

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book deepens the understanding of the broader processes that shape and mediate the responses to climate change of poor urban households and communities in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Representing an important contribution to the evolution of more effective pro-poor climate change policies in urban areas by local governments, national governments... more...

  • Environmental Management System ISO 14001: 2004by Syed Imtiaz Haider

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 297.00

    Environmental Management System ISO 14001:2004 provides the information and practical know-how required to facilitate a smooth adoption and incorporation of the latest revisions and enhancements put forth by the International Organization for Standardization. This unique work shows how to adopt or transition to the documentation procedures required... more...