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  • Sustainability the Environment and Urbanisationby Cedric Pugh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    The 1992 Rio Summit and subsequent literature and debate has focused on 'green' issues such as biodiversity, climate change and marine pollution. Much less has been written concerning the 'brown' agenda: factors such as poor sanitation and water quality, air pollution and housing problems which are particularly prevalent in Third World cities. Sustainability,... more...

  • Cities Transformedby Mark R. Montgomery; Richard Stren; Barney Cohen; Holly E. Reed

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.00

    Over the next 20 years, most low-income countries will, for the first time, become more urban than rural. Understanding demographic trends in the cities of the developing world is critical to those countries - their societies, economies, and environments. The benefits from urbanization cannot be overlooked, but the speed and sheer scale of this transformation... more...

  • Strategic Environmental Assessmentby Riki Therivel; Elizabeth Wilson; Donna Heaney; Stewart Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) is a new approach to environmental assessment, global in scope, which considers the environmental impacts of policies, plans and programmes. It is already in use in a number of countries and is rapidly being adopted by those involved with environmental management and regulation, including governments, official... more...

  • Children's Participationby Roger A. Hart

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    People's relationship to nature is the greatest issue facing the world at the turn of the millennium, and all over the world young people have shown enormous enthusiasm for environmental action. Many countries are radically reassessing both the role of citizens in managing their environment and the rights and responsibilities of children to be involved... more...

  • Local and Globalby Jordi Borja; Manuel Castells

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    This text challenges the belief that cities will eventually disappear as territorial forms of social organization as new information technologies permit the articulation of social processes without regard for distance, arguing that the specific role of cities will become more important, and proposing that a dynamic and creative relationship be built... more...

  • The Practice of Strategic Environmental Assessmentby Riki Therivel; Maria Rosario Paridario

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    The practical application of strategic environmental assessment (SEA) is becoming increasingly common. A growing number of SEAs are being undertaken around the world, and several countries have issued guidance on how these should be carried out. However, few countries as yet have formal SEA regulations, and few completed SEAs have demonstrated all... more...

  • Recycling and the Politics of Urban Wasteby Matthew Gandy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    The affluence of western society has given rise to unprecedented quantities of waste, presenting one of the most intractable environmental problems for contemporary society. This book examines recycling and municipal waste management in three major cities: London, New York and Hamburg. A range of political and economic issues are examined to illustrate... more...

  • Infrastructure Planning and Financeby Vicki Elmer; Adam Leigland

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 80.00

    Infrastructure Planning and Finance is a non-technical guide to the engineering, planning, and financing of major infrastucture projects in the United States, providing both step-by-step guidance, and a broad overview of the technical, political, and economic challenges of creating lasting infrastructure in the 21st Century. Infrastructure Planning... more...

  • Memory and Pluralism in the Baltic Statesby Eva-Clarita Pettai

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    Memories, both in individual and collective form, still have a significant impact on how people relate to political processes in Europe today. While much has been written about top-down attempts by states and political actors to mould people?s memories of the past through public commemoration, textbooks or monuments, this volume takes a view from... more...