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Join Routledge & Earthscan at the 2011 Ecocity World Summit

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Stop by our booth at Ecocity to browse our latest books and receive a 20% discount and free shipping on all display copies. We look forward to seeing you in Montreal!

The Ecocity World Summit program is packed with cutting-edge content that highlights good practices and research from around the world on topics ranging from transforming suburbia to ecological and healthy infrastructure in informal settlements, participatory democracy, urban agriculture in unlikely places, shared and active transportation, and climate change and the economy. For more information, visit http://www.ecocity2011.com.

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    Published April 2nd 2010 by Routledge

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    Published October 26th 2010 by Routledge