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  1. The Urban Condition

    By Brendan Gleeson

    Series: Questioning Cities

    This book will speak to the new human epoch, the Urban Age. A majority of humanity now lives for the first time in cities. The city, the highest invention of the modern age, is now the human heartland. And yet the same process that brought us the city and its wonders, modernisation, has also thrown...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Creating Child Friendly Cities

    Reinstating Kids in the City

    Edited by Brendan Gleeson, Neil Sipe

    Leading planning and geography authors present this comprehensive assessment of the extent to which the physical and social make up of Western cities accommodates and nourishes the needs of children and youth. Examining the areas of planning, design, social policy, transport and housing,...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Consuming Cities

    The Urban Environment in the Global Economy after Rio

    By Ingemar Elander, Brendan Gleeson, Rolf Lidskog, Nicholas Low

    This book is about cities as engines of consumption of the world's environment, and the spread of policies to reduce their impact. It looks at these issues by examining the impact of the Rio Declaration and assesses the extent to which it has made a difference. Consuming Cities examines this...

    Published October 13th 1999 by Routledge

  4. Geographies of Disability

    By Brendan Gleeson

    This book explains how space, place and mobility have shaped the experiences of disabled people both in the past and in contemporary societies. The key features of this insightful study include:* a critical appraisal of theories of disability and a new disability model* case studies to...

    Published December 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  5. Justice, Society and Nature

    An Exploration of Political Ecology

    By Brendan Gleeson, Nicholas Low

    Justice, Society and Nature examines the moral response which the world must make to the ecological crisis if there is to be real change in the global society and economy to favour ecological integrity. From its base in the idea of the self, through principles of political justice, to the justice...

    Published February 11th 1998 by Routledge

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