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  1. Retrofitting Cities

    Priorities, Governance and Experimentation

    Edited by Mike Hodson, Simon Marvin

    Developing an up-to-date critical framework for analysing urban retrofit, this is the first book to examine urban re-engineering for sustainability in a socio-technical context. Retrofitting Cities examines why retrofit is emerging as an important strategic issue for urban authorities and untangles...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. After Sustainable Cities?

    Edited by Mike Hodson, Simon Marvin

    A sustainable city has been defined in many ways. Yet, the most common understanding is a vision of the city that is able to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Central to this vision are two ideas: cities should meet social...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Low Carbon Nation?

    By Mike Hodson, Simon Marvin

    What does the transition to a Low Carbon Britain mean for the future development of cities and regions across the country? Does it reinforce existing ‘business as usual’ or create new transformational opportunities? Low Carbon Nation? takes an interdisciplinary approach to tackle this critical...

    Published April 1st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Cities and Low Carbon Transitions

    Edited by Harriet Bulkeley, Vanesa Castán Broto, Mike Hodson, Simon Marvin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Current societies face unprecedented risks and challenges connected to climate change. Addressing them will require fundamental transformations in the infrastructures that sustain everyday life, such as energy, water, waste and mobility. A transition to a ‘low carbon’ future implies a large scale...

    Published November 20th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Shaping Urban Infrastructures

    Intermediaries and the Governance of Socio-Technical Networks

    Edited by Simon Guy, Simon Marvin, Will Medd, Timothy Moss

    Cities can only exist because of the highly developed systems which underlie them, ensuring that energy, clean water, etc. are moved efficiently from producer to user, and that waste is removed. The urgent need to make the way that these services are provided more environmentally, socially and...

    Published December 9th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Splintering Urbanism

    Networked Infrastructures, Technological Mobilities and the Urban Condition

    By Steve Graham, Simon Marvin

    Splintering Urbanism makes an international and interdisciplinary analysis of the complex interactions between infrastructure networks and urban spaces. It delivers a new and powerful way of understanding contemporary urban change, bringing together discussions about:*globalization and the city*...

    Published June 13th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Urban Infrastructure in Transition

    Networks, Buildings and Plans

    By Timothy Moss, Simon Marvin

    Edited by Simon Guy

    Achieving sustainable energy and resource use is vital if cities are to thrive or even function in the long term. Focusing on cities in the United Kingdom, Germany and Denmark, this book examines the mounting pressures for changes in the management style of utility services in Europe, pressures...

    Published September 30th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Telecommunications and the City

    Electronic Spaces, Urban Places

    By Steve Graham, Simon Marvin

    Telecommunications and the City provides the first critical and state-of-the-art review of the relations between telecommunications and all aspects of city development and management.Drawing on a range of theoretical approaches and a wide body of recent research, the book addresses key academic and...

    Published December 27th 1995 by Routledge

  9. Changing Times In Teacher Education

    Restructuring Or Reconceptualising?

    Edited by Marvin F. Wideen; Peter P. Grimmett both of the Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada.

    Pressures for reform in teacher education have begun to take on the same sense of urgency as school reform. Those faculties of education who have been strong advocates for change in the schools now find themselves the subject of similar pressures from governmental policy makers. Attempts at change...

    Published October 17th 1995 by Routledge

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