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  1. Public and Private Spaces of the City

    By Ali Madanipour

    The relationship between public and private spheres is one of the key concerns of the modern society. This book investigates this relationship, especially as manifested in the urban space with its social and psychological significance. Through theoretical and historical examination, it explores how...

    Published March 13th 2003 by Routledge

  2. The Vulnerability of Cities

    Natural Disasters and Social Resilience

    By Mark Pelling

    When disaster strikes in cities the effects can be catastrophic compared to other environments. But what factors actually determine the vulnerability or resilience of cities? The Vulnerability of Cities fills a vital gap in disaster studies by examining the too-often overlooked impact of disasters...

    Published March 1st 2003 by Routledge

  3. Water and Sanitation in the World's Cities

    Local Action for Global Goals

    By Un-Habitat

    'This is surely the most impressive and important publication to come out of the UN system for many years.' Peter Adamson, founder, New Internationalist, and author and researcher of UNICEF's The State of the World's Children from 1980 to 1995 The world's governments agreed at the Millennium...

    Published March 1st 2003 by Routledge

  4. Air Pollution and Health in Rapidly Developing Countries

    Edited by Gordon McGranahan, Frank Murray

    In developing countries the price of rapid growth is all too often noxious airborne pollution, which annually contributes to a disturbing number of avoidable deaths. In recent decades, however, there has been considerable progress in the epidemiology of air pollution, significant changes in...

    Published March 1st 2003 by Routledge

  5. Sustainable Cities

    By Graham Haughton, Colin Hunter

    Series: Regions and Cities

    Sustainable Cities simultaneously tackles two issues of immediate public concern which also find themselves high on the policy agenda: sustainable environmental development and urban development. The themes of the book - the bringing together of the insights of environmental science, the social...

    Published February 20th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Sustainable Urban Design

    An Environmental Approach

    Edited by Randall Thomas, Adam Ritchie, Randall Thomas

    Bringing together theory and practice this important text provides a coherent overview of the important issues in sustainable urban design. The contributors, recognised experts from both architectural and planning practices, focus on the physical aspects of the urban environment - the buildings and...

    Published December 26th 2002 by Taylor & Francis

  7. Emerging Urbanity

    Global Urban Projects in the Asia Pacific Rim

    By Richard Marshall

    Discussions on the global economy focus on the hyper-mobility of capital, the possibility of instantaneous transmission of information and money around the globe, the centrality of information outputs to our economic systems and emphasise the neutralisation of geography and of places. What is...

    Published November 28th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Building the Post-War World

    By Nicholas Bullock

    Building the Post-war World examines the way in which World War II and the ten years of reconstruction that followed saw the establishment of modern architecture in Britain. It charts the opportunities created by post-war rebuilding showing how the spirit of innovation and experimentation necessary...

    Published November 28th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Urban and Regional Planning

    4th Edition

    By Peter Hall

    This is the fourth edition of the classic text for students of urban and regional planning. It gives a historical overview of the developments and changes in the theory and practice of planning, throughout the entiretwentieth century.This extensively revised edition follows the successful format of...

    Published August 22nd 2002 by Routledge

  10. Uniting a Divided City

    Governance and Social Exclusion in Johannesburg

    By Jo Beall, Owen Crankshaw, Susan Parnell

    For many, Johannesburg resembles the imagined spectre of the urban future. Global anxieties about catastrophic urban explosion, social fracture, environmental degradation, escalating crime and violence, and rampant consumerism alongside grinding poverty, are projected onto this city as a microcosm...

    Published July 1st 2002 by Routledge