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  1. Developing Sustainable Agriculture and Community

    Edited by Lionel J. "Bo" Beaulieu, Jeffrey L. Jordan

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    This book illustrates the ways in which communities can strengthen the links and set the stage for long-term partnerships between sustainable agriculture and sustainable rural community development initiatives. It provides lessons learned, first, from the community development literature that can...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Local Food and Community Development

    Edited by Gary Paul Green, Rhonda G. Phillips

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    Food has become an essential component in community development practice. Whether in reference to building a local or regional food system or addressing food insecurity, food has become a focus in community development approaches in many localities. Farmers markets, community gardens,...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Community Leadership Development

    A Compendium of Theory, Research, and Application

    Edited by Mark A. Brennan

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    The development of leadership capacities addresses a vital and continuing need in communities and organizations as they attempt to adapt to a wide range of social, economic, environmental, and political changes. Leadership development activities that focus on building new skills and ...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Emergency Planning Guide for Utilities, Second Edition

    By Samuel Mullen

    An increase in major natural disasters—and the growing number of damaging events involving gas, electric, water, and other utilities—has led to heightened concerns about utility operations and public safety. Due to today's complex, compliance-based environment, utility managers and planners often...

    Published January 21st 2013 by CRC Press

  5. The No-Growth Imperative

    Creating Sustainable Communities under Ecological Limits to Growth

    By Gabor Zovanyi

    More than two decades of mounting evidence confirms that the existing scale of the human enterprise has surpassed global ecological limits to growth. Based on such limits, The No-Growth Imperative discounts current efforts to maintain growth through eco-efficiency initiatives and smart-growth...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Building Inclusive Cities

    Women’s Safety and the Right to the City

    Edited by Carolyn Whitzman, Crystal Legacy, Caroline Andrew, Fran Klodawsky, Margaret Shaw, Kalpana Viswanath

    Building on a growing movement within developing countries in Latin America, Africa, and Asia-Pacific, as well as Europe and North America, this book documents cutting edge practice and builds theory around a rights based approach to women’s safety in the context of poverty reduction and social...

    Published August 29th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Sustainability Assessment

    Pluralism, practice and progress

    Edited by Alan Bond, Angus Morrison-Saunders, Richard Howitt

    Series: Natural and Built Environment Series

    Sustainability Assessment is an increasingly important tool for informing planning and development decisions across the globe. Required by law in some countries, strongly recommended in others, a comprehensive analysis of why Sustainability Assessment is needed and ...

    Published July 8th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Making Community Design Work

    A Guide For Planners

    By Umut Toker

    Since the earliest settlements, people have deliberated the issues that affect their future together. Making Community Design Work shows how planners can guide the process toward effective decision making and beneficial community design. This well-crafted book distills decades of community design...

    Published April 30th 2012 by APA Planners Press

  9. Representing Landscapes

    A Visual Collection of Landscape Architectural Drawings

    Edited by Nadia Amoroso

    Series: Representing Landscapes

    What do you communicate when you draw an industrial landscape using charcoal; what about a hyper-realistic PhotoShop collage method? What are the right choices to make? Are there right and wrong choices when it comes to presenting a particular environment in a particular way? The...

    Published March 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Lasting Value

    Open Space Planning and Preservation Successes

    By Rick Pruetz

    Americans are committing 'country-cide', says Rick Pruetz, FAICP, converting farms into suburban yards and channeling streams that once provided flood control, water purification, habitats, and recreational opportunities. But rather than rail against overdevelopment, this book celebrates...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by APA Planners Press