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  1. Market Economy and Urban Change

    Impacts in the Developing World

    Edited by Roger Zetter, Mohamed Hamza

    Across the developing world the preceding decade or so has witnessed a profound reconfiguration of the political economy of urban policy. This new policy environment is driven by globalization, the neo-liberal macro-economic package of 'market enablement' and structural adjustment, which now form...

    Published October 1st 2004 by Routledge

  2. Small Change

    About the Art of Practice and the Limits of Planning in Cities

    By Nabeel Hamdi

    What exactly is 'small change'? Build a bus stop in an urban slum and a vibrant community sprouts and grows around it - that is the power of small changes that have huge positive effects. This book is an argument for the wisdom of the street, the ingenuity of the improvisers and the long-term,...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

  3. Intellectual Property, Biogenetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge

    By Graham Dutfield

    Biogenetic resources - the critical biological and chemical materials that underpin so much of medicine, both modern and traditional, agriculture, and wider economic activity in so many fields - are at the centre of heated debate regarding their use, development, and ownership, and the issues of...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

  4. Domestic Wastewater Treatment in Developing Countries

    By Duncan Mara

    Affordable and effective domestic wastewater treatment is a critical issue in public health and disease prevention around the world, particularly so in developing countries which often lack the financial and technical resources necessary for proper treatment facilities. This practical guide...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

  5. The Urban Housing Manual

    Making Regulatory Frameworks Work for the Poor

    By Geoffrey Payne, Michael Majale

    Red tape is a significant stumbling block to the provision of affordable shelter to the urban poor and, indeed, slums are largely the result of inappropriate regulatory frameworks. This practice-oriented manual tackles the issue of regulatory frameworks for urban upgrading and new housing...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

  6. The Earthscan Reader in Environment Development and Rural Livelihoods

    Edited by Samantha Jones, Grace Carswell

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    In the past decade the relationship between humans and the environment has taken centre stage in the quest for development that supports both ecological integrity and sustainable livelihoods. This new Reader brings together for the first time a core selection of recently published key articles that...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

  7. Painting the White House Green

    Rationalizing Environmental Policy Inside the Executive Office of the President

    Edited by Randall Lutter

    Presidents, like kings, lead cloistered lives. Protecting the president from too much isolation are advisers and aides who help ensure that the administration achieves its policy goals while enjoying broad political support. In economics and environmental policy, where disagreement among...

    Published August 9th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Exploring Sustainable Development

    Geographical Perspectives

    Edited by Martin Purvis, Alan Grainger

    Sustainable development is capturing the attention of planners, politicians and business leaders. Within the academic sphere its study is increasingly breaching disciplinary boundaries to become a focus of attention for natural and social scientists alike. But in studying such a key concept, it is...

    Published August 1st 2004 by Routledge

  9. Parks in Transition

    Biodiversity, Rural Development and the Bottom Line

    Edited by Brian Child

    Parks face intense pressure from both environmental and developmental perspectives to conserve biodiversity and provide economic opportunities for rural communities. These imperatives are often in conflict, while potential solutions may be subject to theoretical and practical disagreement and...

    Published July 1st 2004 by Routledge

  10. The Sustainability Curriculum

    The Challenge for Higher Education

    Edited by John Blewitt, Cedric Cullingford

    The links between education and sustainable development are deepening, although subject to much controversy and debate. The success of the sustainability discourse depends both on the pedagogic and research functions of higher education. Similarly, for higher education itself to remain relevant and...

    Published July 1st 2004 by Routledge