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New and Published Books

  1. The Urban Climate Challenge

    Rethinking the Role of Cities in the Global Climate Regime

    Edited by Craig Johnson, Noah Toly, Heike Schroeder

    Series: Cities and Global Governance

    Drawing upon a variety of empirical and theoretical perspectives, The Urban Climate Challenge provides a hands-on perspective about the political and technical challenges now facing cities and transnational urban networks in the global climate regime. Bringing together experts working in the fields...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Transport, Climate Change and the City

    By Robin Hickman, David Banister

    Sustainable travel behaviours have long been sought after in cities around the world, particularly in industrialised countries, but also increasingly in the emerging cities of Asia, South America and Africa. Progress however appears difficult to make as the private car, still largely fuelled by...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Co-producing Knowledge for Sustainable Cities

    Joining Forces for Change

    Edited by Merritt Polk

    Series: Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

    At the current time, many issues and problems within sustainable urban development are managed within traditional disciplinary and organizational structures. However, problems such as, climate change, resource constraints, poverty and social tensions all exceed current compartmentalization of...

    Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Handbook of Urban Ecology

    Edited by Ian Douglas, David Goode, Mike Houck, Rusong Wang

    The birds, animals, insects, trees and plants encountered by the majority of the world’s people are those that survive in, adapt to, or are introduced to, urban areas. Some of these organisms give great pleasure; others invade, colonise and occupy neglected and hidden areas such as derelict land...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Acid Rain (Routledge Revivals)

    Rhetoric and Reality

    By Chris C. Park

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title, first published in 1987, provides an authoritative account of both the science and the politics of acid rain. Chris Park places the debates surrounding acid rain in context, and examines the full implications of scientific studies and the effects of acid rain on surface waters, soils...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The 'Olympic and Paralympic' Effect on Public Policy

    Edited by Daniel Bloyce, Andy Smith

    Set against the backdrop of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, this book examines the impact on public policy from broader political decisions taken in relation to Olympic- and Paralympic-related policy. It considers the major political justifications for hosting these global sports...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal

    Partnerships in Action

    By Rory Shand

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Environmental and sustainability issues are currently stretched by economic concerns and policy areas such as housing and education are therefore needed more than ever to help regenerate the social and urban environment. Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal: Partnerships in Action uses detailed case...

    Published November 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Asian American Literature and the Environment

    Edited by Lorna Fitzsimmons, Youngsuk Chae, Bella Adams

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book is a ground-breaking transnational study of representations of the environment in Asian American literature. Extending and renewing Asian American studies and ecocriticism by drawing the two fields into deeper dialogue, it brings Asian American writers to the center of ecocritical studies...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Urban Ecology

    An Introduction

    By Ian Douglas, Philip James

    Urban Ecology: An Introduction seeks to open the reader’s mind and eyes to the way in which nature permeates everyday urban living, and how it has to be understood, cared for, and managed in order to make our towns and cities healthier places to visit and in which to live and work. The authors...

    Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Sustainable Urban Development Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Stephen M. Wheeler, Timothy Beatley

    Series: Routledge Urban Reader Series

    Building on the success of its second edition, the third edition of the Sustainable Urban Development Reader provides a generous selection of classic and contemporary readings giving a broad introduction to this topic. It begins by tracing the roots of the sustainable development...

    Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge