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Forthcoming Environment & the City Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published January 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Converting Land from Rural to Urban Uses (Routledge Revivals)

    By A. Allan Schmid

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title aims to use social science research to contribute towards solving policy problems raised by the rural to urban land conversion process and by high land prices in particular. Ultimately, this book aims to develop the information useful to public decisions on zoning, taxation, public...

    To Be Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Urban Climate Challenge

    Rethinking the Role of Cities in the Global Climate Regime

    Edited by Craig A. Johnson, Noah J. 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...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Urban Condition

    By Brendan Gleeson

    Series: Questioning Cities

    This book will speak to the new human epoch, the Urban Age. A majority of humanity now lives for the first time in cities. The city, the highest invention of the modern age, is now the human heartland. And yet the same process that brought us the city and its wonders, modernisation, has also thrown...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Water and Cities in Latin America

    Challenges for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Ismael Aguilar-Barajas, Jürgen Mahlknecht, Jonathan Kaledin, Marianne Kjellén, Abel Mejía-Betancourt

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Approximately 80 per cent of the population of Latin America is concentrated in urban centres. Pressure on water resources and water management in cities therefore provide major challenges. Despite the importance of the issues, there has been little systematic coverage of the topic in book form....

    To Be Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Cultural Sustainability in European Cities

    Imagining Europolis

    Edited by Svetlana Hristova, Milena Dragicevic-Sesic, Nancy Duxbury

    Series: Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

    European cities contribute to the development of a more sustainable urban system capable to cope with economic crises, ecological challenges and social disparities in different nation-states and regions throughout Europe. This book reveals in a comparative perspective the unique profile of...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Theory and Practice in Heritage and Sustainability

    Between past and future

    Edited by Elizabeth Auclair, Graham Fairclough

    Series: Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

    This book explores the relationships between heritage and sustainability in terms of both theory and practice. It examines the relationships between people and communities in the places where they live, and thus exemplifies the diverse ways in which heritage is used to forge identities and support...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques

    By Mat Santamouris, Denia Kolokotsa

    The urban climate is continuously deteriorating. Urban heat lowers the quality of urban life, increases the energy needs at the urban scale, and affects the urban socio-economy. However, there are steps that can be taken to mitigate this situation. This book presents a series of innovative...

    To Be Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Greening the City

    Urban Parks and Public Leisure, 1840-1940

    By Carole O'Reilly

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    Urban parks are one of the most enduring and valued features of the British city. This book traces the social and cultural history of such parks from the Victorian period and beyond, placing the urban park in the context of the evolving city and examining the importance of green space to the urban...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge