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  1. Environmental Problems in an Urbanizing World

    Finding Solutions in Cities in Africa, Asia and Latin America, 2nd Edition

    By Jorge E. Hardoy, Diana Mitlin, David Satterthwaite

    New edition of Environmental Problems in Third World Cities Cities in Africa, Asia and Latin America contain some of the world's most life- and health-threatening human environments. Environment-related diseases and injuries cause millions of preventable deaths each year. In many squatter...

    Published March 1st 2001 by Routledge

  2. The Citizens at Risk

    From Urban Sanitation to Sustainable Cities

    By Gordon McGranahan, Jacob Songsor, Charles Surjadi, Marianne Kjellen, Pedro Jacobi

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Local environments such as cities and neighbourhoods are becoming a focal point for those concerned with environmental justice and sustainability. The Citizens at Risk takes up this emerging agenda and analyses the key issues in a refreshingly simple yet sophisticated style. Taking a comparative...

    Published March 1st 2001 by Routledge

  3. Urban Transport Environment and Equity

    The Case for Developing Countries

    By Eduardo Alcantara Vasconcellos

    Traditional transport planning has generated transport systems that propagate an unfair distribution of accessibility and have environmental and safety issues. This book highlights the importance of social and political aspects of transport policy and provides a methodology to support this approach...

    Published February 1st 2001 by Routledge

  4. Energy and Climate in the Urban Built Environment

    Edited by M. Santamouris

    Series: BEST (Buildings Energy and Solar Technology)

    Both the number and percentage of people living in urban areas is growing rapidly. Up to half of the world's population is expected to be living in a city by the end of the century and there are over 170 cities in the world with populations over a million. Cities have a huge impact on the local...

    Published February 1st 2001 by Routledge

  5. City Fights

    Debates on Urban Sustainability

    By Susannah Hagan

    Edited by Mark Hewitt

    Within the concept of the 'sustainable city' nothing is fixed, mapped or agreed upon. To some, the term encompasses innovation, change and commitment to the future and to others it means preservation, conservatism and a watchful eye on the future. City Fights follows on from the symposium 'Energy...

    Published January 1st 2001 by Routledge

  6. A Community Manifesto

    By Chris Wright

    Civilizations fail when they become trapped in a way of looking at the world that no longer works. For many, globalization is pushing us to the edge of disaster - an onward march of blinkered vision, encouraging passivity, moral blindness and a culture of dependency. A Community Manifesto is an...

    Published December 1st 2000 by Routledge

  7. Urban Infrastructure in Transition

    Networks, Buildings and Plans

    By Timothy Moss, Simon Marvin

    Edited by Simon Guy

    Achieving sustainable energy and resource use is vital if cities are to thrive or even function in the long term. Focusing on cities in the United Kingdom, Germany and Denmark, this book examines the mounting pressures for changes in the management style of utility services in Europe, pressures...

    Published October 1st 2000 by Routledge

  8. Urban Development and Civil Society

    The Role of Communities in Sustainable Cities

    By Michael Carley, Harry Smith

    Edited by Paul Jenkins

    The world's population is rapidly urbanizing but the affluence and development often associated with cities are far from equitably or sustainably distributed. Where it was once taken for granted that responsibility for urban development lay with the state, increasingly the emphasis has shifted to...

    Published October 1st 2000 by Routledge

  9. Biowaste and Biological Waste Treatment

    By Gareth Evans

    With growing public pressure and increasingly stringent environmental legislation, the waste industry is now being called upon to develop more sustainable methods of dealing with refuse. Coupled with moves to reduce reliance on landfill as a disposal route, biological treatment will increasingly...

    Published October 1st 2000 by Routledge

  10. Municipalities and Community Participation

    A Sourcebook for Capacity Building

    By Janelle Plummer

    Series: Municipal Capacity Building Series

    'Among all the literature on participation, this is the first book I know that focuses on municipal authorities. It... also has particular importance both for higher levels of government (at national or provincial/state level) and for international agencies. Firstly, it is a reminder of the...

    Published July 1st 2000 by Routledge