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  1. 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 December 31st 2000 by Routledge

  2. 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 November 30th 2000 by Routledge

  3. 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 September 30th 2000 by Routledge

  4. 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 September 30th 2000 by Routledge

  5. 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 September 30th 2000 by Routledge

  6. 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 June 30th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Architecture City Environment

    Proceedings of PLEA 2000, Cambridge, UK 2-5 July 2000

    By Koen Steemers

    Edited by Simos Yannas

    PLEA is a network of individuals sharing expertise in the arts, sciences, planning and design of the built environment. It serves as an international, interdisciplinary forum to promote discourse on environmental quality in architecture and planning. This 17th PLEA international conference...

    Published June 30th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Sustainable Cities in Developing Countries

    By Cedric Pugh

    This text addresses the difficulties of balancing the imperatives of sustainability with the pressing challenges facing some of the world's most underdeveloped areas. Various perspectives are brought to bear on issues from economics and theories of health through to the foundations of...

    Published February 29th 2000 by Routledge

  9. City-Region 2020

    Integrated Planning for a Sustainable Environment

    By Joe Revetz

    Based on analysis of the Manchester city-region, this book offers a vision of a sustainable urban future, through integrated strategic management of the entire city-region. It translates principles into practice for achieving the necessary balance to ensure a higher standard of living and safe...

    Published January 31st 2000 by Routledge

  10. Sustainable Communities

    The Potential for Eco-Neighbourhoods

    By Hugh Barton

    'This book re-addresses the concepts of neighbourhood and community in a refreshing and challenging way. It will be of immense benefit, not only to town planners but also to al those professional and voluntary groups and politicians who seek to create the new communities of tomorrow' From the...

    Published September 30th 1999 by Routledge