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  1. Retailing and the Public (RLE Retailing and Distribution)

    By Lawrence E. Neal

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    In one of the first books to treat retailing as a subject of serious analysis, Retailing and the Public examines the state of one of the most important industries in the country. Retailing gives direct employment to more people than any other trade; it accounts for over half of national income. No...

    Published August 9th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Economics of the Distributive Trades (RLE Retailing and Distribution)

    By Patrick McAnally

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    First published in 1971, The Economics of the Distributive Trades is a comprehensive analysis of all sectors of the British retailing sector, written by the then-head of the Research Department of the John Lewis Partnership. Using economic statistics and modelling, Patrick McAnally examines the the...

    Published August 9th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Urban Transformation

    Health, Shelter and Climate Change

    Edited by Elliott D. Sclar, Nicole Volavka-Close, Peter Brown

    For the first time in history, half of the world's population lives in urban areas and it is expected that, by 2050, that figure will rise to above two-thirds. A large proportion of this urban growth will be taking place in the cities of the developing world, where the provision of adequate health,...

    Published July 9th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Urban Spaces in Japan

    Cultural and Social Perspectives

    Edited by Christoph Brumann, Evelyn Schulz

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Urban Spaces in Japan explores the workings of power, money and the public interest in the planning and design of Japanese space. Through a set of vivid case studies of well-known Japanese cities including Tokyo, Kobe, and Kyoto, this book examines the potential of civil society in contemporary...

    Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Maritime Transport and the Climate Change Challenge

    Edited by Regina Asariotis, Hassiba Benamara

    International maritime transport is the backbone of the world globalized economy. It is a significant contributor to global CO2 emissions but also likely to be affected by wide-ranging and potentially devastating climate change impacts associated with rising sea levels and increased frequency/...

    Published May 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  6. 100 Per Cent Renewable

    Energy Autonomy in Action

    Edited by Peter Droege

    The greatest challenge of our time is to build a world based on the sustainable use of renewable power. Our massive dependence on fossil fuels has upset the very climatic system that made human evolution possible. The global economy and its financial system are in jeopardy, running hot on overtly...

    Published April 5th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Visualizing Climate Change

    A Guide to Visual Communication of Climate Change and Developing Local Solutions

    By Stephen R.J. Sheppard

    Carbon dioxide and global climate change are largely invisible, and the prevailing imagery of climate change is often remote (such as ice floes melting) or abstract and scientific (charts and global temperature maps). Using dramatic visual imagery such as 3D and 4D visualizations of future...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  8. How Local Resilience Creates Sustainable Societies

    Hard to Make, Hard to Break

    By Philip Monaghan

    A taboo-shattering book, How Local Resilience Creates Sustainable Societies sets out how visionary national and local leaders can transform unsustainable societies as they attempt to recover from an age of austerity. By eliminating the culture of dependency in a socially and environmentally...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Beyond Smart Cities

    How Cities Network, Learn and Innovate

    By Tim Campbell

    The promise of competitiveness and economic growth in so-called smart cities is widely advertised in Europe and the US. The promise is focussed on global talent and knowledge economies and not on learning and innovation. But to really achieve smart cities – that is to create the conditions of...

    Published January 20th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Zero-carbon Homes

    A Road Map

    By Joanna Williams

    Housing is a major contributor to CO2 emissions in Europe and America today and the construction of new homes offers an opportunity to address this issue. Providing homes that achieve "zero carbon", "carbon neutral", "zero-net energy" or "energy-plus" standard is becoming the goal of more...

    Published December 16th 2011 by Routledge