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  1. The Secret Life of Cities

    Social reproduction of everyday life

    By Helen Jarvis, Andy C. Pratt, Peter Cheng-Chong Wu

    Contemporary urbanisation has two faces: global flows of people, money and information, and that of localised social and economic disparities. Recent research has focused on the headlines of global cities as control centres of the world economy, and social and economic shock waves that have raged...

    Published March 6th 2001 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Landscapes of Memory and Experience

    Edited by Jan Birksted

    It has been argued that the history of landscape and of gardens has been marginalized from the mainstream of art history and visual studies because of a lack of engagement with the theories, methods and concepts of these disciplines. This book explores possible ways out of this impasse in such a...

    Published February 22nd 2001 by Taylor & Francis

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Global City Regions

    Their Emerging Forms

    Edited by Gary Hack, Roger Simmonds

    A unique comparative study based on funded research, of eleven city regions across three continents looking at changes over the last 30 years. Detailed changes in land use are presented here with series of maps prepared especially for the study. The socio-economic and physical forms of city...

    Published December 21st 2000 by Routledge

  9. Compact Cities

    Sustainable Urban Forms for Developing Countries

    Edited by Rod Burgess, Mike Jenks

    This collection of edited papers forms part of the Compact City Series, creating a companion volume to The Compact City (1996) and Achieving Sustainable Urban Form (2000) and extends the debate to developing countries. This book examines and evaluates the merits and defects of compact city...

    Published December 14th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Landscape and Sustainability

    Edited by John F. Benson, Maggie H. Roe

    This unique book is about landscape, sustainability and the practices of the professions which plan, design and manage landscapes at many scales and in many locations; urban, suburban and rural. Despite the ubiquity of 'sustainability' as a concept, this is the first book to address the...

    Published November 30th 2000 by Taylor & Francis