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New and Published Books

  1. Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions

    Towards More Equitable Development

    By Karen Chapple

    Series: Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

    As global warming advances, regions around the world are engaging in revolutionary sustainability planning - but with social equity as an afterthought. California is at the cutting edge of this movement, not only because its regulations actively reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also because its...

    Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Environmental Assessment

    Edited by Thomas B. Fischer

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    This new four-volume collection from Routledge brings together the most important canonical and cutting-edge works in Environmental Assessment. International in scope, the materials gathered cover the background of Environmental Assessment and the different possible approaches. The...

    Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Instruments of Planning

    Tensions and challenges for more equitable and sustainable cities

    Edited by Rebecca Leshinsky, Crystal Legacy

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    Instruments of Planning: Tensions and Challenges for more Equitable and Sustainable Cities critically explores planning’s instrumentality to deliver important social and environmental outcomes in neoliberal planning landscapes. Because each instrument is unique and may be tailored to its own...

    Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments

    By John W. Dover

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional...

    Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Gridlock

    Congested Cities, Contested Policies, Unsustainable Mobility

    By John C. Sutton

    Cities across the world are facing unprecedented challenges in traffic management and transit congestion while coping with growing populations and mobility aspirations; existing policies that aim to tackle congestion and create more sustainable transport futures offer only weak remedies. In...

    Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Rise and Fall of Countryside Management

    A Historical Account

    By Ian D. Rotherham

    For at least half a century since the emergence of Country Parks and Forest Parks, countryside services have provided leisure, tourism, conservation, restoration and regeneration across Britain. Yet these services are currently being decimated as public services are sacrificed to the new era...

    Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Frontiers of Land and Water Governance in Urban Regions

    Edited by Thomas Hartmann, Tejo Spit

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    A society that intensifies and expands the use of land and water in urban areas needs to search for solutions to manage the frontiers between these two essential elements for urban living. Sustainable governance of land and water is one of the major challenges of our times. Managing retention areas...

    Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Sustainable Transportation in Natural and Protected Areas

    Edited by Francesco Orsi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Transport, Environment and Development

    Protected areas are at the centre of nature-based tourism, which is increasingly popular across the world. As visitor numbers increase, so does awareness of the harmful effects that large crowds may have on both natural resources and individuals’ recreational experience. This volume...

    Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Energy and Transport in Green Transition

    Perspectives on Ecomodernity

    Edited by Atle Midttun, Nina Witoszek

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    This book breaks new ground in the studies of green transition. It frames the ongoing transformation in terms of a "battle of modernities" with the emerging vision of ecomodernity as the final destination. It also offers a systematic exploration of the potential for extensive transformation of...

    Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Innovative Community Change Practices

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Sam Cordes

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    The national recession forced many communities to examine new and innovative ways to promote local economic development, resulting in long-term community changes. New techniques and approaches were used to identify available opportunities and programs which could take advantage of development...

    Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge