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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Developing Property Sustainably

    By Sara J. Wilkinson, Sarah L. Sayce, Pernille H. Christensen

    Developing Property Sustainably introduces readers to the key issues surrounding sustainable property development in the global marketplace. Pulling together received wisdom and original research, the authors provide a clear and practical overview of the sustainable property development process as...

    Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Beyond Gated Communities

    Edited by Samer Bagaeen, Ola Uduku

    Research on gated communities is moving away from the hard concept of a 'gated community' to the more fluid one of urban gating. The latter allows communities to be viewed through a new lens of soft boundaries, modern communication and networks of influence. The book, written by an international...

    Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Impacts of European Territorial Policies in the Baltic States

    Edited by Garri Raagmaa, Dominic Stead

    Urban and regional development in the Baltic States and other Central and Eastern European countries has experienced rapid changes since their re-independence at the beginning of the 1990s. Meanwhile, urban and regional planning institutions and organizational cultures in the Baltic States have...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge