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New and Published Books

  1. Green Grabbing: A New Appropriation of Nature

    Edited by James Fairhead, Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    Across the world, ecosystems are for sale. ‘Green grabbing’ – the appropriation of land and resources for environmental ends – is an emerging process of deep and growing significance. A vigorous debate on ‘land grabbing’ already highlights instances where ‘green’ credentials are called...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Water Quality Policy and Management in Asia

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    Asia's 48 countries have an estimated 1.757 billion urban population and 2.4 billion people in rural areas (or approximately 60 per cent of the global population). Divided into central, eastern, southern, south-eastern and western regions, the continent is also extremely heterogeneous in terms of...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Co-producing Knowledge for Sustainable Cities

    Joining Forces for Change

    Edited by Merritt Polk

    Series: Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

    At the current time, many issues and problems within sustainable urban development are managed within traditional disciplinary and organizational structures. However, problems such as, climate change, resource constraints, poverty and social tensions all exceed current compartmentalization of...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Invisible Houses

    Rethinking and designing low-cost housing in developing countries

    By Gonzalo Lizarralde

    There is an increased interest among architects, urban specialists and design professionals to contribute to solve ‘the housing problem’ in developing countries. The Invisible Houses takes us on a journey through the slums and informal settlements of South Africa, India, Colombia, Honduras, El...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Community Architecture (Routledge Revivals)

    How People Are Creating Their Own Environment

    By Nick Wates, Charles Knevitt

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, this title was one of the first to explore the emerging popular movement of Community Architecture, championed by Prince Charles, which gained momentum throughout Britain in the 1970s and 1980s. The conceptual framework rests fundamentally on the principle that the built...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Urban Lighting, Light Pollution and Society

    Edited by Josiane Meier, Ute Hasenöhrl, Katharina Krause, Merle Pottharst

    After decades "in the shadows", urban lighting is re-emerging as a matter of public debate. Long-standing truths are increasingly questioned as a confluence of developments affects lighting itself and the way it is viewed. Light has become an integral element of place-making and energy-saving...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal

    Partnerships in Action

    By Rory Shand

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Environmental and sustainability issues are currently stretched by economic concerns and policy areas such as housing and education are therefore needed more than ever to help regenerate the social and urban environment. Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal: Partnerships in Action uses detailed case...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Transport Planning for Third World Cities (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Harry Dimitriou

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Cities within the developing world experience a form of urban development which is different to those in more industrialised countries. Rates of growth are usually much more dramatic, housing and transport are often provided informally, and institutional support for urban management is also much...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Government of Space (Routledge Revivals)

    Town Planning in Modern Society

    By Alison Ravetz

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Britain’s planning system began as ‘town and country planning’ to repair the ravages of unplanned industrialism and promote ideal environments for the future. Steering a course between left and right, public control and for-profit development, it survived successive booms and busts, broadening to...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The 'One Planet' Life

    A Blueprint for Low Impact Development

    By David Thorpe

    The One Planet Life demonstrates a path for everyone towards a way of life in which we don’t act as if we had more than one planet Earth. The difference between this approach and others is that it uses ecological footprint analysis to help to determine how effective our efforts are. Much of the...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge