Sustainable Urban Development Reader Routledge Urban Reader Series

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Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415707765
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Building on the success of its second edition, the third edition of the Sustainable Urban Development Reader provides a generous selection of classic and contemporary  readings giving a broad introduction to this topic.  It begins by tracing the roots of the sustainable development concept in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, before presenting readings on a number of dimensions of the sustainability concept.

Topics covered include land use and urban design, transportation, ecological planning and restoration, energy and materials use, economic development, social and environmental justice, and green architecture and building. All sections have a concise editorial introduction that places the selection in context and suggests further reading. Additional sections cover tools for sustainable development, international sustainable development, visions of sustainable community and case studies from around the world. The book also includes educational exercises for individuals, university classes, or community groups, and an extensive list of recommended readings.

The anthology remains unique in presenting a broad array of classic and contemporary readings in this field, each with a concise introduction placing it within the context of this evolving discourse. The Sustainable Urban Development Reader presents an authoritative overview of the field using original sources in a highly readable format for university classes in urban studies, environmental studies, the social sciences, and related fields. It also makes a wide range of sustainable urban planning-related material available to the public in a clear and accessible way, forming an indispensable resource for anyone interested in the future of urban environments.


Sustainable Urban Development Reader Routledge Urban Reader Series

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ISBN: 0415453828
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Building on the success of its first edition, the second edition of the Sustainable Urban Development Reader expands its selection of classic material on sustainable community development. As in the previous edition, it begins by tracing the roots of the sustainable development concept in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, before presenting classic readings on a number of dimensions of the sustainability concept.

Topics covered include land use and urban design, transportation, ecological planning and restoration, energy and materials use, economic development, social and environmental justice, and green architecture and building. All sections have a concise editorial introduction that places the selection in context and suggests further reading. Additional sections cover tools for sustainable development, sustainable development internationally, visions of sustainable community and case studies from around the world. The book also includes educational exercises for individuals, university classes, or community groups, and an extensive list of recommended readings.

The anthology remains unique in presenting a broad array of classic readings in this field, each with a concise introduction placing it within the context of this evolving discourse. It includes updated material on:

  • global warming
  • issues in less developed countries
  • ecotourism
  • prospects for sustainable development in China
  • megacities
  • case studies of sustainable development.

The Sustainable Urban Development Reader presents an authoritative overview of the field using original sources in a highly readable format for university classes in urban studies, environmental studies, the social sciences, and related fields. It also makes a wide range of sustainable urban planning-related material available to the public in a clear and accessible way, forming an indispensable resource for anyone interested in the future of urban environments.


The Earthscan Reader In Sustainable Cities Earthscan Reader Series

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Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 185383601X
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The last five years have brought an enormous growth in the literature on how urban development can meet human needs and ensure ecological sustainability. This collection brings together the most outstanding contributions from leading experts on the issues surrounding sustainable cities and urban development. The Earthscan Reader in Sustainable Cities is fully international in scope and coverage. It will be the basic introduction to the subject for a wide range of students in urban geography, planning and environmental studies, and is essential reading for professionals involved with the successful running and development of cities.

Sustainable Urban Development Reader

Author: Stephen M. Wheeler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317672178
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Building on the success of its second edition, the third edition of the Sustainable Urban Development Reader provides a generous selection of classic and contemporary readings giving a broad introduction to this topic.

Sustainable Urban Development Reader

Author: Stephen M. Wheeler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131767216X
Size: 43.56 MB
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Building on the success of its second edition, the third edition of the Sustainable Urban Development Reader provides a generous selection of classic and contemporary readings giving a broad introduction to this topic.

The Sustainable Urban Development Reader

Author: Timothy Beatley
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415311878
Size: 49.92 MB
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Bringing together classic readings from a wide variety of sources, this key book investigates how our cities and towns can become more sustainable.

The City Reader

Author: Richard T. LeGates
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317606272
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The sixth edition of the highly successful The City Reader juxtaposes the very best classic and contemporary writings on the city to provide the comprehensive mapping of the terrain of Urban Studies and Planning old and new.

The Urban Design Reader

Author: Michael Larice
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136205659
Size: 42.28 MB
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The second edition of The Urban Design Reader draws together the very best of classic and contemporary writings to illuminate and expand the theory and practice of urban design.

The Urban Sociology Reader

Author: Jan Lin
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415323428
Size: 28.60 MB
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Selections are predominantly sociological, but some readings cross disciplinary boundaries. Providing an essential resource for students of urban studies, this book brings together important but, till now, widely dispersed writings.

The Principles Of Housing

Author: Peter King
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317380800
Size: 69.68 MB
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Whereas many books get bogged down in country-specific policy or small innovations, this book argues that the fundamental concepts of what we call housing are relatively stable and unchangeable.

The Urban Geography Reader

Author: Nicholas R. Fyfe
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415307015
Size: 20.43 MB
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Capturing the diversity of scholarship in the field of urban geography, this reader presents a stimulating selection of articles and excerpts by leading figures.

The Global Cities Reader

Author: Neil Brenner
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415323444
Size: 35.44 MB
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Since the mid-1990s, research on global cities has exploded throughout the social sciences. It has now become one of the most exciting, if controversial, approaches to the study of urban life today.

Cities Of The Global South Reader

Author: Faranak Miraftab
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317636791
Size: 70.74 MB
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The Cities of the Global South Reader pulls together a diverse set of readings from scholars across the world, some of which have been written specially for the volume, to provide an essential resource for a broad interdisciplinary ...