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  • Form and Flow

    Form and Flow
    av Kian Goh

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262543057

    An examination of urban climate change response strategies and the resistance to them by grassroots activists and social movements. Cities around the world are formulating plans to respond to climate change and adapt to its impact. Often, marginaliz…

  • Sharing Cities

    Sharing Cities
    av Duncan McLaren

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262533713

    How cities can build on the "sharing economy" and smart technology to deliver a "sharing paradigm" that supports justice, solidarity, and sustainability.The future of humanity is urban, and the nature of urban space enables, and necessitates, sharin…

  • Sharing Cities

    Sharing Cities
    av Duncan McLaren, Julian Agyeman

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262029728

    How cities can build on the "sharing economy" and smart technology to deliver a "sharing paradigm" that supports justice, solidarity, and sustainability.

  • Sustainability in Higher Education

    Sustainability in Higher Education

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262519656

    Campus leaders describe how community colleges, publicly funded universities, and private liberal arts colleges across America are integrating sustainability into curriculum, policies, and programs.In colleges and universities across the United Stat…

  • Transit-Oriented Displacement or Community Dividends?

    Transit-Oriented Displacement or Community Dividends?
    av Karen Chapple

    Klotband - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039840

    An examination of the neighborhood transformation, gentrification, and displacement that accompany more compact development around transit.Cities and regions throughout the world are encouraging smarter growth patterns and expanding their transit sy…

  • Transit-Oriented Displacement or Community Dividends?

    Transit-Oriented Displacement or Community Dividends?
    av Karen Chapple

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262536851

    An examination of the neighborhood transformation, gentrification, and displacement that accompany more compact development around transit.Cities and regions throughout the world are encouraging smarter growth patterns and expanding their transit sy…

  • Just Sustainabilities

    Just Sustainabilities

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262511315

    Environmental activists and academics alike are realizing that a sustainable society must be a just one. Environmental degradation is almost always linked to questions of human equality and quality of life. Throughout the world, those segments of th…

  • Small, Gritty, and Green

    Small, Gritty, and Green
    av Catherine Tumber

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262525312

    How small-to-midsize Rust Belt cities can play a crucial role in a low-carbon, sustainable, and relocalized future.America's once-vibrant small-to-midsize cities-Syracuse, Worcester, Akron, Flint, Rockford, and others-increasingly resemble urban was…

  • Sidewalks

    Sidewalks
    av Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262517416

    Examines the evolution of an undervalued urban space and how conflicts over competing uses-from the right to sit to the right to parade-have been negotiated.Urban sidewalks, critical but undervalued public spaces, have been sites for political demon…

  • Diamond

    Diamond
    av Steve Lerner

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262622042

    The story of how a mixed-income minority community in Louisiana's Chemical Corridor fought Shell Oil and won.For years, the residents of Diamond, Louisiana, lived with an inescapable acrid, metallic smell-the "toxic bouquet" of pollution-and a myste…

  • American Urban Form

    American Urban Form
    av Sam Bass Warner Jr.

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262525329

    An illustrated history of the American city's evolution from sparsely populated village to regional metropolis.American Urban Form-the spaces, places, and boundaries that define city life-has been evolving since the first settlements of colonial day…

  • From the Inside Out

    From the Inside Out
    av Jill Lindsey Harrison

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537742

    An examination of why government agencies allow environmental injustices to persist.Many state and federal environmental agencies have put in place programs, policies, and practices to redress environmental injustices, and yet these efforts fall sho…

  • Politics of Urban Runoff

    Politics of Urban Runoff
    av Andrew Karvonen

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262516341

    A study of urban stormwater runoff that explores the relationships among nature, technology, and society in cities.When rain falls on the city, it creates urban runoff that cause flooding, erosion, and water pollution. Municipal engineers manage a c…

  • Sequel to Suburbia

    Sequel to Suburbia
    av Nicholas A. Phelps

    Klotband - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262029834

    How the decentralized, automobile-oriented, and fuel-consuming model of American suburban development might change.In the years after World War II, a distinctly American model for suburban development emerged. The expansive rings of outer suburbs th…

  • Contested Water

    Contested Water
    av Joanna L. Robinson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262018852

    An examination of anti-water privatization movements in the United States and Canada that explores the interplay of the local and the global.Attempts by local governments to privatize water services have met with furious opposition. Activists argue…

  • Contested Water

    Contested Water
    av Joanna L. Robinson

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262518390

    An examination of anti-water privatization movements in the United States and Canada that explores the interplay of the local and the global.Attempts by local governments to privatize water services have met with furious opposition. Activists argue…

  • Concrete and Clay

    Concrete and Clay
    av Matthew Gandy

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262572163

    An interdisciplinary account of the environmental history and changing landscape of New York City.In this innovative account of the urbanization of nature in New York City, Matthew Gandy explores how the raw materials of nature have been reworked to…

  • Hybrid Nature

    Hybrid Nature
    av Daniel Schneider

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262516389

    A history of of the industrial ecosystem that focuses on the biological sewage treatment plant as an early example.Biological sewage treatment, like electricity, power generation, telephones, and mass transit, has been a key technology and a major p…

  • Sustainability on Campus

    Sustainability on Campus

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262524223

    Stories both practical and inspirational about environmental leadership on campus.These personal narratives of greening college campuses offer inspiration, motivation, and practical advice. Written by faculty, staff, administrators, and a student, f…

  • Rivertown

    Rivertown

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262612197

    Examines efforts in Los Angeles, Washington DC, Chicago, Salt Lake City, San Jose, and other cities to reclaim postindustrial urban riverside land for use as open space, parks and housing.Today's urban riverfronts are changing. The decline of river…

  • The Code of the City

    The Code of the City
    av Eran Ben-Joseph

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262524452

    Standards and codes dictate virtually all aspects of urban development. The same standards for subdividing land, grading, laying streets and utilities, and configuring rights-of-way and street widths to accommodate cars (rather than pedestrians) hav…

  • Just Housing

    Just Housing
    av Casey J. Dawkins

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262543071

    A new conception of housing justice grounded in moral principles that appeal to the home's special connection to American life. In response to the twin crises of homelessness and housing insecurity, an emerging "housing justice" coalition argues tha…

  • Recycling Reconsidered

    Recycling Reconsidered
    av Samantha MacBride

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262525244

    How the success and popularity of recycling has diverted attention from the steep environmental costs of manufacturing the goods we consume and discard.Recycling is widely celebrated as an environmental success story. The accomplishments of the recy…

  • Transit Life

    Transit Life
    av David Bissell

    Klotband - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262037563

    An exploration of the ways that everyday life in the city is defined by commuting.We spend much of our lives in transit to and from work. Although we might dismiss our daily commute as a wearying slog, we rarely stop to think about the significance…

  • Toward the Healthy City

    Toward the Healthy City
    av Jason Corburn

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262513074

    A call to reconnect the fields of urban planning and public health that offers a new decision-making framework for healthy city planning.In distressed urban neighborhoods where residential segregation concentrates poverty, liquor stores outnumber su…

  • Fracking the Neighborhood

    Fracking the Neighborhood
    av Jessica Smartt Gullion

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262534628

    What happens when natural gas drilling moves into an urban area: how communities in North Texas responded to the environmental and health threats of fracking.When natural gas drilling moves into an urban or a suburban neighborhood, a two-hundred-foo…

  • Fracking the Neighborhood

    Fracking the Neighborhood
    av Jessica Smartt Gullion

    Klotband - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262029766

    What happens when natural gas drilling moves into an urban area: how communities in North Texas responded to the environmental and health threats of fracking.When natural gas drilling moves into an urban or a suburban neighborhood, a two-hundred-foo…

  • Flint Fights Back

    Flint Fights Back
    av Benjamin J. Pauli

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262536868

    An account of the Flint water crisis shows that Flint's struggle for safe and affordable water is part of a broader struggle for democracy.When Flint, Michigan, changed its source of municipal water from Lake Huron to the Flint River, Flint resident…

  • Installing Automobility

    Installing Automobility
    av Govind Gopakumar

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262538916

    An examination of the process of prioritizing private motorized transportation in Bengaluru, a rapidly growing megacity of the Global South.Automobiles and their associated infrastructures, deeply embedded in Western cities, have become a rapidly gr…

  • Breakthrough Communities

    Breakthrough Communities

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262512350

    Activists, analysts, and practitioners describe innovative strategies that promote healthy neighborhoods, fair housing, and accessible transportation throughout America's cities and suburbs.The emerging metropolitan regional-equity movement promotes…

  • Growing Smarter

    Growing Smarter

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262524704

    The smart growth movement aims to combat urban and suburban sprawl by promoting livable communities based on pedestrian scale, diverse populations, and mixed land use. But, as this book documents, smart growth has largely failed to address issues of…

  • Science and Environment in Chile

    Science and Environment in Chile
    av Javiera Barandiaran

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262535632

    The politics of scientific advice across four environmental conflicts in Chile, when the state acted as a "neutral broker" rather than protecting the common good.In Science and Environment in Chile, Javiera Barandiaran examines the consequences for…

  • Science and Environment in Chile

    Science and Environment in Chile
    av Javiera Barandiaran

    Klotband - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262038201

    The politics of scientific advice across four environmental conflicts in Chile, when the state acted as a "neutral broker" rather than protecting the common good.In Science and Environment in Chile, Javiera Barandiaran examines the consequences for…

  • Blue and Green

    Blue and Green
    av Scott L. Cummings

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262534314

    How an alliance of the labor and environmental movements used law as a tool to clean up the trucking industry at the nation's largest port.In Blue and Green, Scott Cummings examines a campaign by the labor and environmental movements to transform tr…

  • In the Images of Development

    In the Images of Development
    av Tridib Banerjee

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262044707

  • Bridging Silos

    Bridging Silos
    av Katrina Smith Korfmacher

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537568

    How communities can collaborate across systems and sectors to address environmental health disparities; with case studies from Rochester, New York; Duluth, Minnesota; and Southern California.Low-income and marginalized urban communities often suffer…

  • Precautionary Tools for Reshaping Environmental Policy

    Precautionary Tools for Reshaping Environmental Policy

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262633239

    The precautionary principle calls for taking action against threatened harm to people and ecosystems even in the absence of full scientific certainty. The rationale is that modern technologies and human activities can inflict long-term, global-scale…

  • Resigned Activism, revised edition

    Resigned Activism, revised edition
    av Anna Lora-Wainwright

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262542494

    Residents of rapidly industrializing rural areas in China live with pollution every day. Villagers drink obviously tainted water and breathe visibly dirty air, afflicted by a variety of ailments-from arthritis to nosebleeds-that they ascribe to the…

  • Liquid Power

    Liquid Power
    av Erik Swyngedouw

    Klotband - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262029032

    An examination of the central role of water politics and engineering in Spain's modernization, illustrating water's part in forging, maintaining, and transforming social power.In this book, Erik Swyngedouw explores how water becomes part of the tumu…

  • Technoscience and Environmental Justice

    Technoscience and Environmental Justice

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262516181

    Case studies exploring how experts' encounters with environmental justice are changing technical and scientific practice.Over the course of nearly thirty years, the environmental justice movement has changed the politics of environmental activism an…

  • Garbage Wars

    Garbage Wars
    av David Naguib Pellow

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262661874

    A study of the struggle for environmental justice, focusing on conflicts over solid waste and pollution in Chicago.In Garbage Wars, the sociologist David Pellow describes the politics of garbage in Chicago. He shows how garbage affects residents in…

  • Pastoral Capitalism

    Pastoral Capitalism
    av Louise A. Mozingo

    Klotband - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262015431

    How business appropriated the pastoral landscape, as seen in the corporate campus, the corporate estate, and the office park.By the end of the twentieth century, America's suburbs contained more office space than its central cities. Many of these co…

  • Pastoral Capitalism

    Pastoral Capitalism
    av Louise A. Mozingo

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262526142

    How business appropriated the pastoral landscape, as seen in the corporate campus, the corporate estate, and the office park.By the end of the twentieth century, America's suburbs contained more office space than its central cities. Many of these co…

  • Blue and Green

    Blue and Green
    av Scott L. Cummings

    Klotband - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262036986

    How an alliance of the labor and environmental movements used law as a tool to clean up the trucking industry at the nation's largest port.In Blue and Green, Scott Cummings examines a campaign by the labor and environmental movements to transform tr…

  • The Globalization of Clean Energy Technology

    The Globalization of Clean Energy Technology
    av Kelly Sims Gallagher

    Klotband - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262026987

    An examination of barriers that impede and incentives that motivate the global development and deployment of cleaner energy technologies, with case studies from China. The development and deployment of cleaner energy technologies have become globali…

  • The Making of Grand Paris

    The Making of Grand Paris
    av Theresa Enright

    Klotband - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262034692

    A critical examination of metropolitan planning in Paris-the "Grand Paris" initiative-and the building of today's networked global city.In 2007 the French government announced the "Grand Paris" initiative. This ambitious project reimagined the Paris…

  • City Cycling

    City Cycling

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262517812

    A guide to today's urban cycling renaissance, with information on cycling's health benefits, safety, bikes and bike equipment, bike lanes, bike sharing, and other topics.Bicycling in cities is booming, for many reasons: health and environmental bene…

  • The Globalization of Clean Energy Technology

    The Globalization of Clean Energy Technology
    av Kelly Sims Gallagher

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262533737

    An examination of barriers that impede and incentives that motivate the global development and deployment of cleaner energy technologies, with case studies from China. The development and deployment of cleaner energy technologies have become globali…

  • Civic Ecology

    Civic Ecology
    av Marianne E. Krasny

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262527170

    Stories of environmental stewardship in communities from New Orleans to Soweto accompany an interdisciplinary framework for understanding civic ecology as a global phenomenon.In communities across the country and around the world, people are coming…

  • The Environmental Advantages of Cities

    The Environmental Advantages of Cities
    av William B. Meyer

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262518468

    An analysis that offers evidence to challenge the widely held assumption that urbanization and environmental quality are necessarily at odds. Conventional wisdom about the environmental impact of cities holds that urbanization and environmental qual…

  • Grounding Urban Natures

    Grounding Urban Natures

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537148

    Case studies from cities on five continents demonstrate the advantages of thinking comparatively about urban environments.The global discourse around urban ecology tends to homogenize and universalize, relying on such terms as "smart cities," "eco-c…

  • Grounding Urban Natures

    Grounding Urban Natures

    Klotband - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039918

    Case studies from cities on five continents demonstrate the advantages of thinking comparatively about urban environments.The global discourse around urban ecology tends to homogenize and universalize, relying on such terms as "smart cities," "eco-c…

  • Fighting King Coal

    Fighting King Coal
    av Shannon Elizabeth Bell

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262528801

    An examination of why so few people suffering from environmental hazards and pollution choose to participate in environmental justice movements. In the coal-mining region of Central Appalachia, mountaintop-removal mining and coal-industry-related fl…

  • Resigned Activism

    Resigned Activism
    av Anna Lora-Wainwright

    Klotband - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262036320

    An examination of the daily grind of living with pollution in rural China and of the varying forms of activism that develop in response.Residents of rapidly industrializing rural areas in China live with pollution every day. Villagers drink obviousl…

  • Community-Driven Regulation

    Community-Driven Regulation
    av Dara O'Rourke

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262650649

    In Community-Driven Regulation Dara O'Rourke proposes a new policy model for pollution control, based on detailed case studies from rapidly industrializing Vietnam. He shows that environmental problems can be solved when affected community groups mo…

  • Global Cities

    Global Cities
    av Robert Gottlieb

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262536066

    How Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China deal with such urban environmental issues as ports, goods movement, air pollution, water quality, transportation, and public space.Over the past four decades, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and key urban regions of Chi…

  • Neighborhood as Refuge

    Neighborhood as Refuge
    av Isabelle Anguelovski

    Klotband - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262026925

    An examination of environmental revitalization efforts in low-income communities in Boston, Barcelona, and Havana that help heal traumatized urban neighborhoods.Environmental justice as studied in a variety of disciplines is most often associated wi…