Technology and Sustainability

Carolien Kroeze, Jan Boersema, Egbert Tellegen, and Annemarie Cremers

In ten essays, this book addresses a broad range of issues related to the interplay of sustainability and technology. How do population growth and technology relate to sustainable development? Can globalization be reconciled with sustainable...

116 pages
6 x 9

Second Edition

Since the first publication of this landmark textbook in 2004, it has received high praise for its clear, comprehensive, and practical approach.  The second edition continues to offer a unique framework for teaching and learning...

776 pages
8 x 10
Full Color, 450 photos and illustrations

Urbanity, Citizenship, and Ideology in the New European Neighbourhoods

Edited by Frank Eckhardt and Marco Cremaschi

This book investigates the process of change in European neighbourhoods over the last twenty years, both newly and purposely built neighbourhoods and redeveloped ones. It shows that change takes many varied and complex paths, rather than the...

256 pages
6.8 x 9.5

Urban networks, network cities, networked cities and city networks are widely discussed, but their has hardly been debate on what constitutes an urbanism of networks. It is time to shift network urbanism from the realm of general debate to that...

296 pages
6 x 9

Building a 21st Century Economy in America's Older Industrial Areas

In this collection of essays, experts present new frameworks, cutting-edge analysis, and innovative policy solutions through which the nation's government, business, civic, and community leaders can sculpt a sustainable and supportable...

437 pages
6 x 9

Intown Living
A Different American Dream

After decades of abandonment, cities across North America are experiencing a renaissance. A new generation is seeking greater excitement and diversity than the typical suburban subdivision offers and many people are instead looking to make their...

304 pages
6 x 9

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The Subsidized Destruction of the American West

368 pages
11.75 x 13.35

The Hidden Costs of Coastal Hazards
Implications For Risk Assessment And Mitigation

Society has limited hazard mitigation dollars to invest. Which actions will be most cost effective, considering the true range of impacts and costs incurred? In 1997, the H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment began a...

252 pages
6 x 9

Constitutional Limits On Land Use Control And Environmental Regulation

Robert Meltz, Dwight Merriam, and Rick Frank; Forewords by Fred Bosselman, John Banta, and David Callies

As challenges to land use and environmental controls by landowners and the property-rights movement have become more frequent, the concept of "takings" -- government action that excessively limits a property-owner's use of private land -- has...

624 pages
6 x 9

Henry L. Diamond and Patrick F. Noonan; Foreword by Laurance S. Rockefeller

Over the past two decades, great strides have been made on a wide variety of environmental fronts. Air and water quality have improved significantly, certain endangered species are on the road to recovery, and there is a marked increase in...

362 pages
6 x 9


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