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Earthscan Reader in Sustainable Cities, The

David Satterthwaite Editor

Book, 472 pages

This reader brings into one volume twenty key papers about different aspects of how urban development can meet human needs and ensure ecological sustainability. It includes not only general works but also papers focusing on cities and environmental justice, health, transport, industry, agriculture, planning, designing with nature and waste management. It also has case studies of cities with innovative plans (including local agenda 21s) and papers discussing how best to assess, measure and monitor progress at city and national levels. Recommendations for further reading are given within each section.

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  • IIED code: 5328IIED
  • Published: 1999 - Earthscan
  • Theme: Urban
  • ISBN: 1-85383-601-X
  • Language: English

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