Ecology & Sustainability

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Growing a Sustainable City?: The Question of Urban Agriculture
Growing a Sustainable City?: The Question of Urban Agriculture
By Christina D. Rosan and Hamil Pearsall

Growing a Sustainable City? offers a critical analysis of the development of urban agriculture policies and their role in making post-industrial cities more sustainable.

Available Dec 2017
The Natural City: Re-envisioning the Built Environment
The Natural City: Re-envisioning the Built Environment
Edited by Ingrid Leman Stefanovic and Stephen Bede Scharper

Recognizing the need to better link the humanities with public policy, The Natural City offers unique insights for the development of an alternative vision of urban life.

Published Dec 2011
The Social Sustainability of Cities: Diversity and the Management of Change
The Social Sustainability of Cities: Diversity and the Management of Change
By Mario Polese and Richard Stren

Some cities have been more successful than others in creating environments conducive to the cohabitation of a diverse population. Case studies analyze ten cities in North America, South America, Europe, and Africa in terms of their social sustainability.

Published Mar 2000
Compassionate Landscape
Compassionate Landscape
By Humphrey Carver

This book is a history of the development of an awareness, of institutions, and of policies on the shaping of the man-made environment. It is however more than that. Mr Carver describes his own life and sensibilities, his family and his colleagues, with a trained and compassionate eye and a taut and careful prose.

Published Dec 1975
Urban Futures for Central Canada: Perspectives on Forecasting Urban Growth and Form
Urban Futures for Central Canada: Perspectives on Forecasting Urban Growth and Form
Edited by Larry S. Bourne, Ross D. MacKinnon, Jay Siegel, and James W. Simmons

Urban problems are now a dominant social issue: the essays in this volume consider the direction some of these problems may take in Central Canada.

Published Dec 1974
The Form of Cities in Central Canada: Selected Papers
The Form of Cities in Central Canada: Selected Papers
Edited by Larry Bourne, Ross D. MacKinnon, and James W. Simmons

This book is an anthology of research papers and reports building around a common theme: urban development in Central Canada.

Published Dec 1973
Urban Systems Development in Central Canada: Selected Papers
Urban Systems Development in Central Canada: Selected Papers
Edited by L.S. Bourne and R.D. MacKinnon

An excellent general reference on urbanization in Canada.

Published Dec 1972