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Model: ST/GG0008
ISBN: 1853836028
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ISBN: 1853836028
Author: Satterthwaite, david
Publisher: Earthscan publication ltd.

This reader brings together the most influential contributions on the key issues surrounding sustainable cities and sustainable urban development. It includes general pieces on sustainable cities - the ethical underpinnings of sustainability, and how 'sustainable cities' have to be considered within regional and global contexts.It also contains chapters focusing on issues such as cities and environmental justice, health, industry, agriculture, planning and waste management, case studies of successful local agenda 21s from around the world, and chapters on how to monitor and measure progress at city and national levels. The editor's Introduction sets out the problems and aims of sustainability for cities clearly and comprehensively. Essential reading for a wide range of students in urban geography, planning and environmental studies, and professionals involved with the running and development of successful cities.