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Alternative Urban Futures : Planning for Sustainable Development in Cities throughout the World

Alternative Urban Futures : Planning for Sustainable Development in Cities throughout the World - 04 edition

Alternative Urban Futures : Planning for Sustainable Development in Cities throughout the World - 04 edition

ISBN13: 9780742523678

ISBN10: 0742523675

Alternative Urban Futures : Planning for Sustainable Development in Cities throughout the World by Raquel Pinderhughes - ISBN 9780742523678
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub, Inc.
Published: 2004
International: No
Alternative Urban Futures : Planning for Sustainable Development in Cities throughout the World by Raquel Pinderhughes - ISBN 9780742523678

ISBN13: 9780742523678

ISBN10: 0742523675

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 04

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Summary

Alternative Urban Futures challenges existing models of urban development and promotes alternative paradigms, processes, and technologies designed to fulfill human needs and limit the harmful impacts of human activities on the environment.

The book focuses on how planners and policy makers can develop and manage essential urban infrastructures in ways that support sustainable development in the areas of waste management, water supply and management, energy production and use, building design and construction, land-use, transportation, and food systems. Each chapter features case studies that provide concrete examples of how ecologically and socially responsible urban and sustainable development planning and policy approaches have been successfully implemented in cities around the world. The book is especially effective in its emphasis on recently published statistics and writing supporting new planning and policy recommendations. Each chapter ends with a summary, accompanied by a list of questions that can be addressed with information provided in the text.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction: Planning for Sustainable Urban Development

Urban Water Quality, Supply, and Management

Urban Solid Waste Disposal, Collection, and Management

Urban Energy Supply and Management

Urban Transportation Planning and Management

Urban Food Production

Towards Sustainable Development Planning in Cities

Bibliography

Index