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Sustainable London? The future of a global city

Author: Rob Imrie; Loretta Lees
Publisher: Bristol Policy Press 2014
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An exploration of the rise of sustainable development policies in London by international authors. Essential reading for urban practitioners and policy makers, and students in social, urban and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Imrie; Loretta Lees
ISBN: 9781447310600 1447310608 9781447310594 1447310594
OCLC Number: 917170672
Description: 325 p.
Contents: Preface;Foreword ~ Ben Rogers;Part 1: Sustaining London: the key challenges;London's future and sustainable city building ~ Rob Imrie and Loretta Lees;Privatising London: a conversation with Anna Minton;Just Space: towards a just, sustainable London ~ Robin Brown, Michael Edwards, Richard Lee;Part 2: Sustaining London in an era of austerity;Sustainable governance and planning in London ~ Emma Street;Privatisation, managerialism and the changing politics of sustainability planning in London ~ Mike Raco;Sustaining a global city at work: resilient geographies of a migrant division of labour ~ Cathy McIlwaine and Kavita Datta;Sustaining London's welfare in an age of austerity ~ Chris Hamnett;Part 3: The challenges for a socially sustainable London;The death of sustainable communities in London? ~ Loretta Lees;From supermarkets to community building: Tesco PLC, sustainable place making and urban regeneration ~ Rob Imrie and Mike Dolton;Educating London: sustainable social reproduction versus symbolic violence? ~ Tim Butler;Sustaining the public: the future of public space in London? ~ James Fourniere;Part 4: Sustaining London's environmental future;Rhetoric in transitioning to sustainable travel ~ Robin Hickman;Building the healthy city in London ~ Clare Herrick;Urban greening and sustaining urban natures in London ~ Franklin Ginn and Robert A Francis;Part 5: Postscript;Beyond urban sustainability and urban resilience: towards a socially just future for London ~ Loretta Lees and Rob Imrie.
Responsibility: Rob Imrie [edit.]; Loretta Lees [edit.].


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"This book is both topical and timely given the extensive debate about sustainability and the challenges caused by financial austerity and welfare reform." Dr Tony Manzi, University of Westminster "A Read more...

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