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Title Urban sustainability : reconnecting space and place / edited by Ann Dale, William T. Dushenko, and Pamela Robinson.
Imprint Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2012]

Subject City planning.
City planning -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable development.
Rural-urban divide.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Alt Name Dushenko, William T. (William Terrance), 1960-
Dale, Ann, 1948-
Robinson, Pamela (Pamela J.), 1968-
Description 1 online resource (viii, 286 pages) : illustrations, maps
Summary Given ongoing concerns about global climate change and its impacts on cities, the need for sustainable planning has never been greater. This book explores concrete ways to achieve urban sustainability based on integrated planning, policy development, and decision-making. Urban Sustainability is the first book to provide an applied interdisciplinary perspective on the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead in this area. Bringing together researchers and practitioners to explore leading innovations on the ground, this volume combines the theoretical underpinnings of urban sustainability with current practices through highly readable narrative case studies. The contributors also provide fresh perspectives on how issues related to sustainable urban planning and development can be reconciled through collaborative partnerships and engagement processes.
Contents Generational responses: why a third? / Pamela Robinson, Ann Dale -- Sustainability and integrated approaches to regional planning / Kevin Hanna, D. Scott Slocombe -- Map-making as place-making: building social capital for urban sustainability / Nina-Marie Lister -- Planning for sustainability: moving from plan to action / Pamela Robinson -- Towards walkable urban neighbourhoods / Lenore Newman, Levi Waldron -- United we can: a street charity that makes a difference / Ann Dale -- Chickens in the city: the urban agriculture movement / Nick Weigeldt -- Finding opportunities for urban sustainability in cottage life / Nik Luka -- Urban-rural tensions, place, and community sustainability / William T. Dushenko -- Sustainable buildings: a necessary component of sustainable communities / Rodney C. McDonald.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1442661771 (electronic bk.)
9781442661776 (electronic bk.)
9781442644816 (bound)
1442644818 (bound)
9781442612884 (pbk.)
1442612886 (pbk.)
OCLC # 815382963
Additional Format Print version: 9781442644816 1442644818 (DLC) 2012361243 (OCoLC)799130165