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Title Urbanization and sustainability : linking urban ecology, environmental justice and global environmental change / Christopher G. Boone, Michail Fragkias, editors.
Imprint Dordrecht : Springer, [2013]
2013

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Series Human-environment interactions ; volume 3
Human-environment interactions (Springer (Firm)) ; v. 3.
Subject Urbanization.
Sustainability.
Urban ecology (Sociology)
Environmental justice.
Global environmental change.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Alt Name Boone, Christopher G., 1964-
Fragkias, Michail, 1976-
Description 1 online resource (xv, 201 pages) : illustrations, map.
polychrome rdacc http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAColourContent/1003
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Towards a New Framework for Urbanization and Sustainability / Michail Fragkias, Christopher G. Boone -- What Is a City? An Essential Definition for Sustainability / Peter J. Marcotullio, William Solecki -- Ecology and Environmental Justice: Understanding Disturbance Using Ecological Theory / Steward T.A. Pickett, Christopher G. Boone -- Connecting Environmental Justice, Sustainability, and Vulnerability / Christopher G. Boone, Michail Fragkias -- Urban Ecology and Nature's Services Infrastructure: Policy Implications of the Million Trees Initiative of the City of Los Angeles / Stephanie Pincetl -- Risky Business: Cap-and-Trade, Public Health, and Environmental Justice / Manuel Pastor, Rachel Morello-Frosch, James Sadd -- Urbanization, Environmental Justice, and Social-Environmental Vulnerability in Brazil / Andrea Ferraz Young -- Environmental Inequality in Sao Paulo City: An Analysis of Differential Exposure of Social Groups to Situations of Environmental Risk / Humberto P.F. Alves, Ricardo Ojima -- Climate Change Adaptation and Socio-ecological Justice in Chile's Metropolitan Areas: The Role of Spatial Planning Instruments / Jonathan R. Barton -- Double Exposure in the Sunbelt: The Sociospatial Distribution of Vulnerability in Phoenix, Arizona / Bob Bolin, Juan Declet Barreto, Michelle Hegmon -- Climate Change, Urban Flood Vulnerability, and Responsibility in Taipei / Li-Fang Chang, Karen C. Seto, Shu-Li Huang.
Contents -- 1. Urbanization and Sustainability: The ђبWћуђة and ђبHowђة of Linking Urban Ecology, Environmental Justice, and Global Environmental Change -- 2. What is a CityAn Essential Definition for Sustainability -- 3. Ecology and Environmental Justice: Understanding Disturbance Using Ecological Theory -- 4. Connecting Environmental Justice, Sustainability, and Vulnerability -- 5. Urban Ecology and Naturеђةs Services Infrastructure: Policy Implications of the Million Trees Initiative of The City of Los Angeles -- 6. Risky Business: Cap-and-Trade, Public Health, and Environmental Justice -- 7. Urbanization, Environmental Justice and Social-Environmental Vulnerability in Brazil -- 8. Environmental Inequality in S©Đo Paulo City: An Analysis of Differential Exposure of Social Groups to Situations of Environmental Risk -- 9. Climate Change Adaptation and Socio-Ecological Justice in Chilеђةs Metropolitan Areas: The Role of Spatial Planning Instruments.- 10. Double Exposure in the Sunbelt: The Sociospatial Distribution of Vulnerability in Phoenix, Arizona -- 11. Climate Change, Urban Flood Vulnerability and Responsibility in Taipei -- Index.
Summary Case studies explore the Million Trees initiative in Los Angeles; the relationship of cap-and-trade policy, public health, greenhouse gas emissions and environmental justice in Southern California; Urbanization, vulnerability and environmental justice in the Brazilian cities of Rio de Janeiro, Curitiba and Sao Paulo, and in Antofagasta, Greater Concepcion and Valparaiso in Chile; Sociospatial patterns of vulnerability in the American southwest; and Urban flood control and land use planning in Greater Taipei, Taiwan ROC.
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Note Description based online resource; title from title screen (EBL, viewed Feb. 24, 2014).
ISBN 9789400756663
9400756666
9400756658 (Cloth)
9789400756656 (Cloth)
9781283944953 (MyiLibrary)
1283944952 (MyiLibrary)
9789400756656
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-94-007-5666-3
OCLC # 823388605
Additional Format Print version: 9789400756656