Planning & Urban Development

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Toward Sustainable Communities

Solutions for Citizens and Their Governments - Fourth Edition

The need to make our communities sustainable is more urgent than ever before. Toward Sustainable Communities remains the single most useful resource for creating vibrant, healthy, equitable, … 257 View
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Step 1: Selecting Behaviors

From: Fostering Sustainable Behavior

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Whether you are developing a program to promote water efficiency, waste reduction, watershed protection, energy efficiency, modal transportation shifts, or virtually any other area related to … 11 $0.11 Add
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Canada’s New Carscape:

Town and Country Remade

From: Car Nation

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1912-1930. Analyzes the spread of the car in popularity and the freedom it represented to Canadians as you could now travel across the country, the changes to cities because of the car, road … 17 $1.70 Add
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Patterns of Water Use

From: Dry Run

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In this chapter, we look at where water comes from, how it is allocated among various uses and how much each individual uses. We’ll look briefly at water use in cities, homes and offices, … 13 $1.30 Add
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“A Very Hostile System In Which To Live”

Aboriginal Electoral Participation

From: In Their Own Voices

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Urban Water Crises

From: Dry Run

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Urban water crises are not just a thing of the future, they are happening all around us as long-term reductions in rainfall and runoff tie in with short-term multiyear droughts. In this chapter, … 21 $2.10 Add
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King Car:

The Automobile’s Golden Age

From: Car Nation

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1945-1973. Analyzes the Great post-war boom in the car industry and argues that the automobile emblems of the era They represented a new industrial might, a new ethos of consumption and a new … 19 $1.90 Add
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Sharing, Community and Decolonization

Urban Aboriginal Community Development

From: In Their Own Voices

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Urban Water Management

From: Dry Run

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What are the opportunities for urban water management in the coming decade, the second of this century? Where should cities be looking for means and methods to meet their water supply … 22 $2.20 Add
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Fighting Institutional Racism

Institutional Racism Land and Housing Public Policy Reparations Voting Affirmative Action At Work At School Health Care The Police The Criminal / Legal System Religion Foreign Policy Envrionmental Justice

From: Uprooting Racism

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The following chapters examine ways racism plays out in some of our major institutions during this period of neoliberal capitalism. Each institution mentioned here reinforces others and … 85 $8.50 Add
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Water Use in Commercial and Institutional Buildings

From: Dry Run

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Before turning to different ways to reduce urban water demand, in this chapter we’ll get better acquainted with patterns of water use in the commercial, industrial and institutional (CII) … 26 $2.60 Add
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Part 2: Sustainable Community Building Blocks

Energy Efficiency and Renewables

From: Toward Sustainable Communities

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Canadians and Americans consume more energy per capita than any other nation. Environmental impacts of our consumptive lifestyles include ozone layer depletion, acid rain, smog, potential climate … 16 $1.60 Add
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Part 2: Sustainable Community Building Blocks

Transportation Planning and Traffic Management

From: Toward Sustainable Communities

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Unsustainable transport systems not only are a major contributor to atmosphere change, but also lead to increasing congestion, longer commuting times, increasing demands for shorter work hours to … 19 $1.90 Add
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Part 2: Sustainable Community Building Blocks

Land Use and Urban Form

From: Toward Sustainable Communities

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Sustainable land use can help invigorate communities, and provide considerable environmental, economic, social, and cultural benefits. Redeveloping and reusing existing buildings and land can … 21 $2.10 Add
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Part 2: Sustainable Community Building Blocks

Housing and Community Development

From: Toward Sustainable Communities

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Community development requires good urban design to foster connection and neighborliness, and programs, policies, and initiatives to encourage healthy human interaction, including safety, … 14 $1.40 Add
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The End of One Era, The Beginning of Another

Boomers' Last Chance?

From: Peak Everything

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In this chapter I hope to explore some of the circumstances that have made us Boomers what and who we are, and to argue that, having failed to live up to some of our expressed ideals and now … 14 $1.40 Add