This comprehensive update of the classic text presents a leading-edge overview of sustainability in a new fully-illustrated, full-color format.
Toward Sustainable Communities
Compelling new case studies and expanded treatment of sustainability in rural as well as urban settings are complemented by contributions from a range of experts around the world, demonstrating how "community capital" can be leveraged to meet the needs of cities and towns for:. Fully supported by a complete suite of online resources and tools, Toward Sustainable Communities is packed with concrete, innovative solutions to a host of municipal challenges.
Required reading for policymakers, educators, social enterprises and engaged citizens, this "living book" will appeal to anyone concerned about community sustainability and a livable future. Add to list Share On a book page, this tab will allow you to add a book to one of your lists.
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Description The need to make our communities sustainable is more urgent than ever before. Compelling new case studies and expanded treatment of sustainability in rural as well as urban settings are complemented by contributions from a range of experts around the world, demonstrating how "community capital" can be leveraged to meet the needs of cities and towns for: Energy efficiency, waste reduction and recycling Water, sewage, transportation and housing Climate change and air quality Land use and urban planning.
Mark Roseland, Ph.
Roseland conceptualized and is currently leading development of Pando Sustainable Communities pando. Roseland has published widely and his work has been cited in numerous journals. He has been awarded over 30 funded research projects from a wide range of sources.
In , Dr. A completely revised and updated fourth edition of this landmark book was published by New Society Publishers in June with the new subtitle Solutions for Citizens and Their Governments. Roseland lectures internationally and advises communities and governments on sustainable development policy and planning. His teaching directly impacts sustainable community development by focusing student projects on current planning and development initiatives.
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Under his leadership, the Centre provides research, training and advisory services to the sustainable community development sector in BC, Canada and internationally through a team of associates drawn from academia and professional practice. Roseland also helped create the award-winning UniverCity sustainable community development project at Simon Fraser University. Selected publications Roseland, M.
Kristensen, F. Connelly, S.
Markey, and M.