9780865717114

Toward Sustainable Communities : Solutions for Citizens and Their Governments

by
  • ISBN13:

    9780865717114

  • ISBN10:

    0865717117

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/17/2012
  • Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $59!
    Your order must be $59 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
  • We Buy This Book Back!
    In-Store Credit: $1.05
    Check/Direct Deposit: $1.00
List Price: $34.95 Save up to $8.86
  • Rent Book $26.21
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

The need to make our communities sustainable is more urgent than ever before. Toward Sustainable Communitiesremains the single most useful resource for creating vibrant, healthy, equitable, economically viable places. This comprehensive update of the classic text presents a leading-edge overview of sustainability in a new fully illustrated, full-color format. 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. Fully supported by a complete suite of online resources and tools, Toward Sustainable Communitiesis 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. Mark Roselandis director of the Centre for Sustainable Community Development at Simon Fraser University and professor at SFU's School of Resource and Environmental Management. He lectures internationally, advises communities and governments on sustainable development policy and planning, and has been cited as one of British Columbia's "top fifty living public intellectuals."

Author Biography

Mark Roseland is Director of the Centre for Sustainable Community Development at Simon Fraser University and a Professor in SFU's School of Resource and Environmental Management. He lectures internationally, advises communities and governments on sustainable development policy and planning, and has been cited as one of British Columbia's "top 50 living public intellectuals."

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Preface to the Fourth Editionp. xi
Forewordp. xv
How This Book Is Organizedp. xix
Sustainable Communities, Sustainable Planetp. 1
The Context for Sustainable Communitiesp. 3
Sustainable Community Developmentp. 21
Making Community Policyp. 33
Sustainable Community Building Blocksp. 49
Cultivating Greener, Food-secure Communitiesp. 51
Water and Sewagep. 75
Waste Reduction and Recyclingp. 95
Energy Efficiency and Renewablesp. 113
Transportation Planning and Traffic Managementp. 129
Land Use, Urban Form and Community Designp. 153
Housing and Community Developmentp. 177
Green Buildingp. 195
Community Economic Developmentp. 209
Climate Changep. 229
Communities Integrating Sustainabilityp. 247
Mobilizing Citizens and Their Governmentsp. 259
Governing Sustainable Communitiesp. 261
Tools for Community Sustainabilityp. 275
The Community Capital Toolp. 289
Lessons and Challengesp. 303
Appendix: Pando Sustainable Communitiesp. 309
Referencesp. 311
Indexp. 349
Contributorsp. 361
About the Authorp. 363
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

Rewards Program

Write a Review