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Consuming cities : the urban environment in the global economy after the Rio Declaration / edited by Nicholas Low ... [et al.]
Bib ID 1697284
Format BookBook
Description New York : Routledge, c2000 
315p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0415187680 (cased)
0415187699 (paperback)
Full contents
  • 1. Cities as consumers of the world's environment / Brendan Gleeson and Nicholas Low
  • 2. The Rio Declaration and subsequent global initiatives / Ingemar Elander and Rolf Lidskog
  • 3. A rough road out of Rio: the right-wing reaction in the United States against global environmentalism / Timothy W. Luke
  • 4. Contradictions at the local scale: local implementation of Agenda 21 in the USA / Robert W. Lake
  • 5. Britain: unsustainable cities / Andrew Blowers and Stephen Young
  • 6. Sustainability and urban policy in Germany: retrospect and prospect / Anke Valentin, Martin Gurtler and Joachim H. Spangenberg
  • 7. Japanese urban policy: challenges of the Rio Earth Summit / Fukashi Utsunomiya and Toshio Hase
  • 8. China's urban environmental sustainability in a global context / Yongyuan Yin and Mark Wang
  • 9. Agenda 21 and urban India / Asesh Kumar Maitra and Arvind Krishan
  • 10. After Rio: environmental policies and urban planning in Sweden / Rolf Lidskog and Ingemar Elander.
 
Notes

Includes index.

Includes bibliography p. 304-307.

Subjects Urban ecology (Sociology).  |  Sustainable development.
Other authors/contributors Low, Nicholas, 1941-

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