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Title Urbanization and sustainability [electronic resource] : linking urban ecology, environmental justice and global environmental change / Christopher G. Boone, Michail Fragkias, editors.

Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer Science + Business Media, c2013.

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Physical description 1 online resource (212 p.)
Series Human-environment interactions ; v. 3
Human-environment interactions (Springer) ; v. 3.
Bibliography 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 São 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.
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 São Paulo, and in Antofagasta, Greater Concepción 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.
Notes Description based upon print version of record.
Other author Boone, Christopher G., 1964-
Fragkias, Michail.
Subject Urbanization.
Sustainability.
Urban ecology (Sociology)
Environmental justice.
Global environmental change.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9789400756663 (electronic bk.)
9400756666 (electronic bk.)
9789400756656