By Barbara Fritz,Lena Lavinas
By Barbara Fritz,Lena Lavinas
By Leena-Kaarina Williams
By Andrés Rodríguez-Pose
By Alexander Kleibrink
By Karl Boyd Brooks,William Cronon
In the years following global conflict II, the world�s largest dam used to be nearly in-built Hells Canyon at the Snake River in Idaho. Karl Boyd Brooks tells the tale of the dam controversy, which grew to become a referendum not just on public-power enlargement but in addition at the environmental implications of the recent Deal�s average assets and monetary policy.
Private-power critics of the Hells Canyon excessive Dam posed tricky questions about the results of damming rivers to create strength and to develop plants. Activists, lawyers, and scientists pioneered felony strategies and political rhetoric that might support to outline the environmental move within the Nineteen Sixties. the controversy, even if, was once much less approximately endangered salmon or threatened wild kingdom and extra approximately who could regulate land and water and even if country firm or inner most capital might oversee the availability of electricity.
By thwarting the dam�s development, Snake Basin irrigators retained keep watch over over water in addition to financial and political energy in Idaho, placing the nation on a postwar direction that diverged markedly from that of bordering states. after all, the competitors of the dam have been accountable for protecting excessive deserts and mountain rivers from radical change.
With Public energy, deepest Dams, Karl Brooks makes a huge contribution not just to the historical past of the Pacific Northwest and the region�s anadromous fisheries but additionally to the environmental heritage of the USA within the interval after international conflict II.
By John Davis
The group Land belief Reader brings jointly for the 1st time the seminal texts that encouraged and outlined the CLT. decisions hint the highbrow origins of an eclectic version of tenure that used to be formed through the social theories of Henry George, Ebenezer Howard, Ralph Borsodi, and Arthur Morgan and via social experiments just like the backyard towns of britain and the Gramdan villages of India. The Reader doesn't glance in basic terms to the prior, despite the fact that. lots of its forty six essays and excerpts research modern purposes of the CLT in selling homeownership, spurring group improvement, conserving public funding, and taking pictures land earnings for the typical strong. The Reader additionally seems forward to demanding situations and possibilities prone to impact the long run improvement of CLTs, right here and in another country.
By Bishwapriya Sanyal,Lawrence J. Vale,Christina D. Rosan
By Sven Conventz,Dr Derudder Ben,Mr Thierstein Alain,Mr Witlox Frank,Mr Conventz Sven
The overarching study subject addressed during this e-book is the advanced and multifaceted interplay among infrastructural accessibility/connectivity of city-regions at the one hand and data new release in those city-regions nevertheless. To this finish, the booklet brings jointly chapters analysing how infrastructural accessibility is said to altering styles of commercial situation of knowledge-intensive industries in city-regions. The chapters during this ebook particularly reside on fresh manifestations of and advancements within the accessibility/knowledge-nexus, with a selected metageographical concentrate on how this materializes in significant city-regions.
In the various chapters, this transferring relation is broached from diverse views (seaports, airports, brainports), at varied scales (ranging from global-scale analyses to case studies), and through adopting quite a few methodologies (straddling the wide range of methodological ways at the moment followed in human geography research). Researchers contributing to this edited quantity come from various scholarly backgrounds (sociology, human geography, neighborhood planning), which permits for a diverse treatise of this learn topic.
By Mariel Reiss
By David Driskell
The manual's middle rules and techniques were field-tested in quite a lot of city settings in either constructing and industrialized towns in the course of the paintings of the UNESCO starting to be Up in towns venture. Case stories from venture websites aid to illustrate the equipment in motion and exhibit how they are often personalized to fulfill neighborhood wishes. they supply classes and insights to aid make sure a winning undertaking, and spotlight the common applicability and cost of younger people's participation.