Book Volume 72 2016
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Balanced Urban Development: Options and Strategies for Liveable Cities

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ISBN: 978-3-319-28110-0 (Print) 978-3-319-28112-4 (Online)

Table of contents (35 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-13

      Balanced Urban Development: Is It a Myth or Reality?

  3. Peri-Urbansation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-15

    2. Chapter

      Pages 17-27

      Re-Ruralising the Urban Edge: Lessons from Europe, USA & the Global South

    3. Chapter

      Pages 29-43

      Nimbyism and Nature: Whose Backyard Is It Anyway?

    4. Chapter

      Pages 45-55

      Connecting Urban and Rural Futures Through Rural Design

    5. Chapter

      Pages 57-83

      Archaeology and Contemporary Dynamics for More Sustainable, Resilient Cities in the Peri-Urban Interface

    6. Chapter

      Pages 85-107

      Decontamination of Urban Run-Off: Importance and Methods

  4. Peri-Urban Culture and Socio-economy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 109-109

    2. Chapter

      Pages 111-121

      Socio-Economy of Peri-Urban Areas: The Case of Lisbon Metropolitan Area

    3. Chapter

      Pages 123-134

      Changing Economic Scenario of the Peri-Urban Area of Udaipur City, India

    4. Chapter

      Pages 135-149

      Community Stakeholder Viewpoints on Issues of Urbanisation Along the River Ma Oya, Sri Lanka

  5. Peri-Urban Landuse Planning

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 151-151

    2. Chapter

      Pages 153-170

      The Role of Peri-Urban Land Use Planning in Resilient Urban Agriculture: A Case Study of Melbourne, Australia

    3. Chapter

      Pages 171-183

      Engaging Peri-Urban Landholders in Natural Resources Management

    4. Chapter

      Pages 185-195

      Implementing the Urban Farming Master Plan in Horsley Park, Western Sydney: From Planning to Reality

  6. Urban Water Security

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 197-197

    2. Chapter

      Pages 199-209

      Study of Urban Water Bodies in View of Potential for Micro-climatic Cooling and Natural Purification of Waste Water

    3. Chapter

      Pages 211-219

      Groundwater Crisis of a Mega City: A Case Study of New Delhi, India

    4. Chapter

      Pages 221-233

      Safe Water Supply Determinants in Peri-urban Communities of South-East Nigeria

    5. Chapter

      Pages 235-258

      Risks of Coal Seam and Shale Gas Extraction on Groundwater and Aquifers in Eastern Australia

  7. Wastewater and Irrigation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 259-259

    2. Chapter

      Pages 261-288

      Use of Recycled Water for Irrigation of Open Spaces: Benefits and Risks

    3. Chapter

      Pages 289-327

      Global Experiences on Wastewater Irrigation: Challenges and Prospects

    4. Chapter

      Pages 329-339

      Impacts of Wastewater Reuse on Peri-Urban Agriculture: Case Study in Udaipur City, India

  8. Urban Agriculture and Food Security

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 341-341

    2. Chapter

      Pages 343-354

      Urban Agriculture in Cuba: Alternative Legal Structures, Crisis and Change

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