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Future orientation of cities project (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Ludlow, D. (2010, December). Future orientation of cities project. Paper presented at Evidence and Opportunities for Strategic Spatial Planning in the UK, Manchester University, 2-3 December, 2010

Creating a nonsexist restroom (2010)
Book Chapter
Greed, C. (2010). Creating a nonsexist restroom. In H. Molotch, & L. Noren (Eds.), Toilet: Public Restrooms and the Politics of Sharing, 117-141. New York University Press

Creating an accessible public realm (2010)
Book Chapter
Manley, S. (2010). Creating an accessible public realm. In W. Preiser, & K. Smith (Eds.), Universal Design HandbookMcGraw-Hill

Sustainability in European environment policy: challenges of governance and knowledge (2010)
Book
Atkinson, R., Terizakis, G., & Zimmermann, K. (2010). Sustainability in European environment policy: challenges of governance and knowledge. Routledge

This book is based on an FR6 Research project – Governance for Sustainability – and constitutes one of the main outputs of the project. The book develops a highly original and innovative analytical model for the study of governance and knowledge and... Read More about Sustainability in European environment policy: challenges of governance and knowledge.

Place-based leadership and public service innovation (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Hambleton, R., & Howard, J. (2010, September). Place-based leadership and public service innovation. Paper presented at EURA Annual Conference on Understanding City Dynamics

Cities and the ‘soft side’ of Europeanization: the role of urban networks (2010)
Book Chapter
Atkinson, R., & Rossignolo, C. (2010). Cities and the ‘soft side’ of Europeanization: the role of urban networks. In A. Hamedinger, & A. Wolffhardt (Eds.), The Europeanization of Cities - Policies, Urban Change & Urban NetworksTechne Press

This chapter addresses the impact of the Europeanization process on cities; how cities are influenced by the process and how they influence the process. It breaks new ground by identifying and examining the types of networks that cities create (engag... Read More about Cities and the ‘soft side’ of Europeanization: the role of urban networks.

The influence of preconceptions on perceived sound reduction by environmental noise barriers (2010)
Journal Article
Joynt, J. L., Joynt, J., & Kang, J. (2010). The influence of preconceptions on perceived sound reduction by environmental noise barriers. Science of the Total Environment, 408(20), 4368-4375. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2010.04.020

The paper presents research that answers three main questions: (1) Do preconceptions held about the constituent materials of an environmental noise barrier affect how people perceive the barrier will perform at attenuating noise? (2) Does aesthetic p... Read More about The influence of preconceptions on perceived sound reduction by environmental noise barriers.

Citizen participation and civic activism in comparative perspective (2010)
Journal Article
Taylor, M., Howard, J., & Lever, J. (2010). Citizen participation and civic activism in comparative perspective. Journal of Civil Society, 6(2), 145-164. https://doi.org/10.1080/17448689.2010.506377

Global interest in community and civic participation has been well documented. In particular, it has led to the creation of new governance spaces in which civil society actors have been invited to participate. This article draws on Crossley's concept... Read More about Citizen participation and civic activism in comparative perspective.

Planning a City through 'Dialogue': Deliberative policy-making in action in Western Australia (2010)
Journal Article
Hopkins, D. (2010). Planning a City through 'Dialogue': Deliberative policy-making in action in Western Australia. Urban Policy and Research, 28(3), 261-276. https://doi.org/10.1080/08111146.2010.490619

Deliberative policy-making is an alternative method of generating new planning strategies based on the public deliberation of citizens and stakeholders. Four ideals of deliberative policy-making espoused by deliberative democracy theorists are identi... Read More about Planning a City through 'Dialogue': Deliberative policy-making in action in Western Australia.

Use of remediated soil materials for sustainable plant growth (2010)
Journal Article
Rodriguez, O., Sellers, G., Sinnett, D., Moffat, A. J., & Hutchings, T. R. (2010). Use of remediated soil materials for sustainable plant growth. Land Contamination and Reclamation, 18(1), 25-39. https://doi.org/10.2462/09670513.989

Greenspace is increasingly recognized as a cost-effective end use for brownfield and contaminated sites. These sites are often unsuitable for vegetation establishment, either due to the presence of contaminants, or because the soil is of insufficient... Read More about Use of remediated soil materials for sustainable plant growth.

Adapting the English suburbs for climate change: A conceptual model of local adaptive capacity (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Smith, I., & Hopkins, D. (2010, July). Adapting the English suburbs for climate change: A conceptual model of local adaptive capacity. Paper presented at AESOP 2010

Recent climate change modelling suggests that we will all experience changing climatic conditions such as higher temperatures, altered patterns of rainfall and increasingly frequent extreme weather events regardless of the extent of mitigation effort... Read More about Adapting the English suburbs for climate change: A conceptual model of local adaptive capacity.

BIG and small: capacity building, small organisations and the Big Lottery Fund (2010)
Report
Cairns, B., Howard, J., Macmillan, R., Moran, B., & Taylor, M. (2010). BIG and small: capacity building, small organisations and the Big Lottery Fund

This study carried out by the Institute for Voluntary Action Research (IVAR), in collaboration with colleagues from the Third Sector Research Centre, the University of the West of England and Cordis Bright, provided evidence for the BIG Lottery Fund... Read More about BIG and small: capacity building, small organisations and the Big Lottery Fund.

Overcoming isolation in distance learning: Building a learning community through time and space (2010)
Journal Article
Croft, N., Dalton, A., & Grant, M. (2010). Overcoming isolation in distance learning: Building a learning community through time and space. Journal for Education in the Built Environment, 5(1), 27-64

The rise in popularity of distance education programmes, taught through web-based media, belies the difficulty in preparing, delivering and studying on such programmes. Preparing and providing quality material and a rich learning experience are key... Read More about Overcoming isolation in distance learning: Building a learning community through time and space.