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Author Great Britain Countryside Commission & Great Britain Department of the Environment hrsg.
Title Lighting in the countryside: towards good practice, Type Journal Article
Year 1997 Publication London: Stationery Office Abbreviated Journal
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Call Number LoNNe @ kagoburian @ Serial 1041
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Author Great Britain Royal Fine Art Commission hrsg.
Title Lighten our darkness: lighting our cities – successes, failures and opportunities Type Journal Article
Year 1994 Publication London: Royal Fine Art Commission Abbreviated Journal
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Call Number LoNNe @ kagoburian @ Serial 1042
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Author Haans, A.; van Osch, T.H.J.; de Kort, Y.A.W.
Title Dynamic Road Lighting and Perceived Personal Safety of Pedestrians. Type Journal Article
Year 2011 Publication In Street lighting, stress & safety. 9th Biennial Conference on Environmental Psychology. Eindhoven Abbreviated Journal
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Call Number LoNNe @ kagoburian @ Serial 1045
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Author Hasenöhrl, U; Krause, K.; Meier, J.; Pottharst, M.
Title Urban Lighting, Light Pollution and Society Type Book Whole
Year 2015 Publication Abbreviated Journal
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Keywords Society; light pollution; urban; cities; city planning; urban development
Abstract After decades “in the shadows”, urban lighting is re-emerging as a matter of public debate. Long-standing truths are increasingly questioned as a confluence of developments affects lighting itself and the way it is viewed. Light has become an integral element of place-making and energy-saving initiatives alike. Rapidly evolving lighting technologies are opening up new possibilities, but also posing new challenges to planners, and awareness is growing that artificial illumination is not purely benign but can actually constitute a form of pollution. As a result, public policy frameworks, incentives and initiatives are undergoing a phase of innovation and change that will affect how cities are lit for years to come.

The first comprehensive compilation of current scientific discussions on urban lighting and light pollution from a social science and humanities perspective, Urban Lighting, Light Pollution and Society contributes to an evolving international debate on an increasingly controversial topic. The contributions draw a rich panorama of the manifold discourses connected with artificial illumination in the past and present – from early attempts to promote new lighting technologies in the late 19th and early 20th centuries to current debates on restricting its excessive usage in public space and the protection of darkness. By bringing together a cross-section of current findings and debates on urban lighting and light pollution from a wide variety of disciplines, it reflects that artificial lighting is multifaceted in its qualities, utilisation and interpretation.

Including case studies from the United States, Europe, and the UK, Urban Lighting, Light Pollution and Society is one of the first to take a serious assessment of light, pollution, and places and is a valuable resource for planners, policy makers and students in related subjects.
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Call Number LoNNe @ kagoburian @ Serial 1046
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Author Peckston, T.S
Title The theory and practice of gas lighting : containing much original matter relative to coal-gas, and an entirely new treatise on the economy of the gases, procured for illuminating purposes from oil, turf, &c. Type Journal Article
Year 2005 Publication Farmington Hills: Thomson Gale Abbreviated Journal
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Call Number LoNNe @ kagoburian @ Serial 1052
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