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- Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 29.95
Urban and Regional Policy and Its Effects, the third in a series, sets out to inform policymakers, practitioners, and scholars about the effectiveness of select policy approaches, reforms, and experiments in addressing key social and economic problems facing cities, suburbs, and metropolitan areas. more...
- Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 10.24
In 2009, for the first time in history, more than half the world's population lived in cities. In a time when family, friends and co-workers are a call, text, or email away, 3.3 billion people on this planet still choose to crowd together in skyscrapers, high-rises, subways and buses. Not too long ago, it looked like our cities were dying, but in fact... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 119.00
Aims to analyse specific sets of macro and structural policies in selected Eastern European countries. This book includes studies on the major Western CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) countries, Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, plus a set of cross-country and regional studies. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 119.00
Analyses the effects of the enlargement of the European Union towards the East on the functioning of Community institutions, on the relations with the other Eastern European countries, and on regional and global economic dynamics. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 29.95
The goal of this book, the first in a series, is to bring policymakers, practitioners, and scholars up to speed on the state of knowledge on various aspects of urban and regional policy. What do we know about the effectiveness of select policy approaches, reforms, or experiments on key social and economic problems facing cities, suburbs, and metropolitan... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 27.99
A globe-trotting, eye-opening exploration of how cities can?and do?make us happier people Charles Montgomery?s Happy City will revolutionize the way we think about urban life. After decades of unchecked sprawl, more people than ever are moving back to the city. Dense urban living has been prescribed as a panacea for the environmental and... more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; Not Available
Urban and Regional Planning in India refers to processes and procedures for and manner of conducting spatial planning and development activities. The scope of professional practice in planning has now become very vast. Dr. Kulshrestha provides a detailed study of professional practice in the field of urban and regional planning in India, covering... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Based on extensive ethnographic and quantitative research, conducted in Ukraine and Russia between 2004 and 2012, this book?s central argument is that for many people the informal economy, such as cash in hand work, subsistence production and the use of social networks, is of great importance to everyday life. Formal work is both a facilitator of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 30.00
Can a bold investment in education turn around the economy of an entire city? Gene I. Maeroff, former national education correspondent for the New York Times , explores how the nonprofit group Say Yes to Education has instituted a network of reforms in Syracuse, New York, that aim to expand the city's the middle class by supporting its children. more...