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- Urban Land Institute 2004; US$ 34.95
Get a behind-the-scenes look into The Woodlands, an innovative new town that was built from the ground up near Houston, Texas. This is the story of the people who were instrumental in developing it and the experiences and challenges they had in creating a better, "new" hometown. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 42.95
The recent recession is one result of how local planning laws and practices have stifled competition, discouraged innovation, and artificially pushed up prices in America's most economically vibrant regions. Economist and consultant Claude Gruen unravels the story behind how these unintended consequences have resulted from the evolution of local zoning,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 50.00
The second annual volume of the International Place Branding Yearbook; this collection looks at the case for applying brand and marketing strategies and to the economic, social, political and cultural development of cities, towns and regions around the world to help them compete in the global, national and local markets. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 115.00
The twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall saw many reflect on the political, economic and social changes of recent years. The legacy of communism and the economic prospects of post-communist countries are rigorously analysed in this stimulating study of the long term consequences of transition. more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2011; US$ 18.03
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...
- World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 9.99
This Workbook offers a step-by-step guide for city officials in proactively planning for natural disasters and climate change impacts. It is based on learning from three cities in Vietnam - Ha Noi, Can Tho, and Dong Hoi that developed Local Resilience Action Plans (LRAPs) containing a set of prioritized actions, related to both infrastructure... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 54.99
Marcel H lsbeck untersucht die Determinanten der Umsetzung von universit ren Forschungsergebnissen in technologische Innovationen, denn obwohl Deutschland zu den gr ten Wissensproduzenten weltweit geh rt, rangiert es beim Transfer dieses Wissens in die Praxis nur auf Platz 18 von 27 EU-Staaten. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2012; US$ 32.95
The mission of the Urban and Regional Policy and Its Effects series is to inform policymakers, practitioners, and scholars about the effectiveness of select policy approaches, reforms, and experiments in addressing the key social and economic problems facing today's cities, suburbs, and metropolitan areas. Volume four of the series introduces... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
Ünal uses Turkey as a case study to investigate the effectiveness and efficiency of land and labor markets in spreading economic opportunities within agriculture and its ability to reduce rural poverty. more...
- World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 19.99
This volume addresses the issues of financing urban growth of the African continent -- which has the highest urban growth rate on the planet -- in the next decades. Considerable investment will be needed to sustain this level of growth and to clear up accumulated backlogs. At the same time, decentralization has resulted in increased responsibilities... more...