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- Springer 2011; US$ 99.99
There is consensus in literature that urban areas have become increasingly vulnerable to the outcomes of economic restructuring under the neoliberal political economic ideology. The increased frequency and widening diversity of problems offer evidence that the socio-economic and spatial policies, planning and practices introduced under the neoliberal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 62.95
England in the early part of the twentieth century was rich in utopian ventures - diverse and intriguing in their scope and aims. Two world wars, an economic depression, and the emergence of fascist states in Europe were all a spur to idealists to seek new limits - to escape from the here and now, and to create sanctuaries for new and better lives.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 69.95
No Miracle examines the role of institutions in bridging the 'digital divide' between rich and poor nations and what that means for the country's integration into a global economy. Shifting the debate from whether institutions are important to economic development to which institutions are important and how to build them, Mitchell Wigdor... more...
- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 112.00
This publication highlights the importance of promoting growth in all types of OECD regions, particularly in underdeveloped ones. Helping underdeveloped regions to catch up will have a positive impact on a countrys national growth; in some cases more so than in already well-developed regions. Furthermore such growth helps to build a fairer... 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$ 79.95
Practical guide for transport policymakers and planners to achieve low-carbon land transport systems. Based on wide ranging research, it shows how policies can be bundled successfully and worked into urban transport decision-making and planning strategies. With case studies from developed and developing countries, it outlines measures for reducing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00
A unique comparative study based on funded research, of eleven city regions across three continents looking at changes over the last 30 years. Detailed changes in land use are presented here with series of maps prepared especially for the study. The socio-economic and physical forms of city regions have been examined for comparative study and the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 200.00
The giant city of today is a unique phenomenon. Never before have such acute problems of government, the provision of essential services, planning, social life, and civilized living arisen from uncontrolled urbanization. In the West and in the East, in the more developed and in the less developed countries, in capitalist and communist states, the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Jaqueline Tyrwhitt, a British town planner, editor, and educator who was at the center of the group of people who shaped the postwar Modern Movement played a central role in Twentieth Century design history and yet her contributions to planning and urban design education and practice, mapping, CIAM discourse are largely unacknowledged. This intellectual... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 74.95
The second edition of The Urban Design Reader draws together the very best of classic and contemporary writings to illuminate and expand the theory and practice of urban design. Nearly 50 generous selections include seminal contributions from Howard, Le Corbusier, Lynch, and Jacobs to more recent writings by Waldheim, Koolhaas, and Sorkin. Following... more...