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- World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 19.99
This volume comprises a collection of papers prepared and presented at the World Bank's Fifth Urban Research Symposium, as part of the World Bank Group's strategy to share and encourage research oriented to urban issues and bridge these academic results with the pressing needs of developing cities. The selected papers included in this book... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 75.95
Urban mobility is a major problem all over the world. Space is limited, and individuals aim for a level of quality in mobility that is only achieved by largely motorised solutions, which have a detrimental effect on the urban environment. Careful analysis of urban mobility systems (UMS) across the world reveals that consistent and effective policies... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2010; US$ 35.00
The book examines and discusses issues related to Pan-Pearl River Delta cooperation and development, the largest regional cooperation attempt in China which covers one-fifth of its territory, one-third of its population, 40 per cent of its GDP, and 58 per cent of its FDI. more...
- Cato Institute 2012; US$ 12.99
The American Dream turned into a nightmare when the housing bubble burst, and people have been trying to figure out who to blame- Greedy bankers? Corrupt politicians? Ignorant homeowners? In American Nightmare: How Government Undermines the Dream of Homeownership, Randal O'Toole explores the forces at play in the housing market and shows how we... more...
- OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 67.00
The OECD territorial review of Småland-Blekinge presents an overview of recent trends, regional policies and governance arrangements of this region that is made up of four counties in South-East Sweden: Jönköping, Kronoberg, Kalmar and Blekinge. The challenges include the need to facilitate a shift from the regions... more...
- Beacon Press 2013; US$ 25.95
An exploration of the corrosive effects of overpriced housing, exclusionary zoning, and the flight of the younger population in the Northeast Towns with strict zoning are the best towns, aren't they? They're all about preserving local "character," protecting the natural environment, an dmaintaining attractive neighborhoods. Right? In this bold... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 84.00
The OECD Territorial Review of Skåne assesses the capacity of the third largest region in Sweden to compete for investment and talents in an increasingly globalised economy. Skåne has long been one of the three major engines of national growth and it ranks among the top-class research and technology hubs in the OECD, but it needs to... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 99.99
In the current panorama of urban growth and planning in many urban territories of western societies, open spaces are residual spaces of urban occupation or are reserved for eventual occupation. Open spaces have been viewed in this manner in the earlier stages of the compact city and especially now, in a time of the dispersed territories characterized... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 32.99
Dealing with pressing issues of the day including health care, race, immigration, liberalism, religion, foreign policy, unions, feminism, education, and the media, this edited volume looks at the prospects for a radical turn in US politics. In doing so, it hopes to inspire the radical imagination by showing where we can go from here. more...