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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 67.95
This is the fourth edition of the classic text for students of urban and regional planning. It gives a historical overview of the developments and changes in the theory and practice of planning, throughout the entiretwentieth century. This extensively revised edition follows the successful format of previous editions. Specific reference is made to... more...
- Artech House 2006; US$ 153.00
In the past few years, System in Package (SiP) design has fueled a revolution in the use of modules in wireless devices due its effectiveness in meeting the increasingly demanding requirements for reliability, shielding, performance, size, and cost. Heres the first comprehensive resource on SiP design techniques that offers designers state-of-the-art... more...
- Policy Press 2007; US$ 34.95
London Voices, London Lives addresses a question of great current importance for urban policy: what kind of a place is London in the early 21st century, and how does it differ significantly - economically, socially, culturally, in quality of life - from other parts of urban Britain? It addresses these questions in a unique way: over one hundred ordinary... more...
- University of California Press 1982; US$ 21.56
In this "pathology of planning," Peter Hall briskly recounts the histories of five great planning disasters and two near-disasters and analyzes the decisions of the professional bureaucrats, community activists, and politicians involved in the planning process. He draws on an eclectic body of theory from political science, economics, ethics, and long-range... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95
This book examines how teachers, administrators, and educational institutions contribute to racial and ethnic inequality and offers policy and practice suggestions for change. It reviews the literature, the national societal and cultural contexts, definitions of race and ethnicity, family influences, and then explores the topic in relation to teachers,... more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 189.00
This book offers new insights into the mechanics of risks, rewards, and willpower, revisiting the developmental effects of adversity and the impact of exercise on brain health, and applying epidemiology to cognitive science. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
This book has one central theme: how, in the United Kingdom, can we create better cities and towns in which to live and work and play? What can we learn from other countries, especially our near neighbours in Europe? And, in turn, can we provide lessons for other countries facing similar dilemmas? Urban Britain is not functioning as it should.... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 59.95
Peter Hall?s seminal Cities of Tomorrow remains an unrivalled account of the history of planning in theory and practice, as well as of the social and economic problems and opportunities that gave rise to it. Now comprehensively revised, the fourth edition offers a perceptive, critical, and global history of urban planning and design throughout the... more...
- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2000; US$ 17.99
The story of a railway worker?s son who became one of the most powerful, outspoken and charismatic figures in European theatre. Sir Peter Hall has been director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, artistic director of Glyndebourne, and director of Britain?s National Theatre from 1973 to 1988. He has directed over 150 productions of plays, operas and... more...
- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2012; US$ 9.99
In these four lectures Peter Hall reveals a lifetime of discoveries about classical theatre, Shakespeare, opera and modern drama. The central argument is that form and structured language paradoxically give freedom to power of thought and feeling, much as the masks of early Greek drama enabled actors to express extreme emotion. The mask may take many... more...