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  • The Recession and Beyondby David Bailey; Caroline Chapain

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.56

    How has the recession impacted on firms, people and places? How have local and regional authorities responded? This book aims to answer these questions by offering an overview of the impacts of the recession on people and places and how it has affected local authorities in the UK and other OECD countries. The volume makes a fresh contribution to understanding... more...

  • Beyond Territoryby Harald Bathelt; Maryann Feldman; Dieter F. Kogler

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    The main purpose of the book is to discuss new trends in the dynamic geography of innovation and argue that in an era of increasing globalization, two trends seem quite dominant: rigid territorial models of innovation, and localized configurations of innovative activities. The book brings together scholars who are working on these topics. Rather than... more...

  • Resilience and Opportunityby Amy Liu

    Brookings Institution Press 2011; US$ 22.95

    Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated the Gulf Coast in 2005. Commentary and analysis typically focused on what went wrong in the post-disaster emergency response. This forward-looking book, however, presents a more cautiously optimistic view about the region’s ability to bounce back after multiple disasters.Catastrophes come in different forms—hurricanes,... more...

  • Streetwise Independent Consultingby David Kintler; Bob Adams

    F+W Media 2002; US$ 19.95

    The authoritative guide to building an independent consulting practice! Streetwise Independent Consulting is your one-stop resource for starting, running, and growing a consulting business. From finding new prospects, to writing proposals, to setting your pricing, this book has it all. more...

  • The Woodlandsby Roger Galatas; James Barlow

    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...

  • Triumph of the Cityby Edward Glaeser

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 10.66

    A compellingly readable, critically acclaimed, agenda-setting account of how and why cities function as they do and why so many of us choose to live in them more...

  • New Urban Developmentby Claude Gruen

    Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 27.95

    New Urban Developmen t considers gentrification, environmentalism, sprawl, anti sprawl movements, and more. Claude Gruen's clarification of how urban development change occurs backs up his recommendations for increasing the production of housing and replacing obsolete commercial and industrial spaces with development that serves the twenty-first... more...

  • International Place Branding Yearbook 2011by Frank Go; Robert Govers

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 53.00

    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...

  • Economies in Transitionby Professor Gérard Roland

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 120.00

    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...

  • A Workbook on Planning for Urban Resilience in the Face of Disastersby Fatima Shah; Federica Ranghieri

    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...