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  • Urbanisation in Indiaby Isher Judge Ahluwalia; Ravi Kanbur; P K Mohanty

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 52.00

    Urban areas are integral to India?s growth and development, accounting for around two-thirds of the country?s GDP. Analysing India?s rapidly expanding process of urbanisation, the book identifies the key challenges and opportunities and proposes suitable managerial and policy reforms. It addresses critical issues and puts forth suggestions for better... more...

  • Sustainable Urban Designby Adam Ritchie; Randall Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    By the end of the twenty-first century it is thought that three-quarters of the world?s population will be urban; our future is in cities. Making these cities healthy, vibrant and sustainable is an exceptional challenge which this book addresses. It sets out some of the basic principles of the design of our future cities and, through a series of carefully-selected... more...

  • Urban Planning Practice In Developing Countriesby J.L. Taylor; D.G. Williams

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Focuses on the key issues of urban planning practice in Asia's developing countries by describing and appraising a selection of the most significant planning studies or projects carried out in the last 20 years. These case studies have been specially written so that the emphasis is on planning practice and form the major part of the book. The editors... more...

  • Property Rights, Land Values and Urban Developmentby L. Tian

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    This book presents an analysis of betterment and compensation issues under the Land Use Rights (LURs) System in China since 1988. The topic originates from the observation of widening inequity and increasing uncertainty associated with the failure of government to adequately address betterment and compensation issues. An analytical framework of institutions... more...

  • Youth and the City in the Global Southby Karen Hansen

    Indiana University Press 2008; US$ 21.20

    The innovative, multi-site Youth and the City Project examined the effects of globalization and neoliberalism on the everyday experiences and future prospects of urban youth in the developing world. The economic and demographic trends that are transforming cities and widening the gap between North and... more...

  • Prozessästhetikby Johannes Lang

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 56.00

    Since the 1960s designers have progressively been taking note of the processes that link products to the environment. Issues such as how raw materials are procured and the conditions of production now influence the design process along with usage and recycling. The book traces the transformation of the notion of products, examines the... more...

  • Gentrification in Neighbourhood Developmentby Yvonne Franz

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 37.01

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Yvonne Franz ist als Post-Doc Wissenschaftlerin an der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften tätig. more...

  • Slavery behind the Wallby Theresa A. Singleton

    University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 74.95

    Cuba had the largest slave society of the Spanish colonial empire and thus the most plantations. The lack of archaeological data for interpreting these sites is a glaring void in slavery and plantation studies. Theresa Singleton helps to fill this gap with the presentation of the first archaeological investigation of a Cuban plantation written by... more...

  • Society and Environment: A Historical Reviewby Jaqueline Tyrwhitt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    Jaqueline Tyrwhitt (1905-1983) was a British town planner, editor, and educator. This book includes four of Tyrwhitt?s key texts to illustrate how she forged and promoted a synthesis of Patrick Geddes? bioregionalism and the utopian ideals of European Modernist urbanism, which influenced post-war academic discourse and professional practice in urban... more...

  • Historic Cities of the Islamic Worldby Clifford Edmund Bosworth

    BRILL 2007; US$ 264.00

    This book contains articles on historic cities of the Islamic world, ranging from West Africa to Malaysia, which over the centuries have been centres of culture and learning and of economic and commercial life, and which have contributed much to the consolidation of Islam as a faith and as a social and political institution. The articles have been... more...