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City Planning & Urban Development

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  • Municipalities and Community Participationby Janelle Plummer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 72.95

    'Among all the literature on participation, this is the first book I know that focuses on municipal authorities. It... also has particular importance both for higher levels of government (at national or provincial/state level) and for international agencies. Firstly, it is a reminder of the importance of well-functioning municipal governments for reducing... more...

  • Urban Planning Theory since 1945by Nigel Taylor

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 81.00

    Following the Second World War, modern systems of urban and regional planning were established in Britain and most other developed countries. In this book, Nigel Taylor describes the changes in planning thought which have taken place since then. He outlines the main theories of planning, from the traditional view of urban planning as an exercise... more...

  • Cities in Contemporary Africaby Martin J. Murray; Garth A. Myers

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 33.00

    A study of ubanization of Africa. more...

  • The State of Post-conflict Reconstructionby Naseem Badiey

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    Traces the dynamics of state-building in Juba, Southern Sudan 2005-2011, revealing how underlying ties of ethnicity and land dominated the actions of the various parties in post-conflict reconstruction and how these may continue to influence power and resource-sharing in the newly independent state of South Sudan. more...

  • Australia's Unintended Citiesby Richard Tomlinson

    CSIRO Publishing 2012; US$ 89.95

    Explores housing and housing-related urban outcomes that are unintended consequences of other policies in Australia. more...

  • The Life and Death of the Australian Backyardby Tony Hall

    CSIRO Publishing 2010; US$ 59.95

    Examines the disappearance of the traditional, substantial Australian backyard. more...

  • A Prayer for the Cityby Buzz Bissinger

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 16.00

    In 1990, Buzz Bissinger's Friday Night Lights became an acclaimed bestseller and national sensation, igniting immediate debate about the role of high school football in small-town Texas.  Now, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist does for big cities what he did for small towns in this epic story of one remarkable politician's efforts to save a dying... more...

  • Building the Inclusive Cityby Nilson Ariel Espino

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    Urban segregation is one of the main challenges facing urban development around the globe. The usual outcome of many urban development patterns is an unequal social geography, with the urban poor living in large clusters that are remote, isolated, dangerous or unhealthy. The result is inequality in a number of dimensions of urban life, from deficient... more...

  • Social Capital at the Community Levelby John M. Halstead; Steven C. Deller

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    In Social Capital at the Community Level , John Halstead and Steven Deller examine social capital formation beyond the individual level through a variety of disciplines: planning, economics, regional development, sociology, as well as non-traditional approaches like engineering and built environmental features. The notion of social capital in community... 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...