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- SAGE India 2008; US$ 11.88
Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) methods, now known as Participatory Learning. and Action (PLA), have been extensively used in development research, action and. evaluation. This book is based on the authors decade-long intensive field. experienceeach method is explained by drawing on field-based illustrations. The book vividly describes... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
Accessibility is a concept central to integrated transport and land use planning. The goal of improving accessibility - for all modes, for all people - has made its way into mainstream transport policy and planning in communities worldwide. This unique book introduces new accessibility approaches to transport planning across Europe and the United States.... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
The European railway sector has undergone profound and predominantly institutional changes over the past 20 years, due to the initiatives of the European Commission. This book constitutes a first systematic assessment and account of the recent transformations of the industry along a series of critical yet contentious issues such as competition, unbundling,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Thomas Sharp was a key figure in mid-C20 British planning whose renown stems from two periods in his career. First, he came to attention as a polemical writer in the 1930s on planning issues, including as a virulent opponent of garden cities. His prose tempered over time and this phase perhaps culminated in Town Planning, first published in 1940... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
Now that the Earth has reached the limits of its biophysical carrying capacity, we have to change technologies, social practices and social norms relating to material production and consumption to ensure that we do not further jeopardize the functioning of our planet's life support systems. Through research, education and civic engagement, universities... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 14.09
Happy City is the story of how the solutions to this century's problems - from climate change to overpopulation - lie in unlocking the secrets to great city living This is going to be the century of the city. But what actually makes a good city? Why, really, are some cities a joy to live in? As writer and journalist Charles Montgomery reveals,... more...
- WIT Press 2013; US$ 324.00
This book contains papers presented at the International Symposium on Urban Development held in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. The aim of the meeting was to focus the research carried at high level institutions with the needs of Society. The papers originate from different specialisations and perspectives and cover a wide range of topics. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 63.00
Infrastructures are the very foundation of modern economies and societies. Energy, transport, water, telecommunications, all will continue to be essential to future development and growth. However, infrastructure investment requirements over the coming decades will be massive, running into trillions of dollars. Part of this investment... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 56.00
In the short span of just a few decades, Luxembourg has moved from a steel-based economy to one more broadly based on financial services. But being nestled between three other countries, each with their own infrastructure and development issues presents challenges. This review examines the economic trends and disparities within the region,... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 70.00
Just 10% of regions accounted for more than half of total employment creation in most OECD countries between 1998 and 2003. This means that national growth tends to be driven by the dynamism of a small number of regions. Policy makers need sound statistical information on the source of regional competitiveness, but such information is not always available.... more...