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  • Branding Chinese Mega-Citiesby P. O. Berg; E. Björner

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘This is fruitful cross-fertilisation between the perspective of business studies on brand making and the perspective of urban studies on place promotion. The studies are firmly grounded on Chinese mega-cities, yet relevant cases in the more developed world are critically reflected to illuminate the path to new practices of city marketing and... more...

  • Complexity and Planningby Gert Jean Hillier De Roo; Joris Van Wezemael

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 154.95

    This book provides a readable overview, presenting and relating a range of understandings and characteristics of complexity and complex systems as they are relevant to planning. It recognizes multiple, relational approaches of dynamic complexity which enhance understandings of, and facilitate working with, contingencies of place, time and participants'... more...

  • Urban Ecologyby Richard T. T. Forman

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 48.00

    The first richly illustrated worldwide portrayal of urban ecology, tying together organisms, built structures, and the physical environment around cities. more...

  • Detroitby Scott Martelle

    Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 13.99

    At its heyday in the 1950s and 1960s, Detroit's status as epicenter of the American auto industry made it a vibrant, populous, commercial hub?and then the bottom fell out. Detroit : A Biography takes a long, unflinching look at the evolution of one of America's great cities and one of the nation's greatest urban failures. This authoritative yet... more...

  • Public Administrationby Marc Holzer; Richard W Schwester

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 158.00

    This fresh and highly engaging textbook for the introductory Public Administration course covers all the more...

  • Reconsidering Localismby Simin Davoudi; Ali Madanipour

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    "Localism" has been deployed in recent debates over planning law as an anodyne, grassroots way to shape communities into sustainable, human-scale neighborhoods. But "local" is a moving category, with contradictory, nuanced dimensions. Reconsidering Localism brings together new scholarship from leading academics in Europe and North America to develop... more...

  • Dynamics of Leadership in Public Serviceby Montgomery Van Wart

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Eminently readible, current, and comprhensive, this acclaimed text sets the standard for instruction in more...

  • A Practical Approach to Planning Lawby Michael Purdue; Victor Moore

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 98.99

    Planning law is one of the most rapidly moving legal areas, with major structural changes to the planning system occurring in recent years. Despite these attempts at simplification, it remains one of the most complex fields for both students and practitioners to navigate. In this continually evolving arena the thirteenth edition of A Practical Approach... more...

  • Planning the Great Metropolisby David A. Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    As the Regional Plan Association embarks on a Fourth Regional Plan, there can be no better time for a paperback edition of David Johnson?s critically acclaimed assessment of the 1929 Regional Plan of New York and Its Environs. As he says in his preface to this edition, the questions faced by the regional planners of today are little changed from those... more...

  • Urban and Regional Planning in Chinaby Fulong Wu

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Planning for Growth: Urban and Regional Planning in China provides an overview of the changes in China?s planning system, policy, and practices using concrete examples and informative details in language that is accessible enough for the undergraduate but thoroughly grounded in a wealth of research and academic experience to support academics. It... more...