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  • Key Concepts in Planningby Gavin Parker; Joe Doak

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 42.00

    Dedicated to the study of spatial planning, this book offers detailed discussions of key concepts within this multi-disciplinary field, covering areas such as sustainability, public interests, mobility, property rights and community. more...

  • An Introduction to Political Geographyby Martin Jones; Rhys Jones; Michael Woods

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 64.95

    An Introduction to Political Geography provides a broad-based introduction to how power interacts with space; how place influences political identities; and how policy creates and remoulds territory. By pushing back the boundaries of what we conventionally understand as political geography, the book emphasizes the interactions between power, politics... more...

  • Explorations in Urban Designby Matthew Carmona

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book advances an interdisciplinary and innovative approach to urban design, whilst recognising that distinctly different traditions exist within its study and practice. It informs users who are grappling with urban design research problems, but who need the inspiration to move from idea to methodological approach. Through the work of 32 urban... more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 31.00

    A study of ubanization of Africa. 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...

  • 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...

  • Makeshift Metropolisby Witold Rybczynski

    Scribner 2010; US$ 16.99

    In this new work, prizewinning author, professor, and Slate architecture critic Witold Rybczynski returns to the territory he knows best: writing about the way people live, just as he did in the acclaimed bestsellers Home and A Clearing in the Distance . In Makeshift Metropolis , Rybczynski has drawn upon a lifetime of observing cities to craft... more...

  • Citizen Participation at the Local Level in China and Canadaby Andrew Sancton; Chen Zhenming

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book presents the work of leading scholars on the topic of citizen participation at the local level. Case studies compare Canadian and Chinese communities and extrapolate interesting policy-level changes at the local level based on citizen behavior and involvement. Coverage includes the characteristics of political culture and climate on local... more...

  • Ecological Urbanism: The Nature of the Cityby Susannah Hagan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Ecological Urbanism: The Nature of the City asks the questions that are important inside and outside the built environment professions: what are climate change, urbanisation and ecology doing to the theory and practice of urban design? How does Ecological Urbanism figure in this change? What is Ecological Urbanism? In answer, this book is... more...

  • Investigating Town Planningby Clara Greed

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95

    Following on from Introducing Town Planning and Implementing Town Planning , this third volume in the series examines the scope and nature of modern town planning in greater depth. It investigates the theories and preoccupations which inform the current planning agenda, compares this with earlier objectives, and discusses likely future trends. ... more...