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City Planning & Urban Development

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  • Evaluation in Planningby E.R. Alexander

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Evaluation is a critical stage in urban and regional planning and development, with the consideration of alternative proposals essential for informed debate and decision. Evaluation in planning has become even more important with the new paradigm attempting to integrate economic efficiency with equity, sustainability and social responsibility. The... more...

  • Fuzzy Planningby Gert de Roo; Geoff Porter

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Many of the key notions associated with spatial planning are essentially ?fuzzy? in their nature. For example, while almost everyone accepts ?sustainability? as an important goal of planning, the actions of the actors involved can render the achieved ?sustainability? minimal, or even counterproductive. Putting forward an innovative way of looking at... more...

  • Growth Management and Public Land Acquisitionby Christopher Coutts; Timothy S. Chapin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Bringing together a team of national experts, this volume offers a detailed look at the links between public land acquisition programs and efforts to yield smart growth outcomes in the USA. Both public land acquisition programs and state and local growth management efforts have been examined in detail, but while there is growing recognition that land... more...

  • Cities and Crisisby Josef W. Konvitz

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 39.99

    Cities have been missing from analyses of the global economic crisis and debates about how to generate a sustainable recovery. Cities and crisis provides a fresh assessment of what has changed since 1990 and what has not, of policy assumptions about urban economies, and of lessons of experience.A city-centred strategy to lift urban productivity must... more...

  • Infrastructure delivery planningby Janice Morphet

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 39.95

    Janice Morphet sets out and analyses the key components of infrastructure delivery in Britain, both at national and neighbourhood level, situating this within international, European and domestic economic, territorial and social policy. more...

  • Ecosystem Planning in Floridaby Samuel David Brody

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    While ecosystem management requires looking beyond specific jurisdiction and focusing on broad spatial scales, most planning decisions particularly in the USA, are made at local level. By looking at land-use planning in Florida, this volume recognizes the need for planners and resource managers to address ecosystem problems at local and community levels.... more...

  • Cities for Childrenby Sheridan Bartlett; Roger Hart; David Satterthwaite; Ximena de la Barra; Alfredo Missair

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    Urban authorities and organizations are responsible for providing the basic services that affect the lives of urban children. Cities for Children is intended to help them understand and respond to the rights and requirements of children and adolescents. It looks at the responsibilities that authorities face, and discusses practical measures for meeting... more...

  • Local Sustainable Urban Development in a Globalized Worldby Susan M. Opp; Lauren C. Heberle

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    'Sustainable development' is a key issue of concern to urban planners across the globe. How it is defined, implemented and measured at the local level remains highly contested and subject to a wide range of external cultural, political and economic pressures. Bringing together leading experts from North America, Europe, the Middle East and SE Asia,... more...

  • Inventive City-Regionsby Marco Bontje; Sako Musterd

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Virtually every city-region in West and Central Europe has developed policies and strategies to attract, retain and encourage creative industries and knowledge-intensive services. Since most of these citiy-regions tend to see a creative knowledge economy as 'the best bet for the future', one of the main goals of such policies and strategies is increasing... more...

  • English planning in crisisby Hugh Ellis; Kate Henderson

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 9.00

    This book is a manifesto for a new planning system in England. Reflecting on controversial new Government reforms and deregulation, the authors draw on policy and practice examples from across the UK and internationally to challenge the current English system and ignite debate about its future. more...