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City Planning & Urban Development

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  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Lessons for the Big Society: Planning, Regeneration and the Politics of Community Participationby Denis Dillon; Bryan Fanning

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book provides concrete examples of the ways in which shifting academic debates, policy and political approaches have impacted on a specific place over the past 30 years. It offers a critical analysis of the history, politics and social geography of the high profile London Borough of Haringey, in the decades prior to the 2011 Tottenham riots.... more...

  • Urban Infrastructure in Transitionby Timothy Moss; Simon Marvin; Simon Guy

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    Achieving sustainable energy and resource use is vital if cities are to thrive or even function in the long term. Focusing on cities in the United Kingdom, Germany and Denmark, this book examines the mounting pressures for changes in the management style of utility services in Europe, pressures that stem from a wide range of sources such as liberalization... more...

  • Participatory Rural Planningby Michael Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Participatory Rural Planning presents the argument that citizen participation in planning affairs transcends a rights-based legitimacy and an all too frequent perception of being mere consultation. Rather, it is part of a social learning process that can enhance the prospects for successful implementation, provide opportunity for reflection and create... more...

  • De-coding New Regionalismby James W. Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Bringing together comparative case studies from Central Europe and South America, this book focuses on 'new' regions - regions created as political projects of modernization and 're-scaling'. Through this approach it de-codes 'New Regionalism' in terms of its contributions to institutional change, while acknowledging its contested nature and contradictions.... more...