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  • Smart Methods for Environmental Externalitiesby Gert de Roo; Jelger Visser

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In recent years, Dutch environmental policy has undergone some pivotal changes, the most significant of which have been decentralization and deregulation, encouraging local communities to develop and deliver policies which are tailor-made to their particular situation. These changes have led to the development of some innovative practical instruments... more...

  • Reshaping Planning with Cultureby Greg Young

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Planning is described as being increasingly sidelined by the impacts of neo-liberal restructuring. At the same time, 'culture' is nowadays seen as the world's key intellectual resource possessing new creative weight in sociological, economic and environmental terms. This book argues that, in the light of this cultural turn, there is the opportunity... 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...

  • 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...

  • Insuring Lifeby Luis Lobo-Guerrero

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book is a contribution to the scholarly engagement with the wider problem of governing through risk and the politics of uncertainty. It takes life insurance as an empirical site from which to ask: what is the kind of governance created through insurance an instance of, and how does it contribute to the transcendence of liberalism?? By making... more...

  • Cities and Crisisby Josef W. Konvitz

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 39.99 US$ 34.39

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...