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City Planning & Urban Development

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  • Urban Planning in a Changing Worldby Robert Freestone

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 180.00

    Urban planning in today's world is inextricably linked to the processes of mass urbanization and modernization which have transformed our lives over the last hundred years. Written by leading experts and commentators from around the world, this collection of original essays will form an unprecedented critical survey of the state of urban planning at... more...

  • Economics and Land Use Planningby Alan Evans

    Wiley 2008; US$ 99.99

    The book's aim is to draw together the economics literature relating to planning and set it out systematically. It analyses the economics of land use planning and the relationship between economics and planning and addresses questions like: What are the limits of land use planning and the extent of its objectives?; Is the aim aesthetic?; Is it efficiency?;... more...

  • OECD Urban Policy Reviews: Mexico 2015by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 147.00

    In parallel to a sweeping structural reform agenda, Mexico announced in 2013 a new approach to housing and urban policy. Calling for a more explicit qualitative focus on housing and the urban environment, the policy shift is a welcome development. Mexico urbanised more rapidly than most OECD countries in the past half-century, in part as a result of... more...

  • Global gentrificationsby Loretta Lees; Hyun Bang Shin

    Policy Press 2015; US$ 47.95

    This comprehensive book uses a rich array of case studies from cities in Asia, Latin America, Africa, Southern Europe, and beyond to highlight the intensifying global struggle over urban space and underline gentrification as a growing and important battleground in the contemporary world. more...

  • One Idea, Many Plansby Sanjeev Vidyarthi

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Planners tend to promote formal plans as the only game in town while diverse efforts of urban actors shape our cities. Tracking the development of American "neighborhood unit" concept in independent India?s planning practice and literature?from the national level policies to on-the-ground applications in the city of Jaipur?Vidyarthi explains how a... more...

  • Planning and Conflictby Enrico Gualini

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Planning and Conflict discusses the reasons behind, and models the shape of conflicts around urban developments in contemporary cities. It offers an interdisciplinary framework for scholars to engage with the issue of planning conflicts, focusing on both empirical and theoretical inquiry. By creating a model for planners to engage conflicts,... more...

  • Urban Politicsby Myron Levine

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 84.95

    This popular text mixes classic theory and research on urban politics with the most recent developments and data in urban and metropolitan affairs. Its balanced and realistic approach helps students understand the nature of urban politics and the difficulty of finding effective "solutions" in a suburban and global age. The ninth edition has been... more...

  • The Urban Climate Challengeby Craig Johnson; Noah Toly; Heike Schroeder

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 130.00

    Drawing upon a variety of empirical and theoretical perspectives , The Urban Climate Challenge provides a hands-on perspective about the political and technical challenges now facing cities and transnational urban networks in the global climate regime. Bringing together experts working in the fields of global environmental governance, urban sustainability... more...

  • Urbanism and Transportby Helmut Holzapfel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Helmut Holzapfel?s Urbanism and Transport , a bestseller in its own country, now available in English, examines the history and the future of urban design for transport in major European cities. Urbanism and Transport shows how the automobile has come to dominate the urban landscape of cities throughout the world, providing thought-provoking analysis... more...

  • Infrastructure to 2030by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 63.00

    Infrastructures are the very foundation of modern economies and societies.  Energy, transport, water, telecommunications, all will continue to be essential to future development and growth. However, infrastructure investment requirements over the coming decades will be massive, running into trillions of dollars. Part of this investment... more...