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- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 99.00
Policy makers in Pittsburgh, Birmingham and Rotterdam are confronted with rapidly changing social and economic environments. Public and private sector organizations in the three cities are increasingly addressing regional issues strategically and joining together in partnerships to promote competitiveness and economic growth. Local communities are... more...
- OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 63.00
Despite its relatively small size, Slovenia is a good illustration of the potential of regional development policy. Its internal diversity, openness and experience of rapid structural change all reinforce the need for efficient reallocation of resources, while underscoring the need to take account of the potential positive and negative externalities... more...
- OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 91.00
Located at the border with the US, Chihuahua has benefited from FDI and NAFTA. Chihuahua has been one of the richest regions in Mexico and one of the most dynamic in the OECD. However, the regions FDI-trade link with the USA has also led to some vulnerability to external shocks. The two crises affecting the USA in the past decade affected Chihuahua... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 14.99
Canada?s cities are crippled by a lack of financial and governing clout. Their infrastructures are crumbling and their citizens are disaffected by the inability of municipal government?or any government, for that matter?to act on the issues that influence their constituents? lives. Cities generate a disproportionate amount of Canada?s wealth and are... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 42.00
Fully updated throughout, and with a new chapter looking at regeneration and large scale schemes like the London 2012 Olympics, this is a new edition of a popular and well established book. It's widely adopted across urban regeneration and planning courses, and is well thumbed by practitioners in the field too. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) is a new approach to environmental assessment, global in scope, which considers the environmental impacts of policies, plans and programmes. It is already in use in a number of countries and is rapidly being adopted by those involved with environmental management and regulation, including governments, official... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 17.50
The urban crisis of the 1960s revived a dormant social activism whose protagonists placed their hoped for radical change and political effectiveness in community action. Ironically, the insurgents chose the local community as their terrain for a political battle that in reality involved a few strictly local issues. They failed to achieve their goals,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
People's relationship to nature is the greatest issue facing the world at the turn of the millennium, and all over the world young people have shown enormous enthusiasm for environmental action. Many countries are radically reassessing both the role of citizens in managing their environment and the rights and responsibilities of children to be involved... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
This text challenges the belief that cities will eventually disappear as territorial forms of social organization as new information technologies permit the articulation of social processes without regard for distance, arguing that the specific role of cities will become more important, and proposing that a dynamic and creative relationship be built... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
The practical application of strategic environmental assessment (SEA) is becoming increasingly common. A growing number of SEAs are being undertaken around the world, and several countries have issued guidance on how these should be carried out. However, few countries as yet have formal SEA regulations, and few completed SEAs have demonstrated all... more...