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  • OECD Territorial Reviews: Slovenia 2011by OECD Publishing

    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 Territorial Reviews: Chihuahua, Mexico 2012by OECD Publishing

    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 region’s 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...

  • Urban Nationby Alan Broadbent

    HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 11.99

    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...

  • Urban Regeneration in the UKby Phil Jones; James Evans

    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...

  • Strategic Environmental Assessmentby Riki Therivel; Elizabeth Wilson; Donna Heaney; Stewart Thompson

    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...

  • Children's Participationby Roger A. Hart

    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...

  • Local and Globalby Jordi Borja; Manuel Castells

    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...

  • The Practice of Strategic Environmental Assessmentby Riki Therivel; Maria Rosario Paridario

    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...

  • City Fightsby Susannah Hagan; Mark Hewitt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    Within the concept of the 'sustainable city' nothing is fixed, mapped or agreed upon. To some, the term encompasses innovation, change and commitment to the future and to others it means preservation, conservatism and a watchful eye on the future. City Fights follows on from the symposium 'Energy and Urban Strategies', which brought together contributors... more...

  • Suburban Land Conversion in the United Statesby Marion Clawson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    This comprehensive study of land use on the suburban fringe analyzes the complex relationships that underlie land conversion in the United States. It contains a detailed examination of the northwestern urban complex; some nationwide projections for the future; and a list of measures that, singularly or together, may change the nature and results of... more...