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  • Strategy and Partnership In Regional Citiesby Dr Brian Jacobs

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 95.00

    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 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$ 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...

  • Urban Nationby Alan Broadbent

    HarperCollins Canada 2010; Not Available

    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...

  • Planet of Slumsby Mike Davis

    Verso Books 2007; US$ 19.95

    Accordingto the united nations, more than one billion people now live in theslums of the cities of the South. In this brilliant and ambitious book,Mike Davis explores the future of a radically unequal and explosivelyunstable urban world. From the sprawling barricadas ofLima to the garbage hills of Manila, urbanization has been disconnectedfrom industrialization,... more...

  • Hollow Landby Eyal Weizman

    Verso Books 2012; US$ 24.95

    In this journey from the deep subterranean spaces of the West Bank and Gaza to their militarized airspace, Eyal Weizman unravels Israel?s mechanisms of control and the transformation of the Occupied Territories into an artifice in which all natural and built features function as the instruments of occupation. Weizman identifies the ideas behind this... 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...

  • City Trenchesby Ira Katznelson

    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...

  • 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...