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  • Strategic Planning for Contemporary Urban Regionsby Alessandro Balducci; Valeria Fedeli; Gabriele Pasqui

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 109.95

    In 2005, the Provincial Administration of Milan and a group of researchers from the city's polytechnic developed a new 'Strategic Plan' for Milan's urban region. This book examines the Milan Plan in detail, showing the project's insights into planning theory, whilst at the same time testing this powerful and innovative research... more...

  • Regional and Urban Policy and Planning on the Korean Peninsulaby Chang-Hee Christine Bae; Harry W. Richardson

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    The potential for reunification of the two Koreas, whether in the short or long term, argues for a comprehensive look at policy and planning issues that encompass the peninsula as a whole. This book deals with spatial policy issues in both South and North Korea in a broad and non-political way. Part one deals with South Korea, examining cultural changes,... more...

  • OECD Reviews of Regional Innovation Regions and Innovation Policyby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 98.00

    Regions and Innovation Policy addresses the needs of national and regional governments for greater clarity on how to strengthen the innovation capacity of regions. The first part of the book examines strategies, policies and governance, explaining why regions matter, what makes smart policy mixes, and multilevel governance.  The second... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...