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City Planning & Urban Development

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Cities and Spaceby Lowdon Wingo Jr.

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    Discusses aims of urban planning and ways to achieve improved city living. Originally published in 1963 more...

  • Study Skills for Town and Country Planningby Adam Sheppard; Nick Smith

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 40.00

    Study Skills for Town and Country Planning incorporates a basic introduction to studying planning, a 'how to' for students to develop a relevant set of skills to succeed in their degree, plus a guide to applying those skills in a very practical and diverse workplace. more...

  • The collaborating planner?by Ben Clifford; Mark Tewdwr-Jones

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 43.16

    Aims to understand how both specific planning and broader public sector reforms have been experienced and understood by chartered town planners working in local authorities across Great Britain. more...

  • Good Neighborsby Sylvie Tissot

    Verso Books 2015; US$ 26.95

    Cities are the prime locus of class conflict today. Often described as gentrification, the material bases and concrete manifestations of this new form of social violence have too often gone uncharted, however. Through a historical and ethnographical account of the changing face of one former working-class neighborhood in Boston, Good Neighbors provides... more...

  • Leading the inclusive cityby Robin Hambleton

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 33.26

    This engaging book argues that imaginative place-based leadership can enable citizens to shape the urban future while advancing social justice, promoting care for the environment and bolstering community empowerment. more...

  • Social Urbanism and the Politics of Violenceby Kate Maclean

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    Medellín, Colombia, used to be the most violent city on earth, but in recent years, allegedly thanks to its 'social urbanism' approach to regeneration, it has experienced a sharp decline in violence. The author explores the politics behind this decline and the complex transformations in terms of urban development policies in Medellín. more...