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  • Cities for the New Millenniumby Marcial Echenique; Andrew Saint

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Cities for the New Millennium is the outcome of a joint conference held in Salford in July 2000 by the Royal Institute of British Architects and the University of Cambridge's Department of Architecture. It tackles these questions in the light of the Urban Task Force's report about the future of Britain's cities and communities, but sets them in an... more...

  • Recycling and the Politics of Urban Wasteby Matthew Gandy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    The affluence of western society has given rise to unprecedented quantities of waste, presenting one of the most intractable environmental problems for contemporary society. This book examines recycling and municipal waste management in three major cities: London, New York and Hamburg. A range of political and economic issues are examined to illustrate... more...

  • Why Regions Matter: Small Worlds in Comparative Perspectiveby Ailsa Henderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    Bringing together experts on regionalism and federalism this collection explores the impact of legislative regions on parties and voters. It reflects on the 1980 publication of Small Worlds by David Elkins and Richard Simeon, which outlined how and why voters and policies differ across Canadian provinces. Using recent data, the essays in this collection... 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...

  • A Country of Citiesby Vishaan Chakrabarti; Norman Foster; SHoP Architects

    Metropolis Books 2014; US$ 14.99

    In A Country of Cities , author Vishaan Chakrabarti argues that well-designed cities are the key to solving America's great national challenges: environmental degradation, unsustainable consumption, economic stagnation, rising public health costs and decreased social mobility. If we develop them wisely in the future, our cities can be the force leading... 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...

  • OECD Territorial Reviews OECD Territorial Reviews: Colombia 2014by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 105.00

    Regional development policy is a priority of Colombia’s government. The country has experienced sustained economic growth over the past decade; yet several territories still lack development opportunities. To promote growth in all regions the government has engaged in a series of reforms. For instance, it started allocating royalty payments generated... more...

  • OECD Urban Policy Reviews: Mexico 2015by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 147.00

    In parallel to a sweeping structural reform agenda, Mexico announced in 2013 a new approach to housing and urban policy. Calling for a more explicit qualitative focus on housing and the urban environment, the policy shift is a welcome development. Mexico urbanised more rapidly than most OECD countries in the past half-century, in part as a result of... more...

  • Planning and LGBTQ Communitiesby Petra L. Doan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Although the last decade has seen steady progress towards wider acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals, LGBTQ residential and commercial areas have come under increasing pressure from gentrification and redevelopment initiatives. As a result many of these neighborhoods are losing their special character... more...

  • Governing the Cityby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 63.00

    How do cities govern themselves as they grow bigger? The answer can shape the competitiveness and quality of life in those cities and depends on a number of factors, ranging from the country's institutional framework to the cities' specific socioeconomic dynamics. This report presents a typology of metropolitan governance arrangements observed... more...