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  • 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...

  • Sustainable Communitiesby Hugh Barton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    'This book re-addresses the concepts of neighbourhood and community in a refreshing and challenging way. It will be of immense benefit, not only to town planners but also to al those professional and voluntary groups and politicians who seek to create the new communities of tomorrow' From the Foreword by Jed Griffiths, Past President of the Royal Town... more...

  • Planning for a Sustainable Environmentby Andrew Blowers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    This study explains how, confronting ever-greater environmental pressures, we can plan for and achieve a sustainable environment. The book focuses on urban development, as population and resources and often the most severe environmental problems are concentrated in cities. It looks at the nature of environmental planning and at the main areas where... more...

  • Municipalities and Community Participationby Janelle Plummer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 72.95

    'Among all the literature on participation, this is the first book I know that focuses on municipal authorities. It... also has particular importance both for higher levels of government (at national or provincial/state level) and for international agencies. Firstly, it is a reminder of the importance of well-functioning municipal governments for reducing... more...

  • The Condition, Improvement and Town Planning of the City of Calcutta and Contiguous Areas: The Richards Reportby E. P. Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    By 1900 the British had undertaken various types of urban planning in their colonial territories, but the early twentieth century brought new ideas and the birth of the modern planning movement. In India these new planning ideas inspired several specialized reports after 1900, most of which drew explicitly on British, or occasionally German, ideas.... more...

  • Sustainability the Environment and Urbanisationby Cedric Pugh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    The 1992 Rio Summit and subsequent literature and debate has focused on 'green' issues such as biodiversity, climate change and marine pollution. Much less has been written concerning the 'brown' agenda: factors such as poor sanitation and water quality, air pollution and housing problems which are particularly prevalent in Third World cities. Sustainability,... more...

  • Cities Transformedby Mark R. Montgomery; Richard Stren; Barney Cohen; Holly E. Reed

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.00

    Over the next 20 years, most low-income countries will, for the first time, become more urban than rural. Understanding demographic trends in the cities of the developing world is critical to those countries - their societies, economies, and environments. The benefits from urbanization cannot be overlooked, but the speed and sheer scale of this transformation... 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...