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  • The Pedestrian and the Cityby Carmen Hass-Klau

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The Pedestrian and the City provides an overview and insight into the development, politics and policies on walking and pedestrians: it includes the evolution of pedestrian-friendly housing estates in the 19th century up to the present day. Key issues addressed include the struggle of pedestrianization in town centers, the attempts to create independent... more...

  • Climate Change Governance in Chinese Citiesby Qianqing Mai; Maria Francesch-Huidobro

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    In the last thirty years, China has experienced rapid economic development and urbanisation which has resulted in high levels of environmental degradation and has put considerable pressure on the country?s infrastructure and natural resources. As China commits to considerably lower the carbon intensity of its economy, this volume analyses and explains... 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...

  • Public Transport Planning and Management in Developing Countriesby Ashish Verma; T.V. Ramanayya

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Developing Countries Have Different Transportation Issues and Requirements Than Developed Countries An efficient transportation system is critical for a country?s development. Yet cities in developing countries are typically characterized by high-density urban areas and poor public transport, as well as lack of proper roads, parking facilities,... more...

  • The Business of Leadership: An Introductionby Karen Dill Bowerman; Montgomery Van Wart

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 210.00

    Specifically tailored to business students, this undergraduate textbook features a "how-to" approach and is filled with with current, lively examples and well-crafted learning tools. It takes readers from the kind of leradership they can exhibit in supervisory roles to the visionary leadership they must exhibit in management and executive roles. more...

  • Conflict Resolution in South Caucasusby Esmira Jafarova

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    This book explores challenges to international conflict resolution efforts in the South Caucasus. It examines the efforts made by the UN, the OSCE, and the EU, and by the states of Russia, Turkey, and the United States. The conflict is analyzed through the theoretical frameworks of neorealism, constructivism, and neoclassical realism. more...

  • Location, Transport and Land-Useby Yupo Chan

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 319.00

    Identifies the underlying principles that govern siting, community development, and product/service delivery. Included are step-by-step procedures to perform: site location, land-use planning, location-routing, competitive allocation of products/services and spatial forecasting. more...

  • OECD Territorial Reviews - Istanbul, Turkeyby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 56.00

    Istanbul, the demographic and economic heart of Turkey, has gone through enormous changes over the past century. This mega-city of about 15 million inhabitants has seen its population increased more than tenfold since 1950. Over time, it has established itself as the industrial, financial and logistics centre of the country, producing almost one-third... more...

  • OECD Territorial Reviews - Norwayby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 56.00

    Few other countries feature the combination of very low population densities and difficult topography that hinders communication, in addition to a variety of contrasting climates. But the “Nordic welfare model” strives, with a good degree of success, to offer equal living conditions to all citizens by providing proper access to quality public... more...

  • OECD Territorial Reviews Randstad Holland, Netherlandsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 56.00

    The Randstad is a poly-centric urban area in western Netherlands, comprising Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht and several smaller cities. It is one of the most densely populated areas in the OECD, and has developed into an advanced urban economy with many leading sectors, such as logistics, horticulture and financial services. The Randstad... more...