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  • Unlearning the Colonial Cultures of Planningby Libby Porter

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Colonialization has never failed to provoke discussion and debate over its territorial, economic and political projects, and their ongoing consequences. This work argues that the state-based activity of planning was integral to these projects in conceptualizing, shaping and managing place in settler societies. Planning was used to appropriate and then... more...

  • Time, Temporality and Violence in International Relationsby Anna M. Agathangelou; Kyle D. Killian

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Time transforms the way we see world politics and insinuates itself into the ways we act. In this groundbreaking volume, Agathangelou and Killian bring together scholars from a range of disciplines to tackle time and temporality in international relations. The authors ? critical theorists, artists, and poets ? theorize and speak from the vantage point... more...

  • Handbook on Transport and Urban Planning in the Developed Worldby Michiel Bliemer; Corinne Mulley; Claudine J. Moutou

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00

    This Handbook provides comprehensive coverage of all of the major factors that underpin our understanding of urban and transport planning in the developed world. Combining urban and transport planning in one volume, the chapters present the state of the art as well as new research and directions for the future. It is an essential reference to all the... more...

  • Metropolitan Governance in Americaby Donald F. Norris

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Metropolitan government and metropolitan governance have been ongoing issues for more than sixty years in the United States. Based on an extensive survey and a review of existing literature, this book offers a comprehensive overview of these debates. It discusses how the centrifugal forces in local government, and in particular local government autonomy,... more...

  • Power Failureby Charles Brecher; Raymond D. Horton; Robert A. Cropf; Dean Michael Mead

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 59.99

    New York City's municipal government is the largest and most complex in the nation, perhaps in the world. Its annual operating budget is now a staggering $29 billion a year, plus it has a capital budget of $4 billion more. The city and its various agencies employ approximately 360,000 full-time workers. The Office of the Mayor alone employs some 1,600... more...

  • A Planner's Encounter with Complexityby Gert de Roo; Elisabete A. Silva

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Spatial planning is about dealing with our 'everyday' environment. In A Planner's Encounter with Complexity we present various understandings of complexity and how the environment is considered accordingly. One of these considerations is the environment as subject to processes of continuous change, being either progressive or destructive, evolving... more...

  • Rethinking the Meaning of Placeby Lineu Castello

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The spread of newly 'invented' places, such as theme parks, shopping malls and revamped historic areas, necessitates a redefinition of the concept of 'place' from an architectural perspective. In this interdisciplinary work, these invented places are categorized according to the different phenomenological experiences they are able to provide. The... more...

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Planning and Cultureby Deborah Stevenson; Greg Young

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    It has become increasingly evident that effective planning for sustainable communities, environments and economies pivots on the ability of planners to see the possibilities for culture in comprehensive social, historical and environmental terms and to more fully engage with the cultural practices, processes and theorisation that comprise a social... more...

  • State-led Privatisation and the Demise of the Democratic Stateby Mike Raco

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    For decades now we have been told that we are living through a governance revolution. Gone are the days when government agencies and bureaucrats told us what to do and how to do it. We are no longer clients of the state but empowered citizens who are able to take greater control over our own lives and the activities of those who govern in our name.... more...

  • Smart Methods for Environmental Externalitiesby Gert de Roo; Jelger Visser

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In recent years, Dutch environmental policy has undergone some pivotal changes, the most significant of which have been decentralization and deregulation, encouraging local communities to develop and deliver policies which are tailor-made to their particular situation. These changes have led to the development of some innovative practical instruments... more...