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  • Finance & Development, September 2007by International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund 2007; US$ 5.00

    The September 2007 issue of F&D looks at the growth of cities and the trend toward urbanization. Within the next year, for the first time in history, more than 50 percent of the world's population will be living in urban rather than rural areas. What are the economic implications of this urban revolution? Economists generally agree that urbanization,... more...

  • OECD Green Growth Studies Green Growth in Bangkok, Thailandby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 25.00

    This publication is the first case study of the Urban Green Growth in Dynamic Asia project. The project explores how to promote green growth in fast-growing cities in Asia by examining policies and governance practices that encourage greening and competitiveness in a rapidly expanding economy. It is part of the OECD Green Growth Studies series, which... more...

  • Living with Climate Changeby Jane A. Bullock; George D. Haddow; Kim S. Haddow; Damon P. Coppola

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 59.95

    The climate has changed and communities across America are living with the consequences: rapid sea level rise, multi-state wildfires, heat waves, and enduring drought. Living with Climate Change: How Communities Are Surviving and Thriving in a Changing Climate details the steps cities are taking now to protect lives and businesses, to reduce their... more...

  • Hurricane Mitigation for the Built Environmentby Ricardo A. Alvarez

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 69.95

    "Alvarez drives home the point that for buildings and communities located in hurricane-prone regions, it is not a question of whether the area will be impacted, but when it will be impacted. The book makes a strong case for taking responsibility to understand the vulnerabilities of buildings and structures to hurricane impacts." ?Timothy Reinhold,... more...

  • Practical Handbook of Remote Sensingby Samantha Lavender; Andrew Lavender

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 69.95

    A Beginner?s Guide to the World of Satellite Data Over a thousand active satellites are in orbit around the Earth with applications including navigation, the transmission of data and satellite remote sensing; a space-based technology providing data accessible to everyone. The Practical Handbook of Remote Sensing offers a complete understanding... more...

  • City Politicsby Dennis R Judd; Todd Swanstrom

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 113.95

    This text provides a foundation for understanding the politics of America's cities and urban regions. Praised for the clarity of its writing, careful research, and distinctive theme - that urban politics in the United States has evolved as a dynamic interaction among governmental power, private actors, and a politics of identity - City Politics remains... more...

  • Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Transport Economics and Policyby Chris Nash

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    Transport economics and policy analysis is a field which has seen major advances in methodology in recent decades, covering issues such as estimating cost functions, modelling of demand, dealing with externalities, examining industry ownership and structure, pricing and investment decisions and measuring economic impacts. This Handbook contains reviews... more...

  • Rail Economics, Policy and Regulation in Europeby Matthias Finger; Pierre Messulam

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    The European railway sector has undergone profound and predominantly institutional changes over the past 20 years, due to the initiatives of the European Commission. This book constitutes a first systematic assessment and account of the recent transformations of the industry along a series of critical yet contentious issues such as competition, unbundling,... more...

  • Community and Sustainable Developmentby Diane Warburton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    Books like this which bubble over with the fruits of many people experience and insight add new layers of meaning to (the concept if sustainable development) deepening our understanding of what for me is the most important political challenge of our age-by a very Long way... this timely and important book will be a real inspiration. 'from the foreword... more...

  • Planning and LGBTQ Communitiesby Petra L. Doan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    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...