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  • 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...

  • 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$ 54.95

    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 Routledge 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...

  • Understanding China's Urbanizationby Li Zhang; Richard LeGates; Min Zhao

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    China’s urbanization is one of the great earth-changing phenomena of recent times. The way in which China continues to urbanize will have a critical impact on the world economy, global climate change, international relations and a host of other critical issues. Understanding and responding to China’s urbanization is of paramount importance... 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$ 54.95

    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...

  • Regional Development and Spatial Planning in an Enlarged European Unionby Neil Adams; Jeremy Alden

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The expansion of the European Union in 2004 has had significant consequences for both existing and new members of the Union. New member states are assimilating into a new institutional and policy framework, while the changing geography of Europe provides a different context for policy development in pre-2004 member states. One of the more important... more...

  • Reinventing the Cityby Ronaldo Munck

    Liverpool University Press 2003; US$ 72.99

    'The City' has always been a strong focal point for critical social enquiry given its undisputed centrality for human life in the modern era. More recently, there has been a surge of interest in the postmodern city, the most popular subject being Los Angeles and the 'global city' - the New Yorks, Londons and Tokyos of the world - cities linked together... more...