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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 50.00
Milan has earned a high-profile reputation as a centre of advanced functions, in addition to being an international capital of fashion and design. However, both internal and external challenges are putting strains on Milans aspiration to become a southern European and Mediterranean hub. This review highlights Milans potential to capitalise... more...
- Liverpool University Press 1999; US$ 32.50
This book is a study of design initiatives and policies in five US West Coast cities Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Irvine and San Diego all of which have had particularly interesting experience of relevance to urban design practice in Britain and other countries. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 69.50
Provides insight in the political-institutional conditions that have impeded and encouraged onshore wind power implementation in the Netherlands, England and the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 54.00
The Copenhagen metropolitan region accounts for nearly half of Denmark's national output and plays a key role for the country as a whole. Nevertheless, it has witnessed only modest economic growth over the last decade. This review of metropolitan area policy for Copenhagen examines key challenges including modest economic growth, scarcity... more...
- IOS Press 2008; US$ 87.00
Investigates how various institutions for green landscapes in metropolitan areas work, which problems hamper them, and how these institutions can be improved. This title formulates the following themes such as: landscape and institutional developments, the market or government dilemma, and the network or hierarchy dilemma. more...
- IOS Press 2008; US$ 65.00
The Institutionalisation of European Spatial Planning aims to clarify the enterprise of European spatial planning. The emphasis of the book lies on the need for a better understanding of the process of European integration in general. It particularly points at the emerging middle range theories that used concepts that were showing similarity to those... more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 29.99
Solid Waste Management (SWM) is a matter of great concern in the urban areas of developing countries. The municipal authorities who are responsible for managing municipal solid waste are unable to discharge their obligations effectively because they lack the in-house capacity to handle the complexities of the process.It is heartening to see that the... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 29.95
The goal of this book, the first in a series, is to bring policymakers, practitioners, and scholars up to speed on the state of knowledge on various aspects of urban and regional policy. What do we know about the effectiveness of select policy approaches, reforms, or experiments on key social and economic problems facing cities, suburbs, and metropolitan... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 29.95
As pressing economic and quality of life issues heighten calls for increased federal engagement in Americas cities, this new book offers cause for optimism and lessons for policy innovators. From Despair to Hope documents the evolution of HOPE VI, one of the most ambitious urban redevelopment initiatives in the past half century and a true federal-urban... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 48.00
Why do some regions grow faster than others, and in ways that do not always conform to economic theory? This is a central issue in todays economic climate, when policy makers are looking for ways to stimulate new and sustainable growth. OECD work suggests that there is no one-size-fits-all answer to regional growth policy. Rather, regions grow... more...