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City Planning & Urban Development

  • Stadtforschung und Stadtplanungby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 49.95

    I. Zur Planbarkeit unserer Städte.- Städteplanung heute: Rahmendaten und Hemmnisse.- Stadtplaner und Stadtforscher: Was macht den Transfer so schwer?.- Staatliche Zuweisungen: Welche Spielräume bleiben den Gemeinden?.- II. Wie bewohnbar ist die Stadt?.- Verdichten oder Verdünnen: Infrastrukturplanung bei Bevölkerungsrückgang.- Sechs Merkpunkte zur... more...

  • Contradictions of Neoliberal Planningby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 159.00

    Asserting that the concepts of ?neoliberalism? and ?neoliberalisation? are absent from urban planning discourse, the international case studies in this volume explore the conflict between profit-driven development and the public need for planned amenity space. more...

  • Risk and Interdependencies in Critical Infrastructuresby

    Springer London 2012; US$ 129.00

    Today?s global dependency on critical network infrastructure predicates a crucial need for clear analysis of the risks and interdependencies it generates. This book details practical assessment methodologies as well as how to adapt them to different systems. more...

  • Shaping Rural Areas in Europeby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    Shaping Rural Areas in Europe. Perceptions and Outcomes on the Present and the Future sets out to investigate the effect of urban perceptions about the rural and consequent demands on rurality on the present and future configurations of rural territories in Europe in the early twenty-first century. This volume presents and discusses a broad range... more...

  • Intersecting Interregionalismby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This agenda-setting compendium of differing perspectives on EU multilateralism is the first systematic attempt to map the contours of an increasingly high-profile and vigorous debate. It offers unrivalled commentary on the key issues, actors and institutions. more...

  • Climate Change Vulnerability in Southern African Citiesby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book presents methods to assess the impacts of extreme weather and ecological stress along with possible approaches to improve the adaptive capacity of Sub-Saharan cities through institutional measures at the local government level. more...

  • Zwischen Lebenswelt und Renditeobjektby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    ?Wohnquartiere stehen im Mittelpunkt eines dynamischen Spannungsfelds lebensweltlicher und investiver Interessen. Die BeitragsautorInnen beleuchten die unterschiedlichen Quartiers- und Akteursperspektiven und thematisieren beispielhafte Spannungsfelder des Verhältnisses zwischen Wohnungsunternehmen, MieterInnen und Kommunen: Während die öffentliche... more...

  • Climate Change and Biodiversityby

    Springer Japan 2014; US$ 259.00

    The over-exploitation of important earth resources such as land and water has led to a number of environment-related problems the world over. At the same time, land-use change caused by various human activities has led to extinction of many plant and animal habitats and species. In this context, the relevance of biodiversity for human survival is... more...

  • City Imaging: Regeneration, Renewal and Decayby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book examines the paradoxes, challenges, potential and problems of urban living.  It understands cities as they are, rather than as they may be marketed or branded. All cities have much in common, yet the differences are important.  They form the basis of both imaginative policy development and productive experiences of urban life. The phrase... more...

  • European Metropolitan Housing Marketsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 219.00

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of housing theory and policy with a focus on metropolitan regions. The results are based on case studies of twelve European metropolitan regions, including expert panels organized in each. Using an approach from the field of industrial economics, the analysis is divided into the three related stages 'structure',... more...