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City Planning & Urban Development

  • Who Cleans the Park?by John Krinsky; Maud Simonet

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 35.00

    America?s public parks are in a golden age. Hundreds of millions of dollars?both public and private?fund urban jewels like Manhattan?s Central Park. Keeping the polish on landmark parks and in neighborhood playgrounds alike means that the trash must be picked up, benches painted, equipment tested, and leaves raked. Bringing this often-invisible work... more...

  • Assessing European Neighbourhood Policyby Hrant Kostanyan

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2017; US$ 28.99

    The study looks at the ENP literature to identify where there is consensus among scholars and where perspectives and judgements differ. more...

  • Creating Low Carbon Citiesby Shobhakar Dhakal; Matthias Ruth

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 107.67

    This book addresses key topics in the current deliberations and debates on low carbon cities that are underway globally. Contributions by experts from around the world focus on the key factors required for creating low carbon cities. These include appropriate infrastructure, ensuring co-benefits of climate actions, making best use of knowledge... more...

  • OECD Territorial Reviews: Sweden 2017by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2017; US$ 25.00

    Sweden has long given priority to promoting both sustainable economic growth in its regions and equity among them. This report looks at the progress Sweden has made in its regional growth policy, multi-level governance system and rural policy. It also takes a more in-depth look at two topics of increasing importance: whether rural Sweden has been "left... more...

  • The Russian Far Eastby Sergey Darkin; Vladimir Kvint

    Apple Academic Press 2017; US$ 99.95

    The Russian Far East is one of the most strategically important regions of Russia. The Russian Far East and the development of its manufacturing strength determine Russia?s role in a major economic area of the world: the Asia-Pacific region. The degree to which the transportation, telecommunications, and social infrastructure of the Pacific coast... more...

  • Spatial Planning and Urban Development in the New EU Member Statesby Uwe Altrock; Simon GŁntner; Deike Peters

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Accession to the EU in May 2004 was a historic milestone for the spatial and urban development of the new member states. Meanwhile, the social and economic transition during the pre-accession phase already brought about radical changes in national urban systems and new challenges for regional development. In this edited volume, a carefully selected... more...

  • The Governance of Placeby Ali Madanipour; Angela Hull

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Views on spatial planning and its role have changed significantly over the past few years and the issues it deals with have become increasingly more complex. There are more players involved in the development of a particular area or place than ever before and there is also a greater interest in urban design issues. There are also new ways of conceiving... more...

  • Planning in a Global Eraby Andy Thornley; Yvonne Rydin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Globalization was the buzzword of the last decade. Advances in communication technology, computing and air travel have all contributed to the establishment of what has been referred to as a 'network society' that encompasses the globe. Such arguments clearly have a significance on planning - an activity which has been concerned with controlling and... more...

  • Property Managementby Mark Deakin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Drawing upon a number of international property management projects, this book outlines the issues underlying the development of property management. Addressing key topics such as value for money, economy, efficiency and effectiveness, it focuses on corporate strategies and financial instruments of property management. It examines how managers are... more...

  • Integrating City Planning and Environmental Improvementby Gert de Roo; Donald Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Since Integrating City Planning and Environmental Improvement was originally published in 1999, the practice of integrating urban physical planning and environmental quality management has been widely adopted by governments worldwide. Fully revised and updated with a new preface by editors Donald Miller and Gert de Roo and new figures throughout, this... more...