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City Planning & Urban Development

  • Port Management and Operationsby Maria G. Burns

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    With 80 percent of the world?s commodities being transported by water, ports are the pillars of the global economy. Port Management and Operations offers readers the opportunity to enhance their strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, while developing market foresight. It examines global port management practices at the regulatory, commercial,... more...

  • Local Societies and Rural Developmentby S. Shigetomi; I. Okamoto

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The importance of community-based and participatory approaches to rural development in developing countries has long been emphasized. Rural people, who are economically and politically weak as individuals, can only participate in development projects when they are collectively organized. However, this is no easy task. This book aims to identify the... more...

  • Linking Networksby Martin Schiefelbusch; Hans-Liudger Dienel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Presenting recent research on the international integration of infrastructures in Europe this book combines general and methodological chapters and examples from a variety of different sectors such as transport, electricity and communication networks. The wide range of topics gives a good overview of the different challenges posed and the strategies... more...

  • Understanding Urban Metabolismby Nektarios Chrysoulakis; Eduardo Anselmo de Castro; Eddy J. Moors

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    Understanding Urban Metabolism addresses the gap between the bio-physical sciences and urban planning and illustrates the advantages of accounting for urban metabolism issues in urban design decisions. Urban metabolism considers a city as a system, and distinguishes between energy and material flows as its components. Based on research from the... more...

  • The Condition, Improvement and Town Planning of the City of Calcutta and Contiguous Areasby E. P. Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    By 1900 the British had undertaken various types of urban planning in their colonial territories, but the early twentieth century brought new ideas and the birth of the modern planning movement. In India these new planning ideas inspired several specialized reports after 1900, most of which drew explicitly on British, or occasionally German, ideas.... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methodsby Elisabete A. Silva; Patsy Healey; Neil Harris; Pieter Van den Broeck

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods is an expansive look at the traditions, methods, and challenges of research design and research projects in contemporary urban planning. Through case studies, an international group of researchers, planning practitioners, and planning academics and educators, all recognized authorities in the field,... more...

  • Low Impact Livingby Paul Chatterton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    This book is the inspirational story of one project that shows you how you can become involved in building and running your neighbourhood. The author, co-founder of Lilac (Low Impact Living Affordable Community), along with other members of the community and the project team, explains how a group of people got together to build one of the most pioneering... more...

  • The State of Post-conflict Reconstructionby Naseem Badiey

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    Traces the dynamics of state-building in Juba, Southern Sudan 2005-2011, revealing how underlying ties of ethnicity and land dominated the actions of the various parties in post-conflict reconstruction and how these may continue to influence power and resource-sharing in the newly independent state of South Sudan. more...

  • Why I Walkby Kevin Klinkenberg

    New Society Publishers 2014; US$ 14.95

    Save money, live better, walk more! more...

  • Nation-Building in the Baltic Statesby Gundar J. King; David E. McNabb

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    The product of more than twenty years of research, first-person observations, discussions, and policy analyses, Nation-Building in the Baltic States: Transforming Governance, Social Welfare, and Security in Northern Europe explores the characteristics of the Baltic states as positioned in the northeast corridor in terms of military strife and polity... more...