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City Planning & Urban Development

  • Contemporary Urban Planningby John M. Levy

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 114.95

    Planning is a highly political activity. It is immersed in politics and inseparable from the law. Urban and regional planning decisions often involve large sums of money, both public and private, with the potential to deliver large benefits to some and losses to others. Contemporary Urban Planning, 11e provides students with an unvarnished and in-depth... more...

  • Integrated Productivity in Urban Africaby Donald Okeke

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book introduces readers to neo-mercantile planning theory in the context of spatial regional integration in Africa. It proposes a new approach that rethinks neo-liberalism as the meta-theory of planning in Africa, and pioneers an original school of thought that presents a general theory of planning for Africa in the twenty-first century. ... more...

  • Science and the Cityby Laurie Winkless

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 16.99

    Cities are a big deal. More people now live in them than don't, and with a growing world population, the urban jungle is only going to get busier in the coming decades. But how often do we stop to think about what makes our cities work? Cities are built using some of the most creative and revolutionary science and engineering ideas ? from steel... more...

  • River Contracts and Integrated Water Management in Europeby Maria Laura Scaduto

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.00

    This book aims to stimulate new thinking on the roles of river contracts in the protection and management of hydrographic resources and ecosystems and in the sustainable development of dependent territories and communities. Up-to-date information is provided on a range of topics relating to river contracts, including their relevance to implementation... more...

  • Waterfronts Revisitedby Heleni Porfyriou; Marichela Sepe

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    Waterfronts Revisited addresses the historical evolution of the relationship between port and city and re-examines waterfront development by looking at the urban territory and historical city in their complexity and entirety. By identifying guiding values, urban patterns and typologies, and local needs and experiences, cities can break the... more...

  • Managing Critical Incidents and Large-Scale Event Securityby Eloy Nuñez; Ernest G. Vendrell

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 89.95

    Nuñez and Vendrell aim to provide the most current and effective resources for managing special events and critical incidents. Their book relies heavily on case studies and after action reports that examine the lessons learned from a multitude of previous events and incidents. In addition, the text identifies and examines best practices and recommended... more...

  • Drought in Brazilby Erwin De Nys; Nathan Engle; Antônio Rocha Magalhães

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 139.95

    Drought is a slow-onset natural hazard that is often referred to as a creeping phenomenon. The challenge of monitoring drought?s onset and evolution, and identifying its termination or end is one that scientists, natural resource managers, and decision makers have been struggling with for decades. However, drought management must be aimed at reducing... more...

  • Land Tenure, Boundary Surveys, and Cadastral Systemsby George M. Cole; Donald A. Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 129.95

    Land is important to all aspects of human life and has a key role in the economic well-being of society therefore, land tenure, land ownership, and real property law is a critical part of any developed nation. Together, the processes of how land parcels are held; how they are defined, measured, and described to allow economic transactions; how they... more...

  • European Landscape Dynamicsby Jan Feranec; Tomas Soukup; Gerard Hazeu; Gabriel Jaffrain

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 199.95

    Four unique pan-European CORINE Land Cover datasets?CLC1990, CLC2000, CLC2006, and CLC2012? and three datasets concerning changes between 1990 and 2012 have presented the first-ever opportunity to observe the European landscape by means of land cover and its change. This book brings together all these datasets to demonstrate the methods of identification,... more...

  • Spatial planning and resilience following disastersby Stefan Greiving; Michio Ubaura

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 45.95

    International contributors from academia, research, policy and practice use their experience and knowledge to explore ongoing efforts to improve spatial resilience across the globe and predict future trends. more...