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City Planning & Urban Development

  • Dispatches Against Displacementby James Tracy

    AK Press 2014; US$ 8.99

    The true story of how gentrification, fueled by income inequality, decimated working people in San Francisco. more...

  • Low Carbon Citiesby Steffen Lehmann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    Low Carbon Cities is a book for practitioners, students and scholars in architecture, urban planning and design. It features essays on ecologically sustainable cities by leading exponents of urban sustainability, case studies of the new directions low carbon cities might take and investigations of how we can mitigate urban heat stress in our cities?... more...

  • The Assassination of New Yorkby Robert Fitch; Mark Crispin Miller; Peter Kwong

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99

    The story of how the richest city in the world became one of the poorest in North America, with a new introduction by Peter Kwong How did New York City come to be a network of steel towers, banks, and nail salons, with chain drugstores on every block?a place where, increasingly, no one can afford to live except the lords of Wall Street and foreign... more...

  • The Geography of Rural Changeby Brian Ilbery

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95

    The Geography of Rural Change provides a thorough examination of the processes and outcomes of rural change as a result of a period of major restructuring in developed market economies. After outlining the main dimensions of rural change, the book progresses from a discussion of theoretical insights into rural restructuring to a consideration of... more...

  • Landscapes of Defenceby John R. Gold; George Revill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 86.95

    This is a key text on the very topical themes of power, defence and space.  Landscapes of Defence is an exciting collection of theoretical and empirical material from very well known contributors, desiged to help students understand how landscapes of defence fit in with some of the broader concepts of space, power and place to which they are introduced... more...

  • Traffic Simulation and Databy Winnie Daamen; Christine Buisson; Serge P. Hoogendoorn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    A single source of information for researchers and professionals, Traffic Simulation and Data: Validation Methods and Applications offers a complete overview of traffic data collection, state estimation, calibration and validation for traffic modelling and simulation. It derives from the Multitude Project?a European Cost Action project that incorporates... more...

  • Integrated Water Resource Planningby Claudia Baldwin; Mark Hamstead

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Integrated Water Resource Planning provides practical, evidence-based guidance on water resource planning. In a time of heightened awareness of ecosystem needs, climate change, and increasing and conflicting demands on resources, water professionals and decision-makers around the world are on a steep learning curve. This book presents an international... more...

  • 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...

  • Principles of Planologyby JM de Casseres

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Between the World Wars the talent of Dutch town planner J.M. de Casseres (1902-1990) found expression in two visionary books and a clutch of influential articles. In an in-depth article published in February 1929 in the magazine De Gids under the title 'Grondslagen der planologie' (Principles of Planology) he invented a term for the new social-scientific... more...