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City Planning & Urban Development

  • The Ethical Planning Practitionerby Jerry Weitz

    American Planning Association 2016; US$ 23.99

    For practicing planners, ethics can be a minefield. Planners need a guide -- and now they have it: the first guidebook based on the current revision of the AICP (American Institute of Certified Planners) Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. In 76 real-life scenarios, The Ethical Planning Practitioner looks at everyday dilemmas the way planners... more...

  • The Ethical Planning Practitionerby Jerry Weitz

    American Planning Association 2016; US$ 23.99

    For practicing planners, ethics can be a minefield. Planners need a guide ? and now they have it: the first guidebook based on the current revision of the AICP Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. In 76 real-life scenarios, The Ethical Planning Practitioner looks at everyday dilemmas the way planners need to see them, in black, white, and shades... more...

  • Ecosystem Planning in Floridaby Samuel David Brody

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    While ecosystem management requires looking beyond specific jurisdiction and focusing on broad spatial scales, most planning decisions particularly in the USA, are made at local level. By looking at land-use planning in Florida, this volume recognizes the need for planners and resource managers to address ecosystem problems at local and community levels.... more...

  • Cities for Childrenby Sheridan Bartlett; Roger Hart; David Satterthwaite; Ximena de la Barra; Alfredo Missair

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    Urban authorities and organizations are responsible for providing the basic services that affect the lives of urban children. Cities for Children is intended to help them understand and respond to the rights and requirements of children and adolescents. It looks at the responsibilities that authorities face, and discusses practical measures for meeting... more...

  • Encountering Urban Placesby Lars Frers; Lars Meier

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The aesthetics of urban life offer a curious quality, one that is both highly visible and hidden, both openly influencing and subtly imprinting. These aesthetics participate in the production of places; to the way they are built, to their resisting materiality, to their image in people's minds, to advertising and to the way people respond to the place.... more...

  • Dutch Land-use Planningby Barrie Needham

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Dutch planning is widely known and admired for its ambitions and its achievements. This book provides, for the first time, a comprehensive description and analysis in English of its full range of policies and practices. It gives an up-to-date account of the principles - written and unwritten - behind the planning, and in addition shows how the practice... more...

  • Why Noise Mattersby John Stewart; Francis McManus; Nigel Rodgers; Val Weedon; Arline Bronzaft

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 48.95

    Is noise the most neglected green issue of our age? This book argues compellingly that it is, and tells you all you need to know about noise as a social, cultural, environmental and health issue. Across the world, more people are disturbed by noise in their day-today lives than by any other pollutant on Earth. From the shanty towns of Mumbai to... more...

  • Emergent Urbanismby Tigran Haas; Krister Olsson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 104.95

    In the last few decades, many European and American cities and towns experienced economic, social and spatial structural change. Strategies for urban regeneration include investments in infrastructures for production, consumption and communication, as well as marketing and branding measures, and urban design schemes. Bringing together leading academics... more...

  • Energy, Power and Protest on the Urban Gridby Andrés Luque-Ayala; Jonathan Silver

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Providing a global overview of experiments around the transformation of cities' electricity networks and the social struggles associated with this change, this book explores the centrality of electricity infrastructures in the urban configuration of social control, segregation, integration, resource access and poverty alleviation. Through multiple... more...

  • Handbook on Transport and Urban Planning in the Developed Worldby Michiel Bliemer; Corinne Mulley; Claudine J. Moutou

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00

    This Handbook provides comprehensive coverage of all of the major factors that underpin our understanding of urban and transport planning in the developed world. Combining urban and transport planning in one volume, the chapters present the state of the art as well as new research and directions for the future. It is an essential reference to all the... more...