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City Planning & Urban Development

  • "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind"by Scott Larson

    Temple University Press 2013; US$ 29.95

     The antagonism between urbanist and writer Jane Jacobs and master builder Robert Moses may frame debates over urban form, but in "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind," Scott Larson aims to use the Moses-Jacobs rivalry as a means for examining and understanding the New York City administration's redevelopment strategies and actions. By... more...

  • The 'One Planet' Lifeby David Thorpe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.99

    The One Planet Life demonstrates a path for everyone towards a way of life in which we don?t act as if we had more than one planet Earth. The difference between this approach and others is that it uses ecological footprint analysis to help to determine how effective our efforts are. Much of the book is a manual ? with examples ? on how to live the... more...

  • The 1996 Zambia National Housing Policyby P. Makasa

    IOS Press 2010; US$ 116.00

    Devising a workable housing policy in a country with apparently insurmountable housing problems, presents a great challenge. With the help of an award from UN-HABITAT, Zambian authorities attempted to do just this, in a process which is an ideal candidate for scrutiny. This study analyzes the goals, means and instruments that were used to formulate... more...

  • 24-Hour Citiesby Hugh F. Kelly

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    24 Hour Cities is the very first full length book about America?s cities that never sleep. Over the last fifty years, the nation?s top live-work-play cities have proven themselves more than just vibrant urban environments for the elite. They are attracting a cross-section of the population from across the U.S. and are preferred destinations for... more...

  • The 2nd International Symposium on Rail Transit Comprehensive Development (ISRTCD) Proceedingsby Haishan Xia; Yunan Zhang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 164.88

    With the increasing sophistication of urban rail networks, the combined effects of rail transit on urban development are more and more complex and in-depth, and large-scale rail transit construction and operation have placed new demands on planning, construction, investment and financing. This main aim of these proceedings is to study and explore... more...

  • 50 Years of Transportation in Singaporeby Tien Fang Fwa

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 30.00

    This unique volume presents the achievements of the land, sea and air transport industry of Singapore in the last 50 years after Singapore gained its independence in 1965. It provides a comprehensive overview of Singapore's progress in transportation from a typical third world system in the 1960s to one that is currently in the top league globally... more...

  • ADA Issuesby Don A. Cozzetto; Helen E. Cozzetto; James M. Banovetz

    International City/ County Management Association 1998; US$ 4.95

    Managing Human Resources: Local Government Cases: ADA Issues describes the challenges associated with implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act in the workplace. more...

  • Abfallwirtschaftby Bernd Bilitewski; Klaus-J. Fischer; Christian Gorr; Georg Härdtle; Klaus Marek

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 36.95

    Die Endlichkeit der Ressourcen unseres Ökosystems und die zunehmende Belastung der Umwelt ist erst unserer Generation bewußt geworden. Diese Erkenntnisse fordern völlig neue konzeptionelle Ansätze und deren Umsetzung zur Gestaltung von Leben und Wirt­ schaften. Das bisher dominierende eindimensionale Wirtschaften muß daher auf eine Welt mit vernetzten... more...

  • Abulecentrismby Olurinde Lafe

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 47.26

    This book describes a development concept called abulecentrism, which seeks to achieve rapid and sustainable development of a given society by the strategic execution of projects and the provision of critical services at the local community level. more...

  • The Abundant Communityby John McKnight; Peter Block

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2010; US$ 20.95

    This book is about a new possibility for us together to discover the real basis for a satisfying life. It is a life that becomes possible when we join our neighbors in creating a community that nurtures our family and makes us useful citizens. We are besieged by messages from consumer society telling us that we are insufficient, that we must purchase... more...