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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 91.95
Town and country planning has never been more important to the UK, nor more prominent in national debate. Planning generates great controversy: whether it?s spending £80m and four years? inquiry into Heathrow?s Terminal 5, or the 200 proposed wind turbines in the Shetland Isles. On a smaller scale telecoms masts, take-aways, house extensions, and... more...
- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 14.99
The book contributes to answering the questions raised by mayors, governors, and federal government officials in Brazil: What can cities do to improve economic performance and create jobs? The question is approached through a review of theories and policy options for city competitiveness, preliminary benchmarking of Brazilian cities.The... more...
- American Planning Association 2013; US$ 23.99
APA's popular primer for citizens is all new! For decades, planning officials and engaged citizens have relied on The Citizen's Guide to Planning for a better understanding of the basics of planning. Now, Duerksen, Dale, and Elliott have remade this perennial bestseller into a 21st-century guide for anyone who wants to make his or her community... more...
- American Planning Association 2014; US$ 22.99
The ability to communicate effectively is the most valuable skill any employee can bring to the job. That's even more true for planners, who must frequently convey an abundance of very complex, technical information to people who don't share their planning background or vocabulary. Unfortunately, the language in planning documents frequently... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 1999; US$ 120.00
This volume explores a range of problems faced by cities in Germany and England and reflects on constructive strategies for enhancing the quality of life for the citizens of 21st-century urban environments. The chapters of the book are based on papers given at a symposium organized by the Universities of Bristol and Hannover in 1997 to celebrate the... more...
- International Labour Office 2004; US$ 34.95
Explains why local economic development (LED) is particularly effective in post-crisis situations and provides an overview of the LED process. Sets out a practical methodology for implementing activities at the grassroots level, including supporting business, attracting investment, networking and lobbying, environmental assessment and consideration... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 69.50
Provides insight in the political-institutional conditions that have impeded and encouraged onshore wind power implementation in the Netherlands, England and the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2000; US$ 27.00
Les restructurations sociales et économiques qui touchent les territoires ruraux périphériques entraînent des adaptations souvent considérables. Les auteurs s'attardent à ces défis d'ajustement qui sont vécus dans l'appareil institutionnel et dans la vie collective au sein du monde rural. Cet ouvrage... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2008; US$ 16.50
Les auteurs de cet ouvrage mettent en lumière, de façon simplifiée et synthétisée, l'intérêt théorique et empirique du concept d'innovation sociale en l'utilisant comme principe fondateur de l'action stratégique du développement territorial, des politiques publiques locales et régionales,... more...