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  • The Urban Climate Challengeby Craig Johnson; Noah Toly; Heike Schroeder

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 130.00

    Drawing upon a variety of empirical and theoretical perspectives , The Urban Climate Challenge provides a hands-on perspective about the political and technical challenges now facing cities and transnational urban networks in the global climate regime. Bringing together experts working in the fields of global environmental governance, urban sustainability... more...

  • Forensic Archaeologyby W. J. Mike Groen; ; Nicholas rquez-Grant; Rob Janaway

    Wiley 2015; US$ 148.50

    Forensic archaeology is mostly defined as the use of archaeological methods and principles within a legal context. However, such a definition only covers one aspect of forensic archaeology and misses the full potential this discipline has to offer. This volume is unique in that it contains 57 chapters from experienced forensic archaeological practitioners... more...

  • Local Action and Participationby Ulrike Schinkel; Angela Jain; Sabine Schröder

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; US$ 19.21

    The significance of bottom-up approaches initiated by civil society as well as the importance of the local level as the level for implementation is often overlooked when dealing with megacity developments. The main aim of this volume is to retrospectively trace participatory and local action approaches to climate change adaptation and mitigation in... more...

  • Young Research Forumby Lukas Born

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; US$ 19.21

    In addition to senior scientists, who have summarised their main results in the five volumes of the Future Megacities Book Series, ambitious young researchers have also contributed substantially to the German research programme on sustainable development of future megacities. The authors included in this volume were awarded the research programme's... more...

  • Gewinner und Verliererby Norman Domeier; Rainer Nicolaysen; Maria Borowski; Martin Lücke; Michael Schwartz

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 7.31

    Die Beiträge zur Homosexualitätsgeschichte des Deutschen Historikertags 2014 in Göttingen. Lange Zeit galt es in der deutschen Geschichtswissenschaft als wenig seriös und geradezu karriereschädlich, Homosexualitätsgeschichte zu betreiben - egal, ob in eigenständiger Form oder integriert in eine umfassendere Politik-, Sozial- und Kulturgeschichte.... more...

  • Remaking the City Street Gridby Fanis Grammenos; G. R. Lovegrove

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    Of all the elements of a neighborhood, the pattern of streets and their infrastructure is the most enduring. Given the 20th century's additions to the range of transportation means--trains, subways, buses, trucks, bicycles, motorbikes and cars--all vying for space and effectiveness, a fresh look at the streets is warranted. This book contributes... more...

  • Developing Living Citiesby World Scientific

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 101.00

    With more and more of the world's population projected to live in urban areas, the life and death of cities has become a key factor in urban development considerations. This book attempts to bring an original contribution on the analysis of creating living cities. It advances the concept and framework of a "living city" and also explicates... more...

  • Cities in Transitionby Bernhard Blanke; Randall Smith

    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...

  • Desarrollo económico local en situaciones de post crisisby Martin Gasser; Carmela Salzano; Roberts Di Meglio

    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...

  • Changing Institutional Landscapes for Implementing Wind Powerby Sylvia Breukers

    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...