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  • urbanRESETby

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 49.95

    In recent years and decades, dealing with the architectural legacy of the industrial age has been an increasingly common task for urban planning: industrial buildings and sites, infrastructure, and residential areas that have become vacant lots as a result of structural transformation cannot, if only because of their dimensions, be ignored within the... more...

  • Die Lernenden Regionen in NRWby

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2008; US$ 0.00

    Die Lernenden Regionen sind Netzwerke für regionales Bildungsmanagement. Seit dem Start des Bundesprogramms "Lernende Regionen - Förderung von Netzwerken" im Jahr 2001 haben zehn Regionen in NRW erfolgreich zusammengearbeitet. Sie präsentieren in diesem Sammelband Ergebnisse und erprobte Produkte ihrer Arbeit. Diese konzentrieren sich auf... more...

  • ISS 2 Identity, Education And Belongingby Fethi Mansouri; Sally Percival Wood

    Melbourne University Press 2008; Not Available

    Identity, Education and Belonging examines the social and educational experiences of Arab and Muslim Australian youth against a wider political backdrop. Arab and Muslim Australian youth have long faced considerable social obstacles in their journey towards full integration, but as the discourse of insecurity surrounding these conflicts intensifies,... more...

  • Planning for Urban Qualityby Gordon Power *Nfa*; Michael Parfect; Gordon Power

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    Rapid regeneration of city areas has placed the quality of urban design high on public and policy agendas worldwide. Planning for Urban Quality examines the achievement of quality in the urban environment, in a planning context. Tracing urban design from its roots, the authors draw on both historical and current practices to examine the key physical,... more...

  • Hybrid Urbanismby NEZAR ALSAYYAD

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 175.00

    Despite strong forces toward globalization, much of late 20th century urbanism demonstrates a movement toward cultural differentiation. Such factors as ethnicity and religious and cultural heritages have led to the concept of hybridity as a shaper of identity. Challenging the common assumption that hybrid peoples create hybrid places and hybrid places... more...

  • Construction Workers, U.S.A.by HERBERT APPLEBAUM

    ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 161.00

    A lively, personalized account incorporating objective analysis and solid information accumulated over 42 years, this book presents a graphic picture of the construction industry from an insider's point of view. The volume focuses on the culture of construction workers, the management style of contractors, and the structural and organizational nature... more...

  • How Cities Won the Westby Carl Abbott; William Cronon; Howard Lamar

    University of New Mexico Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    The author traces the evolution of early frontier towns at the beginning of Western expansion to the thriving urban centers they have become today. more...

  • Sharing the Cityby John Abbott

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    While the rate of urbanisation in the developing world has increased dramatically over the past 20 years, governments' capacity to support urban growth has, in many cases, failed to keep up with this trend. Non-governmental organisations working in the field have long advocated community management of the urban environment as the best solution to this... more...

  • Green Infrastructure for Sustainable Urban Development in Africaby John Abbott

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    Green infrastructure is physical infrastructure which balances the needs of societies, economies and the natural environment. Africa?s fast-growing towns and cities have the opportunity to build green infrastructure because to a large extent they do not have existing sunken investments in unsustainable infrastructure, as Western towns and cities do.... more...

  • Coastal Ocean Space Utilization 3by R.B. Abel; S. Connell; N. Della Croce

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 463.00

    Arising out of The Third International Symposium held in New Jersey, this book represents the state-of-the-art in ocean management. From the Baltic to the Caribbean, from the Adriatic to the Atlantic, the problems of ocean management are fully discussed, and proposals made to meet the challenges of the next decade. This book will be of immense interest... more...