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  • Models of Urban & Regional Systems in Developing Countriesby George Chadwick

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    This work is concerned with the understanding of the structure and behaviour of urban and regional systems in developing countries. Professor Chadwick considers not only how such systems change, but also how they might be changed by some form of manipulation. Both these purposes necessarily involve the activity of modelling the systems concerned.... more...

  • Blood and Earthby Kevin Bales

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 27.00 US$ 20.50

    For readers of such crusading works of nonfiction as Katherine Boo?s Beyond the Beautiful Forevers and Tracy Kidder?s Mountains Beyond Mountains comes a powerful and captivating examination of two entwined global crises: environmental destruction and human trafficking?and an inspiring, bold plan for how we can solve them.   A leading expert... more...

  • Integration of Infrastructures in Europe in Historical Comparisonby Gerold Ambrosius; Christian Henrich-Franke

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book compares the cross-border integration of infrastructures in Europe such as post, telecommunication and transportation in the 19th century and the period following the Second World War. In addition to providing a unique perspective on the development of cross-border infrastructures and the international regimes regulating them, it offers... more...

  • From Boom to Bubbleby Rachel Weber

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 36.00

    During the Great Recession, the housing bubble took much of the blame for bringing the American economy to its knees, but commercial real estate also experienced its own boom-and-bust in the same time period. In Chicago, for example, law firms and corporate headquarters abandoned their historic downtown office buildings for the millions of brand-new... more...

  • Making the Missionby Ocean Howell

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 36.00

    In the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, residents of the city?s iconic Mission District bucked the city-wide development plan, defiantly announcing that in their neighborhood, they would be calling the shots. Ever since, the Mission has become known as a city within a city, and a place where residents have, over the last century, organized... more...

  • Integrating the Inner Cityby Robert J. Chaskin; Mark L. Joseph

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 32.00

    For many years Chicago?s looming large-scale housing projects defined the city, and their demolition and redevelopment?via the Chicago Housing Authority?s Plan for Transformation?has been perhaps the most startling change in the city?s urban landscape in the last twenty years. The Plan, which reflects a broader policy effort to remake public housing... more...

  • Planning Matterby Robert A. Beauregard

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    City and regional planners talk constantly about the things of the world?from highway interchanges and retention ponds to zoning documents and conference rooms?yet most seem to have a poor understanding of the materiality of the world in which they?re immersed. Too often planners treat built forms, weather patterns, plants, animals, or regulatory... more...

  • The Rise of the Cityby Karima Kourtit; Peter Nijkamp; Roger R. Stough

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    This book examines urban growth and the dynamics that are transforming the city and city regions in the 21st century focusing specifically on the spatial aspects of this process in the "Urban Century". Forces that are driving city growth include agglomeration spillovers, concentration of innovation and entrepreneurship, diversity of information... more...

  • The Economics of Cultural Diversityby Peter Nijkamp; Jacques Poot; Jessie Bakens

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    The populations of many countries in the world are becoming more culturally diverse. This spurs a growing need for an informed debate on the socio-economic implications of cultural diversity. This book offers a solid statistical and econometric perspective on this topical subject by bringing together studies from different countries in Europe and North... more...

  • Smart Evaluation and Integrated Design in Regional Developmentby Dr Grazia Brunetta

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Smart Evaluation and Integrated Design in Regional Development puts forward an alternative approach to evaluation in spatial planning - one that focuses on ?territory? and ?landscape?. The book introduces an innovative evaluation approach, namely Territorial Integrated Evaluation (TIE), a meta-evaluation methodology for designing regional development... more...