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  • Place-making and Urban Developmentby Pier Carlo Palermo; Davide Ponzini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The regeneration of critical urban areas through the redesign of public space with the intense involvement of local communities seems to be the central focus of place-making according to some widespread practices in academic and professional circles. Recently, new expertise maintains that place-making could be an innovative and potentially autonomous... more...

  • Citizen Participation in Planningby M. Fagence

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    The author's aim has been to draw together the threads of political and social science and of sub-specialisms within those broad areas of study and to interpret them in the context of urban and regional planning. Consideration is given to various interpretations of decision making in a democracy, to 'representation' and the public interest, to the... more...

  • Racial Politics And Urban Planningby Robert A. Catlin

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00

    When Richard G. Hatcher became the first black mayor of Gary, Indiana in 1967, the response of Gary's white businessmen was to move the entire downtown to the suburbs, thereby weakening the city core. Meanwhile, white business and institutional leaders in Atlanta, Detroit, and Newark worked with black mayors heading those majority-black cities to... more...

  • Planning the Great Metropolisby David A. Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    As the Regional Plan Association embarks on a Fourth Regional Plan, there can be no better time for a paperback edition of David Johnson?s critically acclaimed assessment of the 1929 Regional Plan of New York and Its Environs. As he says in his preface to this edition, the questions faced by the regional planners of today are little changed from those... more...

  • Kommunalwirtschaftby Michael Schäfer; Ines Zenke; Mario Stoffels; Falk Schäfer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 23.98

    Kommunalwirtschaft ist integraler Bestandteil der Gesamtwirtschaft. In diesem Buch wird der Gegenstand erstmals in große ökonomische und gesellschaftspolitische Zusammenhänge eingeordnet. Gezeigt werden vielfältige Ansätze, das Thema Kommunalwirtschaft in enger Kooperation verschiedenster Wissensdisziplinen zu bearbeiten. Der Autor widmet sich Themen... more...

  • Durchsetzungsprozesse in der Stadtentwicklungspolitikby Peter Dietrich

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 20.43

    Bettina Lelong analysiert anhand der politischen Durchsetzung der städtebaulichen Großprojekte HafenCity (Hamburg) und Kop van Zuid (Rotterdam), welche Bedingungen den Handlungsspielraum der beteiligten Akteure beeinflussen. Mit einer netzwerktheoretisch fundierten Vierebenenanalyse ermittelt sie Erklärungsansätze für das durchsetzungsfähige kollektive... more...

  • The Boston Contest of 1944by Jeffry M. Diefendorf

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    During World War II, many European government authorities and planners believed that the damage caused by bombing constituted a great opportunity to transform their cities. Even as the fighting continued, a great many plans were drawn up, and this has been the subject of much scholarship. However, what is often overlooked is wartime planning in cities... more...

  • Stadtplanung in der Wissensgesellschaftby Bernd Streich

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 35.54

    Die vorliegende Publikation Stadtplanung in der Wissensgesellschaft basiert auf Ergebnissen der Lehr- und Forschungstätigkeit an den Universitäten Kaiserslautern und Bonn vor dem Hintergrund der sich konkretisierenden Konturen der Wissens­ und Informationsgesellschaft. Konzeption und inhaltliche Ausrichtung des Buches wurden nachhaltig beeinflußt durch... more...

  • Strategies for Shaping Territorial Competitivenessby Jesús M. Valdaliso; James R. Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book focuses on the main challenges that cities, regions and other territories at sub-national level face when it comes to designing and implementing a territorial strategy for economic development and competitiveness. There is a widespread recognition that territories need to construct strategies that focus on shaping sustainable competitive... more...

  • Tashkentby Paul Stronski

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    Paul Stronski tells the fascinating story of Tashkent, an ethnically diverse, primarily Muslim city that became the prototype for the Soviet-era reimagining of urban centers in Central Asia. Based on extensive research in Russian and Uzbek archives, Stronski shows us how Soviet officials, planners, and architects strived to integrate local ethnic... more...