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  • The Making of a World Cityby Greg Clark

    Wiley 2014; US$ 82.50

      After two decades of evolution and transformation, London had become one of the most open and cosmopolitan cities in the world. The success of the 2012 Olympics set a high water-mark in the visible success of the city, while its influence and soft power increased in the global systems of trade, capital, culture, knowledge, and communications.... 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...

  • Young Research Forumby Lukas Born

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; US$ 19.43

    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...

  • Planning and Conflictby Enrico Gualini

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Planning and Conflict discusses the reasons behind, and models the shape of conflicts around urban developments in contemporary cities. It offers an interdisciplinary framework for scholars to engage with the issue of planning conflicts, focusing on both empirical and theoretical inquiry. By creating a model for planners to engage conflicts,... 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...

  • Geschichte als Politikumby Pamela Heß

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 61.09

    Dass Geschichte in der Politik eine Rolle spielt und deshalb politische Bedeutung hat, ist unumstritten. Dennoch spielt die politische Funktion von Geschichte in politikwissenschaftlichen Arbeiten kaum eine Rolle. Das Buch setzt an dieser geschichtspolitischen Lücke an. Am Beispiel der vielfältigen Kontroversen um die Deutung der DDR-Vergangenheit... more...

  • Before Renaissanceby John F. Bauman; Edward K. Muller

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2006; US$ 27.95

    Before Renaissance examines a half-century epoch during which planners, public officials, and civic leaders engaged in a dialogue about the meaning of planning and its application for improving life in Pittsburgh. Planning emerged from the concerns of progressive reformers and businessmen over the social and physical problems of the city. In... more...

  • Chatham Villageby Angelique Bamberg

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2014; US$ 20.95

    Chatham Village, located in the heart of Pittsburgh, is an urban oasis that combines Georgian colonial revival architecture with generous greenspaces, recreation facilities, surrounding woodlands, and many other elements that make living there a unique experience. Founded in 1932, it has gained international recognition as an outstanding example... more...

  • Community Planningby Stephanie B. Kelly

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 33.99

    Community Planning is an introductory, interdisciplinary, planning textbook. This 'working' text uses an integrated text and lab manual approach, where theoretical concepts are integrated with practical applications and case studies. more...

  • Design for Diversityby Emily Talen

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The city is more than just a sum of its buildings; it is the sum of its communities. The most successful urban communities are very often those that are the most diverse ? in terms of income, age, family structure and ethnicity ? and yet poor urban design and planning can stifle the very diversity that makes communities successful. Just as poor urban... more...