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  • Urban Planning Practice In Developing Countriesby J.L. Taylor; D.G. Williams

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Focuses on the key issues of urban planning practice in Asia's developing countries by describing and appraising a selection of the most significant planning studies or projects carried out in the last 20 years. These case studies have been specially written so that the emphasis is on planning practice and form the major part of the book. The editors... more...

  • Citizen Participation in Planningby M. Fagence

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

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  • Urban Development and Civil Societyby Michael Carley; Harry Smith; Paul Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    The world's population is rapidly urbanizing but the affluence and development often associated with cities are far from equitably or sustainably distributed. Where it was once taken for granted that responsibility for urban development lay with the state, increasingly the emphasis has shifted to market-driven and public-private sector initiatives,... 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...

  • The Physical Cityby Neil L. Shumsky

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 245.00

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Sustainable Cities in Developing Countriesby Cedric Pugh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    This text addresses the difficulties of balancing the imperatives of sustainability with the pressing challenges facing some of the world's most underdeveloped areas. Various perspectives are brought to bear on issues from economics and theories of health through to the foundations of sustainability. All the key contemporary developments are dealt... more...

  • Urban Design Managementby Antti Ahlava; Harry Edelman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 72.95

    This is an introduction to the secrets of Urban Design Management (UDM). The book examines the roles of the players involved in land-use projects and describes good collaborative methods of practice in project-based urban design and planning, putting emphasis on the creative co-operative skills and the wide knowledge of the participants in a working... more...

  • Masterplanning the Adaptive Cityby Tom Verebes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Computational design has become widely accepted into mainstream architecture, but this is the first book to advocate applying it to create adaptable masterplans for rapid urban growth, urban heterogeneity, through computational urbanism. Practitioners and researchers here discuss ideas from the fields of architecture, urbanism, the natural sciences,... more...

  • 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...

  • Geschichte als Politikumby Pamela Heß

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 60.40

    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...