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  • The Power of Ideasby Douglas R. Porter; Paul Goldberger; Terry Lassar

    Urban Land Institute 2012; US$ 34.99

    This book profiles five fascinating visionaries who exemplify outstanding leadership, a passion for their work, cutting-edge ideas, and a commitment to quality. All winners of the prestigious J. C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development, they include Joseph Riley, mayor of Charleston, South Carolina; Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan; Gerald... more...

  • Beyond Smart Citiesby Tim Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    The promise of competitiveness and economic growth in so-called smart cities is widely advertised in Europe and the US. The promise is focussed on global talent and knowledge economies and not on learning and innovation. But to really achieve smart cities ? that is to create the conditions of continuous learning and innovation ? this book argues that... more...

  • Planning for Olympic Legaciesby Eva Kassens-Noor

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    When a city wins the right to hold the Olympics, one of the oft cited advantages to the region is the catalytic effect upon the urban and transport projects of the host cities. However, with unparalleled access to documents and records, Eva Kassens-Noor questions and challenges this fundamental assertion of host cities who claim to have used the Olympic... more...

  • Reviving Critical Planning Theoryby Tore Øivin Sager

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Discussing some of the most vexing criticism of communicative planning theory (CPT), this book goes on to suggest how theorists and planners can respond to it. Looking at issues of power, politics and ethics in relation to planning, this book is for both critics and advocates of CPT, with lessons for all.  With severe criticisms being raised... more...

  • Small Town Sustainabilityby Paul Knox; Heike Mayer

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 52.00

    Kleinstädte spielen eine entscheidende Rolle innerhalb regionaler Wirtschaftssysteme. Die Autorenveranschaulichen, wie diesedie Herausforderung einer globalisierten Welt annehmen können, und stellen beispielhaftBewegungen vor, die örtliche Kulturen, Traditionen, Identitäten und Nachhaltigkeit effektiv zu fördern wissen. more...

  • Concise Townscapeby Gordon Cullen

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book pioneered the concept of townscape. 'Townscape' is the art of giving visual coherence and organization to the jumble of buildings, streets and space that make up the urban environment. It has been a major influence on architects, planners and others concerned with what cities should look like. more...

  • OECD Reviews of Regional Innovation: Central and Southern Denmark 2012by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 63.00

    This book examines regional innovation in central and southern Denmark, looking at its role in the economy, its governance and policy context and regional strategies for innovation driven growth. more...

  • Cities on the Reboundby William H. Hudnut

    Urban Land Institute 1998; US$ 18.99

    Author Bill Hudnut draws on his past experience as mayor of Indianapolis to describe his vision for dealing with diversity, encouraging sustainable development, finding alternatives to sprawl, managing technological change, regional collaboration, improving government efficiency, and more. more...

  • Better Skills, Better Jobs, Better Livesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 54.00

    Recognising both the complexity of skills policies and the potential for peer learning, the OECD has developed a global Skills Strategy that helps countries to identify the strengths and weaknesses of their national skills systems, benchmark them internationally, and develop policies that can transform better skills into better jobs, economic growth... more...

  • Intersectionality und Kritikby Vera Kallenberg; Jennifer Meyer; Johanna M. Müller

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.95

    Die bisherigen Debatten um Intersectionality haben gezeigt, dass sich eine kontextunabhängige Definition von Intersektionalität nicht angeben lässt. Darüber hinaus bezeugt das ungebrochene Interesse an dieser Debatte, dass es eines kritischen Reflexionsinstrumentes von Ungleichheit und Differenz in Wissenschaft und Politik bedarf.... more...