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- Wiley 2012; US$ 24.99 US$ 19.99
How to create the world's new urban future With the majority of the world's population shifting to urban centres, urban planning—the practice of land-use and transportation planning to help shape cities structurally, economically, and socially—has become an increasingly vital profession. In Urban Planning For Dummies , readers will... more...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 159.95
Human activities as well as various natural phenomena change the environment and impact on the quality of life. Analysis of those dynamics is required for a better understanding of urban modifications, and to facilitate urban growth and development. Research related to the management of urban data has a long tradition. Through the years a variety... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95
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 against... more...
- Birkhäuser 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...