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  • Puzzling Neighbourhood Effectsby W. Doff

    IOS Press 2010; US$ 65.00

    Like other West European countries, the Netherlands are facing a growing uneasiness about its changing demographics. It is within this context that animated discussions concerning immigrant neighbourhoods dominate. The general opinion is that living in such neighbourhoods hinders the 'integration' of immigrants into Dutch society. This book... more...

  • Sustainable and Resilient Communitiesby Stephen J. Coyle; André Duany; s

    Wiley 2011; US$ 90.00

    STEPHEN COYLE, AIA, LEED AP, founder and principal of Town-Green [www.town-green.com] based in Oakland, California, and cofounder of the National Charrette Institute [www.charretteinstitute.org] and Townworks/DPZ [www.townworks.org], is an architect, urbanist, and community planner. Coyle and his colleagues design and repair landscapes, buildings,... more...

  • Strategieorientierte Planung im kooperativen Staatby Alexander Hamedinger; Oliver Frey; Jens S. Dangschat; Andrea Breitfuss

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 49.99

    Strategieorientierte Planung erlebt seit den 1990er Jahren eine Wiedergeburt. Die Entwicklung und Umsetzung umfassender strategischer Planungsdokumente und Leitbilder ist vor dem Hintergrund des gegenwärtigen sozialen und ökonomischen Wandels sowie im Zusammenhang mit dem Wandel von Staatlichkeit zu sehen, welcher sich im Konzept des "kooperativen... more...

  • Zukunftsfähige betriebliche Gesundheitspolitikby Bertelsmann Stiftung; Hans-Böckler-Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2011; US$ 10.49

    Hauptbeschreibung Nur eine hohe Wirtschaftsleistung sichert Lebensqualität und Wohlstand in Deutschland. Bleiben die sozialen und humanen Anforderungen der Arbeitswelt jedoch im Rahmen der betrieblichen Gesundheitspolitik unberücksichtigt, muss mit einer Verschlechterung von Gesundheit und Leistungskraft der Erwerbstätigen gerechnet werden. Um das... more...

  • Cross-Cultural Urban Designby Catherin Bull

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    Unprecedented in its scope, Cross-Cultural Urban Design: Global or Local Practice? explores how urban design has responded to recent trends towards global standardisation. Following analysis of its practice in the local domain, the book looks at how urban planning and design should be repositioned for the future. It looks at: population... more...

  • Urban Planning For Dummiesby Jordan Yin; W. Paul Farmer

    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...

  • Urban and Regional Data Managementby Sisi Zlatanova; Hugo Ledoux; Elfriede M. Fendel; Massimo Rumor

    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...

  • 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$ 55.95

    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 Olympic Legaciesby Eva Kassens-Noor

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    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...