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  • Contradictions of Neoliberal Planningby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 159.00

    Asserting that the concepts of ?neoliberalism? and ?neoliberalisation? are absent from urban planning discourse, the international case studies in this volume explore the conflict between profit-driven development and the public need for planned amenity space. more...

  • City Imaging: Regeneration, Renewal and Decayby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book examines the paradoxes, challenges, potential and problems of urban living.  It understands cities as they are, rather than as they may be marketed or branded. All cities have much in common, yet the differences are important.  They form the basis of both imaginative policy development and productive experiences of urban life. The phrase... more...

  • Eco-city Planningby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 159.00

    Eco-city Planning emphasizes environmental planning policies that save energy, take anti-pollution measures, and reduce the need for driving. The text focuses on the construction of green buildings, safeguarding of nature and natural habitats in urban areas, and more. more...

  • Konstruktion und Kontrolleby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 49.99

    Wie verändern sich gesellschaftliche Raumordnungen im Zuge der Ökologisierung, Mediatisierung, Globalisierung und Technisierung der Weltverhältnisse? Welche Möglichkeiten der (Neu-)Gestaltung gesellschaftlicher Raumordnungen bestehen, wenn deutlich wird, dass dabei mit einem vielfach besiedelten Außen zu rechnen ist, das von der Gesellschaft aus nicht... more...

  • Planning Support Systems for Sustainable Urban Developmentby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 229.00

    This book collects a selection of the best articles presented at the CUPUM (Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management) conference, held in the second week of July 2013 in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The articles included were selected by external reviewers using a double blind process. 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...

  • Culture and Planningby Dr Simone Abram

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 114.95

    Illustrated by a wide range of case studies from planning contexts, this book examines culture as a socio-historically situated concept, introducing a line of scholarship, both established and recent, to show what 'culture' does and why. It addresses the materialisation of abstract concepts, performance and embodiment, and social categorisation... more...

  • Elusive Promisesby Simone Abram; Gisa Weszkalnys

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 70.00

    Planning in contemporary democratic states is often understood as a range of activities, from housing to urban design, regional development to economic planning. This volume sees planning differently-as the negotiation of possibilities that time offers space. It explores what kind of promise planning offers, how such a promise is made, and what... more...

  • Third World Urbanizationby J. Abu-Lughod; R. Jr Hay

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

     This book was first published in 1977. more...

  • Botswana: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; and Press Releaseby International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

    International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00

    KEY ISSUES Setting: The seeds of good governance and prudent macroeconomic and natural resources management planted by the Botswana authorities paid off with an impressive increase in the GDP per capita during the last three decades. However, as in many other small middle-income countries (SMICs) in the region, trend growth has softened in recent... more...