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- Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 2014; US$ 31.45
Angesichts der nun seit Jahren angespannten Finanzlage in den öffentlichen Haushalten stehen gerade überschuldete Städte und Gemeinden vor großen Herausforderungen, insbesondere wenn es um eine aktive Rolle bei der Entwicklung, Ausarbeitung und Umsetzung kommunaler Ziele und Handlungsfelder geht. In Zeiten leerer Kassen müssen neue Strategien für eine... more...
- World Health Organization 2007; US$ 15.00
Population ageing and urbanization are two global trends that together comprise major forces shaping the 21st century. At the same time as cities are growing, their share of residents aged 60 years and more is increasing. Older people are a resource for their families, communities and economies in supportive and enabling living environments. WHO regards... more...
- World Health Organization 2007; US$ 15.00
Les deux tendances mondiales que sont le vieillissement demographique et l'urbanisation vont ensemble fortement marquer le XXIeme siecle. L'essor urbain s'accompagne d'une augmentation progressive du nombre des citadins de plus de 60 ans. Les personnes agees constituent une ressource pour leur famille, leur communaute et l'economie... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
This ebook is the inaugural issue of the Journal of Place Management and Development. The journal has been launched to further our understanding of places it is the official journal of the Institute of Place Management which exists to support those involved in the important task of making places better. This ebook sets out to collect definitions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95
Strategic Spatial Projects presents four years of case study research and theoretical discussions on strategic spatial projects in Europe and North America. It takes the position that planning is not well equipped to take on its current challenges if it is considered as only a regulatory and administrative activity. There is an urgent need to develop... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 200.00
Originally published in 1898 as To-Morrow: A peaceful path to reform , "the book", writes F.J. Osborn "holds a unique place in town planning literature, is cited in all planning bibliographies, stands on the shelves of the more important libraries, and is alluded to in most books on planning; yet most of the popular writers on planning do not seem... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
In his 1912 pamphlet for the Garden Cities and Town Planning Association Nothing Gained by Overcrowding , Raymond Unwin set out in detail the lessons learnt from his formidable practical experience in the design and layout of housing: at New Earswick from 1902, Letchworth Garden City from 1905, and most significantly at Hampstead Garden Suburb,... more...
- American Planning Association 2013; US$ 53.99
What do planners do? To find out, Hoch interviewed 29 practicing planners and observed how they interacted with staff, citizens, and public officials. In ?What Planners Do ?, he tells their stories. The most effective planners have more than just technical skills. They also possess political and organizational savvy. You'll learn how planners employ... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 189.00
Most research on globalization has focused on macroeconomic and economy-wide consequences. This book explores an under-researched area, the impacts of globalization on cities and national urban hierarchies, especially but not solely in developing countries. Most of the globalization-urban research has concentrated on the "global cities" (e.g.... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1999; US$ 84.00
This book develops a new way of comparing and understanding urban politics across national borders. The authors? approach, called ?modes of governance,? emphasizes governing alignments and their agendas. Applying this perspective to Boston and Detroit in the United States and Birmingham and Bristol in England, the authors compare the effects of postindustrial... more...