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- Wiley 2014; US$ 80.00
A highly illustrated reference tool, this handbook provides comparative visual analysis of major urban extensions and masterplans around the world. It places an important new emphasis on the processes and structures that influence urban form, highlighting the significant impact that public or private landownership, management and funding might have... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
This wide-ranging study of three European cities shows how hybrid forms of governance emerge from the tensions between new ideas and past legacies, and existing institutional arrangements and powerful decision makers. Using detailed studies of migration and neighborhood policy, as well as a novel Q methodology analysis of public administrators. more...
Wohnimmobilien im Fokus von Investoren und Stadtplanern: Auswirkungen der Finanz- und Wirtschaftskrise auf den Düsseldorfer WohnimmobilienmarktDiplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 19.73
Die Auswirkungen der Finanz- und Wirtschaftskrise sowie der europäischen Staatsschuldenkrise haben in den letzten drei Jahren zu einer Anlegerflucht in Sachwerte geführt. Die neue Wertschätzung des ?Betongolds? als Inflationsschutz, die historisch niedrigen Langfrist-Zinsen und die zuletzt wieder gute konjunkturelle Entwicklung haben dazu geführt,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 139.99
In 1945 Germany's cities lay in ruins, destroyed by Allied bombers `hat left major architectural monuments badly damaged and much of the housing stock reduced to rubble. At the war's end, observers thought that it would take forty years to rebuild, but by the late 1950s West Germany's cities had risen anew. The housing crisis had been overcome and... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 22.99
Cities have been destroyed throughout history. And yet in every instance they have risen, phoenix-like from the ashes. This anthology, edited by Lawrence J Vale and Thomas J Campanella, explores the resilience of cities, and the politics and processes that govern urban recovery in the wake of disaster, with case studies from around the globe. more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 22.99
Not long ago, neighborhoods such as the South Bronx, South Central Los Angeles, and Boston's Roxbury were crime-ridden wastelands of vacant lots and burned-out buildings, notorious symbols of urban decay. In House by House, Block by Block , Alexander von Hoffman tells... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 170.00
This book provides a comparative account of the process of urban regeneration and examines the factors influencing these processes, as well as the consequences of their implementation. Through a mixture of theoretical discussion and a series of case studies a thorough examination is made of the extent to which these different European old industrial... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 129.00
All cities are vulnerable. They have economically, socially, institutionally vulnerable urban space. In developing countries, vulnerable urban space can be observed typically as substandard informal settlements such as slums or areas occupied by squatters. At present, slum dwellers comprise one-third of the world's urban population of 3 billion,... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 129.00
This book considers the use of spatial data infrastructure in both the study and practice of urban regeneration. Topics range from the development of spatial data infrastructure to its application to urban regeneration studies, so that readers can grasp the whole process of urban regeneration with that infrastructure. Undergraduate and graduate students... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 269.00
The central aim of many analyses in population studies and demography is to explain cause-effect relationships among variables or events. For decades, population scientists have concentrated their efforts on estimating the a oecauses of effectsa (e.g. a oeWhat accounts for the decline of fertility rates?a ) by applying standard cross-sectional and... more...