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  • Understanding China's Urbanizationby Li Zhang; Richard LeGates; Min Zhao

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    China’s urbanization is one of the great earth-changing phenomena of recent times. The way in which China continues to urbanize will have a critical impact on the world economy, global climate change, international relations and a host of other critical issues. Understanding and responding to China’s urbanization is of paramount importance... more...

  • Reinventing the Cityby Ronaldo Munck

    Liverpool University Press 2003; US$ 72.99

    'The City' has always been a strong focal point for critical social enquiry given its undisputed centrality for human life in the modern era. More recently, there has been a surge of interest in the postmodern city, the most popular subject being Los Angeles and the 'global city' - the New Yorks, Londons and Tokyos of the world - cities linked together... more...

  • Reshaping Planning with Cultureby Greg Young

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Planning is described as being increasingly sidelined by the impacts of neo-liberal restructuring. At the same time, 'culture' is nowadays seen as the world's key intellectual resource possessing new creative weight in sociological, economic and environmental terms. This book argues that, in the light of this cultural turn, there is the opportunity... more...

  • Evaluation in Planningby E.R. Alexander

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Evaluation is a critical stage in urban and regional planning and development, with the consideration of alternative proposals essential for informed debate and decision. Evaluation in planning has become even more important with the new paradigm attempting to integrate economic efficiency with equity, sustainability and social responsibility. The... more...

  • Fuzzy Planningby Gert de Roo; Geoff Porter

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Many of the key notions associated with spatial planning are essentially ’fuzzy’ in their nature. For example, while almost everyone accepts ’sustainability’ as an important goal of planning, the actions of the actors involved can render the achieved ’sustainability’ minimal, or even counterproductive. Putting forward an innovative way of looking at... more...

  • Growth Management and Public Land Acquisitionby Christopher Coutts; Timothy S. Chapin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Bringing together a team of national experts, this volume offers a detailed look at the links between public land acquisition programs and efforts to yield smart growth outcomes in the USA. Both public land acquisition programs and state and local growth management efforts have been examined in detail, but while there is growing recognition that land... more...

  • Cities and Crisisby Josef W. Konvitz

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 39.99

    An ambitious global study of the state of cities in the early twenty-first century, their role in society, and their contribution to the financial crisis more...

  • Infrastructure delivery planningby Janice Morphet

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 39.95

    Janice Morphet sets out and analyses the key components of infrastructure delivery in Britain, both at national and neighbourhood level, situating this within international, European and domestic economic, territorial and social policy. more...

  • Ecosystem Planning in Floridaby Samuel David Brody

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    While ecosystem management requires looking beyond specific jurisdiction and focusing on broad spatial scales, most planning decisions particularly in the USA, are made at local level. By looking at land-use planning in Florida, this volume recognizes the need for planners and resource managers to address ecosystem problems at local and community levels.... more...

  • Cities for Childrenby Sheridan Bartlett; Roger Hart; David Satterthwaite; Ximena de la Barra; Alfredo Missair

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    Urban authorities and organizations are responsible for providing the basic services that affect the lives of urban children. Cities for Children is intended to help them understand and respond to the rights and requirements of children and adolescents. It looks at the responsibilities that authorities face, and discusses practical measures for meeting... more...