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City Planning & Urban Development

  • Sustainable Urban Transportby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 152.99

    This publication brings together an international group of researchers and presents work from different countries dealing with issues related to transport policy, attitudes and mode choice, car sharing and alternative modes of transport, and discusses the future of non-motorized modes of transport. more...

  • Transportation and Traffic Theoryby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 359.99

    "Transportation and Traffic Theory: Papers Selected for Presentation at 17th International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory, a Peer Reviewed Series Since 1959". more...

  • Accumulation by Dispossessionby

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 36.00

    This book is a collection of essays written by famous theoreticians and academics in the area of urban studies on the transformation process of cities and its socio-economic ramifications. These essays analyze the signs of spatial crisis in metropolises, revealing the contradictory processes of integration and segmentation that characterize the critical... more...

  • Sustainable Logisticsby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 149.99

    This book will bring a state of the art overview of the research done in sustainable logistics. It will be structured along the four A's of sustainable logistics: awareness, avoidance, acting and shifting goods, and anticipation of new technologies. more...

  • Green Cities of Europeby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    In the absence of federal leadership, states and localities are stepping forward to address critical problems like climate change, urban sprawl, and polluted water and air. Fortunately, they have dynamic, innovative models outside U.S. borders. Green Cities of Europe draws on the world's best examples of sustainability to show how other cities can... more...

  • Long-Term Management of Contaminated Sitesby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 123.99

    Presents papers that discuss policy sciences, public policy analysis and public management. This book addresses operations and design issues for government organizations. more...

  • Water Purification Using Heat Pumpsby F A Holland *Decd*; C.L. Heard; F.A. Holland; S. Santoyo; J. Siqueiros

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 231.00

    This book is the result of a long-term co-operative research and professional development programme between the Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas (IIE), Mexico, and the University of Salford, UK. It provides the design basis for the fabrication of small and large scale commercial absorption heat pump systems, and includes a comprehensive treatment... more...

  • Subprime Citiesby Manuel B. Aalbers

    Wiley 2012; US$ 40.95 US$ 36.86

    Subprime Cities: The Political Economy of Mortgage Markets presents a collection of works from social scientists that offer insights into mortgage markets and the causes, effects, and aftermath of the recent 'subprime' mortgage crisis. Provides an even-handed and detailed analysis of mortgage markets and the recent housing crisis Features... more...

  • Popular Housing and Urban Land Tenure in the Middle Eastby Myriam Ababsa; Baudouin Dupret

    American University of Cairo Press 2012; US$ 38.99

    Irregular or illegal housing constitutes the ordinary condition of popular urban housing in the Middle East. Considering the conditions of daily practices related to land and tenure mobilization and of housing, neighborhood shaping, transactions, and conflict resolution, this book offers a new reading of government action in the cities of Amman, Beirut,... 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...