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City Planning & Urban Development

  • Budgeting for Local Governments and Communitiesby Douglas Morgan; Kent S. Robinson; Dennis Strachota; James A. Hough

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Budgeting for Local Governments and Communities is designed as the primary textbook for a quarter or semester-long course in public budgeting and finance in an MPA programme. Many currently available texts for this course suffer from a combination of defects that include a focus on federal and state budgeting, a lack of a theoretical governance... more...

  • Planning the Mobile Metropolisby Luca Bertolini

    Macmillan Education UK 2017; US$ 35.83

    Our economic welfare and social well-being depend on our mobility. But our means of travel threaten the planet's sustainability. In this innovative text, Luca Bertolini shows how mobility planning - which takes seriously the demands of both urban and transport planning - offers solutions to transport challenges in the 21st Century. more...

  • Planning Theoryby Philip Allmendinger

    Macmillan Education UK 2017; US$ 35.83

    This popular text provides a wide-ranging and up-to-date analysis of planning theories, how these relate to planning practice, and their significance. The third edition has been revised and updated throughout, and features an increased internationalization of coverage and two additional chapters on post-structuralist approaches. more...

  • Borders in Central Europe After the Schengen Agreementby Tomáš Havlícek; Milan Jerábek; Jaroslav Dokoupil

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 95.56

    This book is the result of research into the considerable impacts the signing of the Schengen Agreement has had on the border regions of the signatory, in particular the Central European internal borders. The analysis provides an in-depth look at European integration, development and perception at the state level as well as in the selected border... more...

  • Failed Olympic Bids and the Transformation of Urban Spaceby Robert Oliver; John Lauermann

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 51.36

    This book evaluates why cities choose to bid for the Olympics, why Olympic bids fail, and whether cities can benefit from failed bids. Attention is shifted away from host cities (or winners), to consider the impact of the bidding process on urban development in losing cities. Oliver and Lauermann show that bidding is often a politically strategic exercise,... more...

  • Towards Sustainable Citiesby Peter J. Marcotullio; André Sorensen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    While there has been much recent research into achieving sustainability in urban areas, most of this is specific to a particular region. This volume broadens these discussions by extending the analysis from North American and European cities to include East Asian cities. Many cities in Asia have deep historical roots, have sustained dense populations... more...

  • Economic Growth and Fiscal Planning in New Yorkby William Duncombe

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    In an era of federal deficits and struggling municipalities, states have emerged as the most significant governmental actors. But state governments face the major challenge of fiscal planning in the midst of economic change. Roy Bahl and William Duncombe tackle this challenge head-on. Using New York as a case study, they identify looming dangers... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning Theoryby Michael Gunder; Ali Madanipour; Vanessa Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning Theory presents key contemporary themes in planning theory through the views of some of the most innovative thinkers in planning. They introduce and explore their own specialized areas of planning theory, to conceptualize their contemporary positions and to speculate how these positions are likely to evolve and... more...

  • Urban Redevelopmentby Barry Hersh

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 83.95

    Urban redevelopment plays a major part in the growth strategy of the modern city and the goal of this book is to examine the various aspects of redevelopment, its principles and practices in the North American context. Urban Redevelopment: a North American Reader , seeks to shed light on the practice by looking at both its failures and successes;... more...

  • Hazardous Waste Sitesby Michael R. Greenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Mutual distrust defines the relationship between those who are the sources of hazardous wastes and those who oversee their activities. A lack of credibility, argue the authors, is a formidable, if not the biggest, obstacle to properly managing hazardous waste in the United States. Nowhere is the credibility gap wider than where there are hazardous... more...