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  • Strategies for Shaping Territorial Competitivenessby Jesús M. Valdaliso; James R. Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book focuses on the main challenges that cities, regions and other territories at sub-national level face when it comes to designing and implementing a territorial strategy for economic development and competitiveness. There is a widespread recognition that territories need to construct strategies that focus on shaping sustainable competitive... more...

  • From Intelligent to Smart Citiesby Mark Deakin; Husam Al Waer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The concept of smart cities offers a revolutionary vision of urban design for sustainability. Utilizing the intelligent application of new technologies, smart cities also incorporate considerations of social and environmental capital in order to transform the life and work of cities. This book brings together papers from leading international experts... more...

  • Tashkentby Paul Stronski

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2010; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.46

    Paul Stronski tells the fascinating story of Tashkent, an ethnically diverse, primarily Muslim city that became the prototype for the Soviet-era reimagining of urban centers in Central Asia. Based on extensive research in Russian and Uzbek archives, Stronski shows us how Soviet officials, planners, and architects strived to integrate local ethnic... more...

  • Twentieth Century Pittsburgh Volume 1by Roy Lubove

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1996; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.21

    Roy Lubove's Twentieth-Century Pittsburgh is a pioneering analysis of elite driven, post-World War II urban renewal in a city once disdained as "hell with the lid off." The book continues to be invaluable to anyone interested in the fate of America's beleaguered metropolitan and industrial centers.                         ... more...

  • Twentieth-Century Pittsburgh, Volume Twoby Roy Lubove

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1996; US$ 28.95 US$ 24.61

    This volume traces the major decisions, events, programs, and personalities that transformed the city of Pittsburgh during its urban renewal project, which began in 1977. Roy Lubove demonstrates how the city showed united determination to attract high technology companies in an attempt to reverse the economic fallout from the decline of the local... more...

  • Meeting Places of Transformationby Thomas Borén

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 26.99

    What happened to the urban spaces of everyday life when the Soviet Union collapsed? And how may this change be understood? Based on long-term qualitative fieldwork in post-Soviet Russia, this study draws upon time-geographic, social and semiotic theory to formulate a model of how urban space is formed. Mirrored through the case of Ligovo/Uritsk, a... more...

  • Instruments of Planningby Rebecca Leshinsky; Crystal Legacy

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Instruments of Planning: Tensions and Challenges for more Equitable and Sustainable Cities critically explores planning’s instrumentality to deliver important social and environmental outcomes in neoliberal planning landscapes. Because each instrument is unique and may be tailored to its own jurisdictional needs, Instruments of Planning is a compendium... more...

  • Third World Citiesby the late David W. Drakakis-Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 50.95

    This imformative book is a thoroughly revised and updated edition of the classic introduction to urbanization in developing areas. Using case studies of cities drawn from around the world, including Bangkok, Delhi, Manila, Mexico City, Singapore and cities in Zimbabwe, this key text confronts three main questions: Is there still a Third World, does... more...

  • Place Identity, Participation and Planningby Cliff Hague; Paul Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 69.95

    The central concern of this book is place identity, and its representation and manipulation through planning. Place identity is of growing international concern, both in planning practice and in academic work. The issue is important to practitioners because of the impact of globalisation on notions of place. This book includes comparisons between Norway,... more...

  • Measuring Quality in Planningby Matthew Carmona; Louie Sieh

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 98.95

    This book deals with one of the current major debates in planning: how to measure the quality and effectiveness of the output of the planning process. It deals with issues of defining quality, public sector management, the use of indicators and the planning process. Although case study material is drawn from UK practice this topic is universal and... more...