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Urban & Land Use Planning

  • The Routledge Handbook of Community Developmentby Sue Kenny; Brian McGrath; Rhonda Phillips

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    The Routledge Handbook of Community Development explores community development theory and practice across the world. The book provides perspectives about community development as an interactive, relevant, and sometimes contradictory way to address issues impacting the human condition. It promotes better understanding of the complexities and challenges... more...

  • The Fight for Fair Housingby Gregory D. Squires

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    The federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 was passed in a time of turmoil, conflict, and often conflagration in cities across the nation. It took the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to finally secure its passage. The Kerner Commission warned in 1968 that "to continue present policies is to make permanent the division of our country into two... more...

  • Unplugging the Cityby Fábio Duarte; Rodrigo Jose Firmino

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Modernity has entrusted technology with such power that it is treated as an autonomous entity, with its own manners and morals. Technological disruptions are also socially disruptive: technological failures reveal both the constituents of the technology itself and the social fabric woven by this technology. Cities are the quintessential technological... more...

  • The Earth, the City, and the Hidden Narrative of Raceby Carl C. Anthony

    New Village Press 2017; US$ 21.95

    Carl Anthony's memoir interweaves urban history, racial justice, and cosmology with personal experiences as an architect/planner, environmentalist, and black American. more...

  • Historic Capitalby Cameron Logan

    University of Minnesota Press 2017; Not Available

    Washington, D.C. has long been known as a frustrating and sometimes confusing city for its residents to call home. The monumental core of federal office buildings, museums, and the National Mall dominates the city’s surrounding neighborhoods and urban fabric. For much of the postwar era, Washingtonians battled to make the city their own, fighting... more...

  • Characterising Neighbourhoodsby Richard Guise; James Webb

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    It is increasingly important to define what constitutes the unique character of our neighbourhoods, in order to identify what we value and should protect, to pinpoint areas for improvement and places which could be enhanced through sensitive change. But how do we define ‘character’ or a ‘sense of place’? How do we appraise the setting and site of... more...

  • The Globalizing Cities Readerby Xuefei Ren; Roger Keil

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    The newly revised Globalizing Cities Reader reflects how the geographies of theory have recently shifted away from the western vantage points from which much of the classic work in this field was developed. The expanded volume continues to make available many of the original and foundational works that underpin the research field, while expanding... more...

  • Proceedings of the 6th International Conference of Arte-Polisby Christopher Silver; Lénia Marques; Himasari Hanan; Indah Widiastuti

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 235.06

    This book includes papers presented at the 6th Arte-Polis International Conference. The theme of the conference was “Imagining Experiences: Creative Tourism and the Making of Place”, and the book brings together studies based on lessons-learned, research and critical reviews related to creative tourism and reflections on placemaking. Covering a broad... more...

  • Sustainable Development and Planning IXby C.A. Brebbia; J. Longhurst; E. Marco; C. Booth

    WIT Press 2017; US$ 743.00

    Containing papers presented at the 9th International Conference on Sustainable Development and Planning this volume brings together the work of academics, policy makers, practitioners and others and discusses new academic findings and their application in planning and development strategies, assessment tools and decision making processes. more...

  • Intercultural Citiesby Bob W. White

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 153.54

    This book sets out to explore the political and social potential of intercultural policy for cities by bringing together advances in the areas of urban planning and intercultural theory. In recent years, demographic changes in cities in many parts of the world have led to increasing concerns about inter-ethnic tensions, social inequality, and racial... more...