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  • The British New Towns: A Programme without a Policy book cover

    The British New Towns

    A Programme without a Policy, 1st Edition

    By Meryl Aldridge

    First published in 1979. Concern about the processes at work in Britain’s urban areas, coupled with steep declines in the population projections, led to a review of urban and regional policies in the mid-1970s, with major implications for the new towns as an element of national policy. The various…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Concepts and Techniques in Urban Analysis book cover

    Concepts and Techniques in Urban Analysis

    1st Edition

    By 'Bola Ayeni

    This book, first published in 1979, discusses the concepts, models and techniques used in urban analysis and planning. This study reviews many of the older concepts and models of urban spatial structure, laying the foundations of analysis carried out in the later parts of the book. Topics such as…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Leisure and Urban Processes: Critical Studies of Leisure Policy in Western European Cities book cover

    Leisure and Urban Processes

    Critical Studies of Leisure Policy in Western European Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Bramham, Ian Henry, Hans Mommaas, Hugo van der Poel

    First published in 1989. Focusing on leisure and policy in West European cities, this interdisciplinary study is written by leading policy analysts and academics from six European Community states: Belgium, France, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. The emergence of leisure as…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Operational Urban Models: An Introduction book cover

    Operational Urban Models

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By David Foot

    First published in 1981. Urban modelling techniques are an established tool in assessing the possible repercussions of major changes in land use. This book is an introductory guide to the various models that have been developed and to how they can be applied in planning practice, particularly with…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Urban Ports and Harbor Management: Responding to Change along U.S. Waterfronts book cover

    Urban Ports and Harbor Management

    Responding to Change along U.S. Waterfronts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marc J. Hershman

    The essays in this book, first published in 1988, explore the changes that have occurred in the modern harbour in the 1970s and 1980s and the many roles of the public port in stimulating or responding to these changes. The goal of this study is to understand the modern harbour and public port and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • The Future of Urban Form: The Impact of New Technology book cover

    The Future of Urban Form

    The Impact of New Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Brotchie, Peter Newton, Peter Hall, Peter Nijkamp

    This book, first published in 1985, explores the ways in which the editors and contributors predicted the urban system, shaped by emerging technologies, would look like, both nationally and internationally. The technological changes covered include automation in the secondary sector, the effects of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Basic Needs and the Urban Poor: The Provision of Communal Services book cover

    Basic Needs and the Urban Poor

    The Provision of Communal Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by P. J. Richards, A. M. Thomson

    Originally published in 1984. The diverse problems suffered by the urban poor in Asia and the means by which their welfare levels can be raised are investigated comprehensively in this study. All chapters, written by specialists, deal with a particular subject but the general theme remains that the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Eliminating Poverty Through Development in China book cover

    Eliminating Poverty Through Development in China

    1st Edition

    By China Development Research Foundation

    In recent years China has achieved impressive economic growth, and also made remarkable progress in human development. However, contemporary China is still faced with the great challenge of widespread poverty. This not only constitutes a barrier against China’s pursuit of sustainable economic…

    Paperback – 2019-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Economics in Asia book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Economics in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shunsuke Managi

    Problems of climate change, biodiversity and air pollution are clearly growing globally, but more particularly in Asia because of its economic importance and richness in nature. The increasing interest in environmental and resource economics applied in regions of Asia will make this book an…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • The Social and Political Potential of Cash Transfers book cover

    The Social and Political Potential of Cash Transfers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maxine Molyneux

    Cash Transfers, for all their notable successes, have been criticised for their limited ability to move poor households to provide sustainable routes out of poverty. This book draws on original qualitative research by leading scholars and development policy experts from a range of disciplines to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-19 
    Routledge

  • Imagining Sustainability: Creative urban environmental governance in Chicago and Melbourne book cover

    Imagining Sustainability

    Creative urban environmental governance in Chicago and Melbourne, 1st Edition

    By Julie Cidell

    Cities, rather than nations, have become the key sites for enacting environmental policies. This is due to the combination of growing urban populations and increased action on the part of local governments (generally attributed to national governments’ failure to act on climate change). Imagining…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Nuclear Waste Politics: An Incrementalist Perspective book cover

    Nuclear Waste Politics

    An Incrementalist Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Cotton

    The question of what to do with radioactive waste has dogged political administrations of nuclear-powered electricity-producing nations since the inception of the technology in the 1950s. As the issue rises to the forefront of current energy and environmental policy debates, a critical policy…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

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