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  • Community Matters: Service-Learning in Engaged Design and Planning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mallika Bose, Paula Horrigan, Cheryl Doble, Sigmund C. Shipp

    Winner of the EDRA 2015 Book Award! Community Matters: Service Learning in Engaged Design and Planning explores issues that resonate with a diverse group of design and planning educators drawn to the challenge of supporting greater community building and empowerment while combining learning with…

    Paperback – 2014-04-17
    Routledge
    Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

  • The Community Planning Handbook

    How People Can Shape Their Cities, Towns and Villages in Any Part of the World, 2nd Edition

    By Nick Wates

    Growing numbers of residents are getting involved with professionals in shaping their local environment, and there is now a powerful menu of tools available, from design workshops to electronic maps. The Community Planning Handbook is the essential starting point for all those involved: planners…

    Paperback – 2014-04-07
    Routledge
    Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

  • Informed Cities

    Making Research Work for Local Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marko Joas, Kate Theobald, David McGuinness, Cristina Garzillo, Stefan Kuhn

    Informed Cities looks at the knowledge brokerage processes between cities and higher education institutions, and in particular evaluates governance mechanisms for monitoring local sustainability and the role of research within this. The first part of the book provides an analysis of tools for…

    Paperback – 2013-10-16
    Routledge

  • Schools and Urban Revitalization

    Rethinking Institutions and Community Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kelly L. Patterson, Robert Mark Silverman

    New research in community development shows that institutions matter. Where the private sector disinvests from the inner city, public and nonprofit institutions step in and provide engines to economic revitalization and promote greater equity in society. Schools and Urban Revitalization collects…

    Paperback – 2013-10-01
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Sustainable Communities

    Creating a Durable Local Economy, 1st Edition

    By Rhonda Phillips, Bruce Seifer, Ed Antczak

    With a foreword written by Senator Bernie Sanders What is a durable economy? It is one that not only survives but thrives. How is it created, and what does it take to sustain over time? Sustainable Communities provides insight and answers to these questions. Citing Burlington, Vermont's remarkable…

    Paperback – 2013-08-09
    Routledge
    Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

  • Resilient Downtowns

    A New Approach to Revitalizing Small- and Medium-City Downtowns, 1st Edition

    By Michael A. Burayidi

    Resilient Downtowns provides a guide to communities in reviving and redeveloping their core districts into resilient, thriving neighborhoods. While the National Main Street program’s four-point approach of organization, promotion, economic restructuring, and design has been standard practice for…

    Paperback – 2013-07-25
    Routledge

  • Theory, Practice, and Community Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Brennan, Jeffrey Birdger, Theodore R. Alter

    For many scholars, the study of community and community development is at a crossroads.  Previously dynamic theories appear not to have kept pace with the major social changes of our day. Given our constantly shifting social reality we need new ideas and research that pushes the boundaries of…

    Paperback – 2013-05-30
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Catalysts for Change

    21st Century Philanthropy and Community Development, 1st Edition

    By Maria Martinez-Cosio, Mirle Rabinowitz Bussell

    Winner of the Community Development Society's 2014 Current Research Award! 21st Century Philanthropy and Community fills a gap in the literature on philanthropic organizations and how they intertwine with community development. Drawing first on the history of philanthropic funding, Maria…

    Paperback – 2013-05-24
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Emergency Planning Guide for Utilities

    2nd Edition

    By Samuel Mullen

    An increase in major natural disasters—and the growing number of damaging events involving gas, electric, water, and other utilities—has led to heightened concerns about utility operations and public safety. Due to today's complex, compliance-based environment, utility managers and planners often…

    Hardback – 2013-01-22
    CRC Press

  • The No-Growth Imperative

    Creating Sustainable Communities under Ecological Limits to Growth, 1st Edition

    By Gabor Zovanyi

    More than two decades of mounting evidence confirms that the existing scale of the human enterprise has surpassed global ecological limits to growth. Based on such limits, The No-Growth Imperative discounts current efforts to maintain growth through eco-efficiency initiatives and smart-growth…

    Paperback – 2012-11-28
    Routledge

  • Making Community Design Work

    A Guide For Planners, 1st Edition

    By Umut Toker

    Since the earliest settlements, people have deliberated the issues that affect their future together. Making Community Design Work shows how planners can guide the process toward effective decision making and beneficial community design. This well-crafted book distills decades of community design…

    Paperback – 2012-11-14
    Routledge

  • Building Inclusive Cities

    Women’s Safety and the Right to the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carolyn Whitzman, Crystal Legacy, Caroline Andrew, Fran Klodawsky, Margaret Shaw, Kalpana Viswanath

    Building on a growing movement within developing countries in Latin America, Africa, and Asia-Pacific, as well as Europe and North America, this book documents cutting edge practice and builds theory around a rights based approach to women’s safety in the context of poverty reduction and social…

    Paperback – 2012-08-30
    Routledge

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