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  • The Routledge Handbook of Community Development

    Perspectives from Around the Globe

    Edited by Sue Kenny, Brian McGrath, Rhonda Phillips

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Urban Informatics

    Collaboration at the nexus of policy, technology and design, people and data

    Edited by Kristene Unsworth, Andrea Forte, Richardson Dilworth

    Information shapes urban spaces in ways that most people rarely stop to consider. From data-driven planning to grassroots activism to influencing the routes we walk, bike, and drive, new information technologies are helping city dwellers to leverage information in new ways. These technologies shape…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Concepts and Techniques in Urban Analysis

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • The British New Towns

    A Programme without a Policy

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Leisure and Urban Processes

    Critical Studies of Leisure Policy in Western European Cities

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Operational Urban Models

    An Introduction

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Urban Ports and Harbor Management

    Responding to Change along U.S. Waterfronts

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • The Future of Urban Form

    The Impact of New Technology

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Basic Needs and the Urban Poor

    The Provision of Communal Services

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Urban Knowledge and Innovation Spaces

    Insights, Inspirations and Inclinations from Global Practices

    Edited by Tan Yigitcanlar, Melih Bulu

    The expansion of knowledge economy, globalization, and economic competitiveness has imparted importance of knowledge and innovation in local economies worldwide. As a result, integrating knowledge generation and innovation considerations in urban planning and development processes has become an…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Smart Urban Regeneration

    Visions, Institutions and Mechanisms for Real Estate

    Edited by Simon Huston

    The role of real estate in our cities is crucial to building sustainable and resilient urban futures. Smart Urban Regeneration brings together institutional, planning and real estate insights into an innovative regeneration framework for academics, students and property professionals. Starting by…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Mining and Community in South Africa

    From Small Town to Iron Town

    Edited by Philippe Burger, Lochner Marais, Deirdre van Rooyen

    Mining has played a key role in the growth of many towns in South Africa. This growth has been accompanied by a proliferation of informal settlements, by pressure to provide basic services and by institutional pressures in local government to support mining. Fragile municipal finance, changing…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

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