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  • The Economics of Real Property

    An Analysis of Property Values and Patterns of Use, 1st Edition

    By Ralph Turvey

    Originally published in 1957. This book applies modern economic theory to the subject of land economics. The author is primarily concerned to show the role of analysis, with the main emphasis on urban real property. The first part discusses the working of the price mechanism in the property market.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

  • The Shared Space

    The Two Circuits of the Urban Economy in Underdeveloped Countries, 1st Edition

    By Milton Santos

    Originally published in 1979. In this forcefully argued book, Milton Santos shows that contemporary explanations of urbanization and spatial organization in underdeveloped countries are inadequate. This failure is attributable to their origins in theories elaborated to explain the development of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

  • Addressing Climate Change at the Community Level in the United States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul R. Lachapelle, Don E. Albrecht

    The concept of community, in all its diverse definitions and manifestations, provides a unique approach to learn more about how groups of individuals and organizations are addressing the challenges posed by climate change. This new volume highlights specific cases of communities developing…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Creating Smart Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claudio Coletta, Leighton Evans, Liam Heaphy, Rob Kitchin

    In cities around the world, digital technologies are utilized to manage city services and infrastructures, to govern urban life, to solve urban issues and to drive local and regional economies. While "smart city" advocates are keen to promote the benefits of smart urbanism – increased efficiency,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-12
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Chasing the City

    Models for Extra-Urban Investigations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joshua M Nason, Jeffrey S Nesbit

    Historically, many architects, planners, and urban designers solicit idealistic depictions of a controllable urban environment made from highly regulated geometrical organizations and systematically defined processes. Rather than working as urban "designers" who set out to control and implant…

    Paperback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge

  • The Resilience Machine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jim Bohland, Simin Davoudi, Jennifer L. Lawrence

    We live in a time where environmental pressures, social inequities and political derision are the backdrop of everyday life, and where resilience has become a routine prescription for coping with the conditions of modern existence. Drawing an analogy to Harvey Molotch’s urban growth machine, this…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge

  • Infrastructures in Practice

    The Dynamics of Demand in Networked Societies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Shove, Frank Trentmann

    Infrastructures in Practice shows how infrastructures and daily life shape each other. Power grids, roads and broadband make modern lifestyles possible – at the same time, their design and day-to-day operation depends on what people do at home and at work. This volume investigates the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21
    Routledge

  • Hierarchy, Information and Power

    Cities as Corporate Command and Control Centers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hongmian Gong

    This book is a collection of selected papers presented in the 2012 annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers in New York honoring James O. Wheeler (1938-2010). The eight papers are informed and inspired by James O. Wheeler's many contributions to urban geography, particularly…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Changing China: Migration, Communities and Governance in Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Li Si-Ming, Shenjing He, Kam Wing Chan

    China’s unprecedented urbanization is underpinned by not only massive rural-urban migration but also a household registration system embedded in a territorial hierarchy that produces lingering urban-rural duality. The mid-1990s onwards witnessed increasing reliance on land revenues by municipal…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge

  • Planning for AuthentiCITIES

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Tate, Brettany Shannon

    Authenticity resonates throughout the urbanizing world. As cities’ commercial corridors and downtowns start to look increasingly the same, and gentrification displaces many original neighborhood residents, we are left with a sense that our cities are becoming "hollowed out," bereft of the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge

  • Real Estate and GIS

    The Application of Mapping Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Reed, Chris Pettit

    Real Estate and GIS focuses on the application of geographic information systems (GIS) and mapping technologies in the expanding property and real estate discipline. Whilst a thorough understanding of location is understood to be fundamental to the property discipline, real estate professionals and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-13
    Routledge

  • Using Collective Impact to Bring Community Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Liz Weaver

    Collective Impact as a tool to bring about community change has seen remarkable growth in usage since 2011. Collective Impact has been used successfully with a variety of local issues and has raised the consciousness of how community groups interact as well as the approaches that can lead to…

    Paperback – 2018-07-04
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

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