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  • Globalization, Planning and Local Economic Development

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Beer, Terry L. Clower

    This textbook is concerned with economic development at the local, community or regional scale. Its aim is to provide students with a comprehensive introduction to contemporary thinking about locally-based economic development, how growth can be planned and how that development can be realised. Key…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Transformative Ground

    A Field Guide to the Post-Industrial Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Ross Mclean

    Aimed at students and instructors, alongside practitioners and researchers, in landscape architecture and its allied disciplinary fields, this book provides the reader with a clear framework of theoretical and practical considerations for interpreting and designing post-industrial landscapes. One…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Community Livability

    Issues and Approaches to Sustaining the Well-Being of People and Communities, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Fritz Wagner, Roger W. Caves

    What is a livable community? How do you design and develop one? What does government at all levels need to do to support and nurture the cause of livable communities? Using a blend of theory and practice, the second edition of Community Livability addresses evidence from international, state and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-02 
    Routledge

  • Elements of Visual Design in the Landscape

    3rd Edition

    By Simon Bell

    What makes a visually appealing landscape? How can the design and use of a landscape be harmonised? In this significantly revised and updated third edition of Simon Bell's seminal text, he further explores the answers to these questions by interrogating a range of design principles, applications…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge

  • The Planner's Use of Information

    3rd Edition

    By Hemalata C. Dandekar

    For more than 35 years, planners have depended on The Planner's Use of Information to help them address their information needs. While the ability to manage complex information skillfully remains central to the practice of planning, the variety and quantity of information have ballooned in the last…

    Paperback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge

  • Urban Design

    The Composition of Complexity, 2nd Edition

    By Ron Kasprisin

    Urban design is a process of establishing a structural order within human settlements; responding to dynamic emergent meanings and functions in a constant state of flux. The planning/design process is complex due to the myriad of on-going (urban) organizational and structural relationships and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19 
    Routledge

  • Eventscapes

    Transforming Place, Space and Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Graham Brown

    Eventscapes: Transforming Place, Space and Experiences directly examines the interrelation between events’ simultaneous dependence on and transformation of the places in which they are held. This event-environment nexus is analyzed through a variety of international case studies including…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Travel Writing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Youngs, Alasdair Pettinger

    Showcasing established and new patterns of research, The Routledge Research Companion to Travel Writing takes an interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and to travel texts themselves. The volume adopts a thematic approach, with each contributor considering a specific aspect of travel writing - a…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge

  • Pragmatic Spatial Planning

    Practial Theory for Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Charles Hoch

    Instead of seeking theory to justify practical professional judgments this book describes how professionals can and should use theory to guide these judgments. Professional spatial planning in the US, and globally, continues to suffer from a weak conceptual grasp of its own practice. Practitioners…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Marine Policy

    An Introduction to Governance and International Law of the Oceans, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Zacharias, Jeff Ardron

    This textbook provides readers with a foundation in policy development and analysis, describing how policy, including legal mechanisms, are applied to the marine environment. It presents a systematic treatment of all aspects of marine policy, including climate change, energy, environmental…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Water Histories of South Asia

    The Materiality of Liquescence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sugata Ray, Venugopal Maddipati

    This book surveys the intersections between water systems and the phenomenology of visual cultures in early modern, colonial, and contemporary South Asia. Bringing together contributions by eminent artists, architects, curators, and scholars who explore the connections between the environmental and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Rural Development

    1st Edition

    By Adam Pain, Kjell Hansen

    Rural Development is a textbook that offers a comparative and critical examination of economic, social and cultural aspects of rural development efforts in the global north and south. By consistently using examples from these two settings the book highlights similarities of processes as well as…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge

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