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  • The Companion to Development Studies

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Vandana Desai, Vandana Desai, Rob Potter

    The Companion to Development Studies contains over a hundred chapters written by leading international experts within the field to provide a concise and authoritative overview of the key theoretical and practical issues dominating contemporary development studies. Covering a wide range of…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge

  • Big Data

    Techniques and Technologies in Geoinformatics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hassan A. Karimi

    Big data has always been a major challenge in geoinformatics as geospatial data come in various types and formats, new geospatial data are acquired very fast, and geospatial databases are inherently very large. And while there have been advances in hardware and software for handling big data, they…

    Hardback – 2014-02-18
    CRC Press

  • Green Infrastructure for Landscape Planning

    Integrating Human and Natural Systems, 1st Edition

    By Gary Austin

    Green infrastructure integrates human and natural systems through a network of corridors and spaces in mixed-use and urban settings. Austin takes a broad look at green infrastructure concepts, research and case studies to provide the student and professional with processes, criteria and data to…

    Hardback – 2014-01-14
    Routledge

  • Planning in the USA

    Policies, Issues, and Processes, 4th Edition

    By J. Barry Cullingworth, Roger Caves

    This extensively revised and updated fourth edition of Planning in the USA continues to provide a comprehensive introduction to the policies, theory and practice of planning. Outlining land use, urban planning, and environmental protection policies, this fully illustrated book explains the nature…

    Paperback – 2013-12-02
    Routledge

  • Introducing Human Geographies

    3rd Edition

    By Paul Cloke, Philip Crang, Mark Goodwin

    Introducing Human Geographies is the leading guide to human geography for undergraduate students, explaining new thinking on essential topics and discussing exciting developments in the field. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated and coverage is extended with new sections…

    Paperback – 2013-11-29
    Routledge

  • Masterplanning the Adaptive City

    Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Verebes

    Computational design has become widely accepted into mainstream architecture, but this is the first book to advocate applying it to create adaptable masterplans for rapid urban growth, urban heterogeneity, through computational urbanism. Practitioners and researchers here discuss ideas from the…

    Paperback – 2013-09-06
    Routledge

  • Designing To Avoid Disaster

    The Nature of Fracture-Critical Design, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Fisher

    Recent catastrophic events, such as the I-35W bridge collapse, New Orleans flooding, the BP oil spill, Port au Prince's destruction by earthquake, Fukushima nuclear plant's devastation by tsunami, the Wall Street investment bank failures, and the housing foreclosure epidemic and the collapse of…

    Paperback – 2012-08-28
    Routledge

  • The Good City

    Reflections and Imaginations, 1st Edition

    By Allan B. Jacobs

    Cities, Allan B. Jacobs contends, ought to be magnificent, beautiful places to live. They should be places where people can be fulfilled, where they can be what they can be, where there is freedom, love, ideas, excitement, quiet and joy. Cities ought to be the ultimate manifestation of society’s…

    Paperback – 2011-03-15
    Routledge

  • Theories and Practices of Development

    2nd Edition

    By Katie Willis

    Global economic crisis and the implications of global environmental change have led academics and policy-makers to consider how ‘development’ in all parts of the world should be achieved. However, ‘development’ has always been a contested idea. While often presented as a positive process to improve…

    Paperback – 2011-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Natural Hazards

    Earth's Processes as Hazards, Disasters, and Catastrophes, Books a la Carte Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Edward A. Keller, Duane E. DeVecchio

    Natural Hazards uses real-life examples of hazards and disasters to explore how and why they happen and what we can do to limit their effects. The text's up-to-date coverage of recent disasters brings a fresh perspective to the material. The Third Edition provides a new active learning…

    LLF – 2011-01-24
    Routledge

  • The New Spatial Planning

    Territorial Management with Soft Spaces and Fuzzy Boundaries, 1st Edition

    By Graham Haughton, Philip Allmendinger, David Counsell, Geoff Vigar

    Spatial planning, strongly advocated by government and the profession, is intended to be more holistic, more strategic, more inclusive, more integrative and more attuned to sustainable development than previous approaches. In what the authors refer to as the New Spatial Planning, there is…

    Paperback – 2009-11-12
    Routledge

  • To-Morrow

    A Peaceful Path to Real Reform, 1st Edition

    By E. Howard, Sir Peter Hall, Dennis Hardy, Colin Ward

    Ebenezer Howard's To-Morrow is deservedly the most famous publication in the history of town planning. Originally published in 1898 and repeatedly thereafter, it sparked the garden city movement across the world, and fundamentally changed the terms of debate in urban planning. This new…

    Paperback – 2009-10-26
    Routledge

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