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  • Smart Growth in Cities

    Theory and Application, 1st Edition

    By Amir Shakibamanesh, Mahshid Ghorbanian, Seyed Navid Mashhadi Moghadam

    This book delves into the urban planning theory of ‘smart growth’ to encourage the creation of smart cities where compact urban spaces are optimized to create transit-oriented, pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly areas, with a clear focus on developing a sustainable, humanistic transport system. Over…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities

    Spaces of Depoliticization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonia Lam-Knott, Creighton Connolly, Kong Chong Ho

    Are Asian cities, like many cities around the world, becoming “post-political”? Were they ever “political” in the first place? How have relationships between government and civil society developed in Asian cities? In answering these questions, this book examines the relationship between the state…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Geographic Information Systems to Spatial Data Infrastructures

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Masser

    This book draws on author’s wealth of knowledge working on numerous projects across many countries. It provides a clear overview of the development of the SDI concept and SDI worldwide implementation and brings a logical chronological approach to the linkage of GIS technology with SDI enabling data…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    CRC Press

  • IMF and World Bank Sponsored Structural Adjustment Programs in Africa

    Ghana's Experience, 1983-1999, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kwadwo Konadu-Agyemang

    This title was first published in 2001: Bringing together geographers, planners, political scientists, economists, rural development specialists, bankers, public administrators and other development experts, this volume questions the benefits of Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAPs). It…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Political Corruption in Australia

    A Very Wicked Place?, 1st Edition

    By Peter John Perry

    This title was first published in 2001: Despite considerable expansion, the scholarly literature on political corruption has remained fragmentary, often polarized, consisting either of sweeping systematic statements, or case-specific examples. Perry bridges this gap and proves the need for further…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Knights and Castles

    Minorities and Urban Regeneration, 1st Edition

    By Francesco Lo Piccolo

    Edited by Huw Thomas

    Title first published in 2003. Much has been written about the problems minorities encounter in Western European and North American cities. This insightful volume acknowledges the deep-rooted nature of inequalities and discrimination, but seeks ways of ameliorating and eradicating them from…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Road Pricing: Public and Political Acceptability

    1st Edition

    By Martin J. Whittles

    Title first published in 2003. As more and more cities consider introducing urban road pricing schemes, this book describes, compares and contrasts arguments for and against using this transport policy instrument. It investigates the acceptability of various forms of road pricing schemes by…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Chinese Science and Technology Industrial Parks

    1st Edition

    By Susan M. Walcott

    Title first published in 2003. This book examines types of advanced technology Chinese districts set aside for developing products for national and global markets. Culminating in a proposed best practice model for Chinese integration into global networks, based on China's own particular political…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Emerging Economic Geography in EU Accession Countries

    1st Edition

    By Peter Nijkamp

    Edited by Iulia Traistaru

    This title was first published in 2003. Since 1990, Central and Eastern European countries have experienced increased economic integration with the European Union. The spatial implications of this process have been little investigated so far. Have patterns of regional specialization and industrial…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Policy in the European Union

    A Multi-Level Gatekeeper System, 1st Edition

    By Maria Tofarides

    This title was first published in 2003.This book examines the development of urban policy instruments at the level of the EU primarily by the use of Structural Funds under the European Commission's Directorate-General for Regional Policy. This is the first book-length analysis of the politics of EU…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rural Development in China

    Insights from the Beef Industry, 1st Edition

    By Scott A. Waldron, Colin G. Brown

    This title was first published in 2003. The greatest challenge facing China today is to curb the growing economic divide between urban and rural people. Achieving this requires that the rural economy in general, and rural industries in particular, transform rapid growth into sustained development.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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