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    • Rowe, Peter G.; Hee, Limin (2019)
      This open access book highlights Singapore’s development into a city in which water and greenery, along with associated environmental, technical, social and political aspects have been harnessed and cultivated into a ...
    • Burian, Jaroslav (2012)
      Spatial planning is a significant part of geosciences that is developing very rapidly. Many new methods and modeling techniques like GIS (Geographical Information Systems), GPS (Global Positioning Systems) or remote sensing ...
    • Njeri Kinyanjui, Mary (2019)
      The persistence of indigenous African markets in the context of a hostile or neglectful business and policy environment makes them worthy of analysis. An investigation of Afrocentric business ethics is long overdue. ...
    • Wakefield, Stephanie (2020)
      In the face of climate chaos, post-truth politics, and growing tribalisms, it’s clear that liberalism’s old structures are unraveling. Drawing on resilience ecology, Stephanie Wakefield suggests we understand such phenomena ...
    • Brekke, Klara Jaya; Filippidis, Christos; Vradis, Antonis (2018)
      Sometimes, the maelstrom of a crisis can be captured in a single image. The image of the mundane, barely noticeable movement of an urban dweller as they go about their everyday life. Athens and the War on Public Space ...
    • Evenstad, Randi; Knut Greve, Anne; Seim, Sissel; Bekken, Wenche; Ekne Ruud, Marit; Kristensen, Olav; Andersen, Bengt; Opsahl, Kari; Sæter, Oddrun; Andreassen Becher, Aslaug; Rossholt, Nina (2018)
      "What are the conditions children and young people experience in the city? What opportunities does the city provide for interaction between people and urban spaces and places? What sociomaterial conditions for participation ...
    • Harrison, Philip; Gotz, Graeme; Todes, Alison; Wray, Chris (2014)
      As the dynamo of South Africa’s economy, Johannesburg commands a central position in the nation’s imagination, and scholars throughout the world monitor the city as an exemplar of urbanity in the global South. This richly ...
    • Park, Se Hoon; Shin, Hyun Bang; Kang, Hyun-Soo (2020)
      There is an increasing tendency to use the development experience of Asian countries as a reference point for other countries in the Global South. Korea’s condensed urbanization and industrialization, accompanied by the ...
    • Gore, Christopher (2015)
      Drawing upon a variety of empirical and theoretical perspectives, The Urban Climate Challenge provides a hands-on perspective about the political and technical challenges now facing cities and transnational urban networks ...
    • Park, Se Hoon (2020)
      There is an increasing tendency to use the development experience of Asian countries as a reference point for other countries in the Global South. Korea’s condensed urbanization and industrialization, accompanied by the ...
    • Douglass, Mike (2020)
      There is an increasing tendency to use the development experience of Asian countries as a reference point for other countries in the Global South. Korea’s condensed urbanization and industrialization, accompanied by the ...
    • Shin, Hyun Bang (2020)
      There is an increasing tendency to use the development experience of Asian countries as a reference point for other countries in the Global South. Korea’s condensed urbanization and industrialization, accompanied by the ...
    • Aylett, Alexander (2015)
      Drawing upon a variety of empirical and theoretical perspectives, The Urban Climate Challenge provides a hands-on perspective about the political and technical challenges now facing cities and transnational urban networks ...
    • Tsenkova, Sasha (2022)
      This book provides a comparative perspective on housing and planning policies affecting the future of cities, focusing on people- and place-based outcomes using the nexus of planning, design and policy. A rich mosaic of ...
    • Nas, Peter J.M. (2011)
      This book examines design proposals that show symbolic handling of the 9/11 attack on New York, the disaster symbolism of the ship washed ashore by the tsunami in Banda Aceh, and the design of the symbol of the city of ...
    • Major, David; Juhola, Sirkku (2021)
      This guidebook presents a framework for climate adaptation planning for coastal cities, large and small, focused on the central roles of citizens, public officials, and planners. The book is designed to help all stakeholders ...
    • Brand, Caroline; Bricas, Nicolas; Conaré, Damien; Daviron, Benoit; Debru, Julie; Michel, Laura; Soulard, Christophe-Toussaint (2017)
      This book describes the existing conceptual frameworks for an analysis of urban food policies at the crossroads of food system and sustainable city concepts. It serves as a basis to identify research issues in relation to ...
    • Ceccato, Vania; Nalla, Mahesh K. (2020)
      No city environment reflects the meaning of urban life better than a public place does. A public place, whatever its nature – a park, a mall, a train platform or a street corner – is where people pass by, meet each other ...
    • Andreasson, Kim J. (2012)
      The Internet has given rise to new opportunities for the public sector to improve efficiency and better serve constituents. But with an increasing reliance on the Internet, digital tools are also exposing the public sector ...
    • Smith, Andrew; Graham , Anne (2019)
      London is one of the world’s most popular destinations and visitors contribute approximately £14.9 billion of expenditure to the city every year. Its tourism and events sectors are growing and over the last few years London ...