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Regional Planning

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  • The Power of Geography

    Ten Maps that Reveal the Future of Our World – the sequel to Prisoners of Geography

    by Tim Marshall ...
    ***THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER*'I can't imagine reading a better book this year’ Daily MirrorTim Marshall's global bestseller Prisoners of Geography showed how every nation’s choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Since then, the geography hasn’t changed. But the world has.**In this revelatory new book, Marshall explores ten regions that are set to shape global politics in a ... Read more

    $12.09 AUD

  • Planning Australia

    An Overview of Urban and Regional Planning

    Planning Australia provides a comprehensive introduction to the major issues and activities that constitute urban and regional planning in Australia today. Incorporating contemporary theory and practice, it contextualises planning in terms of its theoretical, ideological and professional foundations. The book adopts an interdisciplinary approach to the subject, underpinned by the principles of ... Read more

    $63.57 AUD

  • London Orbital

    by Iain Sinclair ...
    London Orbital is Iain Sinclair's exceptional voyage of discovery into the unloved outskirts of the city'My book of the year. Sentence for sentence, there is no more interesting writer at work in English' John Lanchester, Daily TelegraphEncircling London like a noose, the M25 is a road to nowhere, but when Iain Sinclair sets out to walk this asphalt loop - keeping within the 'acoustic footprints' ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Bike Nation

    How Cycling Can Save the World

    by Peter Walker ...
    A revolution on the roads is approaching. Is it time for drivers to Give Way? Guardian news correspondent, Peter Walker, takes us on a journey around the world, exploring the varying attitudes to cycling on our highways.Visit the shining examples of Amsterdam and Copenhagen, where cycling culture is an intrinsic part of the approach of politicians and officials. How have these cities made ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • GIS for Planning and the Built Environment

    An Introduction to Spatial Analysis

    This practical guide introduces the central techniques of industry-standard Geographic Information Systems and shows how to use these to analyse and apply planning data. The conceptual foundations of GIS are explained, and the use of worked examples, flow charts and a glossary of technical terms make this a particularly user-friendly text. ... Read more

    $61.95 AUD

  • Car Sick

    Solutions for Our Car-addicted Culture

    by Lynn Sloman ...
    The twenty-first century is gridlocked. Mass motorisation has ruptured community ties, bankrupted a nation of family shops, and bred a nation of obese children and adults. Politicians stumble from one transport crisis to the next. Lynn Sloman proposes a novel way forward - not through the big-bang civil engineering projects, but by getting people to think about their choices, rather than reaching ... Read more

    $12.64 AUD

  • Rebirding

    Rewilding Britain and its Birds

    WINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE FOR WRITING ON GLOBAL CONSERVATIONWinner of the Richard Jefferies Society and White Horse Book Shop Literary Prize‘splendid’ —Guardian‘visionary’ —New StatesmanRebirding takes the long view of Britain’s wildlife decline, from the early taming of our landscape and its long-lost elephants and rhinos, to fenland drainage, the removal of ... ... Read more

    $31.23 AUD

  • The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies

    Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

    series Innovation and Technology in the World Economy
    Today, the Bay Area is home to the most successful knowledge economy in America, while Los Angeles has fallen progressively further behind its neighbor to the north and a number of other American metropolises. Yet, in 1970, experts would have predicted that L.A. would outpace San Francisco in population, income, economic power, and influence. The usual factors used to explain urban growth—luck, ... Read more

    $40.47 AUD

  • Extreme Economies

    Survival, Failure, Future – Lessons from the World’s Limits

    *Winner of the Enlightened Economist Prize 2019**Winner of Debut Writer of the Year at the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards 2020**Longlisted for the Financial Times & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2019*'Extreme Economies is a revelation - and a must-read.' Andy Haldane, Chief Economist at the Bank of EnglandTo understand how humans re... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • How Great Cities Happen

    Integrating People, Land Use and Transport

    Urban planners in developed countries are pushing hard for closer integration of land use and transport. At the same time, gaps in knowledge and understanding are becoming more apparent, as the traditional focus has been on the shape of the city, rather than how it functions as a place to live and visit. How Great Cities Happen addresses this challenge by developing a wider, all-encompassing ... Read more

    $54.00 AUD

  • Making Waves

    Integrating Coastal Conservation and Development

    Coastal zones are critical multiple-use resources, under pressure from constant demands from different sources - conservation, economic growth and social welfare. This book identifies the dilemmas of managing conservation and development in coastal areas. It offers important information on the management, conservation and social implications of coastal resources. The authors present a variety of ... Read more

    $73.14 AUD

  • Industry 4.0 and Regional Transformations

    series Regions and Cities
    This edited volume brings together a group of expert contributors to explorebthe opportunities and the challenges that Industry 4.0 (smart manufacturing) is likely to pose for regions, fi rms and jobs in Europe. Drawing on theory and empirical cases, it considers emerging issues like servitization, new innovation models for local production systems and the increase in reshoring.Industry 4.0 and ... Read more

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  • Globalization and Geopolitics in the Middle East

    Old Games, New Rules

    series Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series
    Examining globalization in the Middle East, this book provides a much needed assessment of the impact of globalization in the ‘greater’ Middle East, including North Africa, in the context of the powerful geopolitical forces at work in shaping the region today.Written by a well-known authority in this area, this book demonstrates that, unlike in other regions, such as East Asia, geopolitics has ... Read more

    $75.01 AUD

  • Megaprojects and Risk

    An Anatomy of Ambition

    Megaprojects and Risk provides the first detailed examination of the phenomenon of megaprojects. It is a fascinating account of how the promoters of multi-billion dollar megaprojects systematically and self-servingly misinform parliaments, the public and the media in order to get projects approved and built. It shows, in unusual depth, how the formula for approval is an unhealthy cocktail of ... Read more

    $32.77 AUD

  • How to Kill a City

    Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood

    by PE Moskowitz ...
    A journey to the front lines of the battle for the future of American cities, uncovering the massive, systemic forces behind gentrification -- and the lives that are altered in the process.The term gentrification has become a buzzword to describe the changes in urban neighborhoods across the country, but we don't realize just how threatening it is. It means more than the arrival of trendy shops, ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Visualizing the Data City

    Social Media as a Source of Knowledge for Urban Planning and Management

    series SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
    This book investigates novel methods and technologies for the collection, analysis and representation of real-time user-generated data at the urban scale in order to explore potential scenarios for more participatory design, planning and management processes. For this purpose, the authors present a set of experiments conducted in collaboration with urban stakeholders at various levels (including ... Read more

    $81.06 AUD

  • Eco-socialism as Politics

    Rebuilding the Basis of Our Modern Civilisation

    This volume consists of analyses by experts from both the West and the East on the up-to-date development of Eco-socialism as a red-green politics within the context of capitalist globalisation. It investigates whether and/or in what sense Eco-socialism can offer a better explanation to the causes of ecological problems than the other Green discourses - such as deep ecology and ecological ... Read more

    $197.11 AUD

  • The Caucasus

    An Introduction

    This new edition of The Caucasus is a thorough update of an essential guide that has introduced thousands of readers to a complex region. Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and the break-away territories that have tried to split away from them constitute one of the most diverse and challenging regions on earth, impressing the visitor with their multi-layered history and ethnic complexity. Over the last ... Read more

    $18.58 AUD

  • More Urban Less Poor

    An Introduction to Urban Development and Management

    A world more urban... The world is undergoing massive urbanization, and is projected to increase from three to over four billion city dwellers, mostly in the developing world, within 15 years. This historic shift is producing dramatic effects on human well-being and the environment. ...but less poor Unplanned shanty-towns without basic services are not an inevitable consequence of urbanization and ... Read more

    $65.66 AUD

  • The Theory and Practice of Strategic Environmental Assessment

    Towards a More Systematic Approach

    �Anyone serious about integrating environmental factors into planning and policy making will gain new insights and ideas from Fischer�s book on SEA; and students, teachers and practitioners of the subject will find the book essential.� Leonard Ortolano, Professor at Stanford University, USA �Fischer�s book demystifies the process and substantive analytical dimensions of SEA. Offering solidly ... Read more

    $80.62 AUD

  • Countryside Planning

    New Approaches to Management and Conservation

    Not since the 19th century has the future of the countryside been such a focus of political and public attention, nor of profound uncertainty and anguished debate. A watershed has now been reached, and in this time of unprecedented change, new tools are needed for planning and managing the countryside. Increasingly the 'drivers' of countryside management and conservation are European and ... Read more

    $65.66 AUD

  • Rural Tourism Development

    Localism and Cultural Change

    series Tourism and Cultural Change
    Rural tourism represents a merging of perhaps two of the most influential yet contradictory features of modern life. Not only are the forces of economic, social, cultural, environmental and political change working to redefine rural spaces the world over, but broad global transformations in consumption and transportation patterns are reshaping leisure behaviour and travel. For those concerned with ... Read more

    $47.18 AUD

  • Le détour capitaliste

    by Paul Claval ...
    Pour atteindre un objectif, il est sage de choisir la voie la plus efficace : celle-ci implique généralement un (ou des) détour(s). Ceux-ci conduisent à l'accumulation de connaissances et de savoir-faire (capital humain), au recueil d'informations sur les marchés (capital commercial) et à l'acquisition d'outillages performants (capital industriel). Le détour monétaire permet de rémunérer des ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • A Practical Approach to Planning Law

    series A Practical Approach
    Despite repeated attempts in recent years to simplify the planning system, planning law has continued to be so complex that practitioners and students alike have found it difficult to disentangle the issues and principles involved. The twelfth edition of this popular and accessible book aims to remove the mystery which planning law has for so many people. A Practical Approach to Planning Law ... Read more

    $148.27 AUD