By Yong-Qi Chen,Yuk-Cheung Lee
By Michael Spence,Robert M. Buckley,Patricia Clarke Annez
By Wayne K.D. Davies
This publication experiences a chain of recent city rules or issues designed to assist make towns extra habitable, sustainable, secure and inclusive. that includes examples drawn from towns around the world, some of the chapters offer severe tests of every of a few of the ways and their strength to enhance city life.
New Urbanism: developing new parts in line with a extra humane scale with neighbourhood cohesion
Just towns: growing extra equity in decision-making so all citizens can take part and benefit.
Green towns: aiding locations develop into greener with environmental rehabilitation and security
Sustainable towns: warding off the waste of assets and damaging pollutants in settlements
Transition cities: constructing neighborhood tasks for extra sustainable actions
Winter towns: making towns in chilly climates more well-off and relaxing
Resilient towns: strengthening towns to higher allow them to resist usual hazards
Creative towns: assisting cultural industries and attracting proficient members
Knowledge towns: developing, renewing and spreading wisdom and innovation
Safe towns: making sure that voters are larger shielded from legal actions
Healthy towns: making advancements within the future health of individuals in cities
Festive towns: rediscovering the software of festive occasions in settlements
Slow towns: bettering in the community detailed actions, resembling neighborhood cuisines and neighborhood interactions
This quantity deals a bunch of ways designed to provide a brand new course and concentration to making plans rules, aiding readers to totally comprehend the benefits and downsides of every power thought. It seeks to resolve the various present difficulties linked to city advancements, making it a beneficial source for college and faculty scholars in city geography, city making plans, city sociology and concrete reviews in addition to to planners and the final public.
By Steffen Wippel
This quantity addresses the ancient buildings and present dynamics of Oman’s regionalization tactics and their political, monetary and social dimensions. it truly is in accordance with an interdisciplinary and trans-regional discussion among students from various social sciences and region reports resembling political technological know-how, economics, administration, financial and social geography, heritage, social anthropology and linguistics in addition to heart East/West Asian, gulf and African experiences, and develops 4 significant axes of research:
- Oman’s integration into international and nearby flows of products, capital, humans and ideas;
- The multi-scaled political negotiation of such integration (or disintegration) processes;
- results of suchlike strategies and kinds of regionalization for (translocal) actors;
- principles and strategic conversation of nearby belonging and the structure of regions.
Each bankruptcy offers with a number of of those matters. Part I offers with thoughts of regionalisation and region-building and provides assorted methods that intensify definite dimensions of those procedures and are available from various disciplinary backgrounds. half II makes a speciality of the translocal, transnational and (trans)regional circulate of individuals, their practices and imaginations, be they modern labour in- and out-migrants, returnees from japanese Africa or nomadic tribal individuals. half III takes a better glance fairly at fiscal concerns and regionalisation methods which are in most cases in accordance with a number of alternate hyperlinks, local improvement regulations or politics of regionalism. half IV analyses political and socio-cultural concerns in nearby and worldwide views.
By D. Rodgers,J. Beall,R. Kanbur
By Philip W. Rundel,Gloria Montenegro,Fabian M. Jaksic
By Peter Somerville
By Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris,Renia Ehrenfeucht
By Ida Ostenberg (Editor),Simon Malmberg (Editor),Jonas Bjornebye (Editor),Ida Ostenberg,Simon Malmberg,Jonas Bjørnebye
Covering quite a lot of humans, locations, assets, and instances, the quantity encompasses a survey of Republican, imperial, and overdue old flow, triumphal processions of conquering generals, seditious, violent circulate of riots and uprising, spiritual processions and rituals and the standard activities of person strolls or family errands. in terms of its longue durée, dense position and the range of accessible resources, the town of historical Rome bargains a special chance to review routine as expressions of energy, ritual, writing, verbal exchange, mentalities, exchange, and – additionally because of a massed population – violent outbreaks and makes an attempt to maintain order. The rising photograph is of a bustling, energetic society, the place cityscape and hobbies are heavily interactive and entwined.
By Bernhard Mnller,Bernhard Müller,Maros Finka,Gerd Lintz
In the process the super political and fiscal upheaval beginning in 1989/1990 many business towns and areas in valuable and jap Europe were faced with profound difficulties. This booklet provides 11 precise nationwide experiences which describe the location in such towns and areas in addition to the concepts which were hired to deal with structural swap. the rustic reviews are complemented through brief case reports of chosen towns and areas. An creation supplies history to such issues as structural switch and the ramifications of ecu expansion. eventually a few conclusions are drawn and proposals provided for destiny coverage.