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  1. Urban Governance Voice and Poverty in the Developing World

    By Nick Devas

    Poverty and governance are both issues high on the agenda of international agencies and governments in the South. With urban areas accounting for a steadily growing share of the world's poor people, an international team of researchers focused their attention on the hitherto little-studied...

    Published October 1st 2004 by Routledge

  2. Facility Siting

    Risk, Power and Identity in Land Use Planning

    Edited by Asa Boholm, Ragnar E. Lofstedt

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    From dams to landfill sites, and power plants to radioactive waste repositories, the siting of facilities is a veritable minefield of conflicts involving industry, planners, authorities, NGOs and citizens. This penetrating volume examines risk, power and identity in contests over the siting of...

    Published October 1st 2004 by Routledge

  3. Market Economy and Urban Change

    Impacts in the Developing World

    Edited by Roger Zetter, Mohamed Hamza

    Across the developing world the preceding decade or so has witnessed a profound reconfiguration of the political economy of urban policy. This new policy environment is driven by globalization, the neo-liberal macro-economic package of 'market enablement' and structural adjustment, which now form...

    Published October 1st 2004 by Routledge

  4. Classic Readings in Urban Planning

    By Jay Stein

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 9th 2004 by APA Planners Press

  5. Digital Infrastructures

    Enabling Civil and Environmental Systems through Information Technology

    Edited by Thomas Horan, Rae Zimmerman

    Series: Networked Cities Series

    An invisible network of digital technology systems underlies the highly visible networks of roads, waterways, satellites, and power-lines. Increasingly, these systems are becoming the "infrastructure's infrastructure," providing a crucial array of data on network demand, performance, reliability,...

    Published September 2nd 2004 by Routledge

  6. Measuring Quality in Planning

    Managing the Performance Process

    By Matthew Carmona, Louie Sieh

    This book deals with one of the current major debates in planning: how to measure the quality and effectiveness of the output of the planning process. It deals with issues of defining quality, public sector management, the use of indicators and the planning process. Although case study material is...

    Published September 2nd 2004 by Routledge

  7. Small Change

    About the Art of Practice and the Limits of Planning in Cities

    By Nabeel Hamdi

    What exactly is 'small change'? Build a bus stop in an urban slum and a vibrant community sprouts and grows around it - that is the power of small changes that have huge positive effects. This book is an argument for the wisdom of the street, the ingenuity of the improvisers and the long-term,...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

  8. Municipalities and Finance

    A Sourcebook for Capacity Building

    By Nick Devas

    Edited by Ian Blore, Richard Slater

    Series: Municipal Capacity Building Series

    Finance is a critical issue for municipal governments around the world, and a major constraint on the delivery of pro-poor services at the local level. In many countries, decentralisation has brought the issue of municipal finance to the fore. This sourcebook provides a framework for analysing...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

  9. The Urban Housing Manual

    Making Regulatory Frameworks Work for the Poor

    By Geoffrey Payne, Michael Majale

    Red tape is a significant stumbling block to the provision of affordable shelter to the urban poor and, indeed, slums are largely the result of inappropriate regulatory frameworks. This practice-oriented manual tackles the issue of regulatory frameworks for urban upgrading and new housing...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

  10. Remaking Birmingham

    The Visual Culture of Urban Regeneration

    Edited by Liam Kennedy

    The city of Birmingham offers a particularly rich case study on urban regeneration as it strives to build a new city image. Positioned between decline and regeneration, the landscape of the city and its environs collages old and new, producing dramatic contrasts - of industrial and post-industrial...

    Published August 5th 2004 by Routledge