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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Urban Culture

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    Edited by Chris Jenks

    Series: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    This collection is an interdisciplinary study focusing on the various cultural aspects of city life. The works included are drawn from a broad range of canonical and secondary sources and emphasise the 'new', covering modernist and postmodernist perspectives of urban culture. The collection is...

    Published July 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  7. Transforming Barcelona

    The Renewal of a European Metropolis

    Edited by Tim Marshall

    This unique book, written by local experts in the city, deals with the transformation of Barcelona during the last twenty years. Barcelona has been held up as a model of urban planning and economic regeneration amongst built environment professionals. The redesign of square parks and streets...

    Published July 15th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Planner's Estimating Guide

    Projecting Land-Use and Facility Needs

    By Arthur Nelson

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

    Published July 2nd 2004 by APA Planners Press

  9. Empowering Squatter Citizen

    Local Government, Civil Society and Urban Poverty Reduction

    By Diana Mitlin, David Satterthwaite

    With the rapid growth in urban poverty in Africa, Asia and Latin America, most cities now have 30 to 60 per cent of their population living in shanty towns. The civil and political rights of these people are either ignored or constantly contravened. They face multiple deprivations, including hunger...

    Published May 1st 2004 by Routledge

  10. Elements of Visual Design in the Landscape

    2nd Edition

    By Simon Bell

    Public concern about the landscape, in particular its appearance, is increasing all the time. For those charged with managing, developing or conserving a wide range of landscapes it is a major task to take visual aspects into account. Elements of Visual Design in the Landsacpe presents a vocabulary...

    Published March 25th 2004 by Routledge