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  1. Oiling the Urban Economy

    Land, Labour, Capital, and the State in Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana

    By Franklin Obeng-Odoom

    Series: Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

    This book presents a critical analysis of the ‘resource curse’ doctrine and a review of the international evidence on oil and urban development to examine the role of oil on property development and rights in West Africa’s new oil metropolis - Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana. It seeks answers to the...

    Published June 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Sociable Cities

    The 21st-Century Reinvention of the Garden City, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Hall, Colin Ward

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    Peter Hall and Colin Ward wrote Sociable Cities to celebrate the centenary of publication of Ebenezer Howard’s To-morrow: A Peaceful Path to Real Reform in 1998 – an event they then marked by co-editing (with Dennis Hardy) the magnificent annotated facsimile edition of Howard’s original, long lost...

    Published May 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Planning Across Borders in a Climate of Change

    Edited by Wendy Steele, Tooran Alizadeh, Leila Eslami-Andargoli, Silvia Serrao-Neumann

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    The fixity or mobility of borders are key themes within the border studies literature and have useful critical application to urban and environmental planning through theory, pedagogy and practice. This offers potential for transformative change through the processes of re-bordering and...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The University and the City

    By John Goddard, Paul Vallance

    Series: Regions and Cities

    Universities are being seen as key urban institutions by researchers and policy makers around the world. They are global players with significant local direct and indirect impacts – on employment, the built environment, business innovation and the wider society. The University and the City explores...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Deconstructing Placemaking

    Needs, Opportunities, and Assets

    By Mahyar Arefi

    Series: Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

    A new taxonomy of placemaking is needed; concerns have been expressed about the professionalization of placemaking through the proliferation of standards, zoning codes, and restrictive covenants. "Place matters" has become a mantra in many disciplines - architecture, urban planning and urban...

    Published May 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. After Sustainable Cities?

    Edited by Mike Hodson, Simon Marvin

    A sustainable city has been defined in many ways. Yet, the most common understanding is a vision of the city that is able to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Central to this vision are two ideas: cities should meet social...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Governing Metropolitan Areas

    Growth and Change in a Networked Age, 2nd Edition

    By David K. Hamilton

    Interest and research on regionalism has soared in the last decade. Local governments in metropolitan areas and civic organizations are increasingly engaged in cooperative and collaborative public policy efforts to solve problems that stretch across urban centers and their surrounding suburbs. Yet...

    Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Marketing Geography (RLE Retailing and Distribution)

    With special reference to retailing

    By Ross Davies

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    This book is concerned with the spatial aspects of the distributive trades. It provides a comprehensive insight into the relationship between consumer demand and retail supply in the context of both recent business trends and increasing planning controls. It unites a wide variety of theories and...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Shopping Centre Development (RLE Retailing and Distribution)

    Edited by John Dawson, Dennis Lord

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    The shopping centre has become an established feature of urban structure over the past thirty years. Development of centres has been rapid and little attempt has been made to consider the development process and the problems caused by it. There is a growing awareness that centres are not always...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Retail and Commercial Planning (RLE Retailing and Distribution)

    By Ross Davies

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    Changes in the philosophy of planning and the political influences behind it have led to an increasingly ambivalent approach to retail and commercial matters and a lack of clear goals and objectives as to what both central government and the local authorities should be concerned with. At the same...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge