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Recent Professional Articles

  1. The Arts and Community Development and the Challenge of Equitable Social Change

    Max Stephenson Jr. and Scott Tate, editors of Arts and Community Change: Exploring Cultural Development Policies, Practices and Dilemmas, discuss the themes of their new book in light of recent civil unrest throughout the US.

  2. Conflict, Consensus and Collaboration

    Jeff Bishop, author of The Craft of Collaborative Planning, discusses the common shortfalls of land use planning and how his recently published book raises a solution.

  3. Interview with Eric Bruun, Author of “Better Public Transit Systems”

    Eric Bruun, author of Better Public Transit Systems, answers a few questions about his book and makes suggestions on transit systems analysis.

  4. Conflict, Improvisation, Governance

    Street Level Practices for Urban Democracy
    By David Laws and John Forester

    Conflict, Improvisation, Governance presents a carefully crafted and edited collection of first hand accounts of diverse public sector and non-profit urban practitioners facing the practical challenges of "doing democracy" in the global/local context of the interconnected major European city of Amsterdam and its region. Read more

  5. Q&A with Susannah Hagan, Author of ‘Ecological Urbanism: The Nature of the City’

    Author Susanna Hagan discusses her recently published book, Ecological Urbanism: The Nature of the City.

  6. Once there was a city

    Tony Fry, author of City Futures in the Age of a Changing Climate, discusses the threats to the future of cities in this our dawning age of climate related disasters and conflicts.

  7. Urban Lighting: Worth a Closer Look

    Josiane Meier, co-editor of Urban Lighting, Light Pollution and Society, discusses Milan, Italy's impending shift to LED street light technology and how her recent book uncovers some of the implications of changing urban lighting systems.

  8. The Road to the One Planet Life

    Author David Thorpe discusses his new book, The 'One Planet' Life, and the concepts behind one planet living.

  9. Q&A with Sonia Hirt, Co-Editor of ‘The Urban Wisdom of Jane Jacobs’

    Sonia Hirt, co-editor of The Urban Wisdom of Jane Jacobs, discusses her recently published book and the influence of Jacobs in 20th-century urban design and planning thought.

  10. Interview with the Editors of ‘Now Urbanism’

    Editors Jeffrey Hou, Benjamin Spencer, Thaisa Way and Ken Yocom discuss their recently published book, Now Urbanism.

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