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International Housing Market Experience and Implications for China

1st Edition

Rebecca L. H. Chiu, Zhi Liu, Bertrand Renaud
April 02, 2019

Recent rapid housing market expansion in China is presenting new challenges for policy makers, planners, business people, and citizens. Now that housing in middle-income China is driven by consumer choices and is no longer dominated by state policy decisions, housing policy issues in Chinese cities...

Societal Dimensions of Environmental Science: Global Case Studies of Collaboration and Transformation

1st Edition

Ricardo D. Lopez
March 25, 2019

Societal Dimensions of Environmental Science: Global Case Studies of Collaboration and Transformation, brings together several key examples of the successes and the challenges that exist for environmental stakeholders trying to strike a balance between science and the societal implications of the...

Greening Affordable Housing: An Interactive Approach

1st Edition

Abdullateef Olanrewaju, Zalina Shari, Zhonghua Gou
February 01, 2019

Books on green building theories, principles and strategies applicable to life cycles of all kinds of buildings and building types are already widely available. However, those specifically on greening affordable housing that guide various housing stakeholders at different life cycles are still very...

CITY-HUBs: Sustainable and Efficient Urban Transport Interchanges

1st Edition

Andres Monzon-de-Caceres, Floridea Di Ciommo
January 11, 2019

Explore the Design and Operation of Urban Transport Interchanges Transport planners throughout the world can implement a range of policies to influence travelers’ behavior, and encourage a move to public transport to achieve urban sustainability and social inclusion. At the same time population...

GIS in Sustainable Urban Planning and Management: A Global Perspective

1st Edition

Martin van Maarseveen, Javier Martinez, Johannes Flacke
January 09, 2019

The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/doi/view/10.1201/9781315146638, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. GIS is used today to better understand and solve urban problems. GIS in Sustainable...

Geospatial Applications for Climate Adaptation Planning

1st Edition

Diana Mitsova, Ann-Margaret Esnard
December 13, 2018

Climate adaptation is a timely yet complex topic that does not fit squarely into any one disciplinary realm. Geospatial Applications for Climate Adaptation Planning presents an overview of the range of strategies, tools, and techniques that must be used to assess myriad overlapping vulnerabilities...

Large-Scale Evacuation: The Analysis, Modeling, and Management of Emergency Relocation from Hazardous Areas

1st Edition

Pamela Murray-Tuite, Michael K. Lindell, Brian Wolshon, Earl J. Baker
November 19, 2018

Large-Scale Evacuation introduces the reader to the steps involved in evacuation modelling for towns and cities, from understanding the hazards that can require large-scale evacuations, through understanding how local officials decide to issue evacuation advisories and households decide whether to...

Constructing Metropolitan Space: Actors, Policies and Processes of Rescaling in World Metropolises

1st Edition

Jill Simone Gross, Enrico Gualini, Lin Ye
November 09, 2018

There is little question today that processes of globalization affect national and local economies, governance processes, and conditions for economic competitiveness in the major urban regions of the world. In most liberal-democratic countries, these processes are occurring according to a...

The Stances of e-Government: Policies, Processes and Technologies

1st Edition

Puneet Kumar, Vinod Kumar Jain, Kumar Sambhav Pareek
October 24, 2018

This book focuses on the three inevitable facets of e-government, namely policies, processes and technologies. The policies discusses the genesis and revitalization of government policies; processes talks about ongoing e-government practices across developing countries; technology reveals...

Risk Assessment for Water Infrastructure Safety and Security

1st Edition

Anna Doro-on
September 18, 2018

One of the seventeen critical infrastructures vital to the security of the United States, the water supply system remains largely unprotected from the threat of terrorism, including possible revenge by Al Qaeda over the killing of Osama Bin Laden. Recognizing and identifying prospective events of...

From Belief to Knowledge: Achieving and Sustaining an Adaptive Culture in Organizations

1st Edition

Neil Douglas, Terry Wykowski
September 18, 2018

Belief is not knowledge, but we tend to hold our beliefs as if they represent knowledge, selecting whatever evidence is required to justify them. And because humans tend to cling to their beliefs as truths, organizations often ignore the need for change, no matter how urgent that need.From Belief...

Lake Governance

1st Edition

Velma I. Grover, Gail Krantzberg
September 13, 2018

The Lake Governance book will focus on comparative analysis of governance structures by examining policy, legal and institutional structures of current transboundary commissions to develop a common framework for good governance of transboundary lakes. Cooperation among nations sharing natural...

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