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Local Regeneration Handbook

Maliphant A
An accessible, practical guide for anyone involved in local regeneration on effective partnership development, fundraising, and project management, containing illustrations of key points by cartoonist Kipper Williams.
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Squaring the Circle on Brexit: Could the Norway Model Work?

Fossum J E
Two preeminent Norwegian scholars of politics and law offer a comprehensive first-hand account of Norway's relationship with the EU and how this affects the country's legal and political system, setting out what Britain can learn from Norway's experience and how transferable these lessons are.
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Belongings: The Fight for Land and Food

Miller S
In Belongings, Sally Miller illustrates how food and farm crises result from adherence to the rules of private property.
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Next Generation Infrastructure: Principles for Post-Industrial Public Works

Brown H
The 2007 bridge collapse in Minneapolis-St Paul quickly became symbolic of the debilitated interstate highway system, and of what many critics see as America's disinvestment in its infrastructure. This book looks at how our infrastructure networks can be made more efficient, less environmentally damaging, and more resilient.
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Measuring Urban Design: Metrics for Livable Places

Ewing R
Addresses broad perceptions of street environments. This title provides operational definitions and measurement protocols of five intangible qualities of urban design, specifically: imageability, visual enclosure, human scale, transparency, and complexity.
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Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs

Barnett J
Seeks to demonstrate that a sustainable built and natural environment can be achieved through ecodesign, which integrates the practice of planning and urban design with environmental conservation, through normal business practices and the kinds of capital programmes and regulations already in use in most communities.
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Creating Green Roadways: Integrating Cultural, Natural, and Visual Resources into Transportation

Sipes J
Provides an examination of various aspects of green roads, from transportation policy to the basics of road design, public involvement, road ecology, and the economics of sustainable roads. This book offers a practical strategy for rethinking how we design, plan, and maintain our transportation infrastructure.
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The Guide to Greening Cities

Johnston S F, Parzen J & Nichloas S
Through personal reflections and interviews with leading municipal staff in cities from San Antonio to Minneapolis, the authors share lessons for cities to lead by example in their operations, create programmes, implement high-priority initiatives, develop partnerships, measure progress, secure funding, and engage the community.
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Blue Urbanism: Exploring Connections Between Cities and Oceans

Beatley T
What would it mean to live in cities designed to foster feelings of connectedness to the ocean? This book explores issues ranging from urban design and land use, to resource extraction and renewable energy, to educating urbanites about the wonders of marine life.
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