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By Liz Sharp
Water management in industrialised western countries has long been seen as a technical process associated with pipes, drains and bureaucracies. This technical model of water management is now being questioned. This book examines the nature of contemporary water management and the prospects for and barriers to different forms of engagement...
Resilience, Community Action and Societal Transformation is a unique collection bridging research, theory and practical action to create more resilient societies.
Contributing to new debates and research on the city, this handbook looks both backwards and forwards to bring together key scholarship in the field
By Jane Jacobs
From the INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED author of the modern classic The Death and Life of Great American Cities Vital Little Plans weaves a lifetime of ideas from the most prominent urbanist of the twentieth century into a book that is indispensable to life in the twenty-first.
This edited book examines why what happens in Detroit matters for other cities around the world. Bridging academic and non-academic voices, contributions from many of the leading scholars on Detroit are joined by some of the city's most influential writers, planners, artists and activists.
By Steve Clarke
Community development describes a professional intervention technique for building and strengthening communities.