Urban And Regional Planning

Author: Peter Hall
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135173974
Size: 60.42 MB
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This is the fifth edition of the classic text for students of urban and regional planning. It gives an historical overview of the developments and changes in the theory and practice of planning, throughout the entire twentieth century. This extensively revised edition follows the successful format of previous editions: it introduces the establishment of planning as part of the public health reforms of the late nineteenth century and goes on to look at the insights of the great figures who influenced the early planning movement, leading up to the creation of the post-war planning machine national and regional planning, and planning for cities and city regions, in the UK, from 1945 to 2010, is then considered. Specific reference is made to the most important British developments in recent times, including the Single Regeneration Budget, English Partnerships, the devolution of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, the establishment of the Mayor of London and the dominant urban sustainability paradigm planning in Western Europe, since 1945, now incorporating new material on EU-wide issues, as well as updated country specific sections planning in the United States, since 1945, now discussing the continuing trends of urban dispersal and social polarisation, as well as initiatives in land use planning and transportation policies finally the book looks at the nature of the planning process at the start of the twenty-first century, reflecting briefly on shifts in planning paradigms since the 1960s and going on to discuss the main issues of the 1990s and 2000s, including sustainability and social exclusion and looking forward to the twenty-first century.

Greener Than You Think

Author: Ward Moore
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 1434462285
Size: 19.72 MB
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Ward Moore's classic novel "Greener Than You Think" posits a world with Bermuda grass running out of control -- choking out every other plant and destroying the food supply of animals and humanity alike. Originally published in 1947.

Forensic Psychology For Dummies

Author: David Canter
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119976243
Size: 30.74 MB
Format: PDF
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Examines topics in the field of forensic psychology, including why people commit crimes, the ways that psychologists and prisoners work together, and how to go about becoming a forensic psychologist.

John Deere Farm Abc

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
ISBN: 9781405314763
Size: 29.60 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Touch the bumpy yellow corn and turn the tractor's big wheel, as you explore the farm with Johnny Tractor in this touch-and-feel alphabet book!

Informal Reasoning And Education

Author: James F. Voss
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136463526
Size: 50.74 MB
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Based on extensive reasoning acquisition research, this volume provides theoretical and empirical considerations of the reasoning that occurs during the course of everyday personal and professional activities. Of particular interest is the text's focus on the question of how such reasoning takes place during school activities and how students acquire reasoning skills.

The Magic Talisman

Author: John Blaine
ISBN: 9780936414065
Size: 76.90 MB
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Rick Brant and his friends solve a baffling mystery involving a disappearing magician.