Download E-books Trans-Atlantic Passages: Philip Hale on the Boston Symphony Orchestra, 1889-1933 (The New Urban Atlantic) PDF

Philip Hale (1854-1934) helped positioned Boston at the Transatlantic map via his song writing. Mitchell reconstructs Hale's oeuvre to supply an authoritative account of the position the Boston Symphony performed within the foreign international of 19th- and early twentieth-century tune.

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Download E-books Reforming Urban Governance in Bangladesh: The City Corporation PDF

By Pranab Kumar Panday

This publication presents an research of the city executive procedure in Bangladesh, concentrating on its higher tier, town company (CC), and the institutional and criminal frameworks in which it operates. in addition to a dialogue of the dimensions and value of urbanization, the booklet offers a finished research of the reform agendas of CCs together with their useful assignments, neighborhood political management, neighborhood keep an eye on over management and repair supply, neighborhood monetary autonomy and native monetary administration, and native participation and responsibility mechanisms. only a few efforts were taken to research the excellent reform time table required to make the CCs successfully discharge their tasks and duties within the context of Bangladesh. This e-book for this reason not just fills this hole within the literature, but additionally offers tips on each one reform schedule.

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Download E-books Fear, Space and Urban Planning: A Critical Perspective from Southern Europe (Unipa Springer) PDF

This booklet examines the phenomenon of city worry - the expanding nervousness over crime and violence in Western towns regardless of their excessive defense - as a way to constructing a accomplished, serious, exploratory idea of worry, area, and concrete making plans that unravels the paradoxes in their mutual relatives. via focusing specifically at the southern eu towns of Palermo and Lisbon, the publication additionally goals to extend upon contemporary experiences on city geopolitics, enriching them from the point of view of standard, instead of international, towns. Readers will locate enlightening research of the ways that city worry is (re)produced, together with through misinformative discourses on defense and worry and the political building of otherness as a method of exclusion. The spatialization of worry, e.g., via fortification, privatization, and fragmentation, is explored, and the ways that city making plans is trained via and has in flip been shaping city worry are investigated. A concluding bankruptcy considers divergent strength futures and makes a choice for motion. The publication will entice all with an curiosity in no matter if, and to what volume, the creation of 'fearscapes', the modern landscapes of worry, constitutes an emergent city political financial system.

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Download E-books Race, Ethnicity, and Place in a Changing America PDF

Twenty-first century the US presents a chance to discover geographic re\ minders of America's race difficulties, and the cultural and ethnic styles, that geographers\ have studied for hundreds of years. there's a tutorial central to supply latest pupil\ s with examples and causes of yankee human geography, which hasn't ever been extra re\ levant than at the present time. to demonstrate the breadth of those ethnic and racial matters, we invited\ chosen individuals of the landmark 2004 \223Race, Ethnicity, and position Conference\224 \ at Howard college to rewrite their learn findings for an undergraduate viewers. Thi\ rty-seven authors, normally geographers yet different social scientists, participated with us in\ the creation of this quantity. part one in every of this article presents a starting place utilizing a number of recommendations and views of \ race and ethnicity as they relate to geographic house, position, and landscapes, starting from\ a sufferer perspective (Malcolm X) to academic coverage standpoint, and from the altering i\ mportance of position as an immigrant gateway to the non-public point of view of a first-generati\ on U.S. immigrant. the rest of the textual content comprises 4 sections that mix ancient\ geographic styles of minorities and modern and rising racial and ethnic development\ s around the state. each one part offers with various ethnic teams which have been racially\ categorized as a unmarried staff. Exploring those separately brings a better figuring out\ of similarities and alterations between assorted cultures. eventually, the final part offer\ s a few examples of accelerating ethnic range between American minority populations,\ expression of tradition and ethnicity, and the problems they convey.

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Download E-books Synchronizing Science and Technology with Human Behaviour: The Co-Evolution of Sustainable Infrastructures PDF

By Ralf Brand

Believing that technical and social geographical regions are even more hooked up than most folk involved in sustainability are likely to admit, the writer has constructed an leading edge and functional textual content that encourages humans to "co-design" applied sciences that make socially-desired behaviors extra beautiful. Written basically at a community-initiative point, with functional case stories and directions for using the thoughts mentioned, this may be worthy for college students of technology and know-how, neighborhood coverage and making plans, and practitioners together with urban and nearby planners, policymakers and specialists.

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Download E-books The Fluid City Paradigm: Waterfront Regeneration as an Urban Renewal Strategy (UNIPA Springer Series) PDF

This publication provides a brand new paradigm of data and motion with recognize to city waterfronts and the “fluid urban paradigm,” explaining its methodological framework and describing an built-in and artistic making plans procedure during which waterfront regeneration is pursued as a key urban-renewal technique. It focuses specifically at the WATERFRONT undertaking (“Water And Territorial regulations for integRation oF multisectoRial develOpmeNT”), which used to be funded together through Italy and Malta with the aim of constructing universal guidance, innovations, and operational instruments for the making plans of coastal components, in keeping with cross-border alternate of studies. within the defined method, the waterfront is well-known as having a large id, acknowledging the complexity of the connection among seaport and city and taking into consideration the actual and environmental elements of human cost, infrastructure, and effective and leisure actions. It highlights info of the method of renewal within the port urban of Trapani, with dialogue of the carried out activities, plans, and courses. The booklet additionally examines the practices followed to remodel city–port relationships throughout Europe in pursuit of cutting edge and sustainable development.

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Download E-books Comparative Housing Policy: Government and Housing in Advanced Industrialized Countries PDF

This article introduces the reader to the comparative learn of housing coverage. It appears first on the advantages, obstacles and problems of the comparative technique, in addition to the explanations in the back of governmental involvement in housing and specific coverage offerings. It then identifies and discusses key topics of price to the research of more than a few international locations within the complex capitalist global, delivering an realizing of nationwide changes and similarities and drawing on examples from, for example, Europe, the us, Australia and Japan.

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