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Make The Hood Great Again by Rafa Wright
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » City planning, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
Make The Hood Great Again is a community development manual for Inner City America. How do we unite, plan, and execute the rebuilding of our neighborhoods and communities?
Rethinking Cities in a Post-COVID-19 World by Global Policy
Price: Free! Words: 30,860. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » City planning, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Social policy
Cities around the world have faced the brunt of the COVID19 pandemic. Rethinking Cities, edited by Aditi Ratho and Preeti Lourdes John, explores the relationship between the pandemic and urban health infrastructure, climate resilience, informal settlements and work, social infrastructure, and commercial investments. And it provides potential directions for urban planning.
Megacity Analysis: A Clustering Approach to Classification - Analysis of 41 Large Urban Areas With at Least 10 Million People Worldwide, Network Implications for Potential Urban Military Operations by Progressive Management (compiler)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,250. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » City planning
As the U.S. military prepares for the future, senior leaders and analysts alike expect that urban environments will play an increasing role in the operations we conduct. People are migrating to urban areas and the littorals at an increasing rate, which makes understanding the structure and unique challenges of working in these densely populated regions increasingly important.
How To Run For Local Office: 10 Steps To Run a Successful Campaign For Local Office by HowExpert
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,140. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » City planning
In the book "How To Run For Local Office", you will learn insider tricks from twenty plus year political veteran, Michael Cole. He brings to you step by step instructions on how to look with a critical eye of the expert in planning, launching and executing a successful bid for local office.
Mr. Jefferson's Piano & Other Central Harlem Stories by B.L Wilson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,610. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » City planning
Mr. Jefferson’s Piano & Other Central Harlem Stories is the second edition of an anthology that weaves together a rich tapestry of 68 short stories, agency memos, and letters of events that take place during the late 70s, 80s, and 90s as seen through Melba Farris’ eyes. Melba writes notes about everything work-related, chronicling her journey into the field of property management.
The Devil in the White City: A Saga of Magic and Murder at the Fair that Changed America | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » City planning
In 1912, Daniel Burnham and his family are aboard the RMS Olympic, the second largest cruise ship in the world and sister ship to the Titanic. Burnham has gained fame and wealth from aiding in the construction of the World’s Fair at Chicago in 1893. The events that took place at the 1893 World's Fair are examined including the story of a notorious serial killer.
India’s Urbanisation Experiences by Global Policy
Series: GP and ORF e-books, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 24,250. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » City planning, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Social policy
This publication provides information on key urban challenges facing India, and directions the country could take to absorb and manage future growth. Five aspects responsible for achieving sustainable urbanisation are reviewed: Urban population trends, implementation of master plans, housing for the urban poor, solid waste management and the need for smart cities.
The Government Took My Property! A Comparison of Acquisition Law in Australia and the United States by Silas Flint
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,770. Language: Australian English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » City planning, Nonfiction » Law » Land Use
Most people don't think much about acquisitions or "takings" of private property by the government--until they receive a letter that their land is about to be taken! This complex subject is made easy to understand in this volume. The author uses zany humor and bizarre examples to describe the history of acquisitions in Australia and the USA, and how they have come to be what they are today.
Naypyidaw: The New Capital of Burma by Dulyapak Preecharushh
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 51,110. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » City planning
Naypyidaw: The New Capital of Burma examines the possible factors involved in the current relocation of the capital in order to enrich and enhance understanding about contemporary Burma/Myanmar in various aspects - including History, Geography, Political Science, Military Science, Economics, Sociology and Urban Architecture. Fully illustrated with maps and colour photographs.
The Business & Politics of Sports: A Selection of Columns by Evan Weiner Second Edition by Evan Weiner
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 246,610. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » City planning
Everybody in America and around the world is paying in some way for sports, whether it is through taxes, cable TV bills, tax breaks or incentives. In a selection of his columns spanning from 1998 to the present, award winning journalist Evan Weiner connects the dots and shows how business, politics and sports are so closely interwoven.
Improving Road Safety in Asia and the Pacific by Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » City planning, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development(4.00 from 1 review)
A safe system approach to road safety offers a holistic view of road transport systems, and considers interactions between several elements. This ebook offers lessons for improving road safety and shares good road safety practices by drawing on various publications.
Guide to Revitalize Your City by Joe Moore
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 69,940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » City planning
This book is a primer on the procedure to reduce crime, reduce costs of maintenance, fire and police departments in your city by removing vacant structures in a timely fashion. A by product is the improvement of property tax collection. The book is based on results within the City of Marion, Indiana and co-authored by Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer, Joe Moore, of the City of Marion.
The Third Mode: Towards a Green Society by Jeff Olson
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » City planning, Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
Jeff Olson's experiences in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors of the sustainable transportation field have made one thing clear: when most people think about transportation they often consider only two options, highways and mass transit. Through his experiences, Jeff realized that walking and bicycling are unique forms of mobility that represent a separate, Third Mode of transportation.
The Bicycle Reader: Number 1 | Summer 2012 by Jack Thurston
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 21,010. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » City planning
A new collection of quality writing about cycling. In this issue are ten articles written at various moments over the past 130 years, from the very earliest days of the bicycle right up to today. Some are lighthearted, some demand deeper engagement. All are great reads.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Applications of GIS for Emergency Management (IS-922) - Geographical Information Systems Database Tools, Fundamentals, History, Usefulness by Progressive Management (compiler)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,330. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » City planning
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) describes how Geographic Information Systems (GIS) work and how using GIS can improve emergency management.