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  1. Planejamento e Morfologia Urbana

    Setembro 2016

    Para enfrentar os desafios globais como a urbanização, pobreza e mudança climática, as cidades precisam de políticas e ferramentas de uso do solo que possam ser implementadas em vários países, em...

  2. Practical Ecology for Planners, Developers, and Citizens

    Livros
    Novembro 2004
    Dan L. Perlman and Jeffrey C. Milder

    In recent years, the practice of ecologically based planning and development has emerged as a way to safeguard human communities from natural hazards and to protect natural systems from the impacts...

  3. The Humane Metropolis

    People and Nature in the 21st-Century City
    Livros
    Outubro 2006
    Edited by Rutherford H. Platt

    Four-fifths of Americans now live in the nation’s sprawling metropolitan areas, and half of the world’s population is now classified as “urban.” As cities become the dominant...

  4. Property Tax in Africa

    Status, Challenges, and Prospects
    Livros
    Junho 2017

    “This one-of-a-kind study is an indispensable source for academics and policy makers who seek to explore the virtues of the property tax. The relevance of this volume clearly transcends the...

  5. Conservation Catalysts

    The Academy as Nature’s Agent
    Livros
    Novembro 2014
    Edited by James N. Levitt with a foreword by Stephen Woodley

    “We can gain encouragement from the coalition of groups that have rallied together to promote conservation and embrace connectivity: universities, environmental groups, land trusts, churches,...

  6. Smart Urban Growth for China

    Livros
    Janeiro 2009
    Edited by Yan Song and Chengri Ding

    “Overall, the collection is one of the very best on Chinese urban and regional planning that I have ever encountered. In the struggle to find good case study books for planning discourse, I...

  7. Erosion of the Property Tax Base

    Trends, Causes, and Consequences
    Livros
    Maio 2009
    Edited by Nancy Y. Augustine, Michael E. Bell, David Brunori, and Joan M. Youngman

    Increased reliance on residential property to generate tax revenue and soaring property values in many parts of the country have placed pressure on local officials to respond to concerns about higher...

  8. Implementing a Local Property Tax Where There Is No Real Estate Market

    The Case of Commonly Owned Land in Rural South Africa
    Livros
    Abril 2006
    Michael E. Bell and John H. Bowman

    Since 1995 the authors have worked on a series of property taxation projects in South Africa, funded in part by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. South Africa envisions extending value-based...

  9. Urbanization in China

    Critical Issues in an Era of Rapid Growth
    Livros
    Outubro 2007
    Edited by Yan Song and Chengri Ding

    Addressing the most pressing issues of urbanization in China—urban planning, land policy, rural-to-urban migration, and financing—this book enhances our understanding of the challenges at...

  10. After Great Disasters

    An In-Depth Analysis of How Six Countries Managed Community Recovery
    Livros
    Junho 2017
    Laurie A. Johnson and Robert B. Olshansky

    “The book is an important contribution to the practice of recovery and reconstruction. The lessons emerging from these case studies bring clarity to the complex recovery processes and provide...

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