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Download Città e parchi: Idee e percorsi critici nella by Luciano Fonti PDF

By Luciano Fonti

I più recenti studi di ricerca e le ultime conferenze internazionali sul tema dei Parchi Metropolitani e Periurbani hanno sempre più posto l’accento sui rapporti di integrazione fra aree naturali protette e sistemi urbanizzati contermini e sulle optimistic ricadute che los angeles pianificazione ambientale può determinare sugli interventi di riqualificazione urbana.
Superata l. a. tradizionale distinzione fra città e campagna si è reso necessario un radicale ripensamento della progettazione degli assetti e della gestione dei parchi inseriti in contesti urbanizzati, rendendo così possibili nuovi scenari caratterizzati non solo dagli aspetti paesistico – ambientali, ma soprattutto da quelli culturali, economici e funzionali di un contesto più esteso. Le aree naturali protette, in keeping with le specifiche risorse che offrono e consistent with le molteplici potenzialità d’uso, possono svolgere un ruolo fondamentale: quello di ridefinire i rapporti fra conservazione, valorizzazione della natura e riqualificazione urbana. Questo testo si propone non tanto di suggerire una soluzione a tutte le problematiche che possono derivare da questo tipo di impostazione del problema, quanto di presentare di una serie di esperienze di ricerca che si propongono di offrire riflessioni e spunti di approfondimento quale possibile inquadramento in keeping with soluzioni più whole e avanzate.

Luciano Fonti (1944) ingegnere e professore associato in Urbanistica, ha insegnato Infrastrutture di Viabilità e Trasporto e Analisi dei Sistemi Urbani nelle Università di Reggio Calabria e Chieti. Attualmente svolge attività di ricerca e conto terzi nel Dipartimento di Pianificazione Territoriale e Urbanistica dell’Università di Roma, l. a. Sapienza (DPTU), è titolare del “Laboratorio di Urbanistica” alla Facoltà di Architettura di Roma “Valle Giulia”, docente nel Dottorato in “Riqualificazione e recupero insediativo” e coordinatore dei Seminari Applicativi nel grasp in “Sistemi Informativi in step with l. a. Pianificazione e Progettazione della città e del territorio rurale” nella stessa Facoltà.

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Download Infraestructures d'Estat: Dels incompliments d'Espanya a by Pere Macias i Arau,Oscar Oliver i Cristia PDF

By Pere Macias i Arau,Oscar Oliver i Cristia

Les infraestructures han constituït des de sempre un dels components que més han posat de appear l'actuació discriminatòria de l'Estat espanyol amb relació a Catalunya. Quan des del nostre país s'ha disposat d'autogovern, les obres públiques han estat sempre prioritàries, com va ser el cas de los angeles Mancomunitat, amb els seus plans de carreteres i de telefonia, o de los angeles Generalitat de les últimes dècades, amb l. a. demanda de connectivitat ferroviària amb Europa i l. a. introducció del concepte de l'alta velocitat a l. a. península. El catalanisme polític smooth atorga un rol decisiu a les infraestructures en el creixement econòmic i en el benestar social; according to tant, això permet parlar-ne en termes d'estructures d'estat.

En ple debat sobre el futur polític de Catalunya, cal analitzar els avantatges de tenir un estat propi according to disposar de totes les infraestructures que ara se’ns neguen. Els autors del llibre passen revista a les polítiques sectorials de carreteres, ferrocarrils, ports i aeroports, aigua, energia i noves tecnologies, tot desgranant les oportunitats que s'albiren according to al nostre país.

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Download Dispatches from the Frontlines: Studies in Foreign Policy, by Howard J. Wiarda PDF

By Howard J. Wiarda

Dispatches from the Frontlines analyzes many of the world’s so much contentious hotspots. It makes a speciality of such compelling worldwide concerns as 3rd global improvement, the function of the kingdom, corporatism, and international reduction. Dispatches from the Frontlines is a thought-provoking booklet for somebody drawn to international coverage, comparative politics, and foreign affairs.

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Download Ecosystem Planning in Florida: Solving Regional Problems by Samuel David, Dr Brody PDF

By Samuel David, Dr Brody

While atmosphere administration calls for taking a look past particular jurisdiction and concentrating on vast spatial scales, so much making plans judgements quite within the united states, are made at neighborhood point. through land-use making plans in Florida, this quantity acknowledges the necessity for planners and source managers to deal with environment difficulties at neighborhood and group levels.

The components inflicting surroundings decline, resembling speedy city improvement and habitat fragmentation take place on the neighborhood point and are generated by way of neighborhood land use regulations. This e-book argues that knowing how neighborhood jurisdictions can trap and enforce the foundations of handling typical structures will result in extra sustainable degrees of environmental making plans within the future.

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Download Militant Islam: A sociology of characteristics, causes and by Stephen Vertigans PDF

By Stephen Vertigans

Militant Islam presents a sociological framework for realizing the increase and personality of contemporary Islamic militancy. It takes a scientific method of the phenomenon and comprises research of situations from all over the world, comparisons with militancy in different religions, and their motives and consequences.


The sociological innovations and theories tested within the publication comprise these linked to social closure, social pursuits, nationalism, threat, worry and ‘de-civilising’. those are utilized inside 3 major subject matters; features of militant Islam, multi-layered factors and the results of militancy, particularly Western reactions in the ‘war on terror’. Interrelationships among spiritual and secular behaviour, ‘terrorism’ and ‘counter-terrorism’, renowned aid and competition are explored. during the exam of examples from throughout Muslim societies and groups, the research demanding situations the preferred tendency to pay attention upon ‘al-Qa’ida’ and the center East.


This publication should be of curiosity to scholars of Sociology, Political technology and diplomacy, particularly these taking classes on Islam, faith, terrorism, political violence and similar local studies.

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Download Neo-historical East Berlin: Architecture and Urban Design in by Florian Urban PDF

By Florian Urban

within the years ahead of the autumn of the Berlin Wall, the leaders of the German Democratic Republic deliberate to build a urban middle that used to be concurrently glossy and ancient, which includes either redecorate of previous structures and new architectural advancements. Drawing from lately published archival resources and interviews with former key govt officers, decision-makers and designers, this ebook sheds mild not just in this designated programme in postmodern layout, but additionally at the debates which have been occurring with the Socialist government.

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Download OECD Rural Policy Reviews: England, United Kingdom 2011 by Collective PDF

By Collective

Rural England performs an important function within the economic climate of the uk, yet an excellent better social and cultural function. And it truly is certain between OECD areas, in that it's geographically compact, with rural population typically not more than a part hour’s force from an city region. there's therefore an unlimited volume of interplay among rural and concrete populations in England.

England’s rural inhabitants is, on general, doing higher than the city inhabitants throughout a huge diversity of socio-economic signs. however, rural England is additionally being affected by wallet of poverty and social exclusion, problems in retaining entry to top of the range public prone, an getting older inhabitants, and, most significantly, a common scarcity of cheap housing.

The govt has followed mainstreaming as its rural coverage procedure. the target of mainstreaming is to make sure that humans in rural England have entry to an analogous regulations and programmes as these on hand in city England. whereas mainstreaming is an enticing coverage procedure, specifically in a rustic with powerful rural-urban interactions resembling England, it has proved tough to enforce for various purposes. This document examines the mainstreaming coverage reaction as utilized to rural England and indicates how you can raise its effectiveness.

The document will curiosity teachers and coverage makers alike because it incorporates a dialogue on governance constructions and decentralisation; offering public companies; monetary improvement; and the significance of enhancing connectivity within the context of rural components. whereas the focal point is on rural England, different OECD member nations also will enjoy the insights provided.

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Download China's Spatial Economic Development: Regional by Andrew M. Marton PDF

By Andrew M. Marton

The spatial styles of China's swift financial transformation essentially problem traditional geographies of city and neighborhood improvement. This booklet presents a theoretically trained case examine of the neighborhood personality of local switch in China's decrease Yangzi Delta, in addition to a brand new analytical framework for knowing China's distinct type of monetary modernization.

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Download Consuming Tradition, Manufacturing Heritage: Global Norms by Nezar Alsayyad PDF

By Nezar Alsayyad

From the Grand travel to modern day programs vacations, the final centuries have witnessed an exponential development in shuttle and tourism and, because the twenty-first century unfolds, humans of each classification and from each state may be wandering to each a part of the planet.
Meanwhile vacationer locations in the course of the international locate themselves in ever extra fierce pageant - these areas marginalized in ultra-modern international commercial and knowledge economic climate perceiving tourism as might be the single technique of surviving. yet mass tourism has raised the neighborhood and foreign passions as humans decry the irreversible destruction of conventional areas and ancient sites.
Against those traits and at a time while standardized services are advertised all over the world, there's an expanding call for for outfitted environments that promise certain cultural stories. This has led many countries and teams to interact within the parallel strategies of facilitating the intake of culture and of producing tradition.
The individuals to this quantity - drawn from quite a lot of disciplines - handle those subject matters in the following sections: Traditions and Tourism: Rethinking the "Other"; Imaging and production history; production and eating: international and native. Their stories, facing very various instances, environments and geographic locales, will shed new mild on how vacationer 'gaze' transforms the truth of equipped areas into cultural imagery.

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Download The Islands of the Eastern Mediterranean: A History of by Özlem Çaykent,Luca Zavagno PDF

By Özlem Çaykent,Luca Zavagno

The Mediterranean, or ‘Middle Sea’, has lengthy been considered as the symbolic centre of eu civilization. The binding water among Turkey, the center East, the buying and selling groups of North Africa, and the ecu powerhouses Italy, France and Greece, a background of this sea is a brand new and important method of figuring out the heritage of the societies that have flourished within the sector. The Islands of the japanese Mediterranean charts the tale of the water as either connector and border, and analyses the islands function in global heritage. From Mehmed II’s efforts to beat the previous Roman Empire, during the claims of Rhodes and the position of the Aegean Islands in Ottoman diplomacy, to the British in Cyprus and the present-day tensions surrounding the region.

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