By Giulio Verdini,Yiwen Wang,Xiaonan Zhang
By Giulio Verdini,Yiwen Wang,Xiaonan Zhang
By Sara Westin
By Christoph Brumann
As the historical capital of the rustic and the stronghold of the nation’s such a lot celebrated traditions, town of Kyoto holds a special position within the eastern mind's eye. broadly praised for the wonderful thing about its townscape and common environments, it's either a favored vacation spot for travelers and residential to at least one and a part million population. there was a sustained, energetic debate approximately how top to increase town, with loads of neighborhood executive officers, citizen activists, city planners, real-estate builders, architects, developers, owners, educational researchers, and usual Kyotoites fascinated about discussions, forming a hugely bizarre social enviornment that has no fit somewhere else in Japan.
This e-book, in response to huge fieldwork and interviews, presents an ethnographic learn of this actual social box. It analyses how humans in Kyoto take care of their so much loved traditions, equivalent to the conventional city homes and the well-known Gion matsuri pageant, which calls into query numerous of the normal social clinical assumptions concerning the capabilities of cultural background for present-day societies. The publication appears to be like on the manner involved electorate, govt bureaucrats, and different very important avid gamers engage with one another over contentious glossy constructions, usually with the simplest intentions yet restricted through set position expectancies and by means of some of the best energy of national-level laws and firms. This booklet contributes to debates at the social makes use of of culture and background, and the query of the way to create sustainable, habitable city environments.
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 los angeles introducció del concepte de l'alta velocitat a los angeles península. El catalanisme polític sleek atorga un rol decisiu a les infraestructures en el creixement econòmic i en el benestar social; in step with 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 in keeping with 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 consistent with al nostre país.
By Steve Melia
By Prof. Derek R Hall,Irene Kirkpatrick,Morag Mitchell
This ebook offers the most recent conceptual pondering on, and case research exemplification of, rural tourism and sustainable company improvement from Europe, North the US, Australasia, the center East and Japan in 19 concise, viable chapters. The booklet is organised into specified but interrelated sections, and merits from robust editorial enter by way of context surroundings and precis chapters. Rural Tourism and Sustainable company represents a top quality textual content integrating the most recent pondering at the evolving strategic roles of rural tourism and its position in sustainable company improvement. It presents with no trouble obtainable fabric drawn from a variety of environmental and cultural contexts and attracts recognition to the character and interrelationships among neighborhood and international matters in rural tourism and development.
By Matthias Kowald,Kay W. Axhausen
By Jon Lang,Walter Moleski
By Leo van den Berg,Jan van der Meer,Dr van der Meer Jan,Dr Carvalho Luis,Professor van den Berg Leo
Reflecting on 20 years of ‘competitiveness-oriented’ city guidelines in Europe, this publication investigates the present demanding situations towns face to maintain their fiscal place and the way this is balanced with social growth and environmental advancements. Complementing earlier surveys on neighborhood and concrete improvement and competitiveness-based ideas, this quantity offers long term perspectives at the evolution of such regulations on the urban point, from the non-public viewpoint of urban officers in 8 eu cities.
More concretely, it seems to be at how the city measurement in ecu regulations have advanced over the years, the types of city coverage supported by way of the ecu during the last twenty years and the way towns were concerned with this approach. The ebook investigates the portfolios of competitiveness-oriented regulations that have been built via ecu towns and the way they see the hyperlink among urban/spatial improvement rules and sustainable competitiveness. eventually the ebook fleshes out a few demanding situations and tasks taken by way of the 8 eu towns and their governments within the face of present demanding situations so that it will pave the way in which in the direction of extra aggressive and sustainable city economies.
By Martin Robitaille,Marc-Urbain Proulx