ISBN : 9781632405623
Publisher : mlbooksinternational
Language : English
Category : Business,Managment and Economics
Publication Year : 2016
Price : USD 137.95
Description : Urban planning is a process mainly concerned with design of urban environment, land use, and construction of infrastructure including communication, transportation and distribution networks. It ensures well planned and orderly development of settlements and communities. This is a multidisciplinary field that encompasses civil engineering, architecture and public administration. This book is a valuable compilation of topics, ranging from the basic to the most complex advancements in the field of urban planning and management. It aims to present researches that have transformed this discipline and aided its advancement. Different approaches, evaluations, methodologies and advanced studies have been included in this book. Researchers and students actively engaged in this field will find this book full of crucial and unexplored concepts.
Author's Description :
Chayma Hamdani received her MA in social sciences from the University of Michigan-Flint, United States and her PhD in social sciences from the University of California, Irvine, United States. She is a professor in the department of social sciences and she teaches courses on urban and rural development. Hamdani’s academic interests include social welfare, urban studies and rural development. She has authored and edited numerous well published texts in these fields.