Urban Development: Strategies, Management and Impact


Michael J. Williams (Editor)
Jesse J. Anderson (Editor)

Series: Urban Development and Infrastructure, Environmental Remediation Technologies, Regulations and Safety
BISAC: POL002000

In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the strategies, management and impacts of urban development. Topics included in this compilation include public housing strategies in Ogun State, Nigeria; the major sport events strategy environment in Shanghai, China; strategic environmental assessment of two urban plans in Italy and the United Kingdom; assessing the growth pole phenomenon in Venezuela; geoprocessing technologies in the evaluation of sustainable urban development in Parnamirim, Brazil; and the globalization and urban development of Harlem in New York City, USA. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Public Housing Strategies in Ogun State: Implication for Urban Development in Nigeria
(Eziyi Offia Ibem, Department of Architecture, College of Science and Technology, Covenant University, Canaan Land, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria)

Mapping the Major Sport Events Strategy Environment in Shanghai
(Hanhan Xue, Daniel S. Mason, Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada)

A Comparative Analysis of Strategic Environmental Assessment of Two Urban Plans: Torbay, United Kingdom, and Cagliari, Italy
(Corrado Zoppi, Dipartimento di Ingegneria del Territorio, Sezione di Urbanistica, Università di Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy)

Assessing the Growth Pole Phenomenon in Venezuela: The Case of Ciudad Guayana
(Evelyn D. Ravuri, Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, Michigan, USA)

Geoprocessing Technologies in Evaluation of Sustainable Urban Development – A Case Study in the Northeast of Brazil
(Reinaldo Antonio Petta, Cleyber Nascimento de Medeiros, Paulo Sérgio de Rezende Nascimento, Thomas F. Costa Campos, Geology Department, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, and others)*

Locating the Global in Harlem, NYC: Urban Development Initiatives, Public Space, and Gentrification
(Julia Nevárez, Sociology and Anthropology Department, Keane University, Union, New Jersey, USA)*


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