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- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 35.95
Urban Tourism and Urban Change: Cities in a Global Economy provides both a sociological / cultural analysis of change that has taken place in many of the world's cities. This focused treatment of urban tourism examines the implications of these changes for urban management and planning sense, for success and failure in metropolitan change. Uniquely... more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 52.00
Now available in paperback, this is a cutting edge, detailed and comprehensive exploration of architectural theory. Its focus on interdisplinarity and cross-cultural ties ensures the discipline's relationship with the social sciences is fully explored. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
Both the number and percentage of people living in urban areas is growing rapidly. Up to half of the world's population is expected to be living in a city by the end of the century and there are over 170 cities in the world with populations over a million. Cities have a huge impact on the local climate and require vast quantities of energy to keep... more...
- Verso Books 2012; US$ 16.95
Long before the Occupy movement, modern cities had already become the central sites of revolutionary politics, where the deeper currents of social and political change rise to the surface. Consequently, cities have been the subject of much utopian thinking. But at the same time they are also the centers of capital accumulation and the frontline for... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 28.95
The excitement of the brilliantly innovative book is that it challenges the reader to revise his concept of order?and to consider the seemingly disparate problems of the individual personality and the urban society in the light of a fresh, unified framework that has the shock of new truth. Drawing on recent ideas in psychology, sociology, and urban... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2011; US$ 19.95
For the first time, the authors of Regaining the Dream offer data-driven evidence on how the mortgage industry can serve working families in the United States, pointing the way to a pragmatic housing policy that promotes the opportunity for sustainable homeownership. more...
- Scribner 2010; US$ 16.99
In this new work, prizewinning author, professor, and Slate architecture critic Witold Rybczynski returns to the territory he knows best: writing about the way people live, just as he did in the acclaimed bestsellers Home and A Clearing in the Distance . In Makeshift Metropolis , Rybczynski has drawn upon a lifetime of observing cities to craft... more...
- Encounter Books 2014; US$ 25.99
Contemporary American society, with its emphasis on mobility and economic progress, all too often loses sight of the importance of a sense of “place? and community. Appreciating place is essential for building the strong local communities that cultivate civic engagement, public leadership, and many of the other goods that contribute to a flourishing... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 63.00
Infrastructures are the very foundation of modern economies and societies. Energy, transport, water, telecommunications, all will continue to be essential to future development and growth. However, infrastructure investment requirements over the coming decades will be massive, running into trillions of dollars. Part of this investment... more...