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- Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 24.95
Decades of economic prosperity in the United States have redefined the American dream. Paul Knox explores how extreme versions of this dream have changed the American landscape. Increased wealth has led America's metropolitan areas to develop into vast sprawling regions of "metroburbia"ùfragmented mixtures of employment and residential... more...
- Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 59.00
Knox? in-situ studies present 50 especially significant city districts from the whole of Europe in words and pictures. His field research focuses on typologically outstanding city districts that have developed a high degree of individuality. Cities are the symbiosis of diverse districts: the smaller units serve to provide an important... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95
Cities, initially a product of the manufacturing era, have been thoroughly remade in the image of consumer society. Competitive spending among affluent households has intensified the importance of style and design at every scale and design professions have grown in size and importance, reflecting distinctive geographies and locating disproportionately... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
This book provides a comprehensive survey of the social geography of Western Europe. It begins by outlining the character of the region nad proceeds with an exploration of demographic and cultural features, including migration and ethnic groups. The political organisation of nations and regions are analysed along with regional change and development.... more...
- Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 53.50
Small towns often play critical roles in regional economic systems. The authors of this volume show how small towns can meet the challenge of a globalized world, and they use case studies to introduce movements, programs, and strategies capable of effectively promoting local cultures, traditions, identities, and sustainability. more...
- Pen and Sword 2012; US$ 23.95
Mugabes dictatorship in Zimbabwe has survived only because of the vicious suppression of all internal dissent. At the same time, the dictator fought in external wars, regardless of the domestic costs. This revealing book tracks the rise of Mugabe and decodes his psychology in the context of Zimbabwes military history. His leadership of... more...
- Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 52.00
Kleinstädte spielen eine entscheidende Rolle innerhalb regionaler Wirtschaftssysteme. Die Autorenveranschaulichen, wie diesedie Herausforderung einer globalisierten Welt annehmen können, und stellen beispielhaftBewegungen vor, die örtliche Kulturen, Traditionen, Identitäten und Nachhaltigkeit effektiv zu fördern wissen. more...
- Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 42.00
In an age where the globalization process is threatening the uniqueness and vitality of small towns, and where most urban planning discourse is directed at topics such as metropol-regions or mega-regions and world cities, the authors here emphasize the need to critically reflect on the potential of small towns. The second edition is expanded... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
The 6th edition of this highly respected text builds upon the successful structure, engaging writing style and clear presentation of previous editions. Examining urban social geography from a theoretical and historical perspective, it also explores how it has developed into the modern day. Taking account of recent critical work, whilst simultaneously... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 78.95
The Geography of the World Economy provides an in-depth and stimulating introduction to the globalization of the world economy. The book offers a consideration of local, regional, national and global economic development over the long historical term. The theory and practice of economic and political geography provide a basis for understanding the... more...