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- Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 46.76
Knox? Untersuchung vor Ort bringt 50 besonders signifikante ?City Districts? aus ganz Europa und Nordamerika in Wort und Bild zur Darstellung. Seine Feldforschung konzen-triert sich auf typologisch herausragende Stadtteile, die eine ganz ausgeprägte Individualität entwickelt haben. Städte sind die Symbiose von verschiedenartigen Quartieren:... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 28.95
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 settings,... 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...
- 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$ 40.23
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 2009; US$ 41.32
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...
- Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 32.61
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 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 155.00
First published in 1988, this book argues that discussions of urban development often neglect to consider that much of the urban environment is designed by architects and planners, and that the particular world-view of architects and planners is crucial for the way proposals are taken up, modified and carried out. The author explores the world-view... more...