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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 99.95
This series addresses the major subject areas of urban sociology, ethnic and minority groups within the city, social network of urban residents, location of retail and industrial activities within the metropolitan complex, decline of the central cities and emergence of suburban lifestyles, and the core question of community integration itself. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 144.95
Suburbanization in Global Society presents new and innovative contributions in comparative suburban studies for urban regions around the globe. Research is post-1945 with a particular focus upon social and cultural change in suburbanisation processes in developed as well as emerging urban countries. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 134.95
Examining urban environmental issues at the macro, municipal level down to the micro community and individual level, this volume features cities and metropolitan regions across the global north and south with case studies from the United States, Canada, Eastern and Western Europe to India, Central America, South America and Africa. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 154.95
This book discusses the economic and political conditions that facilitate megaproject implementation and what are the impacts on urbanity and livability of such costly mode of urban development. It includes contributions from sociologists, planners, geographers and architects making it a truly multidisciplinary project. more...
- SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 380.00
"...The entries in this comprehensive work span the disciplines of economics, sociology, anthropology, urban planning, urban design and architecture, geography, and political science.... This is a forward-thinking reference work, focusing on topics relevant to the 21st-century metropolis.... Recommended. Lower-level undergraduate through faculty/... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 134.95
A selection of papers presented at the Everyday Life in the Segmented City conference, Florence, July 2010. It focuses on the perspective of the everyday to analyze how practices and policy can overcome the spin towards fragmentation and anomie, and reinforces social cohesion, endorsing the right to the city as presented by... more...
- Westview Press 2014; US$ 33.99
This groundbreaking text, now in its fifth edition, utilizes an integrated sociospatial paradigm to consider the role of race, class, gender, environment, economics, culture, and politics on the development of metropolitan areas . more...