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- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 175.00
Despite strong forces toward globalization, much of late 20th century urbanism demonstrates a movement toward cultural differentiation. Such factors as ethnicity and religious and cultural heritages have led to the concept of hybridity as a shaper of identity. Challenging the common assumption that hybrid peoples create hybrid places and hybrid places... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 161.00
A lively, personalized account incorporating objective analysis and solid information accumulated over 42 years, this book presents a graphic picture of the construction industry from an insider's point of view. The volume focuses on the culture of construction workers, the management style of contractors, and the structural and organizational nature... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
This book shows for the first time how green infrastructure can work in an African urban context. On one level it provides a major rethinking of the role of infrastructure in urban society since the creation of networked infrastructure in the early twentieth century. On another, it explores the changing paradigms of urban development through the fundamental... more...
- Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 34.50
Hauptbeschreibung Was geschieht in eurasischen Städten seit dem Ende der Sowjetunion? Wie werden periphere urbane Räume neu konstruiert, angeordnet und reflektiert in Stimmen der Subkulturen und im Alltag der postsozialistischen Stadt? Bei politischen Ungewissheiten und begleitet von Phänomenen der Globalisierung entsteht hier ein Labor spezifischer... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 54.95
Illustrated by a wide range of case studies from planning contexts, this book examines culture as a socio-historically situated concept, introducing a line of scholarship, both established and recent, to show what 'culture' does and why. It addresses the materialisation of abstract concepts, performance and embodiment, and social categorisation... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 69.99
The central aim of many analyses in population studies and demography is to explain cause-effect relationships among variables or events. For decades, population scientists have concentrated their efforts on estimating the a oecauses of effectsa (e.g. a oeWhat accounts for the decline of fertility rates?a ) by applying standard cross-sectional and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
This book illustrates the importance of global cities for world politics and highlights the diplomatic connections between cities and global governance. While there is a growing body of literature concerned with explaining the transformations of the international order, little theorisation has taken into account the key metropolises of our time... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 62.95
This text is about the very essence of urban planning in a market economy. It is concerned with people - landowners, developers, investors, politicians and ordinary members of the public - who produce change in towns and cities as they relate to each other and react to development Pressure. Whether Such Change Occurs Slowly And Is Almost Unnoticed,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95
Shaping Places explains how towns and cities can turn real estate development to their advantage to create the kind of places where people want to live, work, relax and invest. It contends that the production of quality places which enhance economic prosperity, social cohesion and environmental sustainability require a transformation of market outcomes.... more...