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- Temple University Press 2013; US$ 29.95
The antagonism between urbanist and writer Jane Jacobs and master builder Robert Moses may frame debates over urban form, but in "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind," Scott Larson aims to use the Moses-Jacobs rivalry as a means for examining and understanding the New York City administration's redevelopment strategies and actions. By... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.99
The One Planet Life demonstrates a path for everyone towards a way of life in which we don?t act as if we had more than one planet Earth. The difference between this approach and others is that it uses ecological footprint analysis to help to determine how effective our efforts are. Much of the book is a manual ? with examples ? on how to live the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
(Sub)Urban Sexscapes brings together a collection of theoretically-informed and empirically rich case studies from internationally renowned and emerging scholars highlighting the contemporary and historical geographies and regulation of the commercial sex industry. Contributions in this edited volume examine the spatial and regulatory contours of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
This landmark study in the sociology of religion sheds new light on the question of what has happened to religion and spirituality since the 1960s in modern societies. Exposing several analytical weaknesses of today's sociology of religion, (Un)Believing in Modern Society presents a new theory of religious-secular competition and a new typology of... more...
- IOS Press 2010; US$ 116.00
Devising a workable housing policy in a country with apparently insurmountable housing problems, presents a great challenge. With the help of an award from UN-HABITAT, Zambian authorities attempted to do just this, in a process which is an ideal candidate for scrutiny. This study analyzes the goals, means and instruments that were used to formulate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95
24 Hour Cities is the very first full length book about America?s cities that never sleep. Over the last fifty years, the nation?s top live-work-play cities have proven themselves more than just vibrant urban environments for the elite. They are attracting a cross-section of the population from across the U.S. and are preferred destinations for... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 46.44
This book describes a development concept called abulecentrism, which seeks to achieve rapid and sustainable development of a given society by the strategic execution of projects and the provision of critical services at the local community level. more...
- Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 48.55
Erschließung und auch Barrierefreiheit sind zentrale Themen in der Architektur und im Urbanismus. Es gilt, Gebäude zu erschließen, sowohl horizontal, als auch vertikal, ihre technische Erschließung zu gewährleisten, es gilt aber auch, ganze Straßen, Wege, Parks, Plätze und gar Städte und Regionen zu erschließen. Die Erschließung ermöglicht einen Zugang.... more...
- Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 48.55
Access and accessibility are central themes in architecture and urbanism. The goal is to make buildings accessible both horizontally and vertically, as well as to provide them with technical infrastructure. But the aim is also to ensure the accessibility of whole streets, routes, parks, and squares, and even entire cities and regions. Today, access... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 141.95
Achieving Sustainable Urban Form represents a major advance in the sustainable development debate. It presents research which defines elements of sustainable urban form - density, size, configuration, detailed design and quality - from macro to micro scale. Case studies from Europe, the USA and Australia are used to illustrate good practice within... more...