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- NYU Press 2014; US$ 59.00
Preserving South Street Seaport tells the fascinating story, from the 1960s to the present, of the South Street Seaport District of Lower Manhattan. Home to the original Fulton Fish Market and then the South Street Seaport Museum, it is one of the last neighborhoods of late 18th- and early 19th-century New York City not to be destroyed by urban... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
This book makes a new contributution to the current lively debate on city regional governance, offering a genuinely comparative approach, covering Europe (East and West) and North America, and thus different ?cultures? of city regionalism. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 129.00
This book aims to investigate how cities in China's rust belt restructure their urban industries and economies. Over the years, China's "economic miracle" has been mainly attributed to rapid development in its coastal region, where the majority of research into the country's development has originated from. Development in the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 30.00
Can a bold investment in education turn around the economy of an entire city? Gene I. Maeroff, former national education correspondent for the New York Times , explores how the nonprofit group Say Yes to Education has instituted a network of reforms in Syracuse, New York, that aim to expand the city's the middle class by supporting its children. more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 27.99
A globe-trotting, eye-opening exploration of how cities can?and do?make us happier people Charles Montgomery?s Happy City will revolutionize the way we think about urban life. After decades of unchecked sprawl, more people than ever are moving back to the city. Dense urban living has been prescribed as a panacea for the environmental and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
Ireland was often held up as a poster-child for the benefits of economic globalisation. This book explores the nature and geography of Ireland?s economic and social transformation and assesses the prospects for Ireland?s development in the future. This book was published as a special issue of Irish Geography . more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
This book makes an important contribution to the discussion of the contemporary leadership challenges in the context of sustainable place shaping. This collection first appeared as a special issue of Policy Studies and is now published by kind permission in the Regional Studies Association book series, Regions and Cities . more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 176.00
This book looks at slums and social exclusion in the four major megacities of India and Brazil, and analyzes the interrelationships between urban policies and housing and environmental issues. The challenges posed in Delhi, Mumbai, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo have spurred public reformers into action through housing, rehabilitation and conservation... more...