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  • Accumulation by Dispossessionby

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 36.00

    This book is a collection of essays written by famous theoreticians and academics in the area of urban studies on the transformation process of cities and its socio-economic ramifications. These essays analyze the signs of spatial crisis in metropolises, revealing the contradictory processes of integration and segmentation that characterize the critical... more...

  • Green Cities of Europeby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    In the absence of federal leadership, states and localities are stepping forward to address critical problems like climate change, urban sprawl, and polluted water and air. Fortunately, they have dynamic, innovative models outside U.S. borders. Green Cities of Europe draws on the world's best examples of sustainability to show how other cities can... more...

  • How Cities Won the Westby Carl Abbott

    University of New Mexico Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    The author traces the evolution of early frontier towns at the beginning of Western expansion to the thriving urban centers they have become today. more...

  • Sharing the Cityby John Abbott

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    While the rate of urbanisation in the developing world has increased dramatically over the past 20 years, governments' capacity to support urban growth has, in many cases, failed to keep up with this trend. Non-governmental organisations working in the field have long advocated community management of the urban environment as the best solution to this... more...

  • Green Infrastructure for Sustainable Urban Development in Africaby John Abbott

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 152.95

    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...

  • Coastal Ocean Space Utilization 3by R.B. Abel; S. Connell; N. Della Croce

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 486.00

    Arising out of The Third International Symposium held in New Jersey, this book represents the state-of-the-art in ocean management. From the Baltic to the Caribbean, from the Adriatic to the Atlantic, the problems of ocean management are fully discussed, and proposals made to meet the challenges of the next decade. This book will be of immense interest... more...

  • Elusive Promisesby Simone Abram; Gisa Weszkalnys

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 27.95

    Planning in contemporary democratic states is often understood as a range of activities, from housing to urban design, regional development to economic planning. This volume sees planning differently-as the negotiation of possibilities that time offers space. It explores what kind of promise planning offers, how such a promise is made, and what happens... more...

  • Third World Urbanizationby J. Abu-Lughod; R. Jr Hay

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Urbicide in Palestineby Nurhan Abujidi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Exploring the way urbicide is used to un/re-make Palestine, as well as how it is employed as a tool of spatial dispossession and control, this book examines contemporary political violence and destruction in the context of colonial projects in Palestine. The broader framework of the book is colonial and post- urban destruction urbanism; with a... more...

  • Cities between Competitiveness and Cohesionby Peter Ache; Hans Thor Andersen; Thomas Maloutas; Mike Raco; Tuna Tasan-Kok

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 181.15

    European cities have for decades found themselves in a phase of important changes. Concomitantly multi-level and multi-actor policy processes have unfolded in the EU. Sub-national governments are facing new challenges as their manufacturing industry withers away, still more responsibility for matching the globalisation ch- lenges such as welfare, employment... more...