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  • Freedom's Seekersby Jeffrey R. Kerr-Ritchie

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    Jeffrey R. Kerr-Ritchie's Freedom's Seekers offers a bold and innovative intervention into the study of emancipation as a transnational phe-nomenon and serves as an important contribution to our understanding of the remaking of the nineteenth-century Atlantic Americas. Drawing on decades of research into slave and emancipation societies, Kerr-Ritchie... more...

  • Urban Innovation Systemsby Willem van Winden; Erik Braun; Alexander Otgaar; Jan-Jelle Witte

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Why are some regions and cities so good at attracting talented people, creating high-level knowledge, and producing exciting new ideas and innovations? What are the ingredients of success? Can innovative cities be created and stimulated, or do they just flourish by mere chance? This book analyses the development and management of innovation systems... more...

  • Die römische Stadtby Paul Zanker

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 18.50

    Mit der Ausdehnung des Imperium Romanum verbreitete sich ein Typ von Stadt, der bis heute im Kern vieler Städte zu erkennen ist. Von Britannien bis Nordafrika orientierte man sich beim Städtebau an Vorgaben aus Rom und nahm zugleich Rücksicht auf die individuellen Bedürfnisse der einzelnen Städte. Paul Zanker gibt in diesem Buch einen glänzenden Überblick... more...

  • Researching Race and Racismby Martin Bulmer; John Solomos

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95

    Race and racism have become huge areas of study in the social sciences over the past two decades. However, whilst this has been reflected in the growing body of theoretical and empirically based work, surprisingly little has been published that explores the methodological and practical issues involved in researching race. In Researching Race and Racism... more...

  • Planning for Place and Plexusby David M. Levinson; Kevin J. Krizek

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    Planning for Place and Plexus provides a fresh and unique perspective on metropolitan land use and transport networks, challenging current planning strategies and offering frameworks to understand and evaluate policy. The book suggests actions for the future urban growth of metropolitan areas and includes current and cutting edge theory, findings,... more...

  • Making Spaceby Andrew MacLaran

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Making Space studies the built environment by examining the private-sector forces responsible for its development and the urban planning systems put in place to influence, guide and manipulate its outcomes. The first part provides a theoretical context for understanding the functions of the property development sector and the state's interventions... more...

  • Contemporary Perspectives on Jane Jacobsby Dirk Schubert

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Based on cross-disciplinary and transnational approaches, this book offers new insights into Jane Jacobs's complex and often contrarian way of thinking. Now, more than 50 years after the initial publication of her famous book 'The Death and Life of Great American Cities' (1961) in a period of rapid globalisation and deregulated approaches... more...

  • Urban Complexity and Planningby Shih-Kung Lai; Haoying Han

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Based on the emergent paradigm of complexity, the book provides an innovative set of arguments about how we can gain a better understanding of how cities emerge and function through computer simulations, and how plans affect the evolution of complex urban systems in a way distinct from what we used to think they should. Empirical case studies focus... more...

  • Rural Change in Australiaby Rae Dufty-Jones; John Connell

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book provides a contemporary perspective on rapidly evolving population, economic and environmental changes in 'rural and regional Australia', itself a significant concept. Bringing together a range of empirical studies, the book builds on established rural studies themes such as population change, economic restructuring and globalization... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook on Cities of the Global Southby Susan Parnell; Sophie Oldfield

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 265.00

    The renaissance in urban theory draws directly from a fresh focus on the neglected realities of cities beyond the west and embraces the global south as the epicentre of urbanism. This Handbook engages the complex ways in which cities of the global south and the global north are rapidly shifting, the imperative for multiple genealogies of knowledge... more...