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  • The New American Suburbby Katrin B. Anacker

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    The majority of Americans live in suburbs and until about a decade or so ago, most suburbs had been assumed to be non-Hispanic White, affluent, and without problems. However, recent data have shown that there are changing trends among U.S. suburbs. This book provides timely analyses of current suburban issues by utilizing recently published data from... more...

  • Limits to Regional Integrationby Søren Dosenrode

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This comprehensive volume, written by high profile academics, covers themes within regional integration by examining eleven cases ranging from the lack of integration in the Arctic and the Middle East, to ongoing or progressing integration in Europe in an effort to uncover what ‘blocks’ regional integration. The results of this discussion... more...

  • The Atlantic Slave Trade in World Historyby Jeremy Black

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95

    In The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History , Jeremy Black presents a compact yet comprehensive survey of slavery and its impact on the world, primarily centered on the Atlantic trade. Opening with a clear discussion of the problems of defining slavery, the book goes on to investigate the Atlantic slave trade from its origins to abolition, including... more...

  • Remaking the City Street Gridby Fanis Grammenos; G. R. Lovegrove

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    Of all the elements of a neighborhood, the pattern of streets and their infrastructure is the most enduring. Given the 20th century's additions to the range of transportation means--trains, subways, buses, trucks, bicycles, motorbikes and cars--all vying for space and effectiveness, a fresh look at the streets is warranted. This book contributes... more...

  • Gewinner und Verliererby Norman Domeier; Rainer Nicolaysen; Maria Borowski; Martin Lücke; Michael Schwartz

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 7.31

    Die Beiträge zur Homosexualitätsgeschichte des Deutschen Historikertags 2014 in Göttingen. Lange Zeit galt es in der deutschen Geschichtswissenschaft als wenig seriös und geradezu karriereschädlich, Homosexualitätsgeschichte zu betreiben - egal, ob in eigenständiger Form oder integriert in eine umfassendere Politik-, Sozial- und Kulturgeschichte.... more...

  • Megaregionsby J. Harrison; M. Hoyler

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    By critically assessing the opportunities and challenges posed by planning and governing at the megaregional scale, this innovative book examines the latest conceptualizations of trans-metropolitan landscapes. In doing so, it seeks to uncover whether megaregions are a meaningful new spatial framework for the analysis of cities in globalization. Situated... more...

  • Tourism in Pacific Islandsby Stephen Pratt; David Harrison

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Over the past two decades, tourism has become the major driver of economic growth in many Pacific Island countries, most notably Fiji, Cook Islands, Vanuatu and Samoa, and it is becoming one of the only viable options for economic development in many others.  These islands and small states are especially vulnerable to such external influences as climate... more...

  • The Urban Climate Challengeby Craig Johnson; Noah Toly; Heike Schroeder

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 130.00

    Drawing upon a variety of empirical and theoretical perspectives , The Urban Climate Challenge provides a hands-on perspective about the political and technical challenges now facing cities and transnational urban networks in the global climate regime. Bringing together experts working in the fields of global environmental governance, urban sustainability... more...

  • Forensic Archaeologyby W. J. Mike Groen; ; Nicholas rquez-Grant; Rob Janaway

    Wiley 2015; US$ 148.50

    Forensic archaeology is mostly defined as the use of archaeological methods and principles within a legal context. However, such a definition only covers one aspect of forensic archaeology and misses the full potential this discipline has to offer. This volume is unique in that it contains 57 chapters from experienced forensic archaeological practitioners... more...

  • Local Action and Participationby Ulrike Schinkel; Angela Jain; Sabine Schröder

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; US$ 19.21

    The significance of bottom-up approaches initiated by civil society as well as the importance of the local level as the level for implementation is often overlooked when dealing with megacity developments. The main aim of this volume is to retrospectively trace participatory and local action approaches to climate change adaptation and mitigation in... more...