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  • Dangerous Neighbors: Volcanoes and Citiesby Grant Heiken

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 24.00

    An engaging, global exploration of cities threatened by volcanoes, studying historical and contemporary eruptions, and cities' efforts at hazard response. more...

  • Finding Communityby Diana Leafe Christian

    New Society Publishers 2007; US$ 24.95

    How to research, visit, evaluate, and join the ecovillage or sustainable community of your dreams. more...

  • Memory and Pluralism in the Baltic Statesby Eva-Clarita Pettai

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Memories, both in individual and collective form, still have a significant impact on how people relate to political processes in Europe today. While much has been written about top-down attempts by states and political actors to mould people?s memories of the past through public commemoration, textbooks or monuments, this volume takes a view from... more...

  • Why Regions Matter: Small Worlds in Comparative Perspectiveby Ailsa Henderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Bringing together experts on regionalism and federalism this collection explores the impact of legislative regions on parties and voters. It reflects on the 1980 publication of Small Worlds by David Elkins and Richard Simeon, which outlined how and why voters and policies differ across Canadian provinces. Using recent data, the essays in this collection... more...

  • Radical Citiesby Justin Mcguirk

    Verso Books 2014; US$ 29.95

    What makes the city of the future? How do you heal a divided city?  In RADICAL CITIES, Justin McGuirk travels across Latin America in search of the activist architects, maverick politicians and alternative communities already answering these questions. From Brazil to Venezuela, and from Mexico to Argentina, McGuirk discovers the people and ideas... more...

  • Neighbourhood Governance in Urban Chinaby N. M. Yip

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    As the economy and society of China has become more diversified, so have its urban neighbourhoods. The last decade has witnessed a surge in collective action by homeowners in China against the infringement of their rights. Research on neighbourhood governance is sparse and limited so this book fills a vital gap in the literature and understanding. more...

  • Future Cities: All That Mattersby Camilla Ween

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; Not Available

    All That Matters about the the future of cities. All That Matters books are a fast way to get right to the heart of key issues. more...

  • Future Cities: All That Mattersby Camilla Ween

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 15.02

    All That Matters about the the future of cities. All That Matters books are a fast way to get right to the heart of key issues. more...

  • New Orleans Under Reconstructionby Carol M. Reese; Michael Sorkin; Anthony Fontenot; Mike Davis

    Verso Books 2014; US$ 34.95

    When the levees broke in August 2005 as a result of Hurricane Katrina, 80 percent of the city of New Orleans was flooded, with a loss of 134,000 homes and 986 lives. In particular, the devastation hit the vulnerable communities the hardest: the old, the poor and the African American. The disaster exposed the hideous inequality of the city. In response... more...

  • Infrastructure to 2030by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 63.00

    Infrastructures are the very foundation of modern economies and societies.  Energy, transport, water, telecommunications, all will continue to be essential to future development and growth. However, infrastructure investment requirements over the coming decades will be massive, running into trillions of dollars. Part of this investment... more...