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  • Urban Economics and Urban Policyby P. C. Cheshire; M. Nathan; H. G. Overman

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘Urban Economics and Urban Policy pulls together cutting-edge developments in urban and regional economics and draws out their implications for urban policy. This new urban economics goes beyond simple comparative advantage and cost competitiveness of cities, and beyond simple views of capital and labor. It develops a much more complex and realistic... more...

  • The Privatisation and Nationalisation of European Roadsby D. Albalate

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘Daniel Albalate provides the most comprehensive and updated analysis on privatization and nationalization of motorways in Europe. Albalate’s thorough review of the trends in the ownership, management and financing of European motorways is a must-read for anybody interested in what are the factors that favor or undermine private participation... more...

  • Post-Industrial Citiesby H. V. Savitch

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 50.00

    From the early 1960s through the mid-1980s, New York, Paris, and London changed profoundly in physical appearance, social makeup, and politics. Here is a lively and informative account of the transformation of the three cities. Originally published in 1991. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available... more...

  • The Philosopher in the Cityby Hadley Arkes

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 62.50

    After reestablishing the connection between morality and the law, the author develops a coherent position on many of the most controversial issues of urban life: the political uses of the streets; verbal assaults and the defamation of racial groups; the legitimate restriction of public speech; segregation, busing, and the use of racial quotas; education,... more...

  • Future Cities: All That Mattersby Camilla Ween

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 15.00

    In Future Cities: All that Matters Camilla Ween will outline the challenges of meeting the anticipated growth of world cities over the next few decades. By 2030 it is predicted that between 80-90 % of the world's population will be living in cities, in several countries this will be 100%; Singapore is already classified as having a 100% urban population.... more...

  • Hollow Landby Eyal Weizman

    Verso Books 2012; US$ 24.95

    In this journey from the deep subterranean spaces of the West Bank and Gaza to their militarized airspace, Eyal Weizman unravels Israel?s mechanisms of control and the transformation of the Occupied Territories into an artifice in which all natural and built features function as the instruments of occupation. Weizman identifies the ideas behind this... more...

  • Cities for the New Millenniumby Marcial Echenique; Andrew Saint

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Cities for the New Millennium is the outcome of a joint conference held in Salford in July 2000 by the Royal Institute of British Architects and the University of Cambridge's Department of Architecture. It tackles these questions in the light of the Urban Task Force's report about the future of Britain's cities and communities, but sets them in an... more...

  • Greening the Built Environmentby Maf Smith; John Whitelegg; Nick J. Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    This work aims to provide a possible specification of the problems involved in greening the built environment and an articulation of the solutions. It begins with a discussion of sustainability as a concept and its applicability to contemporary towns and cities. The following chapters take up particular aspects of the built environment and sustainability... more...

  • Good Neighborsby Sylvie Tissot

    Verso Books 2015; US$ 26.95

    Cities are the prime locus of class conflict today. Often described as gentrification, the material bases and concrete manifestations of this new form of social violence have too often gone uncharted, however. Through an historical and ethnographical account of the changing face of one former working class neighborhood in Boston, Good Neighbors... more...

  • Urban Regeneration in the UKby Phil Jones; James Evans

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 52.00

    Fully updated throughout, and with a new chapter looking at regeneration and large scale schemes like the London 2012 Olympics, this is a new edition of a popular and well established book. It's widely adopted across urban regeneration and planning courses, and is well thumbed by practitioners in the field too. more...