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  • Sustainability the Environment and Urbanisationby Cedric Pugh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • 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...

  • Recycling and the Politics of Urban Wasteby Matthew Gandy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    The affluence of western society has given rise to unprecedented quantities of waste, presenting one of the most intractable environmental problems for contemporary society. This book examines recycling and municipal waste management in three major cities: London, New York and Hamburg. A range of political and economic issues are examined to illustrate... 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...

  • The Future of Citiesby Andrew Blowers; Chris Hamnett; Philip Sarre

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This collection of readings draws on material from a wide range of sources - from the past and present and from literature and technology - and is concentrated on the areas which seem most relevant to the planning of the future city - what is happening to the city and what we can do about it. The readings have been selected and organised to present... more...

  • Planning Small and Mid-Sized Townsby Avi Friedman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Small and mid-sized suburban towns house two-thirds of the world?s population and current modes of planning for these municipalities are facing challenges of both philosophy and form. Common approaches that have prevailed in past decades no longer sustain new demands and require innovative thinking. Rather than dismissing small and mid-sized towns... more...

  • Unruly Placesby Alastair Bonnett

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 25.00

    A tour of the world?s hidden geographies?from disappearing islands to forbidden deserts?and a stunning testament to how mysterious the world remains today At a time when Google Maps Street View can take you on a virtual tour of Yosemite?s remotest trails and cell phones double as navigational systems, it?s hard to imagine there?s any uncharted... 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...