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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • The collaborating planner?by Ben Clifford; Mark Tewdwr-Jones

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 43.16

    Aims to understand how both specific planning and broader public sector reforms have been experienced and understood by chartered town planners working in local authorities across Great Britain. more...

  • The short guide to urban policyby Claire Edwards; Rob Imrie

    Policy Press 2015; US$ 20.00

    This text makes sense of the multiple ways in which urban issues and problems have been addressed in different places at different times. From initiatives that focus on social tensions within the urban realm, to those which seek to develop cities as economic entities, it provides an accessible discussion and critique of some key approaches. more...

  • Addiction, Modernity, and the Cityby Christopher B.R. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Examining the interdependent nature of substance, space, and subjectivity, this book constitutes an interdisciplinary analysis of the intoxication indigenous to what has been termed "our narcotic modernity." The first section ? Drug/Culture ? demonstrates how the body of the addict and the social body of the city are both inscribed by "controlled"... more...

  • Aid Effectiveness in Africaby Phyllis R. Pomerantz

    Lexington Books 2004; US$ 32.99

    A significant contribution to the ongoing debate on aid effectiveness, this work examines the extent to which trust is present in today's aid relationships. Pomerantz offers valuable recommendations, learned in years of fieldwork and research, that have the potential to transform the way that aid agencies operate. more...

  • Alternative Urban Futuresby Raquel Pinderhughes

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 36.99

    Alternative Urban Futures challenges existing models of urban development and promotes alternative paradigms, processes, and technologies designed to fulfill human needs and limit the harmful impacts of human activities on the environment. more...

  • Approaching Urban Designby Marion Roberts; Clara Greed

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 107.95

    This companion to Introducing Urban Design: Interventions and Responses shows how the principles and concepts of urban design can be applied and implemented in a range of real-world settings. more...

  • Architecture, Power and National Identityby Lawrence Vale

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    The first edition of Architecture, Power, and National Identity, published in 1992, has become a classic, winning the prestigious Spiro Kostof award for the best book in architecture and urbanism. Lawrence Vale fully has fully updated the book, which focuses on the relationship between the design of national capitals across the world and the formation... more...

  • Auto Motivesby Karen Lucas; Evelyn Blumenberg; Rachel Weinberger

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 49.95

    Transport and mobility is a fundamental aspect of most people’s daily lives, while a lack of basic mobility can hinder full economic and social participation. While the individual benefits of car-based travel continues to be recognized, the wider environmental and social cost of automobiles is also significant. Auto Motives critically evaluates... more...

  • The Beholden Stateby Brian C. Anderson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 34.99

    While there is plenty of literature on California?s history, topography, and attractions, The Beholden State: California's Lost Promise and How to Recapture It is the first book examining in rigorous detail how a place seen just a generation ago as the dynamic engine of the American future could, through bad policy ideas, find itself with among... more...