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  • Chinese City and Urbanismby Victor F.S. Sit

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 39.00

    The purpose of this volume is to treat the progress of history, civilization and urban development of China together in order to demonstrate the unique qualities of Chinese civilization. The author uses historical dynasties as the vertical dimension, starting from the pre-urban origin of round-moat village settlements of the Yangzhou Period, until... more...

  • Complex Systems Design & Management Asiaby Michel-Alexandre Cardin; Saik Hay Fong; Daniel Krob; Pao Chuen Lui; Yang How Tan

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 199.00

    This book contains all refereed papers thatwere accepted to the second edition of the Asia-Pacific conference on « ComplexSystems Design & Management Asia» (CSD&M Asia 2016) that tookplace in Singapore from February 24  toFebruary 26, 2016 (Website: http://www.2016.csdm-asia.net/). These proceedings cover the most recent trendsin... more...

  • Celebration, U.S.A.by Douglas Frantz; Catherine Collins

    Henry Holt and Co. 2000; US$ 23.99

    A prize-winning reporter, his wife, and their two kids describe life in Disney's vision of the future. In 1997, six months after the first residents had moved into Celebration, Florida-Disney's town of the future with its distinctly retro link to a longed-for past-Doug and Cathy and their two kids closed on their new home and settled down to participate... more...

  • Cities by Designby Fran Tonkiss

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95

    Who makes our cities, and what part do everyday users have in the design of cities? This book powerfully shows that city-making is a social process and examines the close relationship between the social and physical shaping of urban environments. With cities taking a growing share of the global population, urban forms and urban experience are crucial... more...

  • Microsensing Networks for Sustainable Citiesby Johannes Lambrechts; Saurabh Sinha

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book explores the microsensing technologies and systems now available to monitor the quality of air and water within the urban environment and examines their role in the creation of sustainable cities against the background of the challenges posed by rapid urbanization. The opening section addresses the theoretical and conceptual background of... more...

  • Mobile Urbanismby Eugene McCann; Kevin Ward; Allan Cochrane

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 75.00

    "Mobile Urbanism" provides a unique set of perspectives on the current global-urban condition. Drawing on cutting-edge theoretical work, leading geographers reveal that cities are not isolated objects of study; rather, they are dynamic, global-local assemblages of policies, practices, and ideas. The essays in this volume argue for a theorizing... more...

  • Stadtgeographieby Reinhard Paesler; Hans-Dieter Haas

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 183.11

    Rund 85 Prozent der Deutschen leben in städtischen oder halbstädtischen Gebieten. Entsprechend wichtig ist die Stadtgeographie als ein Teil der Humangeographie. Seit Beginn dieses Jahrhunderts wandeln sich überdies die Bedingungen für die Städte in Mitteleuropa: Die Bevölkerung schrumpft, das gewohnheitsmäßige Wachstum an den Rändern der Städte ist... more...

  • Africa Through Structuration Theory ? ntuby Elonga Mboyo

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 25.00

    Despite all the talk about African renaissance, much of the continent is plagued by poverty and instability. To break out of that cycle, the guardians of African heritage (the old independence freedom fighters turned political leaders and their successors) and much of Afrocentric literature rightly promote African ideas and solutions for African problems.... more...

  • Boliviaby John Crabtree; Ann Chaplin

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 26.95

    Since Evo Morales was elected president in 2006 as leader of the MAS, the first social movement to achieve political power in Latin America, Bolivia has seen radical changes and continues to generate huge interest worldwide. In this revealing new book, Crabtree and Chaplin show how ordinary people have responded to the processes of change that have... more...

  • Cities In Spaceby Prof David Herbert; Dr Colin Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...