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  • Zenanaby Laura A. Ring

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 17.55

    Ethnic violence is a widespread concern, but we know very little about the micro-mechanics of coexistence in the neighborhoods around the world where inter-group peace is maintained amidst civic strife. In this ethnographic study of a multi-ethnic, middle-class high-rise apartment building in Karachi,... more...

  • Hell's Angelby Sonny Barger

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    Narrated by the visionary founding member, Hell's Angel provides a fascinating all-access pass to the secret world of the notorious Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club. Sonny Barger recounts the birth of the original Oakland Hell's Angels and the four turbulent decades that followed. Hell's Angel also chronicles the way the HAMC revolutionized the look... more...

  • Urban Planning and Real Estate Developmentby John Ratcliffe; Michael Stubbs; Miles Keeping

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 69.95

    The twin processes of planning and property development are inextricably linked ? it?s not possible to carry out a development strategy without an understanding of the planning process, and equally planners need to know how real estate developers do their job. This third edition of Urban Planning and Real Estate Development  guides students through... more...

  • Enforcing Orderby Didier Fassin

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    Most incidents of urban unrest in recent decades - including the riots in France, Britain and other Western countries - have followed lethal interactions between the youth and the police. Usually these take place in disadvantaged neighborhoods composed of working-class families of immigrant origin or belonging to ethnic minorities. These tragic events... more...

  • Better, Not Biggerby Eben V. Fodor

    New Society Publishers 1999; US$ 16.99

    A much-needed self-help guide for communities suffering from the strain of urban growth. more...

  • Urban Nationby Robert Freestone

    CSIRO Publishing 2010; US$ 72.00

    Provides the first national survey of the historical impact of urban planning and design on the Australian landscape. more...

  • The Greek City Statesby P. J. Rhodes

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00

    Selection of translated texts focusing primarily on political institutions and political activity in ancient Greece. more...

  • Wrestling with Mosesby Anthony Flint

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 11.65

    The rivalry of Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses, a struggle for the soul of a city, is one of the most dramatic and consequential in modern American history. To a young Jane Jacobs, Greenwich Village, with its winding cobblestone streets and diverse makeup, was everything a city neighborhood should be. But consummate power broker Robert Moses, the father... more...

  • Cities in Transitionby Bernhard Blanke; Randall Smith

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 1999; US$ 120.00

    This volume explores a range of problems faced by cities in Germany and England and reflects on constructive strategies for enhancing the quality of life for the citizens of 21st-century urban environments. The chapters of the book are based on papers given at a symposium organized by the Universities of Bristol and Hannover in 1997 to celebrate the... more...

  • Desarrollo económico local en situaciones de post crisisby Martin Gasser; Carmela Salzano; Roberts Di Meglio

    International Labour Office 2004; US$ 34.95

    Explains why local economic development (LED) is particularly effective in post-crisis situations and provides an overview of the LED process. Sets out a practical methodology for implementing activities at the grassroots level, including supporting business, attracting investment, networking and lobbying, environmental assessment and consideration... more...