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  • Race, Space, and Exclusionby Robert Adelman; Christopher Mele

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    This collection of original essays takes a new look at race in urban spaces by highlighting the intersection of the physical separation of minority groups and the social processes of their marginalization. Race, Space, and Exclusion provides a dynamic and productive dialogue among scholars of racial exclusion and segregation from different perspectives,... more...

  • Rivers of Gold, Lives of Bondageby Sherwin K. Bryant

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Rivers of Gold, Lives of Bondage: Governing through Slavery in Colonial Quito more...

  • The New Urban Sociologyby Ray Hutchison; Mark Gottdiener; Michael T. Ryan

    Westview Press 2014; US$ 33.99

    This groundbreaking text, now in its fifth edition, utilizes an integrated sociospatial paradigm to consider the role of race, class, gender, environment, economics, culture, and politics on the development of metropolitan areas . more...

  • Confronting Suburbanizationby Kiril Stanilov; ; Ludĕ kora; k

    Wiley 2014; US$ 39.95

    This fascinating book explains the processes of suburbanization in the context of post-socialist societies transitioning from one system of socio-spatial order to another. Case studies of seven Central and Eastern Europe city regions illuminate growth patterns and key conditions for the emergence of sprawl. Breaks new ground, offering a systematic... more...

  • Cities and Private Planningby D. E. Andersson; S. Moroni

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Through comprehensive case studies of privately planned cities and neighbourhood in Asia, Europe and North America, this book characterizes the theoretical basis and empirical manifestations of private urban planning. In this innovative volume, Andersson and Moroni develop an understudied aspect of urban planning and re-evaluate conceptions of our... more...

  • Business Strategy for Water Challengesby Stuart Orr; Guy Pegram

    DoSustainability 2014; US$ 45.00

    This concise guide for professionals offers strategic steps for developing a corporate water stewardship strategy. more...

  • America's Urban Historyby Lisa Krissoff Boehm; Steven Hunt Corey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    The history of the American city is, in many ways, the history of the United States. Although rural traditions have also left their impact on the country, cities and urban living have been vital components of America for centuries, and an understanding of the urban experience is essential to comprehending America?s past. America?s Urban History ... more...

  • Urban Ecologyby Ian Douglas; Philip James

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95

    Urban Ecology: An Introduction seeks to open the reader?s mind and eyes to the way in which nature permeates everyday urban living, and how it has to be understood, cared for, and managed in order to make our towns and cities healthier places to visit and in which to live and work. The authors examine how nature can improve our physical and mental... more...

  • Under Constructionby Steffen Wippel; Katrin Bromber; Christian Steiner; Birgit Krawietz

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Interdisciplinary in approach, this volume explores and deciphers the symbolic value and iconicity of the built environment in the Arab Gulf Region, its aesthetics, language and performative characteristics. It suggests that recent developments in this region of the world not only represent a showcase of extraordinary initiatives by which these desert... more...

  • Urban Transformationsby Daniel P. O'Donoghue

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book explores the role of cities, their influence and the transformations they have undertaken in the recent past, the ways in which cities regenerate, how plans change, how they are governed and how they react to the economic realities of the day. Bringing together studies from around the world at different scales, from small town to megacity,... more...