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  • Elgar Companion to Sustainable Citiesby D. A. Mazmanian; H. Blanco

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    Against a backdrop of unprecedented levels of urbanization, 21st century cities across the globe share concerns for the challenges they face. This Companion provides a framework for understanding the city as a critical building block for a more sustainable future within broader subnational, national and continental contexts, and ultimately, within... more...

  • The Life of the Cityby Julian Brigstocke

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    The Life of the City is a bold and innovative reassessment of the early urban avant-garde movements that sought to re-imagine and reinvent the experiential life of the city. Constructing a ground-breaking theoretical analysis of the relationships between biological life, urban culture, and modern forms of biopolitical ‘experiential authority’,... more...

  • Remaking China's Great Citiesby Samuel Y. Liang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    China?s rapid urbanization has restructured the great socialist cities Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou into mega cities that embrace global capitalism. This book focuses on the urban transformations of these three cities: Beijing is the nation?s political and cultural capital; Shanghai is the economic and financial powerhouse; and Guangzhou is the... more...

  • Inclusive Urbanizationby Krishna K. Shrestha; Hemant R. Ojha; Phil McManus; Anna Rubbo; Krishna Kumar Dhote

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    How do we include and represent all people in cities? As the world rapidly urbanizes, and climate change creates global winners and losers, understanding how to design cities that provide for all their citizens is of the utmost importance. Inclusive Urbanization attempts to not only provide meaningful, practical guidance to urban designers, managers,... more...

  • Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Genderby Shirley A. Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    The Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender  chronicles the development, growth, history, impact, and future direction of race, gender, and class studies from a multidisciplinary perspective. The research in this subfield has been wide-ranging, including works in sociology, gender studies, anthropology, political science, social... more...

  • Global Suburbsby Lawrence Herzog

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Global Suburbs: Urban Sprawl from the Rio Grande to Rio de Janeiro offers a critical new perspective on the emerging phenomenon of the global suburb in the western hemisphere. American suburban sprawl has created a giant human habitat stretching from Las Vegas to San Diego, and from Mexico to Brazil, presented here in a clear and comprehensive style... more...

  • The Empty Placeby Teresa Hoskyns

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    In The Empty Place: Democracy and Public Space Teresa Hoskyns explores the relationship of public space to democracy by relating different theories of democracy in political philosophy to spatial theory and spatial and political practice.? Establishing the theoretical basis for the study of public space, Hoskyns examines the rise of representative... more...

  • The Ottoman Slave Trade and Its Suppression: 1840-1890by Ehud R. Toledano

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 40.95

    This book is a historical account of the slave trading system of the Ottoman Empire in the second half of the nineteenth century and of the attempts, which were eventually successful, to suppress it. Originally published in 1983. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print... more...

  • From Valor to Pedigreeby Ellery Schalk

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 32.95

    This study offers a new interpretation of how nobility was viewed in sixteenth-century France and the changes that occurred in that view as France moved into the period of religious wars and popular rebellions and the appearance of the absolutist state. Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand... more...

  • The Paradoxes of Planningby Sara Westin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Using a philosophical and psychoanalytical approach, this book critically examines expert knowledge within architecture and urban planning. Its point of departure is the 'the gap' between visions and realities, intentions and outcomes in planning, with particular focus on projects in Sweden that try to create an 'urban atmosphere'.... more...