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  • Everyday Life in the Gentrifying Cityby Tone Huse

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Based on ethnographic fieldwork conducted in Oslo, Everyday Life in the Gentrifying City offers an examination of gentrification from below, exploring the effects of this process upon city neighbourhoods and those that inhabit them, whether residents, business owners and their customers, or local activists. Engaging with recent debates surrounding... more...

  • Territorial Development and Action Researchby James Karlsen; Miren Larrea

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Territorial Development and Action Research examines the role of action research within fields such as territorial development, and innovation.Based on their own experience of territorial development processes from the inside-out, James Karlsen and Miren Larrea argue that filling the gap regarding social relations in the innovation process means researchers... more...

  • Cities as Engines of Sustainable Competitivenessby Leo van den Berg; Jan van der Meer; Luis Carvalho

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Reflecting on two decades of ‘competitiveness-oriented’ urban policies in Europe this book investigates the current challenges cities face to sustain their economic position and how this can be balanced with social progress and environmental improvements. Complementing previous surveys on local and urban development and competitiveness-based... more...

  • Freedom's Seekersby Jeffrey R. Kerr-Ritchie

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    Jeffrey R. Kerr-Ritchie's Freedom's Seekers offers a bold and innovative intervention into the study of emancipation as a transnational phe-nomenon and serves as an important contribution to our understanding of the remaking of the nineteenth-century Atlantic Americas. Drawing on decades of research into slave and emancipation societies, Kerr-Ritchie... more...

  • Australian Environmental Planningby Jason Byrne; Neil Sipe; Jago Dodson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Australians from all walks of life have begun to realise the nation?s cities cannot sustain profligate growth indefinitely. Dwindling water supplies, failing food bowls, increased energy costs, more severe bushfires, severe storms, flooding, coastal erosion, rising transport expenses, housing shortages and environmental pollution are now daily news... more...

  • Urban Innovation Systemsby Willem van Winden; Erik Braun; Alexander Otgaar; Jan-Jelle Witte

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Why are some regions and cities so good at attracting talented people, creating high-level knowledge, and producing exciting new ideas and innovations? What are the ingredients of success? Can innovative cities be created and stimulated, or do they just flourish by mere chance? This book analyses the development and management of innovation systems... more...

  • Sustainable Cities in Europeby Peter Nijkamp; Adriaan Perrels

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    Worldwide, urbanization is steadily increasing, yet many modern cities are becoming less and less able to accommodate the growth in their population. Congestion, pollution, low-quality housing, social fragmentation, noise, crime and inadequate social services all contribute to a declining quality of urban life. Planners and policy makers are battling... more...

  • Die römische Stadtby Paul Zanker

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 18.40

    Mit der Ausdehnung des Imperium Romanum verbreitete sich ein Typ von Stadt, der bis heute im Kern vieler Städte zu erkennen ist. Von Britannien bis Nordafrika orientierte man sich beim Städtebau an Vorgaben aus Rom und nahm zugleich Rücksicht auf die individuellen Bedürfnisse der einzelnen Städte. Paul Zanker gibt in diesem Buch einen glänzenden Überblick... more...

  • Researching Race and Racismby Martin Bulmer; John Solomos

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95

    Race and racism have become huge areas of study in the social sciences over the past two decades. However, whilst this has been reflected in the growing body of theoretical and empirically based work, surprisingly little has been published that explores the methodological and practical issues involved in researching race. In Researching Race and Racism... more...

  • Planning for Place and Plexusby David M. Levinson; Kevin J. Krizek

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    Planning for Place and Plexus provides a fresh and unique perspective on metropolitan land use and transport networks, challenging current planning strategies and offering frameworks to understand and evaluate policy. The book suggests actions for the future urban growth of metropolitan areas and includes current and cutting edge theory, findings,... more...