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  • Eliten im Vielvölkerreichby Tim Buchen; Malte Rolf

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    This volume presents the lives of mobile elites and their impact on the processes of change in the Russian and Austro-Hungarian empires during the second half of the 19 th century. Using the notion of ?imperial biographies,? it illuminates connections between individual life stories and the course of empire, giving due attention to personal... more...

  • Handbook of Regional and Urban Economics SETby Gilles Duranton; Vernon Henderson; William Strange

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 299.95

    Developments in methodologies, agglomeration, and a range of applied issues have characterized recent advances in regional and urban studies. Volume 5 concentrates on these developments while treating traditional subjects such as housing, the costs and benefits of cities, and policy issues beyond regional inequalities. Contributors make a habit of... more...

  • Interculturalism in Citiesby Ricard Zapata-Barrero

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Cities are increasingly recognized as new players in diversity studies, and many of them are showing evidence of an intercultural shift. As an emerging concept and policy, interculturalism is becoming the most pragmatic answer to concrete concerns in cities. Within this framework, this book covers two major concerns: how to conceptualize and how to... more...

  • Suburban Dreamsby Greg Dickinson

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    Starting with the premise that suburban films, residential neighborhoods, chain restaurants, malls, and megachurches are compelling forms ( topos ) that shape and materialize the everyday lives of residents and visitors, Greg Dickinson?s Suburban Dreams offers a rhetorically attuned critical analysis of contemporary American suburbs and the ?good... more...

  • Urban Economics and Land Use in America: The Transformation of Cities in the Twentieth Centuryby Alan Rabinowitz

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    This is a book about the reality of place in America, the events and influences that led to the America we recognize today. It is a book about the growth of American cities and their suburbs during the twentieth century, about institutions and metropolitan governance, about real estate development and finance, about housing and the lack of it, about... more...

  • Nachbarschaftsrecht - inkl. Arbeitshilfen onlineby Kathrin Gerber; Andrea Nasemann

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2015; US$ 20.98

    <!-- Generated by XStandard version 2.0.1.0 on 2015-06-11T13:30:35 --><p>Hier erhalten Sie rechtssichere und leicht verständliche Antworten auf alle Fragen zum Nachbarschaftsrecht. Zwei erfahrene Rechtsexpertinnen und Beraterinnen von Haus + Grund München beschreiben, welche Rechte und Pflichten Nachbarn haben.</p><p>Das Buch... more...

  • The New Urban Agendaby Bill Freeman; Christopher Hume

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 10.99

    Equal parts history, social science, and call to action, The New Urban Agenda focuses on fixing the major issues facing the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA). Award-winning author Bill Freeman shows how cities have overcome them in the past, and gives level-headed advice for tackling Toronto's biggest challenges. more...

  • Urbanität durch Dichte?by Karen Beckmann

    transcript 2015; US$ 38.16

    Verdichtung war die Maßgabe des Städtebaus der 1970er Jahre. Es entstanden Quartiere, die damals als modern und zukunftsweisend galten, heute jedoch überwiegend als abweisend empfunden werden. Karen Beckmann untersucht eine besonders prägnante Ausformung dieser architektonischen Strömung: Großwohnkomplexe. Im Mittelpunkt steht dabei die Suche nach... more...

  • Die Stadtby Elisabeth Lichtenberger

    Primus Verlag 2015; US$ 45.78

    Elisabeth Lichtenberger gibt einen umfassenden Überblick über die Entwicklung, Funktion und Gestalt der Stadt sowie ihre Zukunftsperspektiven. Sie zeigt, dass sich Städte mit der Abfolge politischer Systeme tiefgreifend ändern. Dabei gilt ihr Blick insbesondere der Stadtentwicklung des 20. Jahrhunderts. An zahlreichen, gut illustrierten Beispielen... more...

  • The Assault on Communities of Colorby Kenneth Fasching-Varner; Nicholas Daniel Hartlep

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 37.99

    The Assault on Communities of Color provides a critical look at issues such as racism, community segregation, whiteness and other hegemonies and how they re/produce injustice and violence; but also how space, place, and institutionalism produce and maintain white dominance and violence. This is the right volume during a time of wrongs. more...