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  • Cuba's Racial Crucibleby Karen Y. Morrison

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 31.99

    Since the 19th century, assertions of a common, racially-mixed Cuban identity based on acceptance of African descent have challenged the view of Cubans as racially white. For the past two centuries, these competing views of Cuban racial identity have remained in continuous tension, while Cuban women and men make their own racially oriented choices... more...

  • Cityscapingby Therese Fuhrer; Felix Mundt; Jan Stenger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    These papers investigate the representation, symbolism and discursive functions of urban space. The focus is on texts in which Rome and other ancient cities play a prominent role. Continuities and interruptions in the history of ?cityscaping? are revealed by drawing on modern classics of writing the city. Contributions from the fields... more...

  • Housing and Belonging in Latin Americaby Christien Klaufus; Arij Ouweneel

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 120.00

    List of Figures and Tables Preface Introduction: Taking up Residency: Spatial Reconfigurations and the Struggle to Belong in Urban Latin America Christien Klaufus PART I: THE LATIN AMERICAN CONTEXT Chapter 1. The Consolidation of the Latin American City and the Changing Bases for Social Order Bryan R. Roberts Chapter... 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...

  • Society and Environment: A Historical Reviewby Jaqueline Tyrwhitt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    Jaqueline Tyrwhitt (1905-1983) was a British town planner, editor, and educator. This book includes four of Tyrwhitt?s key texts to illustrate how she forged and promoted a synthesis of Patrick Geddes? bioregionalism and the utopian ideals of European Modernist urbanism, which influenced post-war academic discourse and professional practice in urban... more...

  • The Politics of Urban Waterby Kimberley Kinder

    University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Fifty years ago, urban waterfronts were industrial, polluted, and diseased. Today, luxury homes and shops line riverbanks, harbors, and lakes across Europe and North America. The visual drama of physical reconstruction makes this transition look swift and decisive, but reimaging water is a slow process, punctuated by small cultural shifts and informal... more...

  • Soft Spaces in Europeby Phil Allmendinger; Graham Haughton; Jörg Knieling; Frank Othengrafen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 150.00

    The past thirty years have seen a proliferation of new forms of territorial governance that have come to co-exist with, and complement, formal territorial spaces of government. These governance experiments have resulted in the creation of soft spaces, new geographies with blurred boundaries that eschew existing political-territorial boundaries of... more...

  • Neue alte Rassismen?by Gesine Drews-Sylla; Renata Makarska

    transcript 2015; US$ 25.23

    Das Europa nach 1989 ist geprägt von neuen Mustern der kulturellen und ethnischen Exklusion sowie des Rechtsextremismus: Neue Konstellationen von (Alltags-)Rassismen sind die Folge der politischen und gesellschaftlichen Veränderungen der letzten 20 Jahre - etwa des Zerfalls der Sowjetunion und des Ostblocks, der Erweiterung der Europäischen Union und... more...

  • Landscape of Discontentby Andrew Newman

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Contents Abbreviations Introduction 1. Poets and Locomotives: Ecology and Politics on the Margins of Paris 2. Space, Style, and Grassroots Strategy in the Éole Mobilization 3. Cultivating the Republic? Parks, Gardens, and Youth 4. The End(s) of Urban Ecology in the Global City 5. To Watch and Be Watched: Urban Design, Vigilance, and Contested... more...

  • Prozessästhetikby Johannes Lang

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 56.00

    Since the 1960s designers have progressively been taking note of the processes that link products to the environment. Issues such as how raw materials are procured and the conditions of production now influence the design process along with usage and recycling. The book traces the transformation of the notion of products, examines the... more...