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  • 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...

  • Urban Theory and the Urban Experienceby Simon Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 64.95

    Urban Theory and the Urban Experience brings together classic and contemporary approaches to urban research in order to reveal the intellectual origins of urban studies and the often unacknowledged debt that empirical and theoretical perspectives on the city owe one another. From the foundations of modern urban theory in the work of Weber, Simmel,... more...

  • The Robust Cityby Tony Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    Cities expand, upwards and outwards, and their physical structure can last a very long time, not just tens but hundreds of years. Nevertheless, they are rarely designed for expansion. Their layout does not allow for extension or for the retrofitting of infrastructure and can constrain, and often prevent, the growth and change of activities within... more...

  • Urban Commonsby Christian Borch; Martin Kornberger

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 120.00

    This book rethinks the city by examining its various forms of collectivity ? their atmospheres, modes of exclusion and self-organization, as well as how they are governed ? on the basis of a critical discussion of the notion of urban commons. The idea of the commons has received surprisingly little attention in urban theory, although the city may... more...

  • Ghost Cities of Chinaby Wade Shepard

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 21.95

    Looking through the lens of new cities, Ghost Cities of China shows the "new society" that's being created to live in them. more...

  • The New American Suburbby Katrin B. Anacker

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    The majority of Americans live in suburbs and until about a decade or so ago, most suburbs had been assumed to be non-Hispanic White, affluent, and without problems. However, recent data have shown that there are changing trends among U.S. suburbs. This book provides timely analyses of current suburban issues by utilizing recently published data from... more...

  • Limits to Regional Integrationby Søren Dosenrode

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This comprehensive volume, written by high profile academics, covers themes within regional integration by examining eleven cases ranging from the lack of integration in the Arctic and the Middle East, to ongoing or progressing integration in Europe in an effort to uncover what ‘blocks’ regional integration. The results of this discussion... more...

  • 'Mixed Race' Studiesby Jayne O. Ifekwunigwe

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 66.95

    Mixed race studies is one of the fastest growing, as well as one of the most important and controversial areas in the field of race and ethnic relations. Bringing together pioneering and controversial scholarship from both the social and the biological sciences, as well as the humanities, this reader charts the evolution of debates on 'race' and 'mixed... more...

  • The Atlantic Slave Trade in World Historyby Jeremy Black

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95

    In The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History , Jeremy Black presents a compact yet comprehensive survey of slavery and its impact on the world, primarily centered on the Atlantic trade. Opening with a clear discussion of the problems of defining slavery, the book goes on to investigate the Atlantic slave trade from its origins to abolition, including... more...