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  • Cities, Transport and Communicationsby Howard Dick; Peter Rimmer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 168.00

    This book shows the impact of globalization on Southeast Asia, which over a few decades has evolved from a loose set of war-torn ex-colonies to being a centre of global manufacturing. Focusing on cities, the authors explain the emergence of modern Southeast Asia and its increasing integration into the world economy by showing how technological change,... more...

  • Beyond Edge Citiesby Richard D. Bingham; William M. Bowen; Yosra Amara

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    In his influential 1991 book Edge City, Joel Garreau argued that every American city "is growing in the fashion of Los Angeles, with multiple urban cores". He named these cores "edge cities" because they perform all of the city functions, but rise in places that were farmlands or villages only decades ago, far from the old downtowns. This new book... more...

  • Metropolitan Planning in Britainby Peter Roberts; Kevin Thomas; Gwyndaf Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Metropolitan Planning in Britain is the first comparative analysis and assessment of metropolitan areas and their strategic planning for almost two decades. Changes in population distribution, styles of local government, business practices, and attitudes to the environment have all had an impact on cities in recent years which planners and other... more...

  • Global Metropolitanby John Rennie-Short

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    This book explains the economic and social changes cities experience as they compete in a global world and explores how the discourse of globalizing has become a major narrative in the restructuring of cities around the world. more...

  • Livable Cities?by Peter Evans

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 31.95

    The sprawling cities of the developing world are vibrant hubs of economic growth, but they are also increasingly ecologically unsustainable and, for ordinary citizens, increasingly unlivable. Pollution is rising, affordable housing is decreasing, and green space is shrinking. Since three-quarters of those joining the world's population during the next... more...

  • Redefining Urban and Suburban America, Volume 1by Bruce J. Katz; Robert E. Lang

    Brookings Institution Press 2003; US$ 26.95

    Redefining Urban and Suburban America explores demographic trends and their complexities, along with their implications for the policies and politics shaping metropolitan America. The shifts discussed here have significant influence in demand for housing and schools, childcare and healthcare, as well as private goods and services. more...

  • Don't Call It Sprawlby William T. Bogart

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 26.00

    Bogart puts the current policy debate over urban sprawl into a broader analytical context. more...

  • The Polycentric Metropolisby Peter Hall; Kathy Pain

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.95

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Liquid Cityby John R Short

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 36.95

    First Published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Metropolitan Regionsby Johan Klaesson; Börje Johansson; Charlie Karlsson

    Springer 2012; US$ 179.00

    Metropolitan growth has been dramatic in the past several decades, and today metropolitan regions are recognized as the main driving forces in national growth and development as well as in national and global innovation processes. The purpose of this book is to contribute to a better understanding of how metropolitan regions and their subsystems interact... more...