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  • Redefining Urban and Suburban Americaby Alan Berube; Bruce Katz; Robert E. Lang

    Brookings Institution Press 2005; US$ 26.95

    Provides a closer look at the unprecedented social and economic changes taking place in the nation's oldest and newest communities, and explores the implications for a diverse set of policy areas, including metropolitan development patterns, immigrant incorporation, and the promotion of affordable housing and homeownership. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The New Urban Sociologyby Mark Gottdiener; Ray Hutchison

    Westview Press 2010; US$ 50.00

    Now revised and updated, this groundbreaking text utilizes an integrated sociospatial paradigm to consider the role of race, class, gender, lifestyle, economics, culture, and politics on the development of metropolitan areas. more...

  • The Polycentric Metropolisby Peter Hall; Kathy Pain

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.95

    A new 21st century urban phenomenon is emerging: the networked polycentric mega-city region. Developed around one or more cities of global status, it is characterized by a cluster of cities and towns, physically separate but intensively networked in a complex spatial division of labour. This book describes and analyses eight such regions in North West... 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...

  • 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...

  • World Cities in a World-Systemby Paul L. Knox; Peter J. Taylor

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 43.00

    Seventeen essays by leading researchers in the area of world cities and the economic factors. more...