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Suburban cities and towns

  • 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...

  • Confronting Suburbanizationby Kiril Stanilov; ; Ludĕ kora; k

    Wiley 2014; US$ 39.95

    ‘This book provides a wealth of novel insights into a process that has received very little systematic attention in among researchers and policy-makers alike: the vast process of urban dispersal unfolding throughout European countries situated east of the former Iron Curtain. Moving seamlessly across a wide range of geographical contexts –... more...

  • Global Suburbsby Lawrence Herzog

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Global Suburbs: Urban Sprawl from the Rio Grande to Rio de Janeiro offers a critical new perspective on the emerging phenomenon of the global suburb in the western hemisphere. American suburban sprawl has created a giant human habitat stretching from Las Vegas to San Diego, and from Mexico to Brazil, presented here in a clear and comprehensive style... more...

  • New SubUrbanismsby Judith K De Jong

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    Historically, we see the city as the cramped, crumbling core of development and culture, and the suburb as the vast outlying wasteland ? convenient, but vacant. Contemporary urban design proves this wrong. In New SubUrbanisms , Judith De Jong explains the on-going "flattening" of the American Metropolis, as suburbs are becoming more like their central... more...

  • Social Justice in Diverse Suburbsby Christopher Niedt

    Temple University Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    American suburbs have been seen as both exclusive idylls for elites as well as crucibles for new ideologies of gender, class, race, and property. But few have considered what the growing diversity of suburban America has meant for progressive social, economic, and political justice movements. Social Justice in Diverse Suburbs is a pioneering and... more...

  • Changing Japanese Suburbiaby Ben-Ari

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 250.00

    Published in the year 1991, Changing Japanese Suburbia is a valuable contribution to the field of Social Science. more...

  • Visions of Suburbiaby Roger Silverstone

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    Suburbia. Tupperware, television, bungalows and respectable front lawns. Always instantly recognisable though never entirely familiar. The tight semi-detached estates of thirties Britain and the infenced and functional tract housing of middle America. The elegant villas of Victorian London and the clapboard and brick of fifties Sydney. Architecture... more...

  • Being American on the Edgeby Joseph Goddard

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    The book explains the interaction of dream and landscape on America's urban borderlands. more...

  • Retrofitting Suburbiaby Ellen Dunham-Jones; June Williamson

    Wiley 2011; US$ 49.95

    Ellen Dunham-Jones, AIA, is professor of architecture and urban design in the College of Architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. An award-winning registered architect, she has published extensively on urban design and criticism and is on the board of directors of the Congress for the New Urbanism. June Williamson, LEED... more...

  • Suburban Beijingby Friederike Fleischer

    University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 75.00

    In the last decade of the twentieth century, one of the most fundamental changes in urban China has been the expansion and privatization of housing, with per capita housing space increasing by more than 50 percent. As a result, ordinary citizens in urban China have started to cultivate personal space and have a new incentive to make more money, and... more...