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  • Straßenbenutzungsgebühren in Städtenby Tina Gehlert

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 39.62

    Mit einem Geleitwort von Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schlag more...

  • Großstädte zwischen Hierarchie, Wettbewerb und Kooperationby Rolf Prigge; Thomas Schwarzer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 52.49

    Empirisch untersucht wurde, inwieweit die Entwicklung der 15 größten deutschen Städte nach der Wiedervereinigung durch die lokale Reformpolitik, durch staatliche Rahmenbedingungen und/ oder sozioökonomische Entwicklungen beeinflusst wird. Bewirkt die Städtekonkurrenz eine Aufspaltung in niedergehende, stagnierende oder prosperierende Großstadtregionen?... more...

  • Going Northby Neil Fligstein; Peter H. Rossi

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Going North: Migration of Blacks and Whites from the South, 1900—1950 discusses the historical, demographic, sociological, and economic reasons for black and white migrations. The book explains the transition from a rural, extractive economy to an urban, industrial and service economy, with emphasis on the effects on the Southern rural population.... more...

  • Die amalgame Stadtby Oliver Frey

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 46.55

    „Wie alle großen Städte bestand sie aus Unregelmäßigkeit, Wechsel, Vorgleiten, Nichtschritthalten, Zusammenstößen von Dingen und Angelegenheiten, bodenlosen Punkten der Stille dazwischen, aus Bahnen und Ungebahntem, aus einem großen rhythmischen Schlag und der ewigen Verstimmung und Verschiebung aller Rhy- men gegeneinander, und glich im ganzen einer... more...

  • Stadtpolitik in schrumpfenden Städtenby Birgit Glock

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 39.62

    Lange galt es als ausgemacht, dass im Modernisierungsprozess mit fortschreitendem Wachstum von städtischen Ballungsräumen zu rechnen sei. Doch gerade die industrialisierten Nationen erleben seit einigen Jahrzehnten einen ungewohnten Trend: das Schrumpfen von Städten. Auch in beiden Teilen der Bundesrepublik Deutschland gibt es immer mehr schrumpfende... more...

  • Handbook of Creative Citiesby David Emanuel Andersson; Ake E. Andersson; Charlotta Mellander

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 60.00

    With the publication of The Rise of the Creative Class by Richard Florida in 2002, the 'creative city' became the new hot topic among urban policymakers, planners and economists. Florida has developed one of three path-breaking theories about the relationship between creative individuals and urban environments. The economist A...ke E. Andersson... more...

  • Knowledge, Desire and Power in Global Politicsby Chengxin Pan

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    How is the rise of China perceived in the West? Why is it often labelled as 'threat' and/or 'opportunity'? What are the implications of these China imageries for global politics? Taking up these important questions, this ground-breaking book argues that the dominant Western perceptions of China's rise tell us less about China and... more...

  • Cities in Relationsby ; derströ; Ola m

    Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95 US$ 31.46

    Cities in Relations advances a novel way of thinking about urban transformation by focusing on transnational relations in the least developed countries. Examines the last 20 years of urban development in Hanoi, Vietnam, and in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Considers the ways in which a city’s relationships with other places influences... more...

  • Transforming Chinese Citiesby Mark Y. Wang; Pookong Kee; Jia Gao

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The urbanisation of China over the last three decades has been a hugely significant development, both for China’s reform process and for the world more generally. This book presents recent research findings on China’s continuing urban transformation. Subjects covered include the decline of the rural-urban divide, the spatial restructuring of Chinese... more...

  • Tod und Leben großer amerikanischer Städteby Jane Jacobs; Gerd Albers

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 45.00

    2016 New editorship Elisabeth Blum, Jesko Fezer, Günther Fischer, Angelika Schnell Not unjustly referred to as legendary, this series of books on the history and theory of architecture and urban development was founded in 1963 by Ulrich Conrads, who was joined by Peter Neitzke as a co-editor of the series in the early 1980s. Now numbering... more...