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  1. Advanced Introduction to Social Innovation

    Advanced Introduction to Social Innovation

    Frank Moulaert, Diana MacCallum
    Social innovation (SI) has, in the last decade or so, become an important idea and concept in policy, practice and scholarship surrounding human development. It is often seen as an antidote to narrowly defined technological and market-oriented modes of innovation. Its historical significance and development, tied to centuries of struggles for social change, remain under-appreciated and unacknowledged. This Advanced Introduction explores the historical and contemporary meanings of social innovation and its relationship with political and social movements. It develops an understanding of SI as a form of ethical practice for meeting needs, transforming social relations, and collectively empowering communities to shape the future. Additionally, it proposes that ethical research should aim to be socially innovative in this sense and provides concrete suggestions of how this concern can be embodied in action-research and community development methodologies. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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    2019   Paperback Price: $ 24.95   Web: $ 19.96
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  2. A Research Agenda for New Urbanism

    A Research Agenda for New Urbanism

    Edited by Emily Talen
    New Urbanism, a movement devoted to building walkable, socially diversity cities, has garnered some successes and some failures over the past several decades. A Research Agenda for New Urbanism is a forward-looking book composed of chapters by leading scholars of New Urbanism. Authors focus on multiple topics, including affordability, transportation, social life and retail to highlight the areas of research that are most important for the future of the field. The book summarizes what we know and what we need to know to provide a research agenda that will have the greatest promise and most positive impact on building the best possible human habitat—which is the aim of New Urbanism. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  3. Advanced Introduction to the Creative City

    Advanced Introduction to the Creative City

    Charles Landry
    Written by the leading authority Charles Landry, inventor of the concept of the creative city, this timely book offers an insightful and engaging introduction to the field. Exploring the development of the concept, it discusses the characteristics of cities, the qualities of creativity, the creative and regeneration repertoires and the gentrification dilemma. Other key topics of this definitive work include ambition and creativity, cities and psychology, digitization and the creative bureaucracy. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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    November 2019   Paperback Price: $ 24.95   Web: $ 19.96
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  4. Smart Cities in the Post-algorithmic Era

    Smart Cities in the Post-algorithmic Era

    Edited by Nicos Komninos, Christina Kakderi
    Examining the changing nature of cities in the face of smart technology, this book studies key new challenges and capabilities defined by the Internet of Things, data science, blockchain and artificial intelligence. It argues that using algorithmic logic alone for automation and optimisation in modern smart cities is not sufficient, and analyses the importance of integrating this with strong participatory governance and digital platforms for community action. Learn More
    December 2019   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  5. Social Innovation as Political Transformation

    Social Innovation as Political Transformation

    Edited by Pieter Van den Broeck, Abid Mehmood, Angeliki Paidakaki, Constanza Parra
    This book is an introduction to the works of a collective of academics on social innovation and socio-political transformation. It offers a critique of the dominance of market-based logics and extractivism in the age of neoliberalism. Calling for systemic change, the authors invite the reader to engage in the analysis and practice of socially innovative initiatives and, by doing so, contribute to the co-construction of a sustainable, solidarity-based and regenerative society. Learn More
    February 2020   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  6. Handbook of Planning Support Science

    Handbook of Planning Support Science

    Edited by Stan Geertman, John Stillwell
    Encompassing a broad range of innovative studies on planning support science, this timely Handbook examines how the consequences of pressing societal challenges can be addressed using computer-based systems. Chapters explore the use of new streams of big and open data as well as data from traditional sources, offering significant critical insights into the field. Learn More
    February 2020   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  7. Handbook of Urban Segregation

    Handbook of Urban Segregation

    Edited by Sako Musterd
    The Handbook of Urban Segregation scrutinises key debates on spatial inequality in cities across the globe. It engages with multiple domains, including residential places, public spaces and the field of education. In addition it tackles crucial group-dimensions across race, class and culture as well as age groups, the urban rich, middle class, and gentrified households. This timely Handbook provides a key contribution to understanding what urban segregation is about, why it has developed, what its consequences are and how it is measured, conceptualised and framed. Learn More
    March 2020   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  8. Handbook on Transport and Urban Transformation in China

    Handbook on Transport and Urban Transformation in China

    Edited by Chia-Lin Chen, Haixiao Pan, Qing Shen, James J. Wang
    Since 1978, when China embarked on a new period of economic reforms and introduced open door policies, it has experienced a great urban transformation. The role of transport has proved indispensable in this unprecedented rapid urbanisation and economic growth. As the first research-focused book dedicated to this important topic, the Handbook on Transport and Urban Transformation in China offers new insight into the various opportunities and challenges brought by fast-paced motorization and urban development, and explores them in broad spatial-economic, environmental, social, and institutional dimensions. Learn More
    March 2020   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  9. Smart Cities in Asia

    Smart Cities in Asia

    Edited by Yu-Min Joo, Teck-Boon Tan
    At a time when Asia is rapidly growing in global influence, this much-needed and insightful book bridges two major current policy topics in order to offer a unique study of the latest smart city archetypes emerging throughout Asia. Highlighting the smart city aspirations of Asian countries and their role in Asian governments’ new development strategies, the book draws out timely narratives and insights from a uniquely Asian context and policymaking space. Learn More
    March 2020   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  10. Research Handbook on Community Development

    Research Handbook on Community Development

    Edited by Rhonda Phillips, Eric Trevan, Patsy Kraeger
    This timely Research Handbook offers new ways in which to navigate the diverse terrain of community development research. Chapters unpack the foundations and history of community development research and also look to its future, exploring innovative frameworks for conceptualising community development. Comprehensive and unequivocally progressive, this is key reading for social and public policy researchers in need of an understanding of the current trends in community development research, as well as practitioners and policymakers working on urban, rural and regional development. Learn More
    April 2020   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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