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  1. Add to Wish List Rethinking Smart Cities

    Rethinking Smart Cities

    Zaheer Allam, Yusra Raisah Takun
    'Rethinking Smart Cities offers a refreshing and insightful survey of the increasingly popular concept of “Smart Cities” It surveys the concept’s evolution before critiquing the scope and offering contemporary warnings about the biases ...
    Hardback (December 2022)

    List price $115.00

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  2. Add to Wish List Handbook on Shrinking Cities

    Handbook on Shrinking Cities

    Edited by Karina Pallagst, Marco Bontje, Emmanuèle Cunningham-Sabot, René Fleschurz
    ‘Our cities represent very comprehensive social ecosystems – a mosaic consisting of diverse structures interlinked by the veins of infrastructure shaped by multiple actions of various actors. The Handbook on Shrinking Cities edited by Ka...
    Hardback (October 2022)

    List price $295.00

    Member price $265.50

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  3. Add to Wish List Urban Climate Resilience

    Urban Climate Resilience

    Edited by Angela van der Berg, Jonathan Verschuuren
    ‘Urban form, function and governance must urgently adapt in and for a new normal where disasters, crises and other socio-economic stressors are no longer temporary states of exception. Through its rich engagement with how laws that under...
    Hardback (September 2022)

    List price $175.00

    Member price $157.50

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  4. Add to Wish List Towards Sustainable Welfare States in Europe

    Towards Sustainable Welfare States in Europe

    Edited by Mi A. Schoyen, Bjørn Hvinden, Merethe Dotterud Leiren
    ‘This edited book should be applauded for insisting that environmental issues are racing up the agenda and must gain pride of place in future thinking. In particular, global heating and the climate crisis pose an existential threat to co...
    Hardback (September 2022)

    List price $140.00

    Member price $126.00

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  5. Add to Wish List Handbook on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

    Handbook on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

    Edited by Floor Brouwer
    ‘The evidence is clear that understanding the trade-offs and synergies among the water, energy, food and ecosystems sectors can contribute to socio-economic resilience and environmental sustainability. Floor Brouwer has produced a compel...
    Hardback (August 2022)

    List price $280.00

    Member price $252.00

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  6. Add to Wish List Handbook on Smart Growth

    Handbook on Smart Growth

    Edited by Gerrit-Jan Knaap, Rebecca Lewis, Arnab Chakraborty, Katy June-Friesen
    ‘Full of counter-intuitive and often sobering insights, this volume is not just incredibly timely, it's indispensable as a reference on the past, present and uncertain future of the smart growth ideal.’ – Xavier de Souza Briggs, Brooking...
    Hardback (July 2022)

    List price $220.00

    Member price $198.00

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  7. Add to Wish List Welfare States in the 21st Century

    Welfare States in the 21st Century

    Ian Greener
    ‘This text is essential reading for the study of comparative social policy. It explores and accounts for the five “New Giants” for 24 developed nations using the relatively novel approach of Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA). It is ...
    Hardback (2022)

    List price $110.00

    Member price $99.00

  8. Add to Wish List Urban Violence, Resilience and Security

    Urban Violence, Resilience and Security

    Edited by Michael R. Glass, Taylor B. Seybolt, Phil Williams
    ‘Urbanization is one of the most significant mega-trends of the modern era. It is also one of the most profoundly misunderstood. This knowledge gap is explored by Michael Glass, Taylor Seybolt and Phil Williams who examine the multiple c...
    Hardback (2022)

    List price $130.00

    Member price $117.00

  9. Add to Wish List City Preparedness for the Climate Crisis

    City Preparedness for the Climate Crisis

    Edited by Francisco J. Carrillo, Cathy Garner
    ‘The breadth of concepts, cases, and data outlined in this book provide critical insights into climate change adaptation. Collectively, they serve as a call to action with a clear message: “business as usual” will be insufficient to meet...
    Hardback (2021)

    List price $190.00

    Member price $171.00

  10. Add to Wish List Personal Sustainability Practices

    Personal Sustainability Practices

    Edited by Mark Starik, Patricia Kanashiro
    ‘This book on personal sustainability is a unique and urgently needed volume for advancing sustainable development. As faculty, we disparage companies and managers, but seldom do we turn our scrutiny inward and focus on our own personal ...
    Hardback (2021)

    List price $140.00

    Member price $126.00

  11. Add to Wish List Towards a Competitive, Sustainable Modern City

    Towards a Competitive, Sustainable Modern City

    Edited by Peter K. Kresl
    ‘This book brings together contributors from several parts of the world, providing the reader with a large spectrum of approaches on the subject of urban competitiveness and sustainability. While some chapters consider a set of cities at...
    Hardback (2020)

    List price $149.00

    Member price $134.10

  12. Add to Wish List Social Innovation and Urban Governance

    Social Innovation and Urban Governance

    Edited by Marc Pradel-Miquel, Ana B. Cano-Hila, Marisol García Cabeza
    ‘Can social innovation be a trigger for governance change and political transformation in cities? That is the key question this book attempts to answer. This is undoubtedly the most pressing issue in contemporary urban praxis for those c...
    Hardback (2020)

    List price $125.00

    Member price $112.50

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