Urban Studies

  1. Add to Wish List Healthy Cities

    Healthy Cities

    Chinmoy Sarkar, Chris Webster, John Gallacher
    Mounting scientific evidence generated over the past decade highlights the significant role of our cities’ built environments in shaping our health and well-being. In this book, the authors conceptualize the ‘urban health niche’ as a nov...
    Paperback (2016)

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    Hardback (June 2014)

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  2. Add to Wish List Changing Urban and Regional Relations in a Globalizing World

    Changing Urban and Regional Relations in a Globalizing World

    Edited by Kathy Pain, Gilles Van Hamme
    In this important book, Kathy Pain and Gilles Van Hamme bring together a prestigious group of contributors to provide a systematic assessment of the dynamic, multi-scale network restructuring and spaces of flows associated with globaliza...
    Paperback (2015)

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    Hardback (2014)

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  3. Add to Wish List Interculturalism in Cities

    Interculturalism in Cities

    Edited by Ricard Zapata-Barrero
    Cities are increasingly recognized as new players in diversity studies, and many of them are showing evidence of an intercultural shift. As an emerging concept and policy, interculturalism is becoming the most pragmatic answer to concret...
    Hardback (2015)

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  4. Add to Wish List Property Rights, Land Values and Urban Development

    Property Rights, Land Values and Urban Development

    Li Tian
    This book presents an analysis of betterment and compensation issues under the Land Use Rights (LURs) System in China since 1988. The topic originates from the observation of widening inequity and increasing uncertainty associated with t...
    Hardback (February 2015)

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  5. Add to Wish List Cities and Private Planning

    Cities and Private Planning

    Edited by David Emanuel Andersson, Stefano Moroni
    Through comprehensive case studies of privately planned cities and neighbourhood in Asia, Europe and North America, this book characterizes the theoretical basis and empirical manifestations of private urban planning. In this innovative ...
    Hardback (November 2014)

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  6. Add to Wish List Neighbourhood Governance in Urban China

    Neighbourhood Governance in Urban China

    Edited by Ngai-Ming Yip
    As the economy and society of China has become more diversified, so have its urban neighbourhoods. The last decade has witnessed a surge in collective action by homeowners in China against the infringement of their rights. Research on ne...
    Hardback (July 2014)

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  7. Add to Wish List A World in Emergence

    A World in Emergence

    Allen J. Scott
    Beginning with the recent history of capitalism and urbanization and moving into a thorough and complex discussion of the modern city, this book outlines the dynamics of what the author calls the third wave of urbanization, characterized...
    Paperback (2014)

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    Hardback (2013)

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  8. Add to Wish List Sustainable Urban Water Environment

    Sustainable Urban Water Environment

    Ashantha Goonetilleke, Tan Yigitcanlar, Godwin A. Ayoko, Prasanna Egodawatta
    This multi-disciplinary book provides practical solutions for safeguarding the sustainability of the urban water environment. Firstly, the importance of the urban water environment is highlighted and the major problems urban water bodie...
    Hardback (2014)

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  9. Add to Wish List Private Rental Housing

    Private Rental Housing

    Edited by Tony Crook, Peter A. Kemp
    A new focus on private renting has been brought into sharp relief by the global financial crisis, with its profound impact on mortgage finance, housing markets and government budgets. Written by specially commissioned international expe...
    Hardback (2014)

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  10. Add to Wish List Extraordinary Cities

    Extraordinary Cities

    Peter J. Taylor
    In this innovative, ambitious and wide-ranging book, Peter Taylor demonstrates that cities are the epicenters of human advancement. In exploring cities as sites through which economies flourish, by harnessing the creative potential of my...
    Paperback (2014)

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    Hardback (2013)

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  11. Add to Wish List Coordinating Urban and Rural Development in China

    Coordinating Urban and Rural Development in China

    Ye Yumin, Richard LeGates
    This detailed study offers a succinct yet comprehensive introduction to China’s crucial policy to coordinate urban and rural development. It describes the theoretical, political, and economic reasons why China allowed a large gap between...
    Hardback (2013)

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  12. Add to Wish List Social Capital and Rural Development in the Knowledge Society

    Social Capital and Rural Development in the Knowledge Society

    Edited by Hans Westlund, Kiyoshi Kobayashi
    Social capital is often considered a key factor for local development. This book analyzes the role of social capital for rural areas’ survival and development in the current age of metropolitan growth – an era in which urban is the norm ...
    Hardback (September 2013)

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