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Urban Studies

  1. Add to Wish List International Handbook of Urban Policy, Volume 3

    International Handbook of Urban Policy, Volume 3

    Edited by H. S. Geyer
    This important Handbook reveals that most urban growth takes place in the less developed world and much of it represents over-urbanization – that is, urbanization in which most migrants cannot effectively compete for employment, cannot f...
    Hardback (2012)

    List price $210.00

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  2. Add to Wish List City Distribution and Urban Freight Transport

    City Distribution and Urban Freight Transport

    Edited by Cathy Macharis, Sandra Melo
    City distribution plays a key role in supporting urban lifestyles, helping to serve and retain industrial and trading activities, and contributing to the competitiveness of regional industry. Despite these positive effects, it also gener...
    Hardback (2011)

    List price $145.00

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  3. Add to Wish List Climate Change and Human Security

    Climate Change and Human Security

    Michael R. Redclift, David Manuel-Navarette, Mark Pelling
    The challenge presented by climate change is, by its nature, global. The populations of the Mexican Caribbean, the focus of this book, are faced by everyday decisions not unlike those in the urban North. The difference is that for the pe...
    Hardback (2011)

    List price $120.00

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  4. Add to Wish List Academic Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement

    Academic Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement

    Edited by Bruce Kingma
    This poignant study presents a collection of research on entrepreneurship and community engagement. The context of this book is Syracuse University’s award winning model of Scholarship in Action with its emphasis on sustainable campus–co...
    Hardback (2011)

    List price $116.00

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  5. Add to Wish List Systems Thinking and Decision Making in Urban and Environmental Planning

    Systems Thinking and Decision Making in Urban and Environmental Planning

    Anastássios Perdicoúlis
    ‘Systems Thinking and Decision Making in Urban and Environmental Planning constitutes an excellent, timely and innovative contribution to the planning literature that goes well beyond the classical systems theory. Anastássios Perdicoúlis...
    Hardback (2010)

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  6. Add to Wish List The Sustainability of Cultural Diversity

    The Sustainability of Cultural Diversity

    Edited by Maddy Janssens, Myriam Bechtoldt, Arie de Ruijter, Dino Pinelli, Giovanni Prarolo, Vanja M.K. Stenius
    ‘This is a very useful book on a very important subject. The preservation of the rich and diverse body of cultures that history and continued diversity provide is of great significance for humanity and the welfare of society. The failure...
    Hardback (2010)

    List price $175.00

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  7. Add to Wish List Towards Effective Place Brand Management

    Towards Effective Place Brand Management

    Edited by Gregory Ashworth, Mihalis Kavaratzis
    ‘The study and practise of place branding has reached a point where so much has been undertaken from a range of disciplines, each with its own terminology, methodology, and theoretical foundations, that the resulting mass requires distil...
    Hardback (2010)

    List price $150.00

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  8. Add to Wish List The Great Migration

    The Great Migration

    Edited by Xin Meng, Chris Manning, Li Shi, Tadjuddin Nur Effendi
    ‘After a quarter century of double-digit growth, 135 million rural migrants were living in China’s cities by 2007. This massive migration exceeds anything else recorded in human history. Based on new survey data, The Great Migration expl...
    Hardback (2010)

    List price $145.00

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  9. Add to Wish List The Global Urban Competitiveness Report – 2010

    The Global Urban Competitiveness Report – 2010

    Pengfei Ni, Peter Karl Kresl
    The Global Urban Competitiveness Report – 2010 is an empirical study of the competitiveness of 500 cities around the world. This one-of-a-kind annual resource draws on a wealth of data sources, all of which are described and assessed. Us...
    Hardback (2010)

    List price $212.00

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  10. Add to Wish List Urban Poverty in China

    Urban Poverty in China

    Fulong Wu, Chris Webster, Shenijing He, Yuting Liu
    ‘Market reform has brought new forms of poverty to urban China, even while the standard of living of most urban residents has greatly improved. This research uses interviews with people in six cities to document their situation and to sh...
    Hardback (2010)

    List price $140.00

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  11. Add to Wish List International Handbook of Urban Policy, Volume 2

    International Handbook of Urban Policy, Volume 2

    Edited by H. S. Geyer
    This Handbook brings together a range of viewpoints on a number of the burning issues affecting urban sustainability in North America and Europe at the beginning of the 21st century. H.S. Geyer and his contributors cover a wide spectrum ...
    Hardback (2009)

    List price $218.00

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  12. Add to Wish List Sustainable Cities

    Sustainable Cities

    Edited by Maddy Janssens, Dino Pinelli, Dafne C. Reymen, Sandra Wallmann
    This book focuses on cities, their relationships with each other and the disparities between them. Analysing cities as the places where diversity is especially apparent, where cultural richness is experienced and where conflicts often er...
    Hardback (2009)

    List price $130.00

    Member price $117.00

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