Urban Studies

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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 (2013)

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  5. Add to Wish List Handbook of Creative Cities

    Handbook of Creative Cities

    Edited by David Emanuel Andersson, Åke E. Andersson, Charlotta Mellander
    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 ...
    Paperback (2013)

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    Hardback (2011)

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  6. Add to Wish List Brands and Branding Geographies

    Brands and Branding Geographies

    Edited by Andy Pike
    Despite overstated claims of their ‘global’ homogeneity, ubiquity and contribution to ‘flattening’ spatial differences, the geographies of brands and branding actually do matter. This vibrant collection provides a comprehensive reference...
    Paperback (2013)

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    Hardback (2011)

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  7. Add to Wish List Regional and Urban Policy and Planning on the Korean Peninsula

    Regional and Urban Policy and Planning on the Korean Peninsula

    Chang-Hee Christine Bae, Harry W. Richardson
    The potential for reunification of the two Koreas, whether in the short or long term, argues for a comprehensive look at policy and planning issues that encompass the peninsula as a whole. This book deals with spatial policy issues in bo...
    Paperback (2013)

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    Hardback (2011)

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  8. Add to Wish List Studies in Applied Geography and Spatial Analysis

    Studies in Applied Geography and Spatial Analysis

    Edited by Robert Stimson, Kingsley E. Haynes
    This timely and fascinating book illustrates how applied geography can contribute in a multitude of ways to assist policy processes, evaluate public programs, enhance business decisions, and contribute to formulating solutions for commun...
    Hardback (2012)

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  9. Add to Wish List Urban Transport in the Developing World

    Urban Transport in the Developing World

    Edited by Harry T. Dimitriou, Ralph Gakenheimer
    The twenty thematic chapters in this book provide a broad set of perspectives on the plight, possibilities and opportunities of urban transport in the developing world, set against the challenges of sustainable development. The contribut...
    Paperback (2012)

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    Hardback (2011)

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  10. Add to Wish List China’s Peasants and Workers: Changing Class Identities

    China’s Peasants and Workers: Changing Class Identities

    Edited by Beatriz Carrillo , David S.G. Goodman
    The expert contributors illustrate how the development of the urban economic environment has led to changes in the urban working class, through an exploration of the workplace experiences of rural migrant workers, and of the plight of th...
    Hardback (2012)

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  11. Add to Wish List Housing Markets and the Global Financial Crisis

    Housing Markets and the Global Financial Crisis

    Edited by Ray Forrest, Ngai-Ming Yip
    Housing markets are at the centre of the recent global financial turmoil. In this well-researched study, a multidisciplinary group of leading analysts explores the impact of the crisis within, and between, countries.
    Paperback (2012)

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    Hardback (2011)

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  12. Add to Wish List Community Co-Production

    Community Co-Production

    Edited by Jane Farmer, Carol Hill, Sarah-Anne Muñoz
    This book addresses a clutch of contemporary societal challenges including: aging demography and the consequent need for extended care in communities; public service provision in an era of retrenching welfare and global financial crises;...
    Hardback (2012)

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