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  • Third World Modernism

    Architecture, Development and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Duanfang Lu

    This set of essays brings together studies that challenge interpretations of the development of modernist architecture in Third World countries during the Cold War. The topics look at modernism’s part in the transnational development of building technologies and the construction of national and…

    Paperback – 2010-11-01

  • Unhealthy Cities

    Poverty, Race, and Place in America, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Fitzpatrick, Mark LaGory

    The purpose of this book is to show the important role that space and place plays in the health of urban residents, particularly those living in high poverty ghettos. The book brings together research and writing from a variety of disciplines to demonstrate the health costs of being poor in America…

    Paperback – 2010-09-07

  • The Gentrification Debates

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    By Japonica Brown-Saracino

    Uniquely well suited for teaching, this innovative text-reader strengthens students’ critical thinking skills, sparks classroom discussion, and also provides a comprehensive and accessible understanding of gentrification.…

    Paperback – 2010-03-09
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • City Life from Jakarta to Dakar

    Movements at the Crossroads, 1st Edition

    By AbdouMaliq Simone

    City Life from Jakarta to Dakar focuses on the politics incumbent to this process – an "anticipatory politics" – that encompasses a wide range of practices, calculations and economies. As such, the book is not a collection of case studies on a specific theme, not a review of developmental…

    Paperback – 2009-12-16
    Global Realities

  • Common Ground?

    Readings and Reflections on Public Space, 1st Edition

    By Anthony M. Orum, Zachary P. Neal

    Public spaces have long been the focus of urban social activity, but investigations of how public space works often adopt only one of several possible perspectives, which restricts the questions that can be asked and the answers that can be considered. In this volume, Anthony Orum and Zachary Neal…

    Paperback – 2009-08-06
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • Becoming Places

    Urbanism / Architecture / Identity / Power, 1st Edition

    By Kim Dovey

    About the practices and politics of place and identity formation – the slippery ways in which who we are becomes wrapped up with where we are – this book exposes the relations of place to power. It links everyday aspects of place experience to the social theories of Deleuze and Bourdieu…

    Paperback – 2009-07-14

  • The Integration Debate

    Competing Futures For American Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chester Hartman, Gregory Squires

    Racial integration, and policies intended to achieve greater integration, continue to generate controversy in the United States, with some of the most heated debates taking place among long-standing advocates of racial equality. Today, many nonwhites express what has been referred to as "…

    Paperback – 2009-07-08

  • Cities and Gender

    1st Edition

    By Helen Jarvis, Jonathan Cloke, Paula Kantor

    Men and women experience the city differently: in relation to housing assets, use of transport, relative mobility, spheres of employment and a host of domestic and caring responsibilities. An analysis of urban and gender studies, as co-constitutive subjects, is long overdue. Cities and Gender is a…

    Paperback – 2009-05-26
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

  • The City in American Political Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richardson Dilworth

    There are nearly 20,000 general-purpose municipal governments—cities—in the United States, employing more people than the federal government. About twenty of those cities received charters of incorporation well before ratification of the U.S. Constitution, and several others were established urban…

    Paperback – 2009-03-02

  • The Peckham Experiment PBD

    A study of the living structure of society, 1st Edition

    By Innes H. Pearse, Lucy H. Crocker

      This book was first published in 1943.…

    Paperback – 2009-02-25

  • Surveillance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Goold

    Over the past fifty years, the apparatus of surveillance in modern societies has expanded to such an extent that almost every aspect of our public and private lives is now open to scrutiny and analysis. Each time we walk down a city street or pass through a shopping centre, CCTV cameras record our…

    Hardback – 2008-12-19
    Critical Concepts in Criminology

  • The Diaspora Strikes Back

    Caribeño Tales of Learning and Turning, 1st Edition

    By Juan Flores

    In The Diaspora Strikes Back the eminent ethnic and cultural studies scholar Juan Flores flips the process on its head: what happens to the home country when it is being constantly fed by emigrants returning from abroad? He looks at how 'Nuyoricans' (Puerto Rican New Yorkers) have transformed the…

    Paperback – 2008-08-07
    Cultural Spaces

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