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  • Incomplete Streets
    Incomplete Streets (English, Paperback) Stephen Zavestoski

    The ?Complete Streets' concept and movement in urban planning and policy has been hailed by many as a revolution that aims to challenge the auto-normative paradigm by reversing the broader effects of an urban form shaped by the logic of keeping automobiles moving. By enabling safe access for all users, Complete Streets promise to make cities more walkable and livable and at the same time more...

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  • Green Gentrification
    Green Gentrification (English, Hardback) Kenneth A. Gould, Tammy L. Lewis

    This book looks at the social consequences of urban sustainability initiatives, that is, "greening." Through a comparative examination of four cases of greening in Brooklyn, New York, it demonstrates that the outcomes of such initiatives, while often positive for environmental sustainability, tend to be socially unsustainable. Although greening is intended to improve the environmental conditions...

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  • Come with Me to Paris
    Come with Me to Paris (English, Hardback) Gloria Fowler, Min Heo

    This charming rhyming book is a great introduction to the sights and culture of Paris. The book begins by inviting the reader tocome along on the journey and ends with a good night wish:...

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  • Porto
    Porto (English, Sheet map, folded)
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  • Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation
    Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation (English, Hardback) Aaron Golub

    This book provides the standards for equitable bicycle advocacy, policy, and planning by defining and operationalizing bicycle justice. In synthesizing the projects of critical cultural studies, transportation justice, and planning as applied practice, this book reveals the relevance of civil rights and social justice concerns to public interventions intended to increase cycling.

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  • Canberra
    Canberra (English, Hardback) Paul Daley

    An exploration of the city Australians love to hate, this book shows that there is more to the capital of Australia than politics, geometrically designed roads, and mid-century architecture. Canberra is a city of orphans: people arrive temporarily for work, but stay when they discover the unanticipated promise and opportunity Canberra has to offer. From the lake and its forgotten suburbs?traces of...

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  • Adelaide
    Adelaide (English, Hardback) Kerryn Goldsworthy

    Consisting of a painting, a frog cake, a landmark, a statue, a haunting newspaper photograph, a bucket of peaches, pink shorts in parliament, concert tickets, and tourist maps, this book is a museum of sorts?a personal guide to the city of Adelaide, Australia, through a collection of iconic objects. These objects explore the beautiful, commonplace, dark, and contradictory history of Adelaide,...

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  • Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities
    Sustainability Policy, Planning and Gentrification in Cities (English, Hardback) Susannah Bunce

    This book explores the regulatory, socio-cultural, and socio-environmental practices that underlie the convergences between urban sustainability policy and planning and gentrification, and the practices of social exclusion resulting from the connection of these processes. It integrates global examples from Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, New York City, London, Paris, and Freiburg to illustrate how...

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  • Just Green Enough (English, Hardback) Winifred Curran

    While global urban development increasingly takes on the mantle of sustainability and "green urbanism," both the ecological and equity impacts of these developments are often overlooked. One result is what has been called environmental gentrification, a process in which environmental improvements lead to increased property values and the displacement of long-term residents. The specter of...

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  • Just Green Enough
    Just Green Enough (English, Paperback) Winifred Curran

    While global urban development increasingly takes on the mantle of sustainability and "green urbanism," both the ecological and equity impacts of these developments are often overlooked. One result is what has been called environmental gentrification, a process in which environmental improvements lead to increased property values and the displacement of long-term residents. The specter of...

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  • The Pragmatic Justifications for the Sustainable City
    The Pragmatic Justifications for the Sustainable City (English, Hardback) Meg Holden

    Contemporary society needs its cities; and sustainability challenges now demand urban solutions. But urbanists and sustainability advocates are not making good use of our urban moment....

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  • A Falling Knife
    A Falling Knife (English, Paperback) Andrew Case

    Something's rotten in the borough of Brooklyn. And it's not just the wave of glossy condos pushing longtime residents out of their neighborhoods. A construction worker has plunged to his death, and suspicion has fallen on a fellow hard hat for turning a crane into a killing machine. When the suspect does a disappearing act, a pair of unlikely partners reunite to chase him down....

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  • The Urban Struggle for Economic, Environmental and Social Justice
    The Urban Struggle for Economic, Environmental and Social Justice (English, Paperback) Malo Andre Hutson

    This book discusses the current demographic shifts of blacks, Latinos, and other people of colour out of certain strong-market cities and the growing fear of displacement among low-income urban residents. It documents these populations' efforts to remain in their communities and highlights how this leads to community organizing around economic, environmental, and social justice. The book shows...

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  • Resilience, Environmental Justice and the City
    Resilience, Environmental Justice and the City (English, Hardback) Beth Shaefer Caniglia

    This book brings together scholars whose work helps to better model and articulate how to enhance the coping capacity and adaptation of city dwellers toward environmental and climate change. It proposes critical perspectives and an interdisciplinary lens on urban inequalities in light of individual, group, community and system vulnerabilities and resilience. It offers theoretical and practical...

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  • The Big Fear
    The Big Fear (English, Paperback) Andrew Case

    It's August in New York, and the steaming garbage littering the streets isn't the only thing that stinks....

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  • The Urban Struggle for Economic, Environmental and Social Justice
    The Urban Struggle for Economic, Environmental and Social Justice (English, Hardback) Malo Andre Hutson

    This book discusses how strong-market cities are pressured to remain on the cutting edge of innovation by continuously looking for ways to develop and enhance their local economy. It captures the current demographic shifts of blacks, Latinos and other people of colour out of certain strong-market cities and the growing fear of displacement among low-income urban residents. The book documents the...

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  • Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions
    Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions (English, Paperback) Karen Chapple

    As global warming advances, regions around the world are engaging in revolutionary sustainability planning - but with social equity as an afterthought. California is at the cutting edge of this movement, not only because its regulations actively reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also because its pioneering environmental regulation, market innovation, and Left Coast politics show how to blend...

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  • Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions
    Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions (English, Hardback) Karen Chapple

    As global warming advances, regions around the world are engaging in revolutionary sustainability planning - but with social equity as an afterthought. California is at the cutting edge of this movement, not only because its regulations actively reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also because its pioneering environmental regulation, market innovation, and Left Coast politics show how to blend...

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  • Incomplete Streets
    Incomplete Streets (English, Hardback) Stephen Zavestoski

    The ?Complete Streets' concept and movement in urban planning and policy has been hailed by many as a revolution that aims to challenge the auto-normative paradigm by reversing the broader effects of an urban form shaped by the logic of keeping automobiles moving. By enabling safe access for all users, Complete Streets promise to make cities more walkable and livable and at the same time more...

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  • Ms. Grimsley
    Ms. Grimsley (English, Paperback) Bashan Savage

    Years after her parents were killed inadvertentlyin the crossfire of an organized drug bust by the McLaughlin City PD, Ms. Grimsley, and the son of the officer who allegedly fired the shot that killed her father, cross paths. Bad news for him, she has the ability to control the recently deceased.

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