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  • The Language of Cities
    The Language of Cities (Paperback) Deyan Sudjic

    The director of the Design Museum defines the greatest artefact of all time: the cityWe live in a world that is now predominantly urban. So how do we define the city as it evolves in the twenty-first century? Drawing examples from across the globe, Deyan Sudjic decodes the underlying forces that shape our cities, such as resources and land, to the ideas that shape conscious elements of design,...

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  • Hearthlands
    Hearthlands (Paperback) Marianne Elliott

    Part memoir, part historical research, this book tells the story of the White City, an overlooked and under-documented time in Belfast's history. The story of a pre-Troubles Belfast in which Catholics and Protestants lived side by side.

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  • The New Localism
    The New Localism (English, Hardback) Bruce Katz, Jeremy Nowak

    Finding local solutions when the nation cannot, or will not. This book cites many positive examples of how cities across the US have taken the lead in dealing creatively with their local problems - even while the national government too often was gripped in partisan gridlock. The authors call for a twenty-first century localism, one attuned to the needs of all citizens.

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  • Vertical
    Vertical (English, Hardback) Stephen Graham

    A revolutionary reimagining of the cities we live in, the air above us, and what goes on in the earth beneath our feet

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  • Urban Theory
    Urban Theory (English, Paperback) Alan Harding, Talja Blokland

    This interdisciplinary introduction to urban theory explains how the concepts that help us understand the contemporary urban experience have developed and been applied. It discusses a wide range of work - within political science, economics, g

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  • Nonstop Metropolis
    Nonstop Metropolis (English, Paperback) Rebecca Solnit, Joshua Jelly-Schapiro

    Part of a trilogy of atlases, this title conveys innumerable unbound experiences of New York City through twenty-six imaginative maps and informative essays. Bringing together the insights of dozens of experts, it explores all five boroughs of New York City and parts of nearby New Jersey.

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  • Ground Control
    Ground Control (Paperback) Anna Minton

    Have these gleaming business districts, mega malls and gated developments led to 'regeneration', or have they intensified social divisions and made us more fearful of each other? This book reveals the untested - and unwanted - urban planning that is changing not only our cities, but the nature of public space, of citizenship and of trust.

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  • Cities for People
    Cities for People (English, Hardback) Jan Gehl

    For more than forty years Jan Gehl has helped to transform urban environments around the world based on his research into the ways people actually use?or could use?the spaces where they live and work. In this revolutionary book, Gehl presents his latest work creating (or recreating) cityscapes on a human scale. He clearly explains the methods and tools he uses to reconfigure unworkable cityscapes into the landscapes he believes they should be: cities for people.   Taking into account changing demographics and changing lifestyles, Gehl explains how to develop cities that are lively, safe, sustainable, and healthy.    The book is extensively illustrated with over 700 photos and drawings of examples from Gehl's work around the globe. 

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  • Mission with
    Mission with (English, Paperback) Paul Keeble

    Paul Keeble shares his story of living long term in an inner-city community as resident and neighbour who is a follower of Jesus. During more than 30 years, God has evolved his thinking from 'mission to' and 'mission for' towards what he calls 'mission with' - an incarnational model that takes mission beyond events and projects into everyday life.

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  • Urban Rage
    Urban Rage (English, Hardback) Mustafa Dikec

    A timely and incisive examination of contemporary urban unrest that explains why riots will continue until citizens are equally treated and politically included

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  • Key Concepts in Urban Studies
    Key Concepts in Urban Studies (English, Paperback) Mark Gottdiener, Leslie Budd

    A long awaited, fully-revised edition of this popular, inter-disciplinary student guide to urban studies.

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  • How to Live in the City
    How to Live in the City (English, Paperback) Hugo Macdonald

    A handbook for mastering the art of living in a city.

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  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers
    Behind the Beautiful Forevers (English, Paperback) Katherine Boo

    A landmark debut from a Pulitzer-winning New Yorker journalist: if Dickens were alive today, this is the book he might have written about India

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  • On the Run
    On the Run (English, Paperback) Alice Goffman

    War on Drugs has done almost nothing to prevent drugs from being sold or used, but it has nonetheless created a little-known surveillance state in America's most disadvantaged neighborhoods. The author introduces you to an unforgettable cast of young African American men who are caught up in this web of warrants and surveillance.

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  • Researching the City
    Researching the City (English, Paperback) Kevin Ward

    A much-needed guide for students doing dissertations on urban issues and cities. Covering both qualitative and quantitative methods, a team of leading researchers show how particular methods are used successfully in urban research projects.

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  • Marxist Thought and the City
    Marxist Thought and the City (English, Paperback) Henri Lefebvre, Robert Bononno

    "Originally published in French as La pensaee marxiste et la ville. Copyright 1972 by Casterman."

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  • Gentrification
    Gentrification (English, Paperback) Loretta Lees, Tom Slater

    The gentrification of urban areas is a central engine of urban development, and it is a topic that attracts a great deal of interest in both academia and the popular press. This book provides information on the topic of gentrification. It is suitable for upper-level undergraduates in geography, sociology, and planning.

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  • The Right to Buy?
    The Right to Buy? (English, Paperback) Alan Murie

    In The Right to Buy, Alan Murie provides an authoritative account of the origins, development and impact of the policy across the UK and proposals for its extension in England (and decisions to end it in Scotland and Wales).

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  • Walking Inside Out
    Walking Inside Out (English, Paperback) Tina Richardson

    This book brings together contemporary theorists and practitioners to critically explore the state of psychogeography today.

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  • Global Cities and Urban Theory
    Global Cities and Urban Theory (English, Paperback) Donald McNeill

    A cutting edge examination of urban theory as related to the realities of social and economic change in today's global cities.

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