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  1. Featured Book: Transitions to Sustainable Development

    New in paperback!

    Transitions to Sustainable Development oultlines the dynamics and governance of long-term change towards sustainable development.

  2. Featured Book: Companion to Urban Design

    There has never before been a more authoritative and comprehensive companion that includes core, foundational and pioneering ideas and concepts of urban design. The Companion to Urban Design serves as an invaluable guide for undergraduate and postgraduate students, future professionals, and practitioners interested in architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning, urban studies, urban affairs, geography, and related fields.

    Recommend this book to a librarian

  3. Featured Book: Automobility in Transition?

    Automobility in Transition? examines the evolution towards car-based forms of transportation: problems associated with it; the success of efforts to deal with problems of pollution, congestion, and safety; and new developments, visions, and strategies.

    Recommend this book to a librarian.

  4. Featured Book: Routledge Handbook of Urban Ecology

    The Routledge Handbook of Urban Ecology, edited by Ian Douglas (University of Manchester), David Goode (University College London), Michael C. Houck (Greenspaces Institute), and Rusong Wang (Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences), contains fifty interdisciplinary contributions from leading academics and practitioners from across the world; these engaging entries provide students and practitioners with the wealth of interdisciplinary information needed to manage the biota and green landscapes in urban areas.

  5. Interested in the Space and Place Issues of Occupy Wall Street?

    Public spaces have long been the focus of urban social activity, but investigations of how public space works oftentimes adopt only one of several possible perspectives, which restricts the questions that can be asked and the answers that can be considered.

    In Common Ground? Anthony Orum and Zachary Neal explore how public space can be a facilitator of civil order, a site for power and resistance, and a stage for art, theater, and performance.

  6. Neo-Bohemia, 2e, Book of the Month, November 2011

    Richard Lloyd's Neo-Bohemia, 2e anticipates key urban trends at the dawn of the twenty-first century, and shedds light on both the nature of contemporary bohemias and the cities that house them.

    Request your complimentary exam copy today!

  7. Featured Book: Tower and Slab

    Florian Urban's Tower and Slab critically examines the history and social consequences of housing projects throughout the world.

    Request your complimentary exam copy today!

  8. Featured Book: Urban Youth in China

    In Urban Youth in China,  Fengshu Liu examines what it means to be a Chinese today, how "Chineseness" may be (re)constructed in the Internet Age, and what the implications of the emerging form of identity are.

    Recommend this book to a librarian.

  9. Understanding Cities, Book of the Month, October 2011

    Alexander Cuthbert (University of New South Wales) builds upon the base of his previous works, Designing Cities and The Form of Cities, in this thought-provoking book.

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  10. Featured Book: The Good City

    Drawing on almost sixty years of professional experience, Allan Jacobs guides the reader through the lessons he’s learned as a planner and lover of cities, and argues that cities ought to be the ultimate manifestation of society’s collective achievements.

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