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  1. The Immigrant Divide

    How Cuban Americans Changed the U.S. and Their Homeland

    By Susan Eckstein

    Are all immigrants from the same home country best understood as a homogeneous group of foreign-born? Or do they differ in their adaptation and transnational ties depending on when they emigrated and with what lived experiences? Between Castro’s rise to power in 1959 and the early twenty-first...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Housing and Health in Europe

    The WHO LARES project

    Edited by David Ormandy

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    In this cross-disciplinary research David Ormandy and expert contributors explain the nature and development of the World Health Organization's study of housing across Europe. In-depth analysis provides new evidence of links between the health of inhabitants and their housing conditions,...

    Published April 27th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Peckham Experiment PBD

    A study of the living structure of society

    By Innes H. Pearse, Lucy H. Crocker

    This book was first published in 1943....

    Published February 25th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Postcolonial African Cities

    Imperial Legacies and Postcolonial Predicament

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The book focuses on contemporary African cities, caught in the contradiction of an imperial past and postcolonial present. The essays explore the cultural role of colonial architecture and urbanism in the production of meanings: in the inscription of power and discipline, as well as in the dynamic...

    Published February 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  5. Urban Geography

    A Study of Site, Evolution, Patern and Classification in Villages, Towns and Cities

    Edited by Griffith Taylor

    This book is divided into three parts. The first deals with typical settelements in each of the seven continents, the early stages of settlements, land surveys and general phases of town evolution. The second part discusses changes in site and patter, from Neolithic to modern times. The third part...

    Published October 10th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Urban Planning Methods

    Research and Policy Analysis

    By Ian Bracken

    In order to develop and exercise their skills urban planners need to draw upon a wide variety of methods relating to plan and policy making, urban research and policy analysis. More than ever, planners need to be able to adapt their methods to contemporary needs and circumstances. This introductory...

    Published October 10th 2008 by Routledge

  7. A Geography of Urban Places

    Edited by Robert G. Putnam, Frank J. Taylor, Philip K. Kettle

    This book presents a selection of readings to present varied opinions, approaches and reports from various international professional journals. Among the journals represented are: Regional Science Association Journal, The Canadian Geographer, The Annals of the American Association of Geographers,...

    Published October 10th 2008 by Routledge

  8. The Global Architect

    Firms, Fame and Urban Form

    By Donald McNeill

    Series: Cultural Spaces

    The Global Architect explores the increasing significance of globalization processes on urban change, architectural practice and the built environment. In what is primarily a critical sociological overview of the current global architectural industry, Donald McNeill covers the "star system" of...

    Published August 5th 2008 by Routledge

  9. The Social Fabric of the Networked City

    Edited by Géraldine Pflieger, Luca Pattaroni, Christophe Jemelin, Vincent Kaufmann

    This book is constructed around the work of Manuel Castells on the space of places, the space of flows and the networked city. Following an introduction by Castells in which he sets out the theoretical and empirical framework to be followed, the book will feature nine original contributions ...

    Published May 28th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Architecture, Power and National Identity

    2nd Edition

    By Lawrence Vale

    The first edition of Architecture, Power, and National Identity, published in 1992, has become a classic, winning the prestigious Spiro Kostof award for the best book in architecture and urbanism. Lawrence Vale fully has fully updated the book, which focuses on the relationship between the design...

    Published April 3rd 2008 by Routledge