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  1. Point of Purchase

    How Shopping Changed American Culture

    By Sharon Zukin

    This accessible, smart, and expansive book on shopping's impact on American life is in part historical, stretching back to the mid-19th century, yet also has a contemporary focus, with material on recent trends in shopping from the internet to Zagat's guides.Drawing inspiration from both Pierre...

    Published March 1st 2005 by Routledge

  2. City of Flows

    Modernity, Nature, and the City

    By Maria Kaika

    Typically, cities and nature are perceived as geographic opposites, cities being manufactured social creations, and nature being outside of human construction. Through a historical geography of water in the modern city, Kaika shows that this is not the case. Rather, nature and the modern city are...

    Published December 27th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Restructuring the Chinese City

    Changing Society, Economy and Space

    By Laurence J.C. Ma, Fulong Wu

    A sea of change has occurred in China since the 1978 economic reforms. Bringing together the work of leading scholars specializing in urban China, this book examines what has happened to the Chinese city undergoing multiple transformations during the reform era, with an emphasis on new processes of...

    Published December 16th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Regulating Place

    Standards and the Shaping of Urban America

    Edited by Eran Ben-Joseph, Terry S. Szold

    Tracing how codes arose when they did, and how they were adapted over time, the authors examine the increasing influence of regulatory codes over urban design and planning in the past century....

    Published December 6th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Fluid City

    Transforming Melbourne's Urban Waterfront

    By Kim Dovey

    Fluid City traces the transformation of the urban waterfront of Melbourne, the re-vitalization of the Yarra River waterfront, Melbourne Docklands and Port Philip Bay. As the financial and industrial centre of Australia, in the late nineteenth century, Melbourne developed a new world exuberance. Yet...

    Published December 2nd 2004 by Routledge

  6. Cities and the Creative Class

    By Richard Florida

    In his compelling follow-up to The Rise of the Creative Class, Richard Florida outlines how certain cities succeed in attracting members of the 'creative class' - the millions of people who work in information-age economic sectors and in industries driven by innovation and talent....

    Published November 17th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Behind the Gates

    Life, Security, and the Pursuit of Happiness in Fortress America

    By Setha Low

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 30th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Urban Culture

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    Edited by Chris Jenks

    Series: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    This collection is an interdisciplinary study focusing on the various cultural aspects of city life. The works included are drawn from a broad range of canonical and secondary sources and emphasise the 'new', covering modernist and postmodernist perspectives of urban culture. The collection is...

    Published July 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  9. Brave New Neighborhoods

    The Privatization of Public Space

    By Margaret Kohn

    Fighting for First Amendment rights is as popular a pastime as ever, but just because you can get on your soapbox doesn't mean anyone will be there to listen. Town squares have emptied out as shoppers decamp for the megamalls; gated communities keep pesky signature gathering activists away; even...

    Published April 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  10. Cities and Natural Process

    A Basis for Sustainability, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Hough

    Cities and Natural Process is a discussion of the fundamental conflict in the perception of nature and an expression of the essential need for an environmental view when approaching urban design. Whilst retaining the existing structure, each of the chapters has been revised to take into account...

    Published April 22nd 2004 by Routledge