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9780415782593 | Routledge, August 6, 2017, cover price $138.00

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9780415782609 | Routledge, August 6, 2017, cover price $49.95

Product Description: Around the world city policy makers, planners and strategists are finding ways of using culture in urban and economic development. From Birmingham to Shanghai we find a ‘new economy’ of creative industries, public arts, multicultural festivities, civic brands and new heritage spaces...read more

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9780415820523 | Routledge, April 6, 2017, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Around the world city policy makers, planners and strategists are finding ways of using culture in urban and economic development.

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Product Description: On September 11, 2001, Osama bin Laden declared "global jihad" on the West. In response to the day's attacks, the United States has waged its own global war on terrorism, which the Pentagon has described as a generational conflict similar to the Cold War...read more

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9780773548169, titled "The Islamic Challenge and the United States: Global Security in an Age of Uncertainty" | McGill Queens Univ Pr, February 1, 2017, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: On September 11, 2001, Osama bin Laden declared "global jihad" on the West.

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Product Description: The People vs. Big Oil—how a working-class company town harnessed the power of local politics to reclaim their communityHome to one of the largest oil refineries in the state, Richmond, California, was once a typical company town, dominated by Chevron...read more

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9780807094266 | Beacon Pr, January 17, 2017, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The People vs.

Product Description: In the preface to The Portrait of a Lady, Henry James suggested that ’[t]he house of fiction has ... not one window, but a million... At each of them stands a figure with a pair of eyes ... He and his neighbours are watching the same show, but one seeing more where the other sees less, one seeing black where the other sees white, one seeing big where the other sees small, one seeing coarse where the other sees fine...read more

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9781472469564 | Routledge, January 8, 2017, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: In the preface to The Portrait of a Lady, Henry James suggested that ’[t]he house of fiction has .

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Product Description: The region is back in town. Galloping urbanization has pushed beyond historical notions of metropolitanism. City-regions have experienced, in Edward Soja’s terms, “an epochal shift in the nature of the city and the urbanization process, marking the beginning of the end of the modern metropolis as we knew it...read more
By Stefan Kipfer (editor)

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9781771122771 | Wilfrid Laurier Univ Pr, December 15, 2016, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: The region is back in town.

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Product Description: In the latter half of the twentieth century, industrial pioneers came to British Columbia with grand plans for resource development projects, many of which never materialized. Unbuilt Environments argues that these kinds of projects have lasting impacts on the natural and human environment – even when they fail...read more

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9780774833042 | Univ of British Columbia Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: In the latter half of the twentieth century, industrial pioneers came to British Columbia with grand plans for resource development projects, many of which never materialized.

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Product Description: Today's home is a kind of fortress that tells us as much about our need for privacy as it does about ensuring our security. Fortress homes, gated communities and elaborate defensive systems have become everyday features of urban life, highlighting the depth of fear as well as the desire for prestige and social display and the ideological strength of home ownership...read more

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9781784995300 | Manchester Univ Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Today's home is a kind of fortress that tells us as much about our need for privacy as it does about ensuring our security.

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9781784995317 | Reprint edition (Manchester Univ Pr, December 1, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Today's home has become a kind of fortress that says as much about our need for privacy as it does about ensuring our security.

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Product Description: The neoliberal philosophy of fiscal austerity aligned with reduced regulation has transformed Chicago. As pursued by mayor Rahm Emanuel and his predecessor Richard M. Daley, neoliberalism led officials to privatize everything from parking meters to schools, gut regulations and social services, and promote gentrification wherever possible...read more

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9780252040597 | Univ of Illinois Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The neoliberal philosophy of fiscal austerity aligned with reduced regulation has transformed Chicago.

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9780252082092 | Reprint edition (Univ of Illinois Pr, December 1, 2016), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The neoliberal philosophy of fiscal austerity aligned with reduced regulation has transformed Chicago.

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Product Description: In the weeks following the 9/11 attacks, the mainstream political elite in Washington, DC acquiesced to every major decision taken by George W. Bush's administration while partisan politics in Congress ceased. As a nation and its representatives rallied around their leader, the diversity of opinions and the role of political opposition seemed suddenly less vital...read more

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9780773547957 | McGill Queens Univ Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In the weeks following the 9/11 attacks, the mainstream political elite in Washington, DC acquiesced to every major decision taken by George W.

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Product Description: Full-scale food production in cities: is it an impossibility? Or is it a panacea for all that ails urban communities? Today, it’s a reality, but many people still don’t know how much of an impact this emerging food system is having on cities and their residents...read more
By Alfonso Morales (editor)

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9781609384371 | Univ of Iowa Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Full-scale food production in cities: is it an impossibility?

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Product Description: This book studies the recent legacy of basti “evictions” in Delhi―mass clearings of some of the city’s poorest neighborhoods―as a way to understand how the urban poor are disenfranchised in the name of “public interest” and, in the case of Delhi, by the very courts meant to empower and protect them...read more

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9780820350097 | Univ of Georgia Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $89.95 | About this edition: This book studies the recent legacy of basti “evictions” in Delhi―mass clearings of some of the city’s poorest neighborhoods―as a way to understand how the urban poor are disenfranchised in the name of “public interest” and, in the case of Delhi, by the very courts meant to empower and protect them.

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9780820350103 | Univ of Georgia Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This book studies the recent legacy of basti “evictions” in Delhi―mass clearings of some of the city’s poorest neighborhoods―as a way to understand how the urban poor are disenfranchised in the name of “public interest” and, in the case of Delhi, by the very courts meant to empower and protect them.

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Product Description: Focusing on Cardiff, the capital city of Wales in the UK, this book reflects on a contemporary small European city – its development, characteristics, and present struggles. Following a century in which it was dubbed the world’s ‘coaltropolis’, the decline in demand for coal meant that Cardiff endured an acute process of de-industrialisation...read more

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9781472447388 | Routledge, October 19, 2016, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: Focusing on Cardiff, the capital city of Wales in the UK, this book reflects on a contemporary small European city – its development, characteristics, and present struggles.

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Product Description: Since the start of the twenty-first century, urban communities have faced increasing challenges in housing affordability, with environmental issues causing additional concern. It is clear that changes to urban housing are needed to enhance the resilience of cities and improve the economic, social and physical well-being of residents...read more
By Nessa Winston (editor)

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9781138911482 | Routledge, November 8, 2016, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: Since the start of the twenty-first century, urban communities have faced increasing challenges in housing affordability, with environmental issues causing additional concern.

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Product Description: Vancouver today is recognized as one of the most livable cities in the world as well as an international model for sustainability and urbanism. Single-family homes in this city are “a dying breed.” Most people live in the various low-rise and high-rise urban alternatives throughout the metropolitan area...read more

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9781439913932 | Temple Univ Pr, November 2, 2016, cover price $94.50 | About this edition: Vancouver today is recognized as one of the most livable cities in the world as well as an international model for sustainability and urbanism.

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9781439913949 | Temple Univ Pr, November 2, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Vancouver today is recognized as one of the most livable cities in the world as well as an international model for sustainability and urbanism.

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Product Description: Social housing - public, non-profit, or co-operative - was once a part of Canada's urban success story. After years of neglect and many calls for affordable homes and solutions to homelessness, housing is once again an important issue...read more

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9780773548145 | McGill Queens Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Social housing - public, non-profit, or co-operative - was once a part of Canada's urban success story.

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9780773548152 | Reprint edition (McGill Queens Univ Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Social housing - public, non-profit, or co-operative - was once a part of Canada's urban success story.

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Product Description: Think tanks are often thought of as a uniquely US phenomenon. Although the largest concentration of think tanks is in the United States, they can be found in virtually every country. Often overlooked, Canada’s think tanks represent a highly diverse and eclectic group of public policy organizations such as the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, the C...read more

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9780773547636 | McGill Queens Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Think tanks are often thought of as a uniquely US phenomenon.

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9780773547643 | McGill Queens Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Think tanks are often thought of as a uniquely US phenomenon.

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Product Description: Winner, 2017 American Theater and Drama Society John W. Frick Book Award Hillary Miller’s Drop Dead: Performance in Crisis, 1970s New York offers a fascinating and comprehensive exploration of how the city’s financial crisis shaped theater and performance practices in this turbulent decade and beyond...read more

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9780810133891 | Northwestern Univ Pr, October 15, 2016, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Winner, 2017 American Theater and Drama Society John W.

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9780810133884 | Reprint edition (Northwestern Univ Pr, October 15, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Winner, 2017 American Theater and Drama Society John W.

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Product Description: Affordable housing in the United Kingdom has become an ever more potent issue in recent years, as rapid population growth and a long-term lag in new housing construction have combined to making finding secure, affordable housing difficult for a broad range of people...read more

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9781447327073 | Policy Pr, October 15, 2016, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Affordable housing in the United Kingdom has become an ever more potent issue in recent years, as rapid population growth and a long-term lag in new housing construction have combined to making finding secure, affordable housing difficult for a broad range of people.

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9781447327080 | Reprint edition (Policy Pr, October 15, 2016), cover price $42.95 | About this edition: Affordable housing in the United Kingdom has become an ever more potent issue in recent years, as rapid population growth and a long-term lag in new housing construction have combined to making finding secure, affordable housing difficult for a broad range of people.

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9781402035142 | Springer Verlag, October 8, 2017, cover price $186.95

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9780091594718, titled "Helping Women at Work: The Women's Industrial Council, 1889-1914" | Hutchinson Educational, April 1, 1985, cover price $7.50 | also contains Helping Women at Work: The Women''s Industrial Council, 1889-1914 | About this edition: .

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Product Description: In 2013, Detroit filed the largest municipal bankruptcy in US history. That dubious honor marked the end of a long decline, during which city leaders slashed municipal costs and desperately sought to attract private investment. That same year, an economically resurgent New York City elected a progressive mayor intent on reducing income inequality and spurring more equitable economic development...read more

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9780190246662 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 3, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In 2013, Detroit filed the largest municipal bankruptcy in US history.

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Product Description: In today’s world, citizenship is increasingly defined in normative terms. Political belonging comes to be equated with specific norms, values and appropriate behaviour, with distinctions made between virtuous, desirable citizens and deviant, undesirable ones...read more
By Anouk De Koning (editor)

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9781138211216 | Routledge, October 2, 2016, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: In today’s world, citizenship is increasingly defined in normative terms.

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