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    • Rowe, Peter G.; Hee, Limin (2019)
      This open access book highlights Singapore’s development into a city in which water and greenery, along with associated environmental, technical, social and political aspects have been harnessed and cultivated into a ...
    • Njeri Kinyanjui, Mary (2019)
      The persistence of indigenous African markets in the context of a hostile or neglectful business and policy environment makes them worthy of analysis. An investigation of Afrocentric business ethics is long overdue. ...
    • Wakefield, Stephanie (2020)
      In the face of climate chaos, post-truth politics, and growing tribalisms, it’s clear that liberalism’s old structures are unraveling. Drawing on resilience ecology, Stephanie Wakefield suggests we understand such phenomena ...
    • Brekke, Klara Jaya; Filippidis, Christos; Vradis, Antonis (2018)
      Sometimes, the maelstrom of a crisis can be captured in a single image. The image of the mundane, barely noticeable movement of an urban dweller as they go about their everyday life. Athens and the War on Public Space ...
    • Evenstad, Randi; Knut Greve, Anne; Seim, Sissel; Bekken, Wenche; Ekne Ruud, Marit; Kristensen, Olav; Andersen, Bengt; Opsahl, Kari; Sæter, Oddrun; Andreassen Becher, Aslaug; Rossholt, Nina (2018)
      "What are the conditions children and young people experience in the city? What opportunities does the city provide for interaction between people and urban spaces and places? What sociomaterial conditions for participation ...
    • Harrison, Philip; Gotz, Graeme; Todes, Alison; Wray, Chris (2014)
      As the dynamo of South Africa’s economy, Johannesburg commands a central position in the nation’s imagination, and scholars throughout the world monitor the city as an exemplar of urbanity in the global South. This richly ...
    • Nas, Peter J.M. (2011)
      This book examines design proposals that show symbolic handling of the 9/11 attack on New York, the disaster symbolism of the ship washed ashore by the tsunami in Banda Aceh, and the design of the symbol of the city of ...
    • Brand, Caroline; Bricas, Nicolas; Conaré, Damien; Daviron, Benoit; Debru, Julie; Michel, Laura; Soulard, Christophe-Toussaint (2017)
      This book describes the existing conceptual frameworks for an analysis of urban food policies at the crossroads of food system and sustainable city concepts. It serves as a basis to identify research issues in relation to ...
    • Ceccato, Vania; Nalla, Mahesh K. (2020)
      No city environment reflects the meaning of urban life better than a public place does. A public place, whatever its nature – a park, a mall, a train platform or a street corner – is where people pass by, meet each other ...
    • Smith, Andrew; Graham , Anne (2019)
      London is one of the world’s most popular destinations and visitors contribute approximately £14.9 billion of expenditure to the city every year. Its tourism and events sectors are growing and over the last few years London ...
    • Scharr, Kut; Barth-Scalmani, Gunda (2019)
    • Andexlinger, Wolfgang; Obkircher, Stefan; Saurwein, Karin (2009)
    • Lévesque, Carole (2019)
      Finding Room in Beirut: Places of the Everyday demonstrates why it is worth our while to explore the value and contemporary meaning of urban areas about to undergo complete renewal. Branching off from discourses surrounding ...
    • Jahnke, Holger; Kramer, Caroline; Meusburger, Peter (2019)
      This open access book explores the complex relationship between schooling as a set of practices embedded in educational institutions and their specific spatial dimensions from different disciplinary perspectives. It presents ...
    • van Maarseveen, Martin; Martinez, Javier; Flacke, Johannes (2019)
      GIS is used today to better understand and solve urban problems. This book explores and illustrates the use of geo-information in the planning and management of urban regions. The first part of the book addresses the concept ...
    • Dorn, Felix Malte; Kratzer, Armin (2017)
    • Hess, Daniel Baldwin; Tammaru, Tiit (2019)
      This open access book focuses on the formation and later socio-spatial trajectories of large housing estates in the Baltic countries—Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. It also explores claims that a distinctly “westward-looking ...
    • Concilio, Grazia; Tosoni, Ilaria (2019)
      This open access book represents one of the key milestones of DESIGNSCAPES, an H2020 CSA (Coordination and Support Action) research project funded by the European Commission under the Call “User-driven innovation: value ...
    • Cabannes, Yves; Marocchino, Cecilia (2018)
      The integration of food into urban planning is a crucial and emerging topic. Urban planners, alongside the local and regional authorities that have traditionally been less engaged in food-related issues, are now asked to ...
    • Munafò, Sébastien (2016)
      Finally the weekend! The time to escape the dense city to enjoy quieter en-vironments? While leisure occupies a central place in our lifestyles, what is the relationship between urban styles and mobility? Are the inhabitants ...