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    • 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. ...
    • Benincasa, Caterina; Neri, Gianfranco; Trimarchi, Michele (2019-05-31)
      Emerging forms of alternative economy are changing the structure of society, redefining the relationship between centre and periphery in the urban fabric. In this context, the arts can play a crucial role in formulating a ...
    • McDuie-Ra, Duncan (2016)
      Borderland Cities in New India explores contemporary urban life in two cities in India’s Northeast borderland at a time of dramatic change. Social and economic transformation from India’s embrace of neoliberalism and ...
    • Vis, Benjamin N. (2018)
      Cities Made of Boundaries presents the theoretical foundation and concepts for a new social scientific urban morphological mapping method, Boundary Line Type (BLT) Mapping. Its vantage is a plea to establish a frame of ...
    • Heer, Barbara (2019)
      How do people live together in cities shaped by inequality? This comparative ethnography of two African cities, Maputo and Johannesburg, presents a new narrative about social life in cities often described as sharply ...
    • Eckardt, Frank; Ruiz Sánchez, Javier (2015)
      The ongoing crisis in Europe has dramatic impact on the life in many Southern European cities: Unemployment, social deprivation, poverty, political instability, severe cuts in the welfare state budgets and a wide spread ...
    • van Heur, Bas (2010-06-15)
      This book offers a fundamental contribution to the literature on the creative industries and the knowledge-based economy by focusing on three aspects: urban spaces as key sites of capitalist restructuring, creative industries ...
    • 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 ...
    • Baier, Andrea; Hansing, Tom; Müller, Christa; Werner, Karin (2016)
      Across the world, more and more DIY initiatives are cropping up, in which a diversity of matters and problems are being collectively dealt with. In these collaborative contexts – located away from the market and the state ...
    • Hirayama, Yosuke; Ronald, Richard (2007)
      Bringing together a number of perspectives on the Japanese housing system, Housing and Social Transition in Japan provides a comprehensive, challenging and theoretically developed account of the dynamic role of the housing ...
    • Bell, Sarah; Paskins, James (2013)
      London is one of the world’s leading cities. It is home to an extraordinary concentration and diversity of people, industries, politics, religions and ideas, and plays an important role in our highly globalised and tightly ...
    • 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 ...
    • Häkli, Jouni; Schulman, Harry; Bäcklund, Pia (2017)
      "Urban planning and development are a meeting ground for different experiences and interpretations pertaining to the desireable city, and the ways in which citizens should genuinely be able to participate in the process. ...
    • Vilén, Timo; Vahtikari, Tanja; Kaarninen, Mervi (2016)
      City as a Stage explores the diverse ways in which modern cities of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries presented and projected themselves, especially by staging major urban events, which have often been interpreted as ...
    • Nagorny-Koring , Nanja (2018)
      How can you redesign cities effectively and quickly in a climate-friendly way? The exchange of knowledge between municipalities as well as the imitation of good practices is the key to »green transformation«. Using the ...
    • Rapoport, Elizabeth; Acuto, Michele; Grcheva, Leonora (2019)
      Leading Cities is a global review of the state of city leadership and urban governance today. Drawing on research into 202 cities in 100 countries, the book provides a broad, international evidence base grounded in the ...
    • Tilley, Christopher (2019)
      London’s Urban Landscape is the first major study of a global city to adopt a materialist perspective and stress the significance of place and the built environment to the urban landscape. Edited by Christopher Tilley, the ...
    • Qu, Lei; Hasselaar, Evert (2011)
      Making Room for People elaborates on preferences in housing. It explores how users, occupants, and citizens can express their needs, searching for the enhancement of individual choice and control over their residential ...
    • Stigsdotter, Ingrid (2019)
      "As film stars, actresses have throughout film history contributed to the film industry’s glamorous surface, providing audiences with visual attraction and different representations of femininity. To talk about women in ...
    • Vaughan, Laura (2018)
      From a rare map of yellow fever in eighteenth-century New York, to Charles Booth’s famous maps of poverty in nineteenth-century London, an Italian racial zoning map of early twentieth-century Asmara, to a map of wealth ...