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  1. Gringolandia
    A telling look at today\u2019s \u201creverse\u201d migration of white, middle-class expats from north to south, through the lens of one South American city Even as the \u201cmigration crisis\u201d from the Global South to the... Learn More
    Published: 13th November 2018
    Hardback | £86.00
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  2. Renew Orleans?
    Urban development after disaster, the fading of black political clout, and the onset of gentrification Like no other American city, New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina offers powerful insight into issues of political economy in... Learn More
    Published: 27th March 2018
    Hardback | £89.00
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  3. Globalized Authoritarianism
    A rich investigation into Morocco\u2019s urban politics Over the past thirty years, Morocco\u2019s cities have transformed dramatically. To take just one example, Casablanca\u2019s medina is now obscured behind skyscrapers that... Learn More
    Published: 20th March 2018
    Hardback | £93.00
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  4. Urban Policy in the Time of Obama
    With his background as a community organizer and as a state legislator representing Chicago\u2019s South Side, Barack Obama became America\u2019s most \u201curban\u201d president since Teddy Roosevelt.  But what has been his... Learn More
    Published: 8th November 2016
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  5. The Servant Class City
    San Diego, California, is frequently viewed as a model for American urban revitalization. It looks like a success story, with blight and poverty replaced by high-rises and jobs. But David J. Karjanen shows that the much-touted... Learn More
    Published: 15th July 2016
    Hardback | £81.00
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  6. Security in the Bubble
    Focusing on the South African city of Durban, Security in the Bubble looks at spatialized security practices, engaging with strategies and dilemmas of urban security governance in cities around the world. While apartheid was spatial... Learn More
    Published: 8th August 2015
    Hardback | £72.00
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  7. The Durable Slum
    In the center of Mumbai, next to the city\u2019s newest and most expensive commercial developments, lies one of Asia\u2019s largest slums, where as many as one million squatters live in makeshift housing on one square mile of... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2014
    Hardback | £62.00
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  8. Turkish Berlin
    The integration of immigrants into a larger society begins at the local level. Turkish Berlin reveals how integration has been experienced by second-generation Turkish immigrant women in two neighborhoods in Berlin, Germany. While... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2013
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  9. The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation
    While urban preservation is almost as old as cities themselves, it has become increasingly controversial in modern cities. In this book, Yue Zhang presents a cross-national comparative analysis of the politics of urban preservation.... Learn More
    Published: 14th August 2013
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  10. Struggling Giants
    Throughout the past thirty years a small number of city-regions have achieved unprecedented global status in the world economy while undergoing radical changes. Struggling Giants examines the transformation of four of the most... Learn More
    Published: 3rd August 2012
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  11. Does Local Government Matter?
    Until recently, policy evaluation has mostly meant assessing whether government programs raise reading levels, decrease teen pregnancy rates, improve air quality levels, lower drunk-driving rates, or achieve any of the other goals... Learn More
    Published: 23rd February 2012
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  12. Justice and the American Metropolis
    Today\u2019s American cities and suburbs are the sites of \u201cthick injustice\u201d—unjust power relations that are deeply and densely concentrated as well as opaque and seemingly intractable. Thick injustice is hard to... Learn More
    Published: 16th August 2011
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  13. Mobile Urbanism
    Mobile Urbanism provides a unique set of perspectives on the current global-urban condition. Drawing on cutting-edge theoretical work, leading geographers reveal that cities are not isolated objects of study; rather, they are... Learn More
    Published: 7th April 2011
    Hardback | £62.00
  14. Mobile Urbanism
    Mobile Urbanism provides a unique set of perspectives on the current global-urban condition. Drawing on cutting-edge theoretical work, leading geographers reveal that cities are not isolated objects of study; rather, they are... Learn More
    Published: 6th April 2011
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  15. Seeking Spatial Justice
    In 1996, the Los Angeles Bus Riders Union, a grassroots advocacy organization, won a historic legal victory against the city\u2019s Metropolitan Transit Authority. The resulting consent decree forced the MTA for a period of ten... Learn More
    Published: 26th March 2010
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  16. Shanghai Rising
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