Susan M. Wachter

 

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  1. Principles of Housing Finance Reform
    Nearly a decade after the housing market's collapse triggered the Great Recession, members of both sides of the political aisle are calling for reform. Principles of Housing Finance Reform lays out a roadmap for reforms for a... Learn More
    Published: 23rd September 2016
    Hardback | £60.00
  2. Slums
    Slums: How Informal Real Estate Markets Work shows that unauthorized settlements in rapidly growing cities are not divorced from market forces; rather, they must be understood as complex environments where state policies and market... Learn More
    Published: 18th April 2016
    Hardback | £52.00
  3. Shared Prosperity in America's Communities
    Shared Prosperity in America's Communities examines the degree to which place matters in the geography of economic opportunity; offers strategies to address the challenges of place-based inequality; and shows how communities across... Learn More
    Published: 6th April 2016
    Hardback | £56.00
  4. Public Pensions and City Solvency

    Public Pensions and City Solvency

    Edited by Susan M. Wachter

    Series The City in the Twenty-First Century

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    Underfunded pension liabilities are severely threatening many cities, and policymakers are increasingly turning their attention to the legacy issues surrounding the funding of pensions. Public Pensions and City Solvency addresses... Learn More
    Published: 3rd February 2016
    Hardback | £21.99
  5. The American Mortgage System
    Leading economists and other housing market researchers examine key elements of the mortgage meltdown in this volume of original essays. More than a critique in hindsight, this volume offers pragmatic solutions to the problems... Learn More
    Published: 4th December 2014
    Paperback | £26.99
  6. Revitalizing American Cities
    Revitalizing American Cities explores the historical, regional, and political factors that have allowed some small industrial cities to regain their footing in a changing economy, and considers strategies cities can use for successful... Learn More
    Published: 5th December 2013
    Hardback | £65.00
  7. Neighborhood and Life Chances
    Neighborhood and Life Chances brings together researchers from a range of disciplines to demonstrate that place matters in education, physical health, crime, violence, housing, family income, mental health, and discrimination—issues... Learn More
    Published: 14th March 2013
    Paperback | £26.99
  8. Women's Health and the World's Cities
    Published: 21st February 2013
    Paperback | £26.99
  9. Global Urbanization

    Global Urbanization

    Edited by Eugenie L. Birch and Susan M. Wachter

    Series The City in the Twenty-First Century

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    This volume surveys the current rapid growth in urban populations and begins to formulate a global urban agenda for the next half century. Drawing from a wide range of disciplines, contributors tackle issues ranging from how cities... Learn More
    Published: 25th March 2011
    Hardback | £69.00
  10. Growing Greener Cities
    This thoroughly illustrated collection of essays, written by scholars as well as practitioners of urban policy, gives a panoramic view of sustainability and environmental issues for green-minded city planners, policy makers, researchers,... Learn More
    Published: 10th September 2008
    Paperback | £37.00
  11. Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster
    This volume examines the rebuilding of cities and their environs after a disaster and focuses on four major issues: making cities less vulnerable to disaster, reestablishing economic viability, responding to the permanent needs... Learn More
    Published: 20th December 2006
    Paperback | £37.00