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  1. Shareholder Cities
    Hardback | £58.00
  2. Iconic Planned Communities and the Challenge of Change
    Iconic Planned Communities and the Challenge of Change shows how the resilience of iconic planned communities, from New Lanark to Seaside, depends upon diverse approaches to sustaining their visionary spirit and features while... Learn More
    Published: 12th July 2019
    Hardback | £41.00
  3. Transforming the Urban University
    Richard M. Freeland reviews how Northeastern University in Boston, historically an access-oriented, private urban university serving commuter students from modest backgrounds and characterized by limited academic ambitions and... Learn More
    Published: 17th May 2019
    Hardback | £58.00
  4. Smarter Growth
    Smarter Growth offers a fresh understanding of environmental politics in metropolitan America, using the Washington, D.C. area as a case study to demonstrate how public officials and their constituents engaged in an ongoing dialogue... Learn More
    Published: 7th June 2018
    Hardback | £50.00
  5. Mayor
    In 2007, after serving almost fifteen years on the Philadelphia City Council, Michael A. Nutter became the ninety-eighth mayor of his hometown of Philadelphia. From the time he was sworn in until he left office in 2016, there... Learn More
    Published: 3rd January 2018
    Hardback | £15.99
  6. Immigration and Metropolitan Revitalization in the United States
    After decades of urban crisis, American cities and suburbs have revived, thanks largely to immigration. This is the first book to explore the phenomenon, from big cities such as New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, to newer destinations... Learn More
    Published: 25th April 2017
    Hardback | £41.00
  7. Governing the Fragmented Metropolis
    Comparing metropolitan planning processes in Boston, Denver, and Portland, Christina D. Rosan examines the impact that various metropolitan governance arrangements have on regional land use decisions and challenges us to think... Learn More
    Published: 2nd December 2016
    Hardback | £50.00
  8. 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 | £54.00
  9. 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 | £45.00
  10. Ed Bacon
    Ed Bacon is the first biography of the innovative and controversial urban planner who transformed Philadelphia in the mid-twentieth century.... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2016
    Paperback | £19.99
  11. 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 | £50.00
  12. 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 | £19.99
  13. How Real Estate Developers Think
    Based on interviews in Portland, Chicago, Miami, and Minneapolis/Saint Paul, How Real Estate Developers Think depicts the entrepreneurial personality of the developer, explores the meaning of "good design," and examines the economic... Learn More
    Published: 5th May 2015
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  14. Global Downtowns

    Global Downtowns

    Edited by Marina Peterson and Gary McDonogh

    Series The City in the Twenty-First Century

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    Global Downtowns weaves together rich cultural materials from North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America to explore the most iconic space of modern urban imagery and identity. Essays bring diverse downtowns to life... Learn More
    Published: 19th November 2014
    Paperback | £23.99
  15. Design After Decline
    In Design After Decline, Brent D. Ryan chronicles the fraught and intermittently successful rebuilding of Detroit and Philadelphia in recent decades, concluding that small-scale strategies must give way to a revived combination... Learn More
    Published: 20th March 2014
    Paperback | £23.99
  16. 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 | £58.00
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