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  1. 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: 1st May 2017
    Hardback / £43.00
  2. 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: 16th January 2017
    Hardback / £52.00
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  3. 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: 26th August 2016
    Hardback / £56.00
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  4. 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 / £20.99
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  5. 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: 21st March 2016
    Hardback / £47.00
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  6. 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: 9th March 2016
    Hardback / £52.00
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  7. 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: 6th January 2016
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  8. 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: 7th April 2015
    Hardback / £69.00
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  9. 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: 7th December 2011
    Hardback / £52.00
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  10. 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: 28th March 2012
    Hardback / £39.00
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  11. 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: 7th November 2013
    Hardback / £60.00
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  12. Why Don't American Cities Burn?
    Urban historian Michael B. Katz traces the collision of urban transformation with the rightward-moving social politics of late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century America.... Learn More
    Published: 30th November 2011
    Hardback / £25.99
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  13. Policy, Planning, and People
    Policy, Planning, and People presents original essays by leading authorities in the field of urban policy and planning. The volume includes theoretical and practice-based essays that integrate social equity considerations into... Learn More
    Published: 30th May 2013
    Paperback / £43.00
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  14. Locked In, Locked Out
    In Locked In, Locked Out, Zaire Zenit Dinzey-Flores examines four communities in Ponce, Puerto Rico, showing how gates—in both physical and symbolic ways—distribute power, reroute movement, sustain social inequalities,... Learn More
    Published: 2nd May 2013
    Hardback / £56.00
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  15. Women's Health and the World's Cities
    Published: 19th July 2011
    Hardback / £47.00
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    Paperback / £23.99
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  16. Making New York Dominican
    This volume presents an ethnographic study of Dominicans in New York City through their participation in small businesses. Krohn-Hansen demonstrates how Dominican enterprises work, how people find economic openings, and how Dominicans... Learn More
    Published: 5th December 2012
    Hardback / £60.00
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