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  1. Boom Towns
    Boom Towns presents a bold analysis of the decline of American cities and a guide to restoring their vitality. Stephen J.K. Walters argues that urban leaders must enforce property rights in order to prevent the loss of vital capital... Learn More
    Published: 27th August 2014
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  2. Global Rome
    Is 21st-century Rome a global city? Is it part of Europe's core or periphery? This volume examines the "real city" beyond Rome's historical center, exploring the diversity and challenges of life in neighborhoods affected by immigration,... Learn More
    Published: 6th June 2014
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  3. Cartographies of Place

    Cartographies of Place

    Navigating the Urban

    Written by Michael Darroch and Janine Marchessault

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    McGill-Queen's University Press

    Media are incorporated into our physical environments more dramatically than ever before - literally opening up new spaces of interactivity and connection that transform the experience of being in the city. Public gatherings and... Learn More
    Published: 11th April 2014
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  4. Cities From Scratch
    This collection of essays challenges long-entrenched ideas about the history, nature, and significance of the informal neighborhoods that house the vast majority of Latin America's urban poor. Until recently, scholars have mainly... Learn More
    Published: 28th February 2014
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  5. Making Place
    Space and place have become central to analysis of culture and history in the humanities and social sciences. Making Place examines how people engage the material and social worlds of the urban environment via the rhythms of everyday... Learn More
    Published: 13th February 2014
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  6. Hard Times in the Marvelous City
    This history explains how and why the favelas of Rio de Janeiro were able to resist demolition in the 1970s but succumbed to the drug wars of the 1980s and 1990s.... Learn More
    Published: 17th January 2014
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  7. Oxford Street, Accra
    In Oxford Street, Accra, Ato Quayson analyzes the dynamics of Ghana's capital city through a focus on Oxford Street, part of Accra's most vibrant and globalized commercial district and a microcosm of historical and urban processes... Learn More
    Published: 3rd September 2014
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  8. Street Corner Secrets
    An ethnography of women in the city of Mumbai who look for work at nakas, street corners where day laborers congregate and wait to be hired for construction jobs. Often chosen last, after male workers, or not at all, some women... Learn More
    Published: 29th July 2014
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  9. Habitats
    There may be eight million stories in the Naked City, but there are also nearly three million dwelling places, ranging from Park Avenue palaces to Dickensian garrets and encompassing much in between. The doorways to these... Learn More
    Published: 25th March 2013
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  10. Second Cities
    Manchester, England, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, are what sociologist Jerome Hodos calls second cities—viable alternatives to well-known global cities such as London and New York. In Second Cities, Hodos provides a thought-provoking,... Learn More
    Published: 13th May 2011
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