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  1. Humanitarian Response in Urban Settings
    Published: 2nd January 2024
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  2. Kids at Work
    How Latinx kids and their undocumented parents struggle in the informal street food economy  Street food markets have become wildly popular in Los Angeles—and behind the scenes, Latinx children have been instrumental... Learn More
    Published: 16th July 2019
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  3. Salvaging Community
    American communities face serious challenges when military bases close. But affected municipalities and metro regions are not doomed. Taking a long-term, flexible, and incremental approach, Michael Touchton and Amanda J. Ashley... Learn More
    Published: 15th July 2019
    Paperback | £18.99
  4. Courting the Community
    Community Courts are designed to handle a city's low-level offenses and quality-of-life crimes, such as littering, loitering, or public drunkenness. Court advocates maintain that these largely victimless crimes jeopardize the... Learn More
    Published: 21st June 2019
    Hardback | £71.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  5. Times Square Red, Times Square Blue 20th Anniversary Edition
    Anniversary edition, questioning the 1985 gentrification of the Times Square “renovation” urging us to remember that America’s melting pot is a “community of contact” In the two decades that preceded the original... Learn More
    Published: 4th June 2019
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  6. Transit
    Ever since the first streetcars rumbled through the streets of Seattle in 1884, public transportation in the Puget Sound region has been a wild roller-coaster ride, replete with scandals, triumphs, and momentous turning points.... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2019
    Paperback | £22.99
  7. Shaping the Metropolis
    Rising income inequality and concentrated poverty threaten the social sustainability of North American cities. Suburban growth endangers sensitive ecosystems, water supplies, and food security. Existing urban infrastructure is... Learn More
    Published: 30th May 2019
    Hardback | £92.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  8. Iconic Planned Communities and the Challenge of Change
    Hardback | £38.00
  9. Reclaiming Community
    Approximately 2.4 million Black youth participate in after school programs, which offer a range of support, including academic tutoring, college preparation, political identity development, cultural and emotional support, and... Learn More
    Published: 28th May 2019
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  10. Ecohumanism and the Ecological Culture
    Lewis Mumford, one of the most respected public intellectuals of the twentieth century, speaking at a conference on the future environments of North America, said, "In order to secure human survival we must transition from... Learn More
    Published: 24th May 2019
    Hardback | £84.00
    Paperback | £28.99
  11. Remaking New Orleans
    The contributors to Remaking New Orleans challenge the uncritical acceptance of New Orleans-as-exceptional narratives, showing how they flatten the diversity, experience, and culture of the city's residents and obscure other possible... Learn More
    Published: 3rd May 2019
    Hardback | £81.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  12. Imagining Seattle
    Imagining Seattle dives into some of the most pressing and compelling aspects of contemporary urban governance in the United States. Serin D. Houston uses a case study of Seattle to shed light on how ideas about environmentalism,... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2019
    Hardback | £35.00
  13. The Archive of Loss
    Maura Finkelstein examines what it means for textile mill workers in Mumbai—who are assumed to not exist—to live during a period of deindustrialization, showing how mills and workers' bodies constitute an archive of... Learn More
    Published: 19th April 2019
    Hardback | £80.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  14. Dance for Me When I Die

    Dance for Me When I Die

    Written by Cristian Alarcón, Translated by Nick Caistor and Marcela López Levy

    Series Latin America in Translation

    Duke University Press Books

    In Dance for Me When I Die—first published in Argentina in 2004 and appearing here in English for the first time—Cristian Alarcón tells the story and legacy of seventeen year old Víctor Manuel Vital,... Learn More
    Published: 5th April 2019
    Hardback | £65.00
    Paperback | £17.99
  15. Social Housing in the Middle East
    Social Housing in the Middle East traces the history of social housing in the region and considers how culture, faith, and politics influence the housing solutions offered.... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2019
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £29.99
  16. Painting Publics: Transnational Legal Graffiti Scenes as Spaces for Encounter
    Public art is a form of communication that enables spaces for encounters across difference. These encounters may be routine, repeated, or rare, but all take place in urban spaces infused with emotion, creativity, and experimentation.... Learn More
    Published: 29th March 2019
    Hardback | £96.00
    Paperback | £22.99
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