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Unsettling Food Politics

Agriculture, Dispossession and Sovereignty in Australia

by Christopher Mayes

<p>Over the past 25 years, activists, farmers and scholars have been arguing that the industrialized global food system erodes democracy, perpetuates injustices, undermines population health and is environmentally unsustainable. In an attempt to

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Urban America Examined

A Bibliography

by Dale E. Casper

<p>Originally published in 1985 <em>Urban America Examined</em>, is a comprehensive bibliography examining the urban environment of the United States. The book is split into sections corresponding to the four main geographic regions of the ...

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Urban and Rural Change in West Germany

by Trevor Wild

<p>Originally published in 1983. Attention is focused in this book on the principal functional, spatial and morphological changes which had taken place within West Germany’s uniquely arranged mosaic of cities, towns and intervening rural areas ...

ISBN: 9781351600651

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Urban Deprivation and the Inner City

by Colin Jones

<p>Originally published in 1979. Phenomena such as high levels of unemployment, decaying and vandalised council estates, poor educational achievements by schoolchildren and the population decline in inner cities are just some of the problems ...

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Urban Design in the Arab World

Reconceptualizing Boundaries

by Robert Saliba

<p>The Arab World is perceived to be a region rampant with constructed and ambiguous national identities, overwhelming wealth and poverty, religious diversity, and recently the Arab uprisings, a bottom-up revolution shaking the foundations of ...

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Urban France

by Ian Scargill

<p>Originally published in 1983, <em>Urban France</em> examines the rapid growth in French cities between 1950-1980, and the serious consequences that have followed this rapid growth. This volume examines the nature of this urban explosion and ...

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Urban Geography

by Tim Hall & Heather Barrett

<p>This revised fifth edition not only examines the new geographical patterns forming within and between cities, but also investigates the way geographers have sought to make sense of this urban transformation. It is structured into three ...

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Urban Geography: A Global Perspective

by Pacione, Michael

<P>Today, for the first time in the history of Humankind urban dwellers outnumber rural residents. Urban places, towns and cities, are of fundamental importance - for the distribution of population within countries; in the organization of ...

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Urban Geopolitics

Rethinking Planning in Contested Cities

by Jonathan Rokem & Camillo Boano

<p>In the last decade a new wave of urban research has emerged, putting comparative perspectives back on the urban studies agenda. However, this research is frequently based on similar case studies on a few selected cities in America and Europe ...

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Urban Hospital Location

by Leslie D Mayhew

<p>Originally published in 1986 <em>Urban Hospital Location</em> examines the rising costs of health care and how the problem of providing a cost-effective and equitable pattern of health services is now a vital issue in many countries. It looks

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Urban Land and Property Markets in France

by Rodrigo Acosta & Vincent Renard

<p>Originally published in 1994, <em>Urban Land and Property Markets in the United Kingdom</em>, adopts a perspective that encompasses the distinctive nature of the legal framework, land law, property market and procedures of Scotland, England ...

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Urban Land and Property Markets in Germany

by H Dieterich, Egbert Dransfeld & Winrich Voss

<p>Originally published in 1993, <em>Urban Land and Property Markets in Germany</em> describes the complex network of regulations and practices governing the operation of the German markets. The book outlines the constitutional structure and ...

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Urban Land and Property Markets in Sweden

by Thomas Kalbro & Hans Mattsson

<p>Originally published in 1995, <em>Land and Property Markets in Sweden</em> looks at the growing demand for an understanding of the urban land and property markets in Sweden. The book offers detailed accounts of the policy, legislative, and ...

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Urban Land and Property Markets in The Netherlands

by Barrie Needham, Patrick Koenders & Bert Kruijt

<p>Originally published in 1993, <em>Urban Land and Property Markets in the Netherlands</em> provides a detailed explanation of how the land and property markets of the Netherlands work. This book describes the scene extensively and goes deeper ...

ISBN: 9781351050098

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Urban Land and Property Markets in the United Kingdom

by Richard H. Williams & Barry Wood

<p>Originally published in 1994, <em>Urban Land and Property Markets in the United Kingdom</em>, adopts a perspective that encompasses the distinctive nature of the legal framework, land law, property market and procedures of Scotland, England ...

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Urban Living Labs

Experimenting with City Futures

by Simon Marvin, Harriet Bulkeley, Lindsay Mai & others

<p>All cities face a pressing challenge – how can they provide economic prosperity and social cohesion while achieving environmental sustainability? In response, new collaborations are emerging in the form of urban living labs – sites devised to

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Urban Mobilities in the Global South

by Tanu Priya Uteng & Karen Lucas

<p>The book considers urban mobilities and immobilities in the Global South through an exploration of the theoretical and methodological entry points that can be used to further the agenda of transport planning. Transport system improvements can

ISBN: 9781351966016

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Urban Planning in a Capitalist Society

by Gwyneth Kirk

<p>Originally published in 1980, <em>Urban Planning in a Capitalist Society</em> addresses land use planning as both a technical and a political activity, involving the distribution of scarce resources – land and capital. The book reviews and ...

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Urban Ports and Harbor Management

Responding to Change along U.S. Waterfronts

by Marc J. Hershman

<p>The essays in this book, first published in 1988, explore the changes that have occurred in the modern harbour in the 1970s and 1980s and the many roles of the public port in stimulating or responding to these changes. The goal of this study ...

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Urban Studies

A Canadian Perspective

by Gilles Paquet & N. H. Lithwick

<p>This study, first published in 1968, was one of the first books on Canada’s urban development, bringing together the viewpoints of professionals who had studied various aspects of city growth – economic, social, geographic, political. The ...

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