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    • Gill, Lesley (2016)
      In A Century of Violence in a Red City Lesley Gill provides insights into broad trends of global capitalist development, class disenfranchisement and dispossession, and the decline of progressive politics. Gill traces the ...
    • Keith, Michael; de Souza Santos, Andreza Aruska (2021)
      African cities and collaborative futures: Urban platforms and metropolitan logistics brings together scholars from across the globe to discuss the nature of African cities – the interactions of residents with infrastructure, ...
    • Njeri Kinyanjui, Mary (2019)
      The persistence of indigenous African markets in the context of a hostile or neglectful business and policy environment makes them worthy of analysis. An investigation of Afrocentric business ethics is long overdue. ...
    • Mayer, Vicki (2017)
      Early in the twenty-first century, Louisiana, one of the poorest states in the United States, redirected millions in tax dollars from the public coffers in an effort to become the top location site globally for the production ...
    • Benincasa, Caterina; Neri, Gianfranco; Trimarchi, Michele (2019-05-31)
      Emerging forms of alternative economy are changing the structure of society, redefining the relationship between centre and periphery in the urban fabric. In this context, the arts can play a crucial role in formulating a ...
    • McDuie-Ra, Duncan (2016)
      Borderland Cities in New India explores contemporary urban life in two cities in India’s Northeast borderland at a time of dramatic change. Social and economic transformation from India’s embrace of neoliberalism and ...
    • Ehlert, Judith (2016)
      Food consumption patterns and practices are rapidly changing in Asia and the Pacific, and nowhere are these changes more striking than in urban areas. This book brings together scholars from anthropology, sociology, ...
    • Ramirez-Moreno, Carlos; Leorke, Dale (2021)
      Regional and local governments have long recognised the potential for films, television shows, novels and other media texts that are set in their city or country to attract tourists. Although there is a wealth of scholarship ...
    • Lancione, Michele; Mcfarlane, Colin (2021)
      Eastern Europe, activism, housing, urban policies, urban power structures, spacial justice, global urbanism
    • Tsenkova, Sasha (2022)
      This book provides a comparative perspective on housing and planning policies affecting the future of cities, focusing on people- and place-based outcomes using the nexus of planning, design and policy. A rich mosaic of ...
    • Vis, Benjamin N. (2018)
      Cities Made of Boundaries presents the theoretical foundation and concepts for a new social scientific urban morphological mapping method, Boundary Line Type (BLT) Mapping. Its vantage is a plea to establish a frame of ...
    • Heer, Barbara (2019)
      How do people live together in cities shaped by inequality? This comparative ethnography of two African cities, Maputo and Johannesburg, presents a new narrative about social life in cities often described as sharply ...
    • Eckardt, Frank; Ruiz Sánchez, Javier (2015)
      The ongoing crisis in Europe has dramatic impact on the life in many Southern European cities: Unemployment, social deprivation, poverty, political instability, severe cuts in the welfare state budgets and a wide spread ...
    • Matuk, Silvia; Mathéy, Kosta (2014)
      Urban violence has become a major threat in big cities of the world. Where the orthodox protection through the police and individual target hardening remain inefficient, the population must organize itself. This book ...
    • van Heur, Bas (2010-06-15)
      This book offers a fundamental contribution to the literature on the creative industries and the knowledge-based economy by focusing on three aspects: urban spaces as key sites of capitalist restructuring, creative industries ...
    • Ceccato, Vania; Nalla, Mahesh K. (2020)
      No city environment reflects the meaning of urban life better than a public place does. A public place, whatever its nature – a park, a mall, a train platform or a street corner – is where people pass by, meet each other ...
    • Steffen, Megan (2019)
      What exactly is a crowd? How do crowds differ from other large gatherings of people? And how do they transform emotions, politics, or faith? In Crowds, contributors draw on their experiences and expertise to reflect on ...
    • Steffen, Megan (2020)
      What exactly is a crowd? How do crowds differ from other large gatherings of people? And how do they transform emotions, politics, or faith? In Crowds, contributors draw on their experiences and expertise to reflect on ...
    • Duru, Maureen (2017)
      This book examines the connection between food and identity in the Nigerian diaspora community in Belgium. Encounters between people from different cultures do not lead to a simple adaptation of the diet, but usually give ...
    • Baier, Andrea; Hansing, Tom; Müller, Christa; Werner, Karin (2016)
      Across the world, more and more DIY initiatives are cropping up, in which a diversity of matters and problems are being collectively dealt with. In these collaborative contexts – located away from the market and the state ...