Urban and Regional Planning

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Supporting Shrinkage

Demonstrates how residents can play a leading role in the positive transformation of their communities in the face of economic and population decline.

Adventures in Sustainablec Urbanism

Opens up new ways of thinking about and debating the consequences of sustainable urbanism as it moves from planning to practice.

Walkable Cities

Examines how cities of various sizes on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean are making walkability improvements a part of their overall urban revitalization strategy.

Cities under Austerity

Edited by Mark Davidson & Kevin Ward
Subjects: Politics And Law

Examines the ways in which austerity policies are transforming US cities.

American Cities and the Politics of Party Conventions

Uncovers the politics involved when a city recruits and implements a presidential convention.

Thirsty City

By Skye Borden
Subjects: Public Policy

Explores the evolution of Atlanta's water system and charts the poor urban planning decisions that created the city's current water shortage.

Creating Sustainable Communities

Explores efforts aimed at creating sustainable communities throughout the Hudson River region.

Bridges

A multidisciplinary and accessible introduction to humanity’s favorite structure: the bridge.

Jamestown, New York

A comprehensive guide to the architectural history of Jamestown, New York.

Race, Real Estate, and Uneven Development, Second Edition

Updated second edition examining how the real estate industry and federal housing policy have facilitated the development of racial residential segregation.

Envisioning Sociology

Examines the continuing relevance of early British sociologists Victor Branford, Patrick Geddes, and their associates.

The Federal Government and Urban Housing, Third Edition

A comprehensive history of U.S. housing policy that illuminates the political struggles that have accompanied the nation’s effort to assist those citizens who are in desperate need of decent, affordable housing.

Transporting Atlanta

Examines the dynamics of Atlanta’s transportation crisis.

Living Waters

Fascinating stories based on the author’s exploration of eight rivers in New York and Québec.

Business Improvement Districts and the Shape of American Cities

Examines the impact of business improvement districts on the quality of contemporary civic life.

The Urban Growth Machine

Two decades after Harvey Molotch’s “city as a growth machine,” this book offers a unique, critical assessment of his thesis.

Housing and Community Development in New York City

Provides a comprehensive, up-to-date description and analysis of the housing and neighborhood problems facing residents of the nation's largest city, and the policies that have been developed to solve these problems.

Shelter and Society

An in-depth examination of the non-profit housing sector that covers theory, research, and policy.

A Town Abandoned

A cultural study of the Flint community's response to its own deindustrialization, within the framework of the state, national, and international forces that produced it.

Business Elites and Urban Development

Written in a non-technical, narrative style, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone concerned with current trends in urban development. During the Reagan era, responsibility for urban planning ...

Neighborhood Upgrading

Neighborhood Upgrading examines the effectiveness of government-subsidized housing rehabilitation programs in reversing patterns of neighborhood decline. Varady takes a realistic look at the dilemma facing ...

Letters of Louis D. Brandeis: Volume V, 1921-1941

Covers the later years of his life, closing with his death.

Letters of Louis D. Brandeis: Volume IV, 1916-1921

These letters represent the closest Brandeis ever came to an autobiography.

Letters of Louis D. Brandeis: Volume III, 1913-1915

With the election of Woodrow Wilson in 1912, Louis D. Brandeis emerged as the undisputed intellectual leader of those reformers who were trying to recreate a democratic society free from the economic ...

Letters of Louis D. Brandeis: Volume II, 1907-1912

The letters in this volume record an important transition in Brandeis's life. In July 1907, when the letters begin, Louis D. Brandeis was merely an unusually successful local reformer. His earlier victories ...