Demonstrates how residents can play a leading role in the positive transformation of their communities in the face of economic and population decline.
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.
Opens up new ways of thinking about and debating the consequences of sustainable urbanism as it moves from planning to practice.
Examines the ways in which austerity policies are transforming US cities.
Uncovers the politics involved when a city recruits and implements a presidential convention.
Explores the evolution of Atlanta's water system and charts the poor urban planning decisions that created the city's current water shortage.
Explores efforts aimed at creating sustainable communities throughout the Hudson River region.
A multidisciplinary and accessible introduction to humanity’s favorite structure: the bridge.
A comprehensive guide to the architectural history of Jamestown, New York.
Updated second edition examining how the real estate industry and federal housing policy have facilitated the development of racial residential segregation.
Examines the continuing relevance of early British sociologists Victor Branford, Patrick Geddes, and their associates.
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.
Examines the dynamics of Atlanta’s transportation crisis.
Fascinating stories based on the author’s exploration of eight rivers in New York and Québec.
Examines the impact of business improvement districts on the quality of contemporary civic life.
Two decades after Harvey Molotch’s “city as a growth machine,” this book offers a unique, critical assessment of his thesis.
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.
An in-depth examination of the non-profit housing sector that covers theory, research, and policy.
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.
This book shows how schools help people to cope with disasters and rebuild their communities.
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 examines the effectiveness of government-subsidized housing rehabilitation programs in reversing patterns of neighborhood decline. Varady takes a realistic look at the dilemma facing ...
Covers the later years of his life, closing with his death.
These letters represent the closest Brandeis ever came to an autobiography.
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 ...
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 ...