By David Banister
By Florian Betzler
By Richard Plunz,Kenneth T. Jackson
A usual within the box given that its book in 1992, A heritage of Housing in ny City strains New York's housing improvement from 1850 to the current in textual content and profuse illustrations. Richard Plunz explores the housing of all periods, with comparative dialogue of the improvement of varieties starting from the single-family condo to the high-rise residence tower. His research is positioned in the context of the wider political and cultural improvement of latest York urban. This revised variation extends the scope of the publication into the city’s fresh background, including 3 many years to the examine, overlaying the new housing bubble obstacle, the rebound and gentrification of the 5 boroughs, and the ecological concerns dealing with the following iteration of latest Yorkers. greater than three hundred illustrations are built-in in the course of the textual content, depicting housing plans, local adjustments, and town structure during the last one hundred thirty years. This re-creation additionally contains a foreword by means of the celebrated city historian Kenneth T. Jackson.
By Peter Marcuse
In each significant urban on the earth there's a housing quandary. How did this occur and what will we do approximately it?
Everyone wishes and merits housing. yet this present day our houses are being reworked into commodities, making the inequalities of the town ever extra acute. seasoned healthy has develop into extra vital than social want. The negative are compelled to pay extra for worse housing. groups are confronted with the violence of displacement and gentri fication. And the bene suits of respectable housing are just on hand if you can a fford it.
In security of Housing is the de finitive assertion in this challenge from prime city planner Peter Marcuse and sociologist David Madden. they give the impression of being on the reasons and results of the housing challenge and element the necessity for revolutionary possible choices. The housing hindrance can't be solved via minor coverage shifts, they argue. really, the housing problem has deep political and fiscal roots—and for that reason calls for an intensive response.
By Paul Jenkins,Harry Smith,Ya Ping Wang
Written particularly as a educating textual content and authored by way of a staff of best lecturers within the box, this is often the 1st booklet to collect the major problems with swift urbanisation with ways to making plans and housing.
Outlining and explaining middle thoughts from ‘informal settlements’ to ‘sustainability’, it makes a speciality of the swift urbanization of constructing nations with case reviews from Latin the USA, Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. The effect of swift urbanization and linked globalization on land-use and housing is defined and analyzed as regards to the actual problems with poverty, healthiness and the surroundings of those parts.
Providing an available advent to the most important matters in addition to improving present theoretical debates and exploring functional functions, this book is a vital source for college kids and researchers during this area.
By Daniel R. McCarthy
This edited quantity offers a handy access aspect to the state-of-the-art box of the overseas politics of know-how, in an enticing and informative demeanour. Technology and international Politics introduces its readers to varied ways to know-how in worldwide politics via a survey of rising fusions of technology and know-how reviews and diplomacy. The theoretical techniques to the topic comprise the Social development of expertise, Actor-Network conception, the serious thought of expertise, and New Materialist and Posthumanist ways.
Considering how such theoretical methods can be utilized to examine concrete political concerns reminiscent of the politics of nuclear guns, web governance, delivery boxes, the revolution in army affairs, area applied sciences, and the geopolitics of the Anthropocene, the quantity stresses the socially built and inherently political nature of technological objects.
Providing the theoretical historical past to process the politics of know-how in a cosmopolitan demeanour along a word list and consultant to additional studying for beginners, this volume is an important source for either scholars and students concentrating on politics and foreign relations.
By James B. Pick
By Paul Cloke
This publication, first released in 1983, supplied the 1st thorough and informative advent to the idea, perform and politics of rural cost making plans. It surveys the conceptual and ideological leanings of these who've constructed, carried out and revised rural payment perform, and provides particular research of making plans documentation to evaluate the level to which guidelines were effectively carried out. Paul Cloke assesses the shortfalls of rural making plans and source administration and indicates equipment wherein a sustainable rural destiny will be attained. This reissue presents crucial history and a accomplished instruction manual for people with an curiosity in rural cost planning.
By James DeFilippis
By Rajib Shaw
The March eleven catastrophe in 2011, referred to as the good East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, brought on broad harm in a number of sectors. during the restoration method, detailed classes are being realized and utilized within the affected quarter. This booklet makes an attempt to attract classes from diverse concerns and sectors similar to coverage views (both nationwide and local), the function of foreign NGOs, fishing industries and different livelihoods, transitority housing, well-being, background, and lesson sharing. The booklet outlines the necessity and method for sharing the teachings with wider groups in constructing these classes. in line with in depth box examine, the e-book additionally offers a few key classes from community-based restoration within the affected areas of Iwate, Miyagi, and Fukushima prefectures.
This booklet has thirteen chapters in components. the 1st a part of the ebook, with seven chapters, offers a suite of classes from various sectors. the second one half, with six chapters, offers case experiences from varied parts of Tohoku. Six particular matters are addressed partly 1: the position of foreign firms, livelihood (namely, fisheries) restoration, transitority housing, well-being, history, and lesson sharing. half 2 has six case stories from diverse parts of the Tohoku sector, together with Fukushima.
The basic goal teams for this e-book are scholars and researchers within the fields of setting, catastrophe possibility relief, and restoration stories. The booklet presents them with a good suggestion of the present study tendencies within the box and furnishes simple wisdom approximately those very important subject matters. one other objective workforce contains practitioners and coverage makers, who can be capable of follow the data amassed right here to coverage and decision-making.