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Care and the City : Encounters with Urban Studies

Care and the City : Encounters with Urban Studies

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Abstract: Care and the City is a cross-disciplinary collection of chapters examining urban social spaces, in which caring and uncaring practices intersect and shape people's everyday lives. While asking how care and uncare are embedded in the urban condition, th...

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Grammars of the Urban Ground

Grammars of the Urban Ground

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Abstract: The contributors to Grammars of the Urban Ground develop a new conceptual framework and vocabulary for capturing the complex, ever-shifting, and interactive processes that shape contemporary cities. Building on Marxist, feminist, queer, and critical ra...

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Enabling the City : Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Encounters in Research and Practice

Enabling the City : Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Encounters in Research and Practice

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Abstract: Enabling the City is a collaborative book that focuses on how interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary processes of knowledge production may contribute to urban transformation at a local level in the 21st century, striking a balance between enthusiastic...

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Urban Transformations and Public Health in the Emergent City

Urban Transformations and Public Health in the Emergent City

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Abstract: This electronic version has been made available under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) open access license. Urban transformations and public health in the emergent city examines how urban health and wellbeing are shaped by migration, mobility, racism, san...

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Vienna : Still a Just City?

Vienna : Still a Just City?

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Abstract: This book explores and debates the urban transformations that have taken place in Vienna over the past 30 years and their consequences in policy fields such as labour and housing, political and social participation and the environment. Historically, Eu...

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Cities After Crisis : Reinventing Neighborhood Design From the Ground-Up

Cities After Crisis : Reinventing Neighborhood Design From the Ground-Up

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Abstract: Cities After Crisis shows how urbanism and urban design is redefining cities after the global health, economic, and environmental crises of the past decades. The book details how these crises have led to a new urban vision—from avantgarde modern design...

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Shifts in Mapping : Maps As a Tool of Knowledge

Shifts in Mapping : Maps As a Tool of Knowledge

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Abstract: Depicting the world, territory, and geopolitical realities involves a high degree of interpretation and imagination. It is never neutral. Cartography originated in ancient times to represent the world and to enable circulation, communication, and econo...

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Race Talk : Languages of Racism and Resistance in Neapolitan Street Markets

Race Talk : Languages of Racism and Resistance in Neapolitan Street Markets

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Abstract: This electronic version has been made available under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) open access license. Race talk is about language use as an anti-racist practice in multicultural city spaces. The book contends that attention to talk reveals the relat...

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Sacred Civics : Building Seven Generation Cities

Sacred Civics : Building Seven Generation Cities

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Abstract: Sacred Civics argues that societal transformation requires that spirituality and sacred values are essential to reimagining patterns of how we live, organize and govern ourselves, determine and distribute wealth, inhabit and design cities, and construc...

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