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Regional Planning Audiobooks

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    Capital City

    Gentrification and the Real Estate State

    by Samuel Stein ...
    Narrated by Emily Beresford ...


    5 hours 28 min

    Our cities are changing. Around the world, more and more money is being invested in buildings and land. Real estate is now a $217 trillion-dollar industry, worth thirty-six times the value of all the gold ever mined. It forms sixty percent of global assets, and one of the most powerful people in the world-the president of the United States-made his name as a landlord and developer. Samuel Stein ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

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    They Called Us River Rats

    The Last Batture Settlement of New Orleans

    by Macon Fry ...
    Narrated by Adam Barr ...


    7 hours 27 min

    They Called Us River Rats: The Last Batture Settlement of New Orleans is the previously untold story of perhaps the oldest outsider settlement in America, an invisible community on the annually flooded shores of the Mississippi River. This community exists in the place between the normal high and low water line of the Mississippi River, a zone known in Louisiana as the batture. Until now the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Fortress London: Why we need to save the country from its capital. The definitive book about Levelling Up and why it matters

    by Sam Bright ...
    Narrated by Sam Bright ...


    9 hours 37 min

    A vividly written and timely polemic tackling the burning injustices shaping British society today.‘Intelligently written and powerfully argued.’ Paul Mason‘Witty, scathing, and entertaining.’ Danny DorlingJournalist Sam Bright is a Northerner living in London. He is just one of the millions of people clinging on to the coattails of the capital, sucked in by the prospect of opportunities that the ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    In the Shadow of the Ivory Tower

    How Universities Are Plundering Our Cities

    Narrated by Wayne Carr ...


    8 hours 40 min

    Across America, universities have become big businesses—and our cities their company towns. But there is a cost to those who live in their shadow.Urban universities play an outsized role in America’s cities. They bring diverse ideas and people together and they generate new innovations. But they also gentrify neighborhoods and exacerbate housing inequality in an effort to enrich their campuses and ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    A Japanese Vision and Practice for Urban-Rural Reconnection


    5 hours 3 min

    **“Reading Kuni makes me want to dive into rural Japan...this book reminds me that leaders emerge when and where you least expect it.”— ALICE WATERS, founder of Chez Panisse restaurant, activist, and authorA guide to reviving and revitalizing forgotten places and communities through the Japanese principles of kuni**Kuni offers a unique model for the revitalization of rural and deindustrialized ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD

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    Hop, Skip, Go: How the Transport Revolution Is Transforming Our Lives

    Narrated by John Moraitis ...


    9 hours

    Urban expert John Rossant and business journalist Stephen Baker look beyond the false promises of the past to examine the real future of transportation and the repercussions for the world’s cities, the global economy, the environment, and our individual lives.Human mobility, dominated for a century by cars and trucks, is facing a dramatic transformation. Over the next decade, new networked devices ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    Science Be Dammed

    How Ignoring Inconvenient Science Drained the Colorado River

    Narrated by Joel Richards ...


    9 hours 17 min

    Science Be Dammed is an alarming reminder of the high stakes in the management-and perils in the mismanagement-of water in the western United States. It seems deceptively simple: even when clear evidence was available that the Colorado River could not sustain ambitious dreaming and planning by decision-makers throughout the twentieth century, river planners and political operatives irresponsibly ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Street Smart

    The Rise of Cities and the Fall of Cars

    Narrated by Don Hagen ...


    9 hours 12 min

    With wit and sharp insight, former Traffic Commissioner of New York City, Sam Schwartz a.k.a. “Gridlock Sam,” one of the most respected transportation engineers in the world and consummate insider in NYC political circles, uncovers how American cities became so beholden to cars and why the current shift away from that trend will forever alter America's urban landscapes, marking nothing short of a ... Read more

    $51.99 AUD

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    The Great Displacement

    Climate Change and the Next American Migration

    by Jake Bittle ...
    Narrated by Matt Godfrey ...


    10 hours 26 min

    **Shortlisted for the 2024 Carnegie Medal for ExcellenceThe “closely observed, compassionate, and far-sighted” (Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Under a White Sky) story of climate migration in the United States—the personal stories of those experiencing displacement, the portraits of communities torn apart by disaster, and the implications for all of us as we confront a ... Read more

    $38.99 AUD

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    An Unpromised Land

    by Leon Gettler ...
    Narrated by Leon Gettler ...


    4 hours 25 min

    In the 1930s, in the wake of the Nazi ascendancy in Germany, a wave of vicious anti-Semitism swept Europe, as Jews became outcasts in their own lands. As they clamoured to escape persecution, the world turned a blind eye to their plight. One man, Isaac Steinberg, had a vision of leading his people from the holocaust to a new paradise on the other side of the world. His enthusiastic and resolute ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Extreme Economies

    Survival, Failure, Future – Lessons from the World’s Limits

    Narrated by James MacCallum ...


    12 hours

    Brought to you by Penguin.To understand how humans react and adapt to economic change we need to study people who live in harsh environments. From death-row prisoners trading in institutions where money is banned to flourishing entrepreneurs in the world's largest refugee camp, from the unrealised potential of cities like Kinshasa to the hyper-modern economy of Estonia, every life in this book has ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD