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  • The Caucasus

    An Introduction

    This new edition of The Caucasus is a thorough update of an essential guide that has introduced thousands of readers to a complex region. Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and the break-away territories that have tried to split away from them constitute one of the most diverse and challenging regions on earth, impressing the visitor with their multi-layered history and ethnic complexity. Over the last ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Planning Australia

    An Overview of Urban and Regional Planning

    Planning Australia provides a comprehensive introduction to the major issues and activities that constitute urban and regional planning in Australia today. Incorporating contemporary theory and practice, it contextualises planning in terms of its theoretical, ideological and professional foundations. The book adopts an interdisciplinary approach to the subject, underpinned by the principles of ... Read more

    $82.99 AUD

  • London Orbital

    by Iain Sinclair ...
    London Orbital is Iain Sinclair's exceptional voyage of discovery into the unloved outskirts of the city'My book of the year. Sentence for sentence, there is no more interesting writer at work in English' John Lanchester, Daily TelegraphEncircling London like a noose, the M25 is a road to nowhere, but when Iain Sinclair sets out to walk this asphalt loop - keeping within the 'acoustic footprints' ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Bike Nation

    How Cycling Can Save the World

    by Peter Walker ...
    A revolution on the roads is approaching. Is it time for drivers to Give Way? Guardian news correspondent, Peter Walker, takes us on a journey around the world, exploring the varying attitudes to cycling on our highways.Visit the shining examples of Amsterdam and Copenhagen, where cycling culture is an intrinsic part of the approach of politicians and officials. How have these cities made ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Understanding Land Development

    A Project-Based Approach

    This book draws on the author’s considerable expertise in land development processes and planning, and planning education. It takes a learning-by-doing studio approach and shows how to undertake a development feasibility study in three main stages: the preliminary proposal, a design and finally, a full report with a financially appraised proposal.Understanding Land Development shows how to tackle ... Read more

    $47.99 AUD

  • Movement

    how to take back our streets and transform our lives

    Our dependence on cars is damaging our health — and the planet’s. Movement asks radical questions about how we approach the biggest urban problem, reflecting on the apparent successes of Dutch cities.Making our communities safer, cleaner, and greener starts with asking the fundamental question: who do our streets belong to?Although there have been experiments in decreasing traffic in city centres, ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Municipal Dreams

    The Rise and Fall of Council Housing

    by John Boughton ...
    Traversing the nation, Municipal Dreams offers an architectural tour of some of the best and most remarkable of our housing estates, and in doing so offers an engrossing social history of housing in Britain. John Broughton asks us to understand better their complex story and to rethink our prejudices. His accounts include extraordinary planners and architects who wished to elevate working men and ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Extreme Economies

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

    *Winner of the Enlightened Economist Prize 2019**Winner of Debut Writer of the Year at the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards 2020**Longlisted for the Financial Times & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2019*'Extreme Economies is a revelation - and a must-read.' Andy Haldane, Chief Economist at the Bank of EnglandTo understand how humans re... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The North Will Rise Again

    In Search of the Future in Northern Heartlands

    by Mr Alex Niven ...
    "Incorporating sharp questions and big ideas, Niven shifts deftly between history, politics, culture and literature to offer a fascinating and provocative analysis of the marginalisation of the North." Madeleine Bunting, author of Labours of Love: the Crisis of CareAn in-depth exploration of the importance of the North of England in the modern era.The North Will Rise Again covers the colourful ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • How Great Cities Happen

    Integrating People, Land Use and Transport

    Urban planners in developed countries are pushing hard for closer integration of land use and transport. At the same time, gaps in knowledge and understanding are becoming more apparent, as the traditional focus has been on the shape of the city, rather than how it functions as a place to live and visit. How Great Cities Happen addresses this challenge by developing a wider, all-encompassing ... Read more

    $52.99 AUD

  • Industry 4.0 and Regional Transformations

    Edited by Lisa De Propris, David Bailey ...
    series Regions and Cities
    This edited volume brings together a group of expert contributors to explorebthe opportunities and the challenges that Industry 4.0 (smart manufacturing) is likely to pose for regions, fi rms and jobs in Europe. Drawing on theory and empirical cases, it considers emerging issues like servitization, new innovation models for local production systems and the increase in reshoring.Industry 4.0 and ... Read more


  • The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies

    Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

    series Innovation and Technology in the World Economy
    Today, the Bay Area is home to the most successful knowledge economy in America, while Los Angeles has fallen progressively further behind its neighbor to the north and a number of other American metropolises. Yet, in 1970, experts would have predicted that L.A. would outpace San Francisco in population, income, economic power, and influence. The usual factors used to explain urban growth—luck, ... Read more

    $50.99 AUD

  • Sweet in Tooth and Claw

    nature is more cooperative than we think

    Ever since Darwin, science has enshrined competition as biology’s brutal architect. But this revelatory new book argues that our narrow view of evolution has caused us to ignore the generosity and cooperation that exist around us, from the soil to the sky.In Sweet in Tooth and Claw, Kristin Ohlson explores the subtle ways in which nature is in constant collaboration to the betterment of all ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • More Urban Less Poor

    An Introduction to Urban Development and Management

    A world more urban... The world is undergoing massive urbanization, and is projected to increase from three to over four billion city dwellers, mostly in the developing world, within 15 years. This historic shift is producing dramatic effects on human well-being and the environment. ...but less poor Unplanned shanty-towns without basic services are not an inevitable consequence of urbanization and ... Read more

    $71.99 AUD

  • How to Kill a City

    Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood

    by PE Moskowitz ...
    A journey to the front lines of the battle for the future of American cities, uncovering the massive, systemic forces behind gentrification -- and the lives that are altered in the process.The term gentrification has become a buzzword to describe the changes in urban neighborhoods across the country, but we don't realize just how threatening it is. It means more than the arrival of trendy shops, ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Fortress London: Why we need to save the country from its capital

    by Sam Bright ...
    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

    $22.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • Visualizing the Data City

    Social Media as a Source of Knowledge for Urban Planning and Management

    series SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
    This book investigates novel methods and technologies for the collection, analysis and representation of real-time user-generated data at the urban scale in order to explore potential scenarios for more participatory design, planning and management processes. For this purpose, the authors present a set of experiments conducted in collaboration with urban stakeholders at various levels (including ... Read more

    $81.99 AUD

  • Megaprojects and Risk

    An Anatomy of Ambition

    Megaprojects and Risk provides the first detailed examination of the phenomenon of megaprojects. It is a fascinating account of how the promoters of multi-billion dollar megaprojects systematically and self-servingly misinform parliaments, the public and the media in order to get projects approved and built. It shows, in unusual depth, how the formula for approval is an unhealthy cocktail of ... Read more

    $40.99 AUD

  • Eco-socialism as Politics

    Rebuilding the Basis of Our Modern Civilisation

    Edited by Qingzhi Huan ...
    This volume consists of analyses by experts from both the West and the East on the up-to-date development of Eco-socialism as a red-green politics within the context of capitalist globalisation. It investigates whether and/or in what sense Eco-socialism can offer a better explanation to the causes of ecological problems than the other Green discourses - such as deep ecology and ecological ... Read more

    $215.99 AUD

  • Globalization and Geopolitics in the Middle East

    Old Games, New Rules

    series Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series
    Examining globalization in the Middle East, this book provides a much needed assessment of the impact of globalization in the ‘greater’ Middle East, including North Africa, in the context of the powerful geopolitical forces at work in shaping the region today.Written by a well-known authority in this area, this book demonstrates that, unlike in other regions, such as East Asia, geopolitics has ... Read more

    $86.99 AUD

  • Urban Planning Against Poverty

    How to Think and Do Better Cities in the Global South

    Book 14 - Future City
    This open access book revisits the theoretical foundations of urban planning and the application of these concepts and methods in the context of Southern countries by examining several case studies from different regions of the world. For instance, the case of Koudougou, a medium-sized city in one of the poorest countries in the world, Burkina Faso, with a population of 115.000 inhabitants, allows ... Read more


  • Making Waves

    Integrating Coastal Conservation and Development

    Coastal zones are critical multiple-use resources, under pressure from constant demands from different sources - conservation, economic growth and social welfare. This book identifies the dilemmas of managing conservation and development in coastal areas. It offers important information on the management, conservation and social implications of coastal resources. The authors present a variety of ... Read more

    $82.99 AUD

  • How to Attract Women: The Last of the Dating Books You’ll Ever Need to Get the Girls You’ve Always Wanted

    by Zac Miller ...
    At Last! A Book That Teaches You the Secrets to Attracting Women!Hi, my name is Zac Miller. In my many years here on earth I've had my share of experiences with women. And like most men, I wasn't born knowing what attracts women or what they want, but there came a point in my life where I was fed up and did something about it. So many men just saying "women are crazy," and they leave it at that, ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Nature-Based Flood Risk Management on Private Land

    Disciplinary Perspectives on a Multidisciplinary Challenge

    This open access book addresses the various disciplinary aspects of nature-based solutions in flood risk management on private land. In recent decades, water management has been moving towards nature-based solutions. These are assumed to be much more multi-purpose than traditional “grey infrastructures” and seem to be regarded as a panacea for many environmental issues. At the same time, such ... Read more