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  • An Introduction to Population Geographies

    An Introduction to Population Geographies
    av Holly R. Barcus

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415569958

    An Introduction to Population Geographies provides a foundation to the incredibly diverse, topical and interesting field of twenty-first-century population geography. It establishes the substantive concerns of the subdiscipline, acknowledges the she…

  • An Introduction to Population Geographies

    An Introduction to Population Geographies
    av Holly R. Barcus

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415569941

    An Introduction to Population Geographies provides a foundation to the incredibly diverse, topical and interesting field of twenty-first-century population geography. It establishes the substantive concerns of the subdiscipline, acknowledges the she…

  • Ghost Road

    Ghost Road
    av Anthony M. Townsend

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781324001522

    Anthony Townsend argues that the driverless car is a red herring. When self-driving technology infects buses, bikes, delivery vans and buildings, a wild future awaits. Technology will transform life behind the wheel into a hi-definition video game t…

  • Garden Cities of To-Morrow: Urban Planning

    Garden Cities of To-Morrow: Urban Planning
    av Ebenezer Howard

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781537406503

  • American Zoo

    American Zoo
    av David Grazian

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178424

    Orangutans swing from Kevlar-lined fire hoses. Giraffes feast on celebratory birthday cakes topped with carrots instead of candles. Hi-tech dinosaur robots growl among steel trees, while owls watch animated cartoons on old television sets. In Americ…

  • Global "Body Shopping"

    Global "Body Shopping"
    av Biao Xiang

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691118529

    How can America's information technology (IT) industry predict serious labor shortages while at the same time laying off tens of thousands of employees annually? The answer is the industry's flexible labor management system--a flexibility widely reg…

  • This Is How I Do It

    This Is How I Do It
    av Matt Lamothe

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781452174600

    Building on the success of the internationally acclaimed This Is How We Do It, this interactive activity book invites readers to document their lives and daily rituals compared to 59 real kids from around the globe. This fun and engaging workbook wi…

  • Moving Cities - Contested Views on Urban Life

    Moving Cities - Contested Views on Urban Life

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783658184612

    The texts of the book focus on the problems and challenges of urban change, especially in Europe, in the contemporary context of intense mobility. The main topics are mobility, urban social structure, migrations, urban inequalities, urban activism,…

  • Designing Disorder

    Designing Disorder
    av Richard Sennett

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788737807

    A manifesto for the Open City: vibrant, disordered, adaptable. In 1970 Richard Sennett published the ground breaking The Uses of Disorder, that the ideal of a planned and ordered city was flawed, likely to produce a fragile, restrictive urban enviro…

  • Order without Design

    Order without Design
    av Alain Bertaud

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262038768

    An argument that operational urban planning can be improved by the application of the tools of urban economics to the design of regulations and infrastructure.Urban planning is a craft learned through practice. Planners make rapid decisions that hav…

  • Global Population

    Global Population
    av Alison Bashford

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231147675

    Concern about the size of the world's population did not begin with the "population bomb" in 1968. It arose in the aftermath of World War I and was understood as an issue with far-reaching ecological, agricultural, economic, and geopolitical consequ…

  • Hustle and Gig

    Hustle and Gig
    av Alexandrea J. Ravenelle

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520300569

    Choose your hours, choose your work, be your own boss, control your own income. Welcome to the sharing economy, a nebulous collection of online platforms and apps that promise to transcend capitalism. Supporters argue that the gig economy will rever…

  • Hustle and Gig

    Hustle and Gig
    av Alexandrea J. Ravenelle

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520300552

    Choose your hours, choose your work, be your own boss, control your own income. Welcome to the sharing economy, a nebulous collection of online platforms and apps that promise to transcend capitalism. Supporters argue that the gig economy will rever…

  • Människan har alltid vandrat : folkvandringar och vändpunkter i historien

    Människan har alltid vandrat : folkvandringar och vändpunkter i historien
    av Jeanette Varberg

    Inbunden - 2018 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789127156791

    Sätt Jeanette Varbergs bok i händerna på våra politiker.Svenska DagbladetMänniskan har alltid vandrat. Ibland har hon vandrat frivilligt, lockad att utforska det okända, ibland ofrivilligt, driven på flykt av krig, svält eller klimatförändringar. De…

  • Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design

    Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design
    av Charles Montgomery

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374534882

    A globe-trotting, eye-opening exploration of how cities can--and do--make us happier people Charles Montgomery's Happy City is revolutionizing the way we think about urban life. After decades of unchecked sprawl, more people than ever are moving bac…

  • Policing the Planet

    Policing the Planet

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784783167

    Combining firsthand accounts from activists with the research of scholars and reflections from artists, Policing the Planet traces the global spread of the broken-windows policing strategy, first established in New York City under Police Commissione…

  • Population Geography

    Population Geography
    av K. Bruce Newbold

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442265318

    This compact and accessible text provides a comprehensive, issue-oriented introduction to population geography. First grounding students in the fundamentals, Bruce Newbold then explains the tools and techniques commonly used to describe and understa…

  • Population Geography

    Population Geography
    av K. Bruce Newbold

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442265301

    This compact and accessible text provides a comprehensive, issue-oriented introduction to population geography. First grounding students in the fundamentals, Bruce Newbold then explains the tools and techniques commonly used to describe and understa…

  • Exceptional People

    Exceptional People
    av Ian Goldin

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691156316

    Throughout history, migrants have fueled the engine of human progress. Their movement has sparked innovation, spread ideas, relieved poverty, and laid the foundations for a global economy. In a world more interconnected than ever before, the number…

  • Ellis Island

    Ellis Island
    av Elaine Landau

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780531147818

    Learn why immigrants came to the United States and the establishment of Ellis Island Immigration Station. A True Book: American History series allows readers to experience the earliest moments in American history and to discover how these moments he…

  • What Was Ellis Island?

    What Was Ellis Island?
    av Patricia Brennan Demuth, Who Hq

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780448479156

    From 1892 to 1954, Ellis Island was the gateway to a new life in the United States for millions of immigrants. In later years, the island was deserted, the buildings decaying. Ellis Island was not restored until the 1980s, when Americans from all ov…

  • Suburban Planet

    Suburban Planet
    av Roger Keil

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745683126

    The urban century manifests itself at the peripheries. While the massive growth in urbanization is often referred to as an 'urban revolution', most of the twenty-first century's startling urban growth worldwide is happening in city peripheries. This…

  • Suburban Planet

    Suburban Planet
    av Roger Keil

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745683119

    The urban century manifests itself at the peripheries. While the massive growth in urbanization is often referred to as an 'urban revolution', most of the twenty-first century's startling urban growth worldwide is happening in city peripheries. This…

  • Den samfunnsvitenskapelige konstruksjon av virkeligheten

    Den samfunnsvitenskapelige konstruksjon av virkeligheten
    av Cato Wadel, Carl Cato Wadel, Cato Wadel, Carl Cato Wadel

    Häftad - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788276347647

    Den samfunnsvitenskapelige konstruksjon av virkeligheten gir en innføring i samfunnsvitenskaplig tenkning. Den tar utgangspunkt i at den delen av virkeligheten som vi kaller samfunn og kultur, har vi mennesker selv konstruert. Samfunnsvitenskapens f…

  • Return To Akenfield

    Return To Akenfield
    av Craig Taylor

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781862079236

    'Gentle, subtle, absorbing ... the most complex and supple account of that much-discussed idea, "modern rural life", that I have ever read' Robert Macfarlane, author of Mountains of the Mind and The Wild Places

  • Future Cities

    Future Cities
    av Paul Dobraszczyk

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789140644

    Though reaching ever further toward the skies, today's cities are overshadowed by multiple threats: climate change, overpopulation, social division, and urban warfare all endanger our metropolitan way of life. The fundamental tool we use to make sen…

  • Icons of England

    Icons of England
    av Bill Bryson

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784161965

    A celebration of the English countryside that focuses on the rolling green landscapes and magnificent monuments that set England apart from the rest of the world. It also presents an eclectic variety of personal icons, from pub signs to seaside pier…

  • Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

    Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
    av J. D. Vance

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062300553

    Part memoir, part historical and social analysis, J. D. Vance's Hillbilly Elegy is a fascinating consideration of class, culture, and the American dream. Vance's grandparents were "dirt poor and in love." They got married and moved north from Kentuc…

  • Citizen-Responsive Urban E-Planning

    Citizen-Responsive Urban E-Planning

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781799848424

  • Citizen-Responsive Urban E-Planning

    Citizen-Responsive Urban E-Planning

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781799840183

  • Planet of Slums

    Planet of Slums
    av Mike Davis

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784786618

    According to the United Nations, more than one billion people now live in the slums of the cities of the South. In this brilliant and ambitious book, Mike Davis explores the future of a radically unequal and explosively unstable urban world. From th…

  • Before We Eat

    Before We Eat
    av Pat Brisson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780884486527

    Before we eat, many people work very hard-planting grain, catching fish, tending farm animals, and filling crates of vegetables. With vibrant illustrations by Caldecott Medalist Mary Azarian, this book reminds us what must happen before food gets to…

  • Urban Planning

    Urban Planning
    av Chris Couch

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137427564

    This is a wide-ranging and internationally-focussed introduction to planning for the urban landscape. It provides an up-to-date account of planning, reflecting throughout on the need for sustainable, efficient and equitable solutions to planning pro…

  • Urban Planning

    Urban Planning
    av Chris Couch

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137427571

    This is a wide-ranging and internationally-focussed introduction to planning for the urban landscape. It provides an up-to-date account of planning, reflecting throughout on the need for sustainable, efficient and equitable solutions to planning pro…

  • Religion as a Political Resource

    Religion as a Political Resource
    av Miriam Schader

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783658167875

    Miriam Schader shows that migrants can use religion as a resource for political involvement in their (new) country of residence - but under certain circumstances only. The author analyses the role religious networks and symbols play for the politici…

  • The Devil's Highway

    The Devil's Highway
    av Louis Alberto Urrea

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316010801

    A widely-praised piece of investigative reporting examining the journey of 26 men who in May 2001 attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of Southern Arizona through the region known as the Devil's Highway. So harsh and desolate that e…

  • Transnational Migration

    Transnational Migration
    av Thomas Faist

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745649788

    Increasing interconnections between nation-states across borders have rendered the transnational a key tool for understanding our world. It has made particularly strong contributions to immigration studies and holds great promise for deepening insig…

  • Mobile Bodies, Mobile Souls

    Mobile Bodies, Mobile Souls

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788779344280

    This book engages the complex relationship between family, religion and migration. Following '9/11' much research on migrants in western societies has focused on the public and political dimensions of religion. This volume starts out 'from below', e…

  • Routes and Rites to the City

    Routes and Rites to the City

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137588890

    This thought-provoking book is an exploration of the ways religion and diverse forms of mobility have shaped post-apartheid Johannesburg, South Africa. It analyses transnational and local migration in contemporary and historical perspective, along w…

  • Inoperative Community

    Inoperative Community
    av Jean-Luc Nancy

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816619245

    This work examines community as an idea that has dominated modern thought and traces its relation to concepts of experience, discourse and the individual. Contrary to popular Western notions of community, the author shows that it is neither a projec…

  • Imperial

    Imperial
    av William T. Vollmann

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143118404

    From the author of Europe Central, winner of the National Book Award, a journalistic tour de force along the Mexican-American border - a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award For generations of migrant workers, Imperial Country has hel…

  • In Defense of Housing

    In Defense of Housing
    av Peter Marcuse

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784783549

    Everyone needs and deserves housing. But today our homes are being transformed into commodities, making the inequalities of the city ever more acute. Profit has become more important than social need, The poor are forced to pay more for worse housin…

  • Mobility Justice: The Politics of Movement in an Age of Extremes

    Mobility Justice: The Politics of Movement in an Age of Extremes
    av Mimi Sheller

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788730921

    Mobility justice is one of the crucial political and ethical issues of our dayWe are in the midst of a global climate crisis and experiencing the extreme challenges of urbanization. In Mobility Justice, Mimi Sheller makes a passionate argument for a…

  • Ex: Migrationsmemoar 1977-2018

    Ex: Migrationsmemoar 1977-2018
    av Hynek Pallas

    Inbunden - 2018 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173896054

    Det finns lika många historier om exil och migration som det finns personer som har flytt eller växt upp i utvandrade familjer. Det här är en av dem. I sex personliga essäer spårar Hynek Pallas vilka avtryck erfarenheten av exil och migration har lä…

  • Transdisciplinarity: Joint Problem Solving among Science, Technology, and Society

    Transdisciplinarity: Joint Problem Solving among Science, Technology, and Society

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783034895590

    What kind of science do we need today and tomorrow? In a game that knows no boundaries, a game that contaminates science, democracy and the market economy, how can we distinguish true needs from simple of fashion? How can we distinguish between nece…

  • Cities by Design

    Cities by Design
    av Fran Tonkiss

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745648989

    Who makes our cities, and what part do everyday users have in the design of cities? This book powerfully shows that city-making is a social process and examines the close relationship between the social and physical shaping of urban environments. Wi…

  • Cities by Design

    Cities by Design
    av Fran Tonkiss

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745648972

    Who makes our cities, and what part do everyday users have in the design of cities? This book powerfully shows that city-making is a social process and examines the close relationship between the social and physical shaping of urban environments. Wi…

  • Threads: From the Refugee Crisis

    Threads: From the Refugee Crisis
    av Kate Evans

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786631732

    A heartbreaking, full-color graphic novel of the refugee drama In the French port town of Calais, famous for its historic lace industry, a city within a city arose. This new town, known as the Jungle, was home to thousands of refugees, mainly from t…

  • A Concise History of World Population

    A Concise History of World Population
    av Massimo Livi Bacci

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781119029274

    The latest edition of this classic text has been updated to reflect current trends and implications for future demographic developments. The areas of Africa, international migration and population and environment have been strengthened and statistic…

  • Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty

    Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty
    av Dorothy Roberts

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679758693

    Killing the Black Body remains a rallying cry for education, awareness, and action on extending reproductive justice to all women. It is as crucial as ever, even two decades after its original publication. "Monumental. . . . An important contributio…

  • Spatial Planning in Service Delivery

    Spatial Planning in Service Delivery
    av Hangwelani Hope Magidimisha

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030198527

    This volume presents a detailed synthesis of the historical, present-day and future state of service delivery in South Africa. The generation and distribution of services in any geographical space has been and is always a source of inequality in hum…

  • Spatial Planning in Service Delivery

    Spatial Planning in Service Delivery
    av Hangwelani Hope Magidimisha

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030198497

    This volume presents a detailed synthesis of the historical, present-day and future state of service delivery in South Africa. The generation and distribution of services in any geographical space has been and is always a source of inequality in hum…

  • Trans-Europe Express

    Trans-Europe Express
    av Owen Hatherley

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141991573

    Over the past twenty years European cities have become the envy of the world: a Kraftwerk Utopia of historic centres, supermodernist concert halls, imaginative public spaces and futuristic egalitarian housing estates which, interconnected by high-sp…

  • The Dark Side of Democracy

    The Dark Side of Democracy
    av Michael Mann

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521538541

    A new theory of ethnic cleansing based on the most terrible cases (colonial genocides, Armenia, the Nazi Holocaust, Cambodia, Yugoslavia, Rwanda) and cases of lesser violence (early modern Europe, contemporary India, and Indonesia). Murderous cleans…

  • The Dark Side of Democracy

    The Dark Side of Democracy
    av Michael Mann

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521831307

    A new theory of ethnic cleansing based on the most terrible cases (colonial genocides, Armenia, the Nazi Holocaust, Cambodia, Yugoslavia, Rwanda) and cases of lesser violence (early modern Europe, contemporary India, and Indonesia). Murderous cleans…

  • Rescaling Urban Governance

    Rescaling Urban Governance
    av John Sturzaker

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447350774

    Cities across the globe face unprecedented challenges as a result of ever-increasing pressure from climate change, migration, ageing populations and resource shortages. In order to guarantee a sustainable global future, these issues demand radical n…

  • Common Space

    Common Space
    av Associate Professor Stavros Stavrides

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783603275

    Space is both a product and a prerequisite of social relations, it has the potential to block and encourage certain forms of encounter. In Common Space, activist and architect Stavros Stavrides calls for us to conceive of space-as-commons - first, t…

  • Common Space

    Common Space
    av Associate Professor Stavros Stavrides

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783603282

    Space is both a product and a prerequisite of social relations, it has the potential to block and encourage certain forms of encounter. In Common Space, activist and architect Stavros Stavrides calls for us to conceive of space-as-commons - first, t…

  • Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City

    Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City
    av Richard Sennett

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374538217

    A preeminent thinker redefines the meaning of city life and charts a way forward Building and Dwelling is the definitive statement on cities by the renowned public intellectual Richard Sennett. In this sweeping work, he traces the anguished relatio…

  • Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City

    Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City
    av Richard Sennett

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374200336

    A preeminent thinker redefines the meaning of city life and charts a way forward Building and Dwelling is the definitive statement on cities by the renowned public intellectual Richard Sennett. In this sweeping work, he traces the anguished relatio…

  • Carving Out the Commons

    Carving Out the Commons
    av Amanda Huron

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517901974

    An investigation of the practice of "commoning" in urban housing and its necessity for challenging economic injustice in our rapidly gentrifying cities Provoked by mass evictions and the onset of gentrification in the 1970s, tenants in Washington, D…

  • Carving Out the Commons

    Carving Out the Commons
    av Amanda Huron

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517901967

    An investigation of the practice of "commoning" in urban housing and its necessity for challenging economic injustice in our rapidly gentrifying cities Provoked by mass evictions and the onset of gentrification in the 1970s, tenants in Washington, D…