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Concrete CitiesWhy We Need to Build Differently

Concrete Cities: Why We Need to Build Differently

Rob Imrie

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529220513
eISBN:
9781529220551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529220513.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The premise of the book is that building and construction practices are insensitive to the needs of many people, and implicated in the widespread despoliation and degradation of ecological systems ... More

Managing Cities at NightA Practitioner Guide to the Urban Governance of the Night-Time Economy

Managing Cities at Night: A Practitioner Guide to the Urban Governance of the Night-Time Economy

Michele Acuto, Andreina Seijas, Jenny McArthur, and Enora Robin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529218275
eISBN:
9781529218312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529218275.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

As lights come on in the streets and darkness descends on cities, most ‘call it a day’. The night is rarely a popular issue for news headlines, local governments or urban researchers. Yet what in our ... More

The New Urban RuinsVacancy, Urban Politics and International Experiments in the Post-Crisis City

The New Urban Ruins: Vacancy, Urban Politics and International Experiments in the Post-Crisis City

Cian O'Callaghan and Cesare Di Feliciantonio (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447356875
eISBN:
9781447356912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356875.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book provides an innovative lens to consider contemporary urban challenges, taking as its point of departure two overlapping claims. The first is that although the topics of ruins and vacant ... More

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