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Affordable Housing in US Shrinking CitiesFrom Neighborhoods of Despair to Neighborhoods of Opportunity?

Affordable Housing in US Shrinking Cities: From Neighborhoods of Despair to Neighborhoods of Opportunity?

Robert Mark Silverman, Kelly L. Patterson, Li Yin, Molly Ranahan, and Laiyun Wu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447327585
eISBN:
9781447327622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327585.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Given the rapid urbanization of the world’s population, the converse phenomenon of shrinking cities is often overlooked and not well understood. Yet, with almost one in ten post-industrial US cities ... More

Capitalism and Cartography in the Dutch Golden Age

Capitalism and Cartography in the Dutch Golden Age

Elizabeth A. Sutton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226254784
eISBN:
9780226254814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226254814.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Capitalism and Cartography examines how map publication and dissemination coincided with and was part of the rise of the Dutch Republic as a preeminent capitalist nation in the early modern global ... More

CartophiliaMaps and the Search for Identity in the French-German Borderland

Cartophilia: Maps and the Search for Identity in the French-German Borderland

Catherine Tatiana Dunlop

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226173023
eISBN:
9780226173160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226173160.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The period between the French Revolution and the Second World War saw an unprecedented proliferation of mapmaking and map reading across modern European society. This book explores the “age of ... More

Cities for a Small ContinentInternational Handbook of City Recovery

Cities for a Small Continent: International Handbook of City Recovery

Anne Power

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447327523
eISBN:
9781447327547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327523.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Europe’s historic city centres look dense, busy, cared for, populated with cafes, small shops, monuments, churches, public squares and traffic. On the centre’s edge, even in smaller, poorer cities, ... More

Decolonizing the MapCartography from Colony to Nation

Decolonizing the Map: Cartography from Colony to Nation

James R. Akerman (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226422787
eISBN:
9780226422817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226422817.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

This volume considers consider the roles mapping has played in the passage from colony to nation—or, from dependent to independent state. The eight contributions, including a synoptic first chapter ... More

Dislocating the OrientBritish Maps and the Making of the Middle East, 1854-1921

Dislocating the Orient: British Maps and the Making of the Middle East, 1854-1921

Daniel Foliard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226451336
eISBN:
9780226451473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451473.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

While the twentieth century’s conflicting visions and exploitation of the Middle East are well documented, the origins of the concept of the Middle East itself have been largely ignored. With ... More

EarthA Tenant's Manual

Earth: A Tenant's Manual

Frank H. T. Rhodes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801478239
eISBN:
9780801466212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801478239.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This book provides a sweeping, accessible, and deeply informed guide to the home we all share, showing us how we might best preserve the Earth's livability for ourselves and future generations. The ... More

Fast PolicyExperimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism

Fast Policy: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism

Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816677306
eISBN:
9781452950600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677306.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

We inhabit a perpetually accelerating and increasingly interconnected world, with new ideas, fads, and fashions moving at social-media speed. New policy ideas, especially “ideas that work,” are now ... More

Flame and Fortune in the American WestUrban Development, Environmental Change, and the Great Oakland Hills Fire

Flame and Fortune in the American West: Urban Development, Environmental Change, and the Great Oakland Hills Fire

Gregory L. Simon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292802
eISBN:
9780520966161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292802.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This book investigates the ongoing politics, folly, and avarice shaping the production of increasingly widespread yet dangerous suburban and exurban landscapes. The 1991 Oakland Hills Tunnel Fire is ... More

Genetic GeographiesThe Trouble with Ancestry

Genetic Geographies: The Trouble with Ancestry

Catherine Nash

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816690633
eISBN:
9781452950723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690633.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

What might be wrong with genetic accounts of personal or shared ancestry and origins? Genetic studies are often presented as valuable ways of understanding where we come from and how people are ... More

Hitler's GeographiesThe Spatialities of the Third Reich

Hitler's Geographies: The Spatialities of the Third Reich

Paolo Giaccaria and Claudio Minca (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226274423
eISBN:
9780226274560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226274560.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Hitler’s Geographies aims to respond to the growing interest in the current academic literature for a comprehensive investigation of the spatial imaginations of the Nazi regime and of the actual ... More

The Icon CurtainThe Cold War's Quiet Border

The Icon Curtain: The Cold War's Quiet Border

Yuliya Komska

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226154190
eISBN:
9780226154220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226154220.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The Iron Curtain did not exist. Instead, it comprised multiple regional segments, many in the grip of divergent historical and cultural forces for decades, if not centuries. The first cultural ... More

Living on the MarginsUndocumented Migrants in A Global City

Living on the Margins: Undocumented Migrants in A Global City

Alice Bloch and Sonia McKay

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447319368
eISBN:
9781447319399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319368.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Living on the Margins offers a unique insight into the lives of undocumented migrants from China, Bangladesh and Turkey (including Kurds and Northern Cypriots) in London, and those who employ them. ... More

Long-Term Care Reforms in OECD Countries

Long-Term Care Reforms in OECD Countries

Cristiano Gori, Jose-Luis Fernandez, and Raphael Wittenberg (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447305057
eISBN:
9781447311539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305057.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Long-term care (LTC) is a key policy priority for governments internationally. Most countries are faced with demographic and/or socio-economic changes that are resulting in a significant growth in ... More

Mapping Environmental SustainabilityReflecting on Systemic Practices for Participatory Research

Mapping Environmental Sustainability: Reflecting on Systemic Practices for Participatory Research

Sue Oreszczyn and Andy Lane (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447331575
eISBN:
9781447331599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331575.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Environmental sustainability involves the interaction of a number of complex adaptive systems that rely on an understanding of human relationships and perspectives that are widely contested. This ... More

Mapping Israel, Mapping PalestineHow Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge

Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine: How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge

Jess Bier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036153
eISBN:
9780262339957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036153.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine is an analysis of the ways that segregated landscapes have shaped digital cartography in Jerusalem and the West Bank since 1967. Extending work on how technology is ... More

Medieval Islamic MapsAn Exploration

Medieval Islamic Maps: An Exploration

Karen C. Pinto

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226126968
eISBN:
9780226127019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226127019.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

There are hundreds of cartographic images scattered throughout the medieval and early modern Arabic, Persian, and Turkish manuscript collections. The plethora of extant copies produced in a variety ... More

The MountainA Political History from the Enlightenment to the Present

The Mountain: A Political History from the Enlightenment to the Present

Bernard Debarbieux and Gilles Rudaz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226031118
eISBN:
9780226031255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031255.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This book looks at mountains from a very original perspective, focusing on political and scientific imaginaries of mountains throughout the world. It aims to study the processes through which modern ... More

The Mysteries of the Marco Polo Maps

The Mysteries of the Marco Polo Maps

Benjamin B. Olshin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226149820
eISBN:
9780226149967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226149967.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

This book, The Mysteries of the “Marco Polo” Maps, introduces the reader to a very curious collection of little-known maps relating to the voyages of Marco Polo. As far as history tells us, Marco ... More

New LinesCritical GIS and the Trouble of the Map

New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map

Matthew W. Wilson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698523
eISBN:
9781452958866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698523.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

New Lines considers a society increasingly drawn to the power of the digital map, examining the conceptual and technical developments of the field of geographic information science as this work is ... More

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