all ebooks in category: Sociology of Urban Areas

«Down and Delirious in Mexico City: The Aztec Metropolis in the Twenty-First Century» by Daniel Hernandez
English | ISBN: 9781451610185 | EPUB | 0.8 MB

MEXICO CITY, with some 20 million inhabitants, is the largest city in the Western Hemisphere. Enormous growth, raging crime, and tumultuous politics have also made …

Mapping Urbanities: Morphologies, Flows, Possibilities
English | September 18, 2017 | ISBN: 1138233609 | PDF | 290 pages | 41.9 MB

What is the capacity of mapping to reveal the forces at play in shaping urban form and space? How can mapping extend the urban imagination …

Philosophical Urbanism: Lineages in Mind-Environment Patterns
English | PDF,EPUB | 2019 | 202 Pages | ISBN : 3030290840 | 8.34 MB

This book expands on the thought of Walter Benjamin by exploring the notion of modern mind, pointing to the mutual and ongoing feedback between mind …

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Metamorphoses of the City: On the Western Dynamic
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0674072944 | 384 pages | PDF | 1 MB

What is the best way to govern ourselves? The history of the West has been shaped by the struggle to answer this question, according to …

Wildness and Wellbeing: Nature, Neuroscience, and Urban Design
English | ISBN: 9813299223 | 2020 | 155 pages | PDF | 8 MB

Wildness and Wellbeing explores the dynamic relationships between urban nature and mental health, offering practical strategies for urban design. Mental health is a leading global …

New York Times Book of New York: Stories of the People, the Streets, and the Life of the City Past and Present (Repost)
English | 2009 | ISBN: 1579128017 | EPUB | pages: 463 | 31.4 mb

This unique volume uncovers the most fascinating and compelling stories from The New York Times about the city the paper calls home. More than 200 …

Vegas Brews: Craft Beer and the Birth of a Local Scene
English | October 22nd, 2019 | ISBN: 1479879614, 1479885258 | 336 pages | EPUB | 31.41 MB

An inside look at how craft beer makers and IPA devotees come together to brew, taste, and enjoy fine ale while also building a sense …

Parkchester: A Bronx Tale of Race and Ethnicity
English | October 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 1479896705 | 304 pages | EPUB | 2.73 MB

The eight-decade story of a New York neighborhood In 1940, the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company opened a planned community in the East Bronx, New York. …

Cities and Stability: Urbanization, Redistribution, and Regime Survival in China
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0199378983, 0199378991 | 266 pages | PDF | 7,6 MB

China's management of urbanization is an under-appreciated factor in the regime's longevity. The Chinese Communist Party fears "Latin Americanization" – the emergence of highly unequal …

«Next Stop: Growing Up Wild-Style in the Bronx» by Ivan Sanchez
English | ISBN: 9781416562764 | EPUB | 0.5 MB

Beyond the safety of New York City's news headlines, Next Stop is a train ride into the heart of the Bronx during the late eighties …