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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

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

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

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

OriginsThe Search for Our Prehistoric Past

Origins: The Search for Our Prehistoric Past

Frank H. T. Rhodes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702440
eISBN:
9781501706233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702440.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Fossils are the fragments from which, piece by laborious piece, the great mosaic of the history of life has been constructed. Here and there, we can supplement these scraps by the use of biochemical ... More

Spatial Planning and Resilience Following DisastersInternational and Comparative Perspectives

Spatial Planning and Resilience Following Disasters: International and Comparative Perspectives

Stefan Greiving, Michio Ubaura, and Jaroslav Tesliar (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323587
eISBN:
9781447323617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323587.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Worldwide, the urban development and disaster management arena finds itself at a critical crossroad. This is driven by rapid urbanization (and de-urbanization) as well as a growing volume of damage ... More

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