Wednesday, 27 December 2006

Some books for 2007 - bit of a US bias

Cover: Green Cities
Green Cities: Urban Growth And the Environment
By Matthew Kahn
Brookings Institution Press, 160 pagesBuy this book
Cover: How To Live Without A Car
How to Live Well Without Owning a Car: Save Money, Breathe Easier, and Get More Mileage Out of Life
By Chris Balish
Ten Speed Press, 216 pages
Cover: Jane Jacobs, Urban Visionary
Jane Jacobs: Urban Visionary
By Alice Sparberg Alexiou
Rutgers University Press, 231 pagesBuy this book
Cover: Planet of Slums
Planet of Slums
By Mike Davis
Verso, 256 pages

Cover: Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster

Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina
Edited by Eugenie L. Birch and Susan M. Wachter
University of Pennsylvania Press, 400 pages Buy this book

Cover: Street Smart

Street Smart: Competition, Entrepreneurship, and the Future of Roads
Edited by Gabriel Roth
Transaction Publishers, 581 pages Buy this book

Cover: Suburb Reader

The Suburb Reader
Edited by Becky Nicolaides and Andrew Wiese
Routledge, 552 pages Buy this book

Cover: There Goes The Hood

There Goes the ‘Hood: Views of Gentrification from the Ground Up
By Lance Freeman
Temple University Press, 248 pages Buy this book

Cover: This Land

This Land: The Battle over Sprawl and the Future of America
By Anthony Flint
The Johns Hopkins University Press, 310 pages Buy this book

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