Feminist City: A Field Guide

Feminist City: A Field GuideFeminist City is an ongoing experiment in living differently, living better, and living justly in an urban world n nWe live in the city of men Our public spaces are not designed for female bodies There is little consideration for women as mothers, workers or carers The urban streets often are

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Golden Gates: Fighting for Housing in America

Golden Gates: Fighting for Housing in American A stunning, deeply reported investigation into the housing crisis n n nSpacious and affordable homes used to be the hallmark of American prosperity Today, however, punishing rents and the increasingly prohibitive cost of ownership have turned housing into the foremost symbol of inequality and an e

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A Burglar's Guide to the City

A Burglar's Guide to the CityEncompassing nearly 2,000 years of heists and tunnel jobs, break ins and escapes, A Burglar s Guide to the City offers an unexpected blueprint to the criminal possibilities in the world all around us You ll never see the city the same way again n nAt the core of A Burglar s Guide to the City is an u

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The Nation City: Why Mayors Are Now Running the World

The Nation City: Why Mayors Are Now Running the WorldAt a time of anxiety about the effectiveness of our national government, Rahm Emanuel provides a clear vision, for both progressives and centrists, of how to get things done in America today a bracing, optimistic vision of America s future from one of our most experienced and original political min

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The Language of Cities

The Language of CitiesWe live in a world that is now predominantly urban So how do we define the city as it evolves in the 21st century Drawing examples from across the globe, Deyan Sudjic decodes the underlying forces that shape our cities, such as resources and land, to the ideas that shape conscious elements of desi

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Boom Town: The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City, Its Chaotic Founding, Its Apocalyptic Weather, Its Purloined Basketball Team, and the Dream of Becoming a World-class Metropolis

Boom Town: The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City, Its Chaotic Founding, Its Apocalyptic Weather, Its Purloined Basketball Team, and the Dream of Becoming a World-class MetropolisAward winning journalist Sam Anderson s long awaited debut is a brilliant, kaleidoscopic narrative of Oklahoma City a great American story of civics, basketball, and destiny n nOklahoma City was born from chaos It was founded in a bizarre but momentous Land Run in 1889, when thousands of people l

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