Conflicts in Urban and Regional Development

No longer active. Conflicts in Urban and Regional Development, edited by John R. Logan and Todd Swanstrom, includes books on urban policy and issues of city and regional planning, accounts of the political economy of individual cities, and books that compare policies across cities and countries. 

Bernie Sanders and the Boundaries of Reform

Socialism in Burlington

W. J. Conroy

A reissued edition of a significant case study of the achievements and failures of Bernard Sanders’ radical administration in 1980s Burlington, VT

278 pages | 6 x 9


Beyond the City Limits

Urban Policy and Economic Restructuring in Comparative Perspective

John R. Logan

Challenging the notion that there is a single, global process of economic restructuring to which cities must submit

288 pages



The Socioeconomic Potential of an Urban Enclave

Min Zhou

Ethnic enclaves as an alternative means of incorporation into the larger society

316 pages | 6 x 9


Community Builders

A Tale of Neighborhood Mobilization in Two Cities

Gordana Rabrenovic

Addressing relevant urban issues, a careful look at the relationships between neighborhood associations and development

248 pages | 6 x 9 | 12 tables, 6 maps


Contested Lands

Robert J. Mason

Mason explores the changing politics of place in New Jersey's Pine Barrens

256 pages | 6 x 9


Creating the Countryside

The Politics of Rural and Environmental Discourse

Edited by E. Melanie DuPuis and Peter Vandergeest

People active in regional environmental crises discuss the destruction, conservation, and creation of the countryside

360 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 tables, 3 figs., 6 halftones, 4 maps


Defending Community

The Struggle for Alternative Redevelopment in Cedar-Riverside

Randy Stoecker

A counter-culture urban community takes control of its redevelopment

328 pages | 6 x 9 | 11 figures 13 halftones


Detroit Lives

Edited by Robert H. Mast

A story of spirit, growth, and survival in a city that reflects America's urban problems

368 pages | 6 x 9


From Redlining to Reinvestment

Gregory D. Squires

Community activists examine how formerly redlined communities have generated billions of dollars in reinvestment

288 pages | 6 x 9


In Timber Country

Working People's Stories of Environmental Conflict and Urban Flight

Beverly A. Brown

Personal stories from all sides of the battle for preserving timber country

336 pages | 6 x 9 | 17 halftones, 1 maps


Japanese Cities in the World Economy

edited by Kuniko Fujita and Richard Child Hill

Japanese and Western scholars examine Japan's urban development

360 pages | 6 x 9 | 41 tables, 21 figs.


Making Equity Planning Work

Leadership in the Public Sector

John Forester, and Norman Krumholz

Lessons from an experiment in equity planning

271 pages | 6 x 9


The Reconquest of Montreal

Language Policy and Social Change in a Bilingual City

Marc V. Levine

An examination of the nature of the linguistic transformation of Montreal and the role of public policy in promoting it

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 tables, 1 maps


Reinventing Cities

Equity Planners Tell Their Stories

Norman Krumholz and Pierre Clavel

Interviews with planners devoted to the needs of the poor and working class

272 pages | 6 x 9


The Suburban Racial Dilemma

Housing and Neighborhoods

W. Dennis Keating

An examination of the dilemmas of integrating America's suburbs

288 pages | 6 x 9 | 20 tables, 3 figs.