By Stephanie Merrim
Winner, Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize, smooth Language organization, 2010
The fabulous urban, Mexico, and Colonial Hispanic Literary Culture tracks the 3 brilliant forces of latest global literary culture—cities, gala's, and wonder—from the 16th to the 17th century, from the previous international to the recent, and from Mexico to Colombia, Peru, and Bolivia. It treats a large number of imperialist and anti-imperialist texts extensive, together with poetry, drama, protofiction, historiography, and journalism. whereas numerous of the landmark authors studied, together with Hernán Cortés and Sor Juana Inés de los angeles Cruz, are generic, others have acquired remarkably little severe consciousness. equally, in spotlighting creole writers, Merrim finds an intertextual culture in Mexico that spans centuries. as the brilliant urban reaches its top within the 17th century, Merrim's booklet additionally theorizes and information the lively paintings of the hot international Baroque. the result's the wealthy exam of a trajectory that leads from the Renaissance ordered urban to the full of life revolts of the magnificent urban and the hot international Baroque.
By Raquel Tardin
This booklet examines the worth of open areas and the way they could bring about attainable territorial restructuring. It demonstrates a mode of urbanistic intervention including attainable undertaking options and territorial ordering.
By Adrian Favell
Eurostars and Eurocities: unfastened circulation and Mobility in an Integrating Europe examines intra-European Union migration within the towns of Amsterdam, London and Brussels.
- Based on sixty in-depth interviews of unfastened relocating eu voters, and greater than 5 years of ethnographic and documentary learn, it uncovers the not often studied human measurement of ecu integration
- Examines the mobility, way of life and profession possibilities created by means of the without boundary lines society of the ecu Union, in addition to the limitations that also persist
- Analyses the recent migration developments, demanding situations to the welfare kingdom, and types of city cosmopolitanism associated with tactics of ecu integration
By Steven K. Rothschild (auth.), Richard B. Birrer M.D., M.P.H. (eds.)
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By Elizabeth Burton
In keeping with the findings from wide learn, together with interviews with older humans, this ebook demonstrates the city layout fundamentals that are meant to be followed to ensure that the outside equipped surroundings to really supply for the complete inhabitants. half one examines the altering reviews of individuals within the outside surroundings as they age and discusses latest outside environments and the points and lines that support or prevent older humans from relocating round in, utilizing and having fun with the outdoors surroundings. half offers, intimately, the six layout rules for 'streets for all times' and their many person parts as chanced on via the authors in the course of their study. utilizing annotated web site plans, pictures and line drawings, a number of layout positive aspects are awarded in any respect scales of the outside atmosphere from road layouts and construction shape to indicators and element. half 3 expands at the notion of 'streets for all times' because the final aim of inclusive city layout. those are outside environments that folks may be able to hopefully comprehend, navigate and use, despite age or condition and signify really sustainable inclusive groups.
Mitra analyzes how race and sophistication of immigrant Punjabi taxi drivers impression their payment styles within the usa.
By Choire Sicha
Very contemporary History by means of Choire Sicha is an idiosyncratic and chic narrative that follows a handful of younger males in manhattan urban as they navigate the ruins of cash and power—in seek of affection and connection.
After the Wall highway crash of 2008, the richest guy on the town is the mayor. Billionaires shed flats like final season’s models, at the same time the country’s economic climate turns within out. The younger and careless move on as they regularly have, getting laid and getting laid off, falling out and in of affection, and attempting to navigate the unusual global they site visitors in: the net, advanced monetary markets, charge cards, pop stars, micro-plane cheese graters, and intercourse apps.
A true-life myth of cash, intercourse, and politics, Choire Sicha’s Very contemporary historical past: a wholly actual Account of a yr (c. advert 2009) in a wide City turns our concentration to a yr within the lifetime of a very good city.
By Qizhang Liu, Mark Goh
This publication unearths the secrets and techniques of Yamato Transport’s luck in conserving and increasing its management in Japan’s family parcel supply industry. It offers six situations that illustrate how Yamato's flagship provider, TA-Q-BIN, has advanced because the Nineteen Seventies to the good thing about shoppers, relatively city dwellers, and the way TA-Q-BIN has turn into a vital part of jap way of life. all of the six distinctive circumstances serves as an autonomous educating case for undergraduate and graduate scholars, describing the actual provider layout, operations administration, innovation, provider administration, and social accountability in the context of an Asian last-mile logistics merchant. The booklet additionally contains insightful shows of the demanding situations dealing with offer chain and logistics carrier companies in Asia, and their leading edge responses to those demanding situations utilizing real-world circumstances. in addition to that includes interviews with Yamato’s key stakeholders and their strategic consumers, Japan-based and different Asia-Pacific Yamato operational facilities make up the sphere strategy integrated during this publication, whereas secondary information is drawn from exchange and educational domain names. the various instances are written in a didactic model, with compatible preventing issues for college kids to pause and planned over the managerial matters confronting the selections that Yamato makes in the course of the process its enterprise and operational options. the implications are relatively priceless to readers attracted to how operations and logistics decision-making are practiced in a homogeneous Asian context and in an city setting. This e-book is key examining for undergraduate and MBA scholars, in addition to practitioners in undefined.
Equipped through industrialists whose early companies contributed to the escalation of the economic Revolution, corporation cities flourished in nations that embraced capitalism and open-market buying and selling. repeatedly, the corporate city got here to represent the wrecking of our surroundings, specifically in areas linked to extractive industries equivalent to mining and lumber milling. a few resident industrialists, even though, took a real curiosity within the welfare in their paintings forces, and in a few cases employed architects to supply a version atmosphere. Overtaken through time, those cities have been both deserted or stuck up in suburban progress. the main thorough-going and simply overseas review of the corporate city, this number of essays via experts and gurus of every sector deals a balanced account of architectural and social historical past and gives a greater realizing of the architectural and concrete stories of the early commercial age.