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Immigration and the City ERIC FONG AND BRENT BERRY Chinese University of Hong Kong; the University of Toronto ‘Fong and Berry examine immigrants in the United States and Canada to give us a sweeping overview of the diverse experiences of immigrants in cities, mapping the ways immigrants shape the contours of cities and cities define immigrant experiences. This book is a necessary resource to anyone interested in immigration and urban studies.’ Rhacel Salazar Parrenas, University of Southern California In this insightful book, Eric Fong and Brent Berry describe both contemporary patterns of immigration and the urban context in order to understand the social and economic lives of immigrants in the city. By exploring topics such as residential patterns, housing, attainment, community form, economic activity, leisure pursuits, and cultural influences, this book provides students of cities and immigration with a broader understanding of how newcomers adapt to city life, while also reshaping its very fabric. SERIES: Immigration and Society 210 x 148mm / 176 pages / Feb 2017 UK, April 2017 US HB / 978-0-7456-9001-8 / £50.00 / $64.95 / €67.90 / PB / 978-0-7456-9002-5 / £15.99 / $22.95 / €21.90 ebook available

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Suburban Planet Making the World Urban from the Outside In ROGER KEIL York University, Toronto The urban century manifests itself at the peripheries. While the massive growth in urbanization is often referred to as an ‘urban revolution’, most of the twenty-first century’s startling urban growth worldwide is happening in city peripheries. This book is about the process that creates the global urban periphery – suburbanization – and the ways of life – suburbanisms – we encounter there. Richly detailed and illustrated with examples from around the world, the book argues that suburbanization is a global process and part of the extended urbanization of the planet. This includes the gated communities of elites, the squatter settlements of the poor and many built forms and ways of life on the periphery in-between. While urbanist orthodoxy opposes low-density ‘sprawl’ for its disproportional environmental impact, the reality of life in the urban century is suburban: most of the earth’s future 10 billion inhabitants will not live in conventional cities but in suburban constellations of one kind or another. SERIES: Urban Futures 210 x 148mm /256 pages / Nov 2017 UK, Dec 2017 US HB / 978-0-7456-8311-9 / £50.00 / $64.95 / €67.90 / PB / 978-0-7456-8312-6 / £15.99 / $22.95 / €21.90 ebook available

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Community as Urban Practice TALJA BLOKLAND Humboldt University, Berlin ‘From fluid relations to ritualized, hierarchical performances, Blokland draws on a wide range of cases to show that “community” is neither homogeneous nor permanent, yet it remains a focus of longing in an anxious, urban world. Humans perform community to define society: an effort to find a place between intimacy and anonymity, the public and the private, the home and the world.’ Sharon Zukin, Brooklyn College and Graduate Center, City University of New York Community is a central idea in urban studies but remains conceptually vague and empirically difficult to work with. Building on existing theories of community, Talja Blokland offers an important contribution to defining and understanding this key theme. Blokland argues that there has been too much focus on community as a stable construct, formed by durable relationships with kin, friends or neighbours. The book proposes two core ways of thinking about community: the dimension of privacy, defined by our ability to construct identities, and the dimension of access, defined by our freedom to enter and leave urban spaces. SERIES: Urban Futures 210 x 148mm / 224 pages / March 2017 UK, April 2017 US HB / 978-1-5095-0481-7 / £50.00 / $64.95 / €67.90 / PB / 978-1-5095-0482-4 / £15.99 / $22.95 / €21.90 ebook available

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