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The Penn Press list for fall 2017 includes hardcover releases, first-time paperbacks, and ebook editions intended for scholars, students, and serious general readers worldwide. Click here to explore our forthcoming books, grouped by subject area.

 

Complete Catalog: Urban Studies

Titles from the Penn Press catalog, grouped by subject.

Abbott, Greater Portland: Urban Life and Landscape in the Pacific Northwest (pb 2001, eb 2015)

Anderson/West, Against the Wall: Poor, Young, Black, and Male (pb 2009, eb 2011)

Baldeck, Venice, a Personal View (hc 1999, pb 1999)

Birch/Wachter, Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina (pb 2006, eb 2013)

Birch/Wachter, Growing Greener Cities: Urban Sustainability in the Twenty-First Century (pb 2008, eb 2011)

Birch/Wachter, Global Urbanization (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Birch/Chattaraj, Slums: How Informal Real Estate Markets Work (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Blakely/Cisneros, My Storm: Managing the Recovery of New Orleans in the Wake of Katrina (hc 2011, eb 2012)

Bloom, Public Housing That Worked: New York in the Twentieth Century (pb 2009, eb 2014)

Bloom, The Metropolitan Airport: JFK International and Modern New York (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Bragdon, Noise Pollution: The Unquiet Crisis (hc 1972, eb 2016)

Brown, America's Waterfront Revival: Port Authorities and Urban Redevelopment (hc 2008)

Brown, How Real Estate Developers Think: Design, Profits, and Community (hc 2015, pb Dec 2017, eb 2015)

Brown/Gilbert, Planning Municipal Investment: A Case Study of Philadelphia (hc 1961, eb 2016)

Calame/Charlesworth, Divided Cities: Belfast, Beirut, Jerusalem, Mostar, and Nicosia (pb 2012, eb 2011)

Carmon/Fainstein, Policy, Planning, and People: Promoting Justice in Urban Development (pb 2013, eb 2013)

Cnaan/Boddie, The Other Philadelphia Story: How Local Congregations Support Quality of Life in Urban America (hc 2006, eb 2010)

Cnaan/Dichter, A Century of Social Work and Social Welfare at Penn (hc 2008)

Conn, Metropolitan Philadelphia: Living with the Presence of the Past (pb 2006, eb 2013)

Cordova, The Heart of the Mission: Latino Art and Politics in San Francisco (hc May 2017, eb 2017)

Daniels/Kettl, On Risk and Disaster: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina (pb 2006, eb 2011)

Davis/Haller, The Peoples of Philadelphia: A History of Ethnic Groups and Lower-Class Life, 1790-1940 (pb 1998)

Dewar/Thomas, The City After Abandonment (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Diaz/Bloomberg, Miami Transformed: Rebuilding America One Neighborhood, One City at a Time (hc 2012, pb 2014, eb 2012)

Dieterich-Ward, Beyond Rust: Metropolitan Pittsburgh and the Fate of Industrial America (hc 2015, pb 2017, eb 2015)

Dinzey-Flores, Locked In, Locked Out: Gated Communities in a Puerto Rican City (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Ford, Metropolitan San Diego: How Geography and Lifestyle Shape a New Urban Environment (hc 2004, pb 2004)

Gale, Greater New Jersey: Living in the Shadow of Gotham (pb 2006)

Galster, Driving Detroit: The Quest for Respect in the Motor City (hc 2012, pb 2014, eb 2012)

Gillette, Camden After the Fall: Decline and Renewal in a Post-Industrial City (hc 2005, pb 2006, eb 2011)

Gillette, Between Justice and Beauty: Race, Planning, and the Failure of Urban Policy in Washington, D.C. (pb 2006, eb 2011)

Gillette, Civitas by Design: Building Better Communities, from the Garden City to the New Urbanism (hc 2010, pb 2012, eb 2011)

Gober, Metropolitan Phoenix: Place Making and Community Building in the Desert (hc 2005, pb 2005, eb 2013)

Gordon, Mapping Decline: St. Louis and the Fate of the American City (pb 2009, eb 2014)

Grebler, Urban Renewal in European Countries: Its Emergence and Potentials (hc 1964, eb 2017)

Heller/Garvin, Ed Bacon: Planning, Politics, and the Building of Modern Philadelphia (hc 2013, pb 2016, eb 2013)

Herman, New York State and the Metropolitan Problem (hc 1964, eb 2017)

Jackson, Social Policy and Social Justice (hc 2017, eb 2016)

Katz/Sugrue, W. E. B. Du Bois, Race, and the City: "The Philadelphia Negro" and Its Legacy (pb 1998)

Katz, Why Don't American Cities Burn? (hc 2011, pb 2013, eb 2012)

Knowles, Imagining Philadelphia: Edmund Bacon and the Future of the City (pb 2009, eb 2011)

Knowles, The Disaster Experts: Mastering Risk in Modern America (hc 2011, pb 2013, eb 2012)

Krieger, Urban Tomographies (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Krohn-Hansen, Making New York Dominican: Small Business, Politics, and Everyday Life (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Labov, Language in the Inner City: Studies in the Black English Vernacular (pb 1973)

Laurence, Becoming Jane Jacobs (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Licht, Getting Work: Philadelphia, 1840-1950 (pb 2000)

Lisle, Modern Coliseum: Stadiums and American Culture (hc Aug 2017, eb Aug 2017)

Low/Chambers, Housing, Culture, and Design: A Comparative Perspective (hc 1988, eb 2016)

Mandler, The Uses of Charity: The Poor on Relief in the Nineteenth-Century Metropolis (hc 1990, eb 2016)

Meleis/Birch, Women's Health and the World's Cities (hc 2011, pb 2013, eb 2011)

Murtagh, Moravian Architecture and Town Planning: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and Other Eighteenth-Century American Settlements (pb 1997)

Neumann, Remaking the Rust Belt: The Postindustrial Transformation of North America (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Newburger/Birch, Neighborhood and Life Chances: How Place Matters in Modern America (hc 2011, pb 2013, eb 2011)

Niebanck/Yessian, Relocation in Urban Planning: From Obstacle to Opportunity (hc 1968, eb 2016)

Nijman, Miami: Mistress of the Americas (pb 2010, eb 2011)

Orvell/Benesch, Rethinking the American City: An International Dialogue (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Ousterhout, Studies on Istanbul and Beyond: The Freely Papers, Volume 1 (hc 2007)

Perna, Preparing Today's Students for Tomorrow's Jobs in Metropolitan America (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Peterson, Sound, Space, and the City: Civic Performance in Downtown Los Angeles (hc 2010, pb 2012, eb 2012)

Peterson/McDonogh, Global Downtowns (hc 2011, pb 2014, eb 2012)

Rapkin/Grigsby, Residential Renewal in the Urban Core (hc 1960, eb 2016)

Recchiuti, Civic Engagement: Social Science and Progressive-Era Reform in New York City (hc 2006)

Reiner, The Place of the Ideal Community in Urban Planning (hc 1963, eb 2016)

Relph, Toronto: Transformations in a City and Its Region (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Rodin, The University and Urban Revival: Out of the Ivory Tower and Into the Streets (hc 2007, eb 2015)

Rohe, The Research Triangle: From Tobacco Road to Global Prominence (hc 2011, pb 2012, eb 2012)

Rosan, Governing the Fragmented Metropolis: Planning for Regional Sustainability (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Roux/McNamara, Paris in the Middle Ages (hc 2009, pb 2011)

Rowan, The Sociable City: An American Intellectual Tradition (hc Jul 2017, eb Jul 2017)

Ryan, Design After Decline: How America Rebuilds Shrinking Cities (hc 2012, pb 2014, eb 2012)

Salzmann, Liquid Capital: Making the Chicago Waterfront (hc Dec 2017, eb Dec 2017)

Sanders, Convention Center Follies: Politics, Power, and Public Investment in American Cities (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Sandoval-Strausz/Kwak, Making Cities Global: The Transnational Turn in Urban History (hc Oct 2017, eb Oct 2017)

Schneider, Smack: Heroin and the American City (pb 2011, eb 2013)

Schneider, Police Power and Race Riots: Urban Unrest in Paris and New York (hc 2014, pb 2017, eb 2014)

Shropshire, The Sports Franchise Game: Cities in Pursuit of Sports Franchises, Events, Stadiums, and Arenas (hc 1995, eb 2013)

Stevick, Imagining Philadelphia: Travelers' Views of the City from 1800 to the Present (hc 1996)

Straus, Death of a Suburban Dream: Race and Schools in Compton, California (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Summers/Luce, Economic Report on the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, 1985 (hc 2016, eb 2017)

Sweeney/Blair, Metropolitan Analysis: Important Elements of Study and Action (hc 1958, eb 2016)

Timoney/Wolfe, Beat Cop to Top Cop: A Tale of Three Cities (hc 2010, eb 2011)

Vigneswaran/Quirk, Mobility Makes States: Migration and Power in Africa (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Vitiello/Sugrue, Immigration and Metropolitan Revitalization in the United States (hc 2017, eb 2017)

Wachter/Zeuli, Revitalizing American Cities (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Wachter, Public Pensions and City Solvency (hc 2016, eb 2015)

Wachter/Ding, Shared Prosperity in America's Communities (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Wachter/Tracy, Principles of Housing Finance Reform (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Wallace, Metropolitan Open Space and Natural Process (hc 1970, eb 2016)

Warner, The Private City: Philadelphia in Three Periods of Its Growth, 2/e (pb 1987)

Weaver, Frontiers for Social Work: A Colloquium on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the School of Social Work of the University of Pennsylvania (hc 1960, eb 2016)

Weaver, Blazing the Neoliberal Trail: Urban Political Development in the United States and the United Kingdom (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Whyte/Hiss, The Last Landscape (pb 2002, eb 2012)

Whyte/Underhill, City: Rediscovering the Center (pb 2009, eb 2012)

Williams/Adrian, Four Cities: A Study in Comparative Policy Making (hc 1963, eb 2016)

Winling, Building the Ivory Tower: Universities and Metropolitan Development in the Twentieth Century (hc Nov 2017, eb Nov 2017)

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