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The Penn Press list for spring 2019 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)

Ambikaipaker, Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain (hc 2018, eb 2018)

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

Balakrishnan, Shareholder Cities: Land Transformations Along Urban Corridors in India (hc Oct 2019, eb Oct 2019)

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 (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 2018, eb 2015)

Brown/Gilbert, Planning Municipal Investment: A Case Study of Philadelphia (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 2017, eb 2017)

da Cunha, The Invention of Rivers: Alexander's Eye and Ganga's Descent (hc 2018)

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 (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 (pb 2004)

Freeland, Transforming the Urban University: Northeastern, 1996-2006 (hc May 2019, eb 2019)

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

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

Gillette, Camden After the Fall: Decline and Renewal in a Post-Industrial City (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 (pb 2012, eb 2011)

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

Goetz/Boschmann, Metropolitan Denver: Growth and Change in the Mile High City (hc 2018, eb 2018)

Goldstein/Cochran, The Norristown Study: An Experiment in Interdisciplinary Research Training (eb 2015)

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 (eb 2017)

Halpin, A Brotherhood of Liberty: Black Reconstruction and Its Legacies in Baltimore, 1865-1920 (hc Jul 2019, eb Jun 2019)

Heath, In Union There Is Strength: Philadelphia in the Age of Urban Consolidation (hc 2019, eb 2019)

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

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

Howard, The Closet and the Cul-de-Sac: The Politics of Sexual Privacy in Northern California (hc 2019, eb 2019)

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? (pb 2013, eb 2012)

Kephart, Racial Factors and Urban Law Enforcement (eb 2018)

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

Knowles, The Disaster Experts: Mastering Risk in Modern America (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)

Kurie, In Chocolate We Trust: The Hershey Company Town Unwrapped (hc 2018, eb 2018)

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

Laurence, Becoming Jane Jacobs (pb 2019, eb 2016)

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

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

Lombardo, Blue-Collar Conservatism: Frank Rizzo's Philadelphia and Populist Politics (hc 2018, eb 2018)

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

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

McEnaney, Postwar: Waging Peace in Chicago (hc 2018, eb 2018)

Meleis/Birch, Women's Health and the World's Cities (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, pb 2019, eb 2016)

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

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

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

Nutter, Mayor: The Best Job in Politics (hc 2017, eb 2017)

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 (pb 2012, eb 2012)

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

Pray/Taft, "Social Work in a Revolutionary Age" and Other Papers (eb 2018)

Rapkin/Grigsby, Residential Renewal in the Urban Core (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 (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 (pb 2012, eb 2012)

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

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

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

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

Salzmann, Liquid Capital: Making the Chicago Waterfront (hc 2017, eb 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 2017, eb 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 (pb 2017, eb 2014)

Schrank, Free and Natural: Nudity and the American Cult of the Body (hc Aug 2019, eb Jul 2019)

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

Sies/Gournay, Iconic Planned Communities and the Challenge of Change (hc Jul 2019, eb Jun 2019)

Simpson, The Medical Metropolis: Health Care and Economic Transformation in Pittsburgh and Houston (hc Nov 2019, eb Oct 2019)

Spiers, Smarter Growth: Activism and Environmental Policy in Metropolitan Washington (hc 2018, eb 2018)

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 (eb 2017)

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

Taft, A Functional Approach to Family Case Work (eb 2017)

Thomas/Hess, Frank Furness: Architecture in the Age of the Great Machines (hc 2018, eb 2018)

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 (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 (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 (eb 2016)

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

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