MUI authored and edited books in 2018-19
Spatial Planning in Ghana
Info: 'Spatial Planning in Ghana' Focuses on the relevant contemporary discourse at the global scale before examining issues that pertain specifically to Ghana.
Developmentalist Cities? Interrogating Urban Developmentalism in East Asia
Credit(s): Doucette, Park (editors)
Info: By promoting inter-disciplinary research in the topic, 'Developmentalist Cities' addresses the missing urban story in research on East Asian developmentalism and the missing developmentalist story in studies of East Asian urbanization.
Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene
Credit(s): Ernstson, Swyngedouw (editors)
Info: 'Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene: Interruptions and Possibilities' centres on how to organize anew the articulation between emancipatory theory and political activism.
Race Capital? Harlem as Setting and Symbol
Credit(s): Fearnley, Matlin (editors)
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Info: Race Capital? revisits a century of the area’s history, culture, and imagery, exploring how and why it achieved its distinctiveness and significance and offering new accounts of Harlem’s evolving symbolic power.
Green Infrastructure Planning: Reintegrating Landscape in Urban Planning
Publisher: Lund Humphries
Info: Using multiple examples from practice in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia, the book illustrates how good policy ideas and innovative planning practice can help create more sustainable and ecologically focused urban landscapes.
Promises of the Political: Insurgent Cities in a Post-Political Environment
Publisher: MIT Press
Info: In 'Promises of the Political', Erik Swyngedouw explores whether progressive and emancipatory politics is still possible in a post-political era.
The Fair Line and the Good Frontage: Surface and Effect
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Info: This book offers an extended consideration of the fairground showfront. It combines archival material, contemporary examples of fairs, and a sustained theoretical engagement with influential philosophies of surface, including recent work by Avrum Stroll and Andrew Benjamin, as well as the nineteenth century author Gottfried Semper.
Cities Under Austerity: Restructuring the US Metropolis
Credit(s): Davidson, Ward (editors)
Publisher: SUNY Press
Info: 'Cities under Austerity' challenges dominant understandings of austerity as a distinctly national condition and develops a conceptualization of the new US urban condition that reveals its emerging political and social fault lines.