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New and Published Books

  1. Suburban Sprawl: Private Decisions and Public Policy

    Private Decisions and Public Policy

    By Wim Wiewel, Joseph J. Persky

    Suburban Sprawl combines historical, political, economic, geographic, and urban planning analysis to provide the most comprehensive overview of why and how urban sprawl occurs. It shows that all previous attempts to pin the blame on one or two causes - "highway building" or "consumer preferences" -...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Urban Lighting, Light Pollution and Society

    Edited by Josiane Meier, Ute Hasenöhrl, Katharina Krause, Merle Pottharst

    After decades "in the shadows", urban lighting is re-emerging as a matter of public debate. Long-standing truths are increasingly questioned as a confluence of developments affects lighting itself and the way it is viewed. Light has become an integral element of place-making and energy-saving...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Revitalizing the City: Strategies to Contain Sprawl and Revive the Core

    Strategies to Contain Sprawl and Revive the Core

    By Fritz W. Wagner, Timothy E. Joder, Anthony J. Mumphrey, Jr, Krishna M. Akundi, Alan F.J. Artibise

    This practical work demonstrates that controlling urban growth and reviving central city economies are not mutually exclusive endeavors. Rather than re-hash theories of urban development, the contributors describe and evaluate successful community-tested approaches to sustaining our cities....

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods

    Edited by Elisabete A. Silva, Patsy Healey, Neil Harris, Pieter Van den Broeck

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods is an expansive look at the traditions, methods, and challenges of research design and research projects in contemporary urban planning. Through case studies, an international group of researchers, planning practitioners, and planning academics...

    Published November 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal

    Partnerships in Action

    By Rory Shand

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Environmental and sustainability issues are currently stretched by economic concerns and policy areas such as housing and education are therefore needed more than ever to help regenerate the social and urban environment. Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal: Partnerships in Action uses detailed case...

    Published November 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Transport Planning for Third World Cities (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Harry Dimitriou

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Cities within the developing world experience a form of urban development which is different to those in more industrialised countries. Rates of growth are usually much more dramatic, housing and transport are often provided informally, and institutional support for urban management is also much...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Leisure and the Changing City 1870 - 1914 (Routledge Revivals)

    By Helen Meller

    By the late nineteenth century, the city had become the dominant social environment of Britain, with the majority of the population living in large cities, often with over 100, 000 inhabitants. The central concern of this book, first published in 1976, is to assess how successful the late...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Model Estate (Routledge Revivals)

    Planned Housing at Quarry Hill Leeds

    By Alison Ravetz

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Quarry Hill Flats, once both the pride and shame of its city of Leeds, was an iconic Modernist symbol of the 1930s. It marked the first use of a prefabricated building system for a large-scale council estate, replacing a notorious slum. But it lasted barely a generation – its complete demolition...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Remaking Cities (Routledge Revivals)

    Contradictions of the Recent Urban Environment

    By Alison Ravetz

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, published in 1980, is an iconoclastic account of one of the pillars of the welfare state, British town and country planning, between 1945 and 1975. Always a fine balance between central control and market forces, it was challenged by strains within and between the environmental...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Urban Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    An Introductory Guide

    By David Clark

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1982, addressed the need for a fresh and comprehensive guide to the rapidly expanding area of urban geography. Drawing on examples from cities in a number of countries, including the U.S.A., David Clark outlines the contribution of geographers to the understanding of...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge