• Globalizing Seoul: The City's Cultural and Urban Change book cover

    Globalizing Seoul

    The City's Cultural and Urban Change, 1st Edition

    By Jieheerah Yun

    In the decades following the 1997 Asian economic crisis, South Korea sought segyehwa (globalization). Evidence of this is no more evident than in the country’s capital, Seoul, where urban development has been central to making the city a global hub and not just the centre of the national economy.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Research Assessment in Architecture, Music and the Arts: Discussing Doctorateness book cover

    Perspectives on Research Assessment in Architecture, Music and the Arts

    Discussing Doctorateness, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fredrik Nilsson, Halina Dunin-Woyseth, Nel Janssens

    Research in the creative fields of architecture, design, music and the arts has experienced dynamic development for over two decades. The research in these practice- and arts-based fields has become increasingly mature but has also led to various discussions on what constitutes doctoral proficiency…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge

  • Baghdad: An Urban History through the Lens of Literature book cover

    Baghdad: An Urban History through the Lens of Literature

    1st Edition

    By Iman Al-Attar

    In recent years, Baghdad has been viewed as a battleground for political conflicts; this interpretation has heavily influenced writings on the city. This book moves away from these perspectives to present an interdisciplinary exploration into the urban history of Baghdad through the lens of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-07
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • The Nature of the Firm in the Oil Industry: International Oil Companies in Global Business book cover

    The Nature of the Firm in the Oil Industry

    International Oil Companies in Global Business, 1st Edition

    By Basak Beyazay

    Firm-to-firm relationships, along with the overall structure of industry, have changed markedly over the past decades. Replacing the model of vertical integration with one of global business, firms have started to outsource more by using a wider global network. At the same time, they have begun to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • Green Belts: Past; present; future? book cover

    Green Belts

    Past; present; future?, 1st Edition

    By John Sturzaker, Ian Mell

    Most of us have heard of green belts – but how much do we really know about them? This book tries to separate the fact from the fiction when it comes to green belts by looking both backwards and forwards. They were introduced in the mid-twentieth century to try and stop cities merging together as…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Heritage, Conservation and Communities: Engagement, participation and capacity building book cover

    Heritage, Conservation and Communities

    Engagement, participation and capacity building, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gill Chitty

    Public participation and local community involvement have taken centre stage in heritage practice in recent decades. In contrast with this established position in wider heritage work, public engagement with conservation practice is less well developed. The focus here is on conservation as the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Pricing and Sustainability of Urban Real Estate book cover

    Pricing and Sustainability of Urban Real Estate

    1st Edition

    By Tom Kauko

    Urban sustainability has become a political and social agenda of global significance, of which real estate is an integral dimension. Sustainable urban development includes much more than ‘green building’ standards, yet in practice, other aspects such land use plans and locations are often…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge

  • Housing for Degrowth: Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Housing for Degrowth

    Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anitra Nelson, François Schneider

    ‘Degrowth’, a type of ‘postgrowth’, is becoming a strong political, practical and cultural movement for downscaling and transforming societies beyond capitalist growth and non-capitalist productivism to achieve global sustainability and satisfy everyone’s basic needs. This groundbreaking…

    Hardback – 2018-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Understanding the NEC4 ECC Contract: A Practical Handbook book cover

    Understanding the NEC4 ECC Contract

    A Practical Handbook, 2nd Edition

    By Kelvin Hughes

    As usage of the NEC family of contracts continues to grow worldwide, so does the importance of understanding its clauses and nuances to everyone working in the built environment. Understanding the NEC4 ECC Contract uses plain English to lead the reader through the NEC4 Engineering and Construction…

    Paperback – 2018-08-03
    Routledge
    Understanding Construction

  • Governing Shale Gas: Development, Citizen Participation and Decision Making in the US, Canada, Australia and Europe book cover

    Governing Shale Gas

    Development, Citizen Participation and Decision Making in the US, Canada, Australia and Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Whitton, Matthew Cotton, Ioan M. Charnley-Parry, Kathy Brasier

    Shale energy development is an issue of global importance. The number of reserves globally, and their potential economic return, have increased dramatically in the past decade. Questions abound, however, about the appropriate governance systems to manage the risks of unconventional oil and gas…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Urban Gardening as Politics book cover

    Urban Gardening as Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chiara Tornaghi, Chiara Certomà

    While most of the existing literature on community gardens and urban agriculture share a tendency towards either an advocacy view or a rather dismissive approach on the grounds of the co-optation of food growing, self-help and voluntarism to the neoliberal agenda, this collection investigates and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • A History of Design Institutes in China: From Mao to Market book cover

    A History of Design Institutes in China

    From Mao to Market, 1st Edition

    By Charlie Q. L. Xue, Guanghui Ding

    A History of Design Institutes in China examines the intricate relationship between design institutes, the state, and, in later periods, the market economy through a carefully situated discussion of significant theoretical and historical issues including socialist utopia, collective and individual…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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