Development Studies: Urban Development

  • The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanisation book cover

    The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanisation

    Edited by Roberto Rocco, Jan van Ballegooijen

    The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanisation investigates the mutual relationship between the struggle for political inclusion and processes of informal urbanisation in different socio-political and cultural settings. It seeks a middle ground between two opposing perspectives on the political…

    Hardback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge

  • New Master-Planned Cities, Islam, and Identity book cover

    New Master-Planned Cities, Islam, and Identity

    Edited by Sarah Moser

    This book explores the diverse ways in which Islam as a religious philosophy currently shapes urban planning ideas. Focusing on cities in Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, and Southeast Asia, chapters revealing the vitality and variety of Muslim societies in their engagement with the design of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urban Safety and Peacebuilding: New Perspectives on Sustaining Peace in the City book cover

    Urban Safety and Peacebuilding

    New Perspectives on Sustaining Peace in the City

    Edited by Achim Wennmann, Oliver Jütersonke

    This volume draws together original research related to conceptual and practical advances on the interface of urban safety and peacebuilding. The book reflects on the advances on urban safety and peacebuilding to help address the rapidly increasing risk of conflict and insecurity in cities.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20 
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    Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

  • Policy Analysis as Problem Solving: A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework book cover

    Policy Analysis as Problem Solving

    A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework

    By Alex Schwartz, Rachel Meltzer

    Drawing extensively from real-life cases, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and non-profit executives on a wide range of policy issues. The book provides succinct but thorough discussions of the key elements of the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Creating Smart Cities book cover

    Creating Smart Cities

    Edited by Claudio Coletta, Leighton Evans, Liam Heaphy, Rob Kitchin

    In cities around the world, digital technologies are utilized to manage city services and infrastructures, govern urban life, solve urban issues, and to drive local and regional economies. While "smart city" advocates are keen to promote the benefits of smart urbanism – increased efficiency,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-26 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Sustainable Construction book cover

    Sustainable Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Sandy Halliday

    The second edition of Sustainable Construction provides an accessible primer to the principles and techniques involved in the design and construction of sustainable buildings. It presents examples of current best practice with numerous case studies to highlight current experiences, improve…

    Paperback – 2018-11-22 
    Routledge

  • The Production of Alternative Urban Spaces: An International Dialogue book cover

    The Production of Alternative Urban Spaces

    An International Dialogue

    Edited by Jens Kaae Fisker, Letizia Chiappini, Lee Pugalis, Antonella Bruzzese

    Alternative urban spaces across civic, private, and public spheres emerge in response to the great challenges that urban actors are currently confronted with. Labour markets are changing rapidly, the availability of affordable housing is under intensifying pressure, and public spaces have become…

    Hardback – 2018-11-08 
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    Regions and Cities

  • Food Consumption in the City: Practices and patterns in urban Asia and the Pacific book cover

    Food Consumption in the City

    Practices and patterns in urban Asia and the Pacific

    Edited by Marlyne Sahakian, Czarina Saloma, Suren Erkman

    Food consumption patterns and practices are rapidly changing in Asia and the Pacific, and nowhere are these changes more striking than in urban areas. This book brings together scholars from  anthropology, sociology, environmental studies, tourism, architecture and development studies to…

    Paperback – 2018-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Streets Reconsidered: Inclusive Design for the Public Realm book cover

    Streets Reconsidered

    Inclusive Design for the Public Realm

    By Daniel Iacofano, Mukul Malhotra

    Streets Reconsidered is a fundamental rethinking of America's streets. It explores the future of streets and what America's roadways could be if they were designed for living, instead of just driving. The book includes: detailed design guidelines, fully illustrated, four color case studies of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Urbanization and Climate Co-Benefits: Implementation of win-win interventions in cities book cover

    Urbanization and Climate Co-Benefits

    Implementation of win-win interventions in cities

    Edited by Christopher N. H. Doll, Jose A Puppim de Oliveira

    Urban areas are increasingly contributing to climate change while also suffering many of its impacts. Moreover, many cities, particularly in developing countries, continue to struggle to provide services, infrastructure and socio-economic opportunities. How do we achieve the global goals on climate…

    Paperback – 2018-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Reversing Urban Inequality in Johannesburg book cover

    Reversing Urban Inequality in Johannesburg

    Edited by Melissa Tandiwe Myambo

    With the spread of capitalism - a socio-economic system that produces both wealth and poverty simultaneously - the spatial dynamics of the "global(izing)" city are creating more division between social classes, not less. This means that in the 21st-century, large cities around the world exhibit…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Issues in Expropriation book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Issues in Expropriation

    Edited by Frances Plimmer, William McCluskey

    The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Issues in Expropriation takes a thematic look at expropriation (eminent domain/compulsory purchase) in an international context. Expropriation is a right reserved to all governments and, thus, it has an impact on all societies. This book, the first of its…

    Hardback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge

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