Development Studies: Urban Development

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

    Streets Reconsidered

    Inclusive Design for the Public Realm

    By Daniel Iacofano, Mukul Malhotra

    re:Streets 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 successful…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Megacity Seoul: Urbanization and the Development of Modern South Korea book cover

    Megacity Seoul

    Urbanization and the Development of Modern South Korea

    By Yu-Min Joo

    In Asia, there are a growing number of gigantic megalopolises, accompanied by a series of speculative and extravagant megaprojects. Amid the fast-paced urban and development challenges, many Asian developing countries have started to search for successful Asian development models. South Korea and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Social Theories of Urban Violence in the Global South: Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities book cover

    Social Theories of Urban Violence in the Global South

    Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities

    Edited by Jennifer Erin Salahub, Markus Gottsbacher, John de Boer

    While cities often act as the engines of economic growth for developing countries, they are also often the site of growing violence, poverty and inequality. Yet, social theory, largely developed and tested in the Global North, is often inadequate in tackling the realities of life in the dangerous…

    Hardback – 2018-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

  • The Routledge Handbook of Institutions and Planning in Action book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Institutions and Planning in Action

    Edited by Willem Salet

    The Routledge Handbook of Institutional Planning contains a selection of 25 chapters prepared by specialized international scholars of urban planning and urban studies focusing on the question of how institutions innovate in practices of action. The contributors share expertise on…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Semi-Detached London: Suburban Development, Life and Transport, 1900-39 book cover

    Semi-Detached London

    Suburban Development, Life and Transport, 1900-39

    By Alan A Jackson

    Originally published in 1973, Semi-Detached London looks at the great suburban expansion of London between the two world wars. The book covers all aspects of urban history, presenting an authoritative and balanced account of the Great Suburban Age, and the final uninhibited forty years before the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate

    Edited by Sara Wilkinson, Tim Dixon, Norm Miller, Sarah Sayce

    With the built environment contributing almost half of global greenhouse emissions, there is a pressing need for the property and real estate discipline to thoroughly investigate sustainability concerns. The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Real Estate brings together the latest research of…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge

  • The Affective Negotiation of Slum Tourism: City Walks in Delhi book cover

    The Affective Negotiation of Slum Tourism

    City Walks in Delhi

    By Tore Holst

    Each year, approximately a million tourists visit slum areas on guided tours as a part of their holiday to Asia, Africa or Latin America. This book analyses the cultural encounters that take place between slum tourists and former street children, who work as tour guides for a local NGO in Delhi,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism and Anthropology

  • Urban Poverty and Climate Change: Life in the slums of Asia, Africa and Latin America book cover

    Urban Poverty and Climate Change

    Life in the slums of Asia, Africa and Latin America

    Edited by Manoj Roy, Sally Cawood, Michaela Hordijk, David Hulme

    This book deepens the understanding of the broader processes that shape and mediate the responses to climate change of poor urban households and communities in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Representing an important contribution to the evolution of more effective pro-poor climate change policies…

    Paperback – 2018-01-20 
    Routledge

  • The Governance of Sustainable Rural Renewal: A comparative global perspective book cover

    The Governance of Sustainable Rural Renewal

    A comparative global perspective

    By Rory Shand

    This book examines examples of rural regeneration projects through the public administration lens, analysing how governance arrangements in rural settings work. In particular, the author focusses on the role of communities, business and tiers of governance (local, regional, national, and supra…

    Paperback – 2018-01-20 
    Routledge

  • Urbanization in Vietnam book cover

    Urbanization in Vietnam

    By Gisele Bousquet

    Most studies on urbanisation focus on the move of rural people to cities and the impact this has, both on the cities to which the people have moved, and on the rural communities they have left. This book, on the other hand, considers the impact on rural communities of the physical expansion of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Energy, Cities and Sustainability: An historical approach book cover

    Energy, Cities and Sustainability

    An historical approach

    By Harry Margalit

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

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