Development Studies: Urban Development

  • Urban Knowledge and Innovation Spaces: Insights, Inspirations and Inclinations from Global Practices book cover

    Urban Knowledge and Innovation Spaces

    Insights, Inspirations and Inclinations from Global Practices

    Edited by Tan Yigitcanlar, Melih Bulu

    The expansion of knowledge economy, globalization, and economic competitiveness has imparted importance of knowledge and innovation in local economies worldwide. As a result, integrating knowledge generation and innovation considerations in urban planning and development processes has become an…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Smart Urban Regeneration: Visions, Institutions and Mechanisms for Real Estate book cover

    Smart Urban Regeneration

    Visions, Institutions and Mechanisms for Real Estate

    Edited by Simon Huston

    The role of real estate in our cities is crucial to building sustainable and resilient urban futures. Smart Urban Regeneration brings together institutional, planning and real estate insights into an innovative regeneration framework for academics, students and property professionals. Starting by…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Mining and Community in South Africa: From Small Town to Iron Town book cover

    Mining and Community in South Africa

    From Small Town to Iron Town

    Edited by Philippe Burger, Lochner Marais, Deirdre van Rooyen

    Mining has played a key role in the growth of many towns in South Africa. This growth has been accompanied by a proliferation of informal settlements, by pressure to provide basic services and by institutional pressures in local government to support mining. Fragile municipal finance, changing…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

  • Loose Fit City: The Contribution of Bottom-Up Architecture to Urban Design and Planning book cover

    Loose Fit City

    The Contribution of Bottom-Up Architecture to Urban Design and Planning

    By Maurice Mitchell, Bo Tang

    Drawn from a lifetime’s experience of shared city-making from the bottom up, within rapidly expanding urban metabolisms in Delhi, Mumbai, Agra, Kathmandu, West Africa and London, Loose Fit City is about the ways in which city residents can learn through making to engage with the dynamic process of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge

  • Greening Post-Industrial Cities: Growth, Equity, and Environmental Governance book cover

    Greening Post-Industrial Cities

    Growth, Equity, and Environmental Governance

    By Corina McKendry

    City greening has been heralded for contributing to environmental governance and critiqued for exacerbating displacement and inequality.  Bringing these two disparate analyses into conversation, this book offers a comparative understanding of how tensions between growth, environmental protection,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge
    Cities and Global Governance

  • Housing Sustainability in Low Carbon Cities book cover

    Housing Sustainability in Low Carbon Cities

    By Ralph Horne

    Housing Sustainability in Low Carbon Cities addresses the complex dynamics of urban housing futures in an era of rapid social and economic change. In a clear and engaging examination of urban transitions in an age after oil — focusing on housing affordability and sustainability, cities and urban…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge
    Advances in Urban Sustainability

  • Children and the Geography of Violence: Why Space and Place Matter book cover

    Children and the Geography of Violence

    Why Space and Place Matter

    By Sheridan Bartlett

    Violence sabotages development, both children’s development and the development of the communities and neighbourhoods they rely on. There is abundant evidence of the deep and lasting harm that can be done. Violence breaks bodies and minds and exerts an insidious influence at every level. The…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Planning in the Global South book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Planning in the Global South

    Edited by Gautam Bhan, Smita Srinivas, Vanessa Watson

    The Routledge Companion to Planning in the Global South offers an edited collection on planning in parts of the world which, more often than not, are unrecognised or unmarked in mainstream planning texts. In doing so, its intention is not to fill a ‘gap’ that leaves this ‘mainstream’ unquestioned…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Data and the City book cover

    Data and the City

    Edited by Rob Kitchin, Tracey P. Lauriault, Gavin McArdle

    There is a long history of governments, businesses, science and citizens producing and utilizing data in order to monitor, regulate, profit from and make sense of the urban world. Recently, we have entered the age of big data, and now many aspects of everyday urban life are being captured as data…

    Paperback – 2017-09-12 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Green Infrastructure for Sustainable Urban Development in Africa book cover

    Green Infrastructure for Sustainable Urban Development in Africa

    By John Abbott

    This book shows for the first time how green infrastructure can work in an African urban context. On one level it provides a major rethinking of the role of infrastructure in urban society since the creation of networked infrastructure in the early twentieth century. On another, it explores…

    Paperback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Companion to Real Estate Development book cover

    Routledge Companion to Real Estate Development

    Edited by Graham Squires, Erwin Heurkens, Richard Peiser

    Real estate development shapes the way people live and work, playing a crucial role in determining our built environment. Around the world, real estate development reflects both universal human needs and region-specific requirements, and with the rise of globalization there is an increasing need to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

  • The African Metropolis: Struggles over Urban Space, Citizenship, and Rights to the City book cover

    The African Metropolis

    Struggles over Urban Space, Citizenship, and Rights to the City

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Bisola Falola

    On a planet where urbanization is rapidly expanding, nowhere is the growth more pronounced than in cities of the global South, and in particular, Africa. African metropolises are harbingers of the urban challenges that lie ahead as societies grapple with the fractured social, economic, and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

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