Development Studies: Urban Development

  • Designing the Compassionate City: Creating Places Where People Thrive book cover

    Designing the Compassionate City

    Creating Places Where People Thrive

    By Jenny Donovan

    Designing the Compassionate City outlines an approach to urban design that is centred on an explicit recognition of the inherent dignity of all people. It suggests whether we thrive or decline – as individuals or as a community – is dependent on our ability to fulfil the full spectrum of our needs.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Uncovering the Crimes of Urbanisation: Researching Corruption, Violence and Urban Conflict book cover

    Uncovering the Crimes of Urbanisation

    Researching Corruption, Violence and Urban Conflict

    By Kristian Lasslett

    From the social cleansing of cities through to indigenous land struggles at the frontline of extraction megaprojects, planetary urbanisation is a contested process that is radically shaping social life and the sustainability of human civilisation. In this pioneering intervention, it is maintained…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • 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 – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Rural Livelihoods in China: Political economy in transition book cover

    Rural Livelihoods in China

    Political economy in transition

    Edited by Heather Xiaoquan Zhang

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Urbanization in China book cover

    Urbanization in China

    Edited by Margaret Crawford, Marco Cenzatti

    Since the "Opening Up" period of 1978-80, China has urbanized with unprecedented speed. The construction of completely new cities and the dramatic redevelopment of existing urban centers have completely transformed the Chinese landscape. This urban revolution has generated an astonishing number and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Urban Mobilities in the Global South book cover

    Urban Mobilities in the Global South

    Edited by Tanu Priya Uteng, Karen Lucas

    The book considers urban mobilities and immobilities in the Global South through an exploration of the theoretical and methodological entry points that can be used to further the agenda of transport planning. Transport system improvements can (and do) have complex and unequal impacts on different…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • The Routledge Handbook of Community Development: Perspectives from Around the Globe book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Community Development

    Perspectives from Around the Globe

    Edited by Sue Kenny, Brian McGrath, Rhonda Phillips

    The Routledge Handbook of Community Development explores community development theory and practice across the world. The book provides perspectives about community development as an interactive, relevant and sometimes contradictory way to address issues impacting the human condition. It promotes…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Urban Informatics: Collaboration at the nexus of policy, technology and design, people and data book cover

    Urban Informatics

    Collaboration at the nexus of policy, technology and design, people and data

    Edited by Kristene Unsworth, Andrea Forte, Richardson Dilworth

    Information shapes urban spaces in ways that most people rarely stop to consider. From data-driven planning to grassroots activism to influencing the routes we walk, bike, and drive, new information technologies are helping city dwellers to leverage information in new ways. These technologies shape…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Concepts and Techniques in Urban Analysis book cover

    Concepts and Techniques in Urban Analysis

    By 'Bola Ayeni

    This book, first published in 1979, discusses the concepts, models and techniques used in urban analysis and planning. This study reviews many of the older concepts and models of urban spatial structure, laying the foundations of analysis carried out in the later parts of the book. Topics such as…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • The British New Towns: A Programme without a Policy book cover

    The British New Towns

    A Programme without a Policy

    By Meryl Aldridge

    First published in 1979. Concern about the processes at work in Britain’s urban areas, coupled with steep declines in the population projections, led to a review of urban and regional policies in the mid-1970s, with major implications for the new towns as an element of national policy. The various…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Leisure and Urban Processes: Critical Studies of Leisure Policy in Western European Cities book cover

    Leisure and Urban Processes

    Critical Studies of Leisure Policy in Western European Cities

    Edited by Peter Bramham, Ian Henry, Hans Mommaas, Hugo van der Poel

    First published in 1989. Focusing on leisure and policy in West European cities, this interdisciplinary study is written by leading policy analysts and academics from six European Community states: Belgium, France, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. The emergence of leisure as…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Operational Urban Models: An Introduction book cover

    Operational Urban Models

    An Introduction

    By David Foot

    First published in 1981. Urban modelling techniques are an established tool in assessing the possible repercussions of major changes in land use. This book is an introductory guide to the various models that have been developed and to how they can be applied in planning practice, particularly with…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

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