E-books: Urban Studies

  • Urban and Regional Planning book cover

    Urban and Regional Planning

    6th Edition

    By Peter Hall, Mark Tewdwr-Jones

    This is the sixth edition of the classic text for students of geography and urban and regional planning. It gives an historical overview of the changes in cities and regions and in the development of the theory and practice of planning throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. The extensively…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Global Shanghai Remade: The Rise of Pudong New Area book cover

    Global Shanghai Remade

    The Rise of Pudong New Area, 1st Edition

    By Richard Hu, Weijie Chen

    Examining the rise of Pudong and its role in re-creating Shanghai as a global city, Global Shanghai Remade utilises this important case study to shed light on contemporary globalisation and China’s integration with the world since the late 20th century. Unpacking the rise of Pudong in the context…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Changing Urban Trends: Cultures of Decency and Well-being from the Premodern to the Postmodern book cover

    Changing Urban Trends

    Cultures of Decency and Well-being from the Premodern to the Postmodern, 1st Edition

    By Siegrun Fox Freyss

    The local public sector is deeply steeped in history. Studying the historic patterns of urban settlements helps us to understand the development of local priorities: zoning to separate residential areas by class and race, establishing police and fire departments to protect lives and property,…

    eBook – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • Understanding Metropolitan Landscapes book cover

    Understanding Metropolitan Landscapes

    1st Edition

    By Andrew MacKenzie

    Understanding Metropolitan Landscapes considers and reflects on the fundamental relationships between metropolitan regions and their landscapes. It investigates how planning and policy help to protect, manage and enhance the landscapes that sustain our urban settlements. As global populations…

    eBook – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • Urban Events, Place Branding and Promotion: Place Event Marketing book cover

    Urban Events, Place Branding and Promotion

    Place Event Marketing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Waldemar Cudny

    Urban Events, Place Branding and Promotion explores the phenomenon of place event marketing, examining the ways in which events are used to brand and disseminate information about a place. It provides a novel contribution to the literature, capturing the growing interest in place promotion, and…

    eBook – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Perspectives on Urban Growth, Innovation and Change

  • Geographic Information Systems to Spatial Data Infrastructures: A Global Perspective book cover

    Geographic Information Systems to Spatial Data Infrastructures

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Masser

    This book draws on author’s wealth of knowledge working on numerous projects across many countries. It provides a clear overview of the development of the SDI concept and SDI worldwide implementation and brings a logical chronological approach to the linkage of GIS technology with SDI enabling data…

    eBook – 2019-09-25
    CRC Press

  • The Routledge Companion to Urban Media and Communication book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Urban Media and Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zlatan Krajina, Deborah Stevenson

    The Routledge Companion to Urban Media and Communication traces central debates within the burgeoning interdisciplinary research on mediated cities and urban communication. The volume brings together diverse perspectives and global case studies to map key areas of research within media, cultural…

    eBook – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

  • Heritage, Memory, and Punishment: Remembering Colonial Prisons in East Asia book cover

    Heritage, Memory, and Punishment

    Remembering Colonial Prisons in East Asia, 1st Edition

    By Shu-Mei Huang, Hyun-Kyung Lee

    Based on a transnational study of decommissioned, postcolonial prisons in Taiwan (Taipei and Chiayi), South Korea (Seoul), and China (Lushun), this book offers a critical reading of prisons as a particular colonial product, the current restoration of which as national heritage is closely related to…

    eBook – 2019-09-23
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • Smart Growth and Sustainable Transport in Cities book cover

    Smart Growth and Sustainable Transport in Cities

    1st Edition

    By Amir Shakibamanesh, Mahshid Ghorbanian, Seyed Navid Mashhadi Moghadam

    This book delves into the urban planning theory of “smart growth” to encourage the creation of smart cities, where compact urban spaces are optimized to create transit-oriented, pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly areas, with a clear focus on developing a sustainable, humanistic transport system.…

    eBook – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

  • Globalizing Cities: A Brief Introduction book cover

    Globalizing Cities

    A Brief Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Mark Abrahamson

    Globalization has been built upon, and maintained by, major urban centers. As the interconnections among these cities grow, more cities become involved as important global nodes, and globalization has an extremely strong influence upon the forms and functions of cities everywhere. This new textbook…

    eBook – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • Urban Heritage in Divided Cities: Contested Pasts book cover

    Urban Heritage in Divided Cities

    Contested Pasts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mirjana Ristic, Sybille Frank

    Urban Heritage in Divided Cities explores the role of contested urban heritage in mediating, subverting and overcoming sociopolitical conflict in divided cities. Investigating various examples of transformations of urban heritage around the world, the book analyses the spatial, social and political…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Time Resources, Society and Ecology: On the Capacity for Human Interaction in Space and Time book cover

    Time Resources, Society and Ecology

    On the Capacity for Human Interaction in Space and Time, 1st Edition

    By Tommy Carlstein

    Originally published in 1982, Time Resources, Society and Ecology examines and seeks to examine the time dimension in terms of the ecology, technology, social organization and spatial structure of the human habitat. Approaches to time resources – sociological time-budget studies, anthropological…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

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