E-books: Urban Studies

  • Bicycle Utopias: Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures book cover

    Bicycle Utopias

    Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures, 1st Edition

    By Cosmin Popan

    Bicycle Utopias investigates the future of urban mobilities and post-car societies, arguing that the bicycle can become the nexus around which most human movement will revolve. Drawing on literature on post-car futures (Urry 2007; Dennis and Urry 2009), transition theory (Geels et al. 2012) and…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

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

    Megacity Seoul

    Urbanization and the Development of Modern South Korea, 1st Edition

    By Yu-Min Joo

    In Asia, there are a growing number of gigantic megacities, accompanied by a series of speculative and extravagant megaprojects. Amid the fast-paced urban and development challenges, many Asian governments have been searching for replicable and inspirational cases in Asia. South Korea and…

    eBook – 2018-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • A New Perspective for European Spatial Development Policies book cover

    A New Perspective for European Spatial Development Policies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang Blaas

    First Published in 1998. A number of future paths of European spatial evolution are developed and discussed in this book. It applies unconventional economic approaches to spatial policy, and in particular to EU-spatial policies. It is concluded that a) the answer to spatial development challenges…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Guide to European Town Directories: Volume One - Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Scandinavia. book cover

    A Guide to European Town Directories

    Volume One - Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Scandinavia., 1st Edition

    By Gareth Shaw, Tim Coles

    First published in 1997, European Directories is a major resource guide for urban historians and historical geographers. It provides a detailed bibliography of all directories published and available in major libraries throughout Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark and Scandinavia. In addition,…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Community and Sustainable Development: Participation in the future book cover

    Community and Sustainable Development

    Participation in the future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diane Warburton

    Books like this which bubble over with the fruits of many people experience and insight add new layers of meaning to (the concept if sustainable development) deepening our understanding of what for me is the most important political challenge of our age-by a very Long way... this timely and…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Cities in Europe book cover

    Sustainable Cities in Europe

    1st Edition

    By Peter Nijkamp, Adriaan Perrels

    Although urbanization steadily increases, many modern cities are finding the accommodation of their populations an increasingly difficult task. Planners and policy-makers battling to alleviate the problem with a host of urban renewal initiatives have made environmental issues and policies central…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene: Interruptions and Possibilities book cover

    Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene

    Interruptions and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Henrik Ernstson, Erik Swyngedouw

    Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene: Interruptions and Possibilities centres on how to organize anew the articulation between emancipatory theory and political activism. Across its theoretical and empirical chapters, written by leading scholars from anthropology, geography, urban…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Questioning Cities

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

    Policy Analysis as Problem Solving

    A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Meltzer, Alex Schwartz

    Drawing extensively from real-life cases, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and nonprofit executives on a wide range of policy issues. Unlike other texts, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving employs a pragmatic,…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Visual Spatial Enquiry: Diagrams and Metaphors for Architects and Spatial Thinkers book cover

    Visual Spatial Enquiry

    Diagrams and Metaphors for Architects and Spatial Thinkers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robyn Creagh, Sarah McGann

    Visual Spatial Enquiry explores visual and textual ways of working within spatial research. Architects and spatial thinkers from the arts, social sciences and humanities present rich case studies from remote and regional settings in Australia to the suburbs of Los Angeles, and from gallery and…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Architecture and Resilience: Interdisciplinary Dialogues book cover

    Architecture and Resilience

    Interdisciplinary Dialogues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Trogal, Irena Bauman, Ranald Lawrence, Doina Petrescu

    Resilience will be a defining quality of the twenty-first century. As we witness the increasingly turbulent effects of climate change, the multiple challenges of resource depletion and wage stagnation, we know that our current ways of living are not resilient. Our urban infrastructures, our…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Disassembled Cities: Social and Spatial Strategies to Reassemble Communities book cover

    Disassembled Cities

    Social and Spatial Strategies to Reassemble Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth L. Sweet

    This book explores the urban, political, and economic effects of contemporary capitalism as well being concerned with a collective analytic that addresses these processes through the lens of disassembling and reassembling dynamics. The processes of contemporary globalization have resulted in the…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Global Urban Studies

  • 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, 1st Edition

    Edited by Achim Wennmann, Oliver Jütersonke

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

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Studies in Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

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