E-books: Urban Studies

  • Water Histories of South Asia: The Materiality of Liquescence book cover

    Water Histories of South Asia

    The Materiality of Liquescence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sugata Ray, Venugopal Maddipati

    This book surveys the intersections between water systems and the phenomenology of visual cultures in early modern, colonial and contemporary South Asia. Bringing together contributions by eminent artists, architects, curators and scholars who explore the connections between the environmental and…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • The New Urban Sociology book cover

    The New Urban Sociology

    6th Edition

    By Mark Gottdiener, Randolph Hohle, Colby King

    Widely recognized as a groundbreaking text, The New Urban Sociology is a broad and expert introduction to urban sociology that is both relevant and accessible to students. Organized around an integrated paradigm, the sociospatial perspective, this text examines the role played by social factors…

    eBook – 2019-05-17
    Routledge

  • Cities and Cinema book cover

    Cities and Cinema

    2nd Edition

    By Barbara Mennel

    The second edition of Cities and Cinema provides an updated survey of films about cities, from their significance for modernity at the beginning of the twentieth century to the contemporary relationship between virtual reality and urban space. The book demonstrates the importance of the filmic…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

  • Cities, Change, and Conflict: A Political Economy of Urban Life book cover

    Cities, Change, and Conflict

    A Political Economy of Urban Life, 5th Edition

    By Nancy Kleniewski, Alexander R. Thomas

    Cities, Change, and Conflict was one of the first texts to embrace the perspective of political economy as its main explanatory framework, and then complement it with the rich contributions found in the human ecology perspective. Although its primary focus is on North American cities, the book…

    eBook – 2019-02-25
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Sustainability and Design Ethics, Second Edition book cover

    Sustainability and Design Ethics, Second Edition

    1st Edition

    By Jean Russ

    Sustainability as a concept remains just as challenging and important today as it was when the first edition of this book was published. The Second Edition of Sustainability and Design Ethics explores the ethical obligations of knowledgeable people such as design professionals, taking into…

    eBook – 2018-11-12
    CRC Press

  • Urban Criminology: The City, Disorder, Harm and Social Control book cover

    Urban Criminology

    The City, Disorder, Harm and Social Control, 1st Edition

    By Rowland Atkinson, Gareth Millington

    Urban Criminology offers an accessible analysis of our urban condition, viewed through the prism of crime, disorder and social harm. This book gathers cutting-edge treatments, research field reports and critical examinations of crime and harm in cities, from the disciplines of urban studies and…

    eBook – 2018-11-08
    Routledge

  • Point of Purchase: How Shopping Changed American Culture book cover

    Point of Purchase

    How Shopping Changed American Culture, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Zukin

    This accessible, smart, and expansive book on shopping's impact on American life is in part historical, stretching back to the mid-19th century, yet also has a contemporary focus, with material on recent trends in shopping from the internet to Zagat's guides.Drawing inspiration from both Pierre…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • City Politics: The Political Economy of Urban America book cover

    City Politics

    The Political Economy of Urban America, 10th Edition

    By Dennis R. Judd, Annika M. Hinze

    Praised for the clarity of its writing, careful research, and distinctive theme – that urban politics in the United States has evolved as a dynamic interaction between governmental power, private actors, and a politics of identity – City Politics remains a classic study of urban politics.  Its…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge

  • Livable Cities from a Global Perspective book cover

    Livable Cities from a Global Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger W. Caves, Fritz Wagner

    Livable Cities from a Global Perspective offers case studies from around the world on how cities approach livability. They address the fundamental question, what is considered "livable?" The journey each city has taken or is currently taking is unique and context specific. There is no such …

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Growth, Decline, and Regeneration in Large Cities: A Case Study Approach book cover

    Growth, Decline, and Regeneration in Large Cities

    A Case Study Approach, 1st Edition

    By Steven G. Koven, Andrea C. Koven

    Growth, Decline, and Regeneration in Large Cities sheds light on why some cities prosper, others implode, and still others are able to reverse their downward trajectories. The book focuses on four major case studies of American metropolitan areas: Detroit, Boston, Minneapolis, and Austin.…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Routledge
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • The Restless City: A Short History of New York from Colonial Times to the Present book cover

    The Restless City

    A Short History of New York from Colonial Times to the Present, 3rd Edition

    By Joanne Reitano

    The Restless City: A Short History of New York from Colonial Times to the Present is a brief, insightful and lively history of the peoples, events and interactions that have formed New York City. Weaving together the shifting currents of economic, political, social, and cultural life, Joanne…

    eBook – 2018-02-28
    Routledge

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