E-books: Urban Studies

  • Starting From Zero: Reconstructing Downtown New York book cover

    Starting From Zero

    Reconstructing Downtown New York, 1st Edition

    By Michael Sorkin

    Architect and social critic Michael Sorkin develops his own vision of the future lower Manhattan through a series of chronologically organized essays illustrated with full-color images of his own plans. Mixing his inimitable brand of social criticism with more personal reflections, Starting From…

    eBook – 2013-12-02
    Routledge

  • Planning for the Unplanned: Recovering from Crises in Megacities book cover

    Planning for the Unplanned

    Recovering from Crises in Megacities, 1st Edition

    By Aseem Inam

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2013-11-26
    Routledge

  • The Territories of Identity: Architecture in the Age of Evolving Globalization book cover

    The Territories of Identity

    Architecture in the Age of Evolving Globalization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Soumyen Bandyopadhyay, Guillermo Garma Montiel

    The expedited globalised process of exchange and new forms of cultural production have transformed old established notions of identity, calling into question their conceptual foundations. This book explores the spatial and representational dimension of this phenomenon, by addressing how the…

    eBook – 2013-11-20
    Routledge

  • Postborder City: Cultural Spaces of Bajalta California book cover

    Postborder City

    Cultural Spaces of Bajalta California, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Dear, Gustavo Leclerc

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2013-11-12
    Routledge

  • Visions of the City: Utopianism, Power and Politics in Twentieth Century Urbanism book cover

    Visions of the City

    Utopianism, Power and Politics in Twentieth Century Urbanism, 1st Edition

    By David Pinder

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2013-11-12
    Routledge

  • The Creative Class Goes Global book cover

    The Creative Class Goes Global

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotta Mellander, Richard Florida, Bjørn T. Asheim, Meric Gertler

    The whole landscape of research in urban studies was revolutionized by the publication of Richard Florida’s The Rise of the Creative Class in 2002, and his subsequent book entitled The Flight of the Creative Class has helped to maintain a decade-long explosion of interest in the field. While these…

    eBook – 2013-11-07
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Informed Cities: Making Research Work for Local Sustainability book cover

    Informed Cities

    Making Research Work for Local Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marko Joas, Kate Theobald, David McGuinness, Cristina Garzillo, Stefan Kuhn

    Informed Cities looks at the knowledge brokerage processes between cities and higher education institutions, and in particular evaluates governance mechanisms for monitoring local sustainability and the role of research within this. The first part of the book provides an analysis of tools for…

    eBook – 2013-10-30
    Routledge

  • Preserving New York: Winning the Right to Protect a City’s Landmarks book cover

    Preserving New York

    Winning the Right to Protect a City’s Landmarks, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Wood

    Preserving New York is the largely unknown inspiring story of the origins of New York City’s nationally acclaimed landmarks law. The decades of struggle behind the law, its intellectual origins, the men and women who fought for it, the forces that shaped it, and the buildings lost and saved on the…

    eBook – 2013-10-28
    Routledge

  • The Collaborative City: Opportunities and Struggles for Blacks and Latinos in U.S. Cities book cover

    The Collaborative City

    Opportunities and Struggles for Blacks and Latinos in U.S. Cities, 1st Edition

    By John Betancur, Douglas Gills

    Edited by John Betancur, Douglas Gills

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2013-10-28
    Routledge
    Contemporary Urban Affairs

  • Voices of Decline: The Postwar Fate of US Cities book cover

    Voices of Decline

    The Postwar Fate of US Cities, 2nd Edition

    By Robert A. Beauregard

    [FOR HISTORY CATALOGS]Drawing on the pronouncements of public commentators, this book portrays the 20th century history of U.S. cities, focusing specifically on how commentators crafted a discourse of urban decline and prosperity peculiar to the post-World War II era. The efforts of these…

    eBook – 2013-10-18
    Routledge

  • Pathologies of Modern Space: Empty Space, Urban Anxiety, and the Recovery of the Public Self book cover

    Pathologies of Modern Space

    Empty Space, Urban Anxiety, and the Recovery of the Public Self, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Milun

    Pathologies of Modern Space traces the rise of agoraphobia and ties its astonishing growth to the emergence of urban modernity. In contrast to traditional medical conceptions of the disorder, Kathryn Milun shows that this anxiety is closely related to the emergence of "empty urban space":…

    eBook – 2013-10-18
    Routledge

  • Henri Lefebvre: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Henri Lefebvre

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Merrifield

    Philosopher, sociologist and urban theorist, Henri Lefebvre is one of the great social theorists of the twentieth century. This accessible and innovative introduction to the work of Lefebvre combines biography and theory in a critical assessment of the dynamics of Lefebvre's character, thought, and…

    eBook – 2013-10-18
    Routledge

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