E-books: Urban Studies

  • Cities and the Knowledge Economy: Promise, Politics and Possibilities book cover

    Cities and the Knowledge Economy

    Promise, Politics and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Tim May, Beth Perry

    Cities and the Knowledge Economy is an in-depth, interdisciplinary, international and comparative examination of the relationship between knowledge and urban development in the contemporary era. Through the lenses of promise, politics and possibility, it examines how the knowledge economy has…

    eBook – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • The Fight for Fair Housing: Causes, Consequences, and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act book cover

    The Fight for Fair Housing

    Causes, Consequences, and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory D. Squires

    The federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 was passed in a time of turmoil, conflict, and often conflagration in cities across the nation. It took the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to finally secure its passage. The Kerner Commission warned in 1968 that "to continue present policies…

    eBook – 2017-10-16
    Routledge

  • Loose Fit City: The Contribution of Bottom-Up Architecture to Urban Design and Planning book cover

    Loose Fit City

    The Contribution of Bottom-Up Architecture to Urban Design and Planning, 1st Edition

    By Maurice Mitchell, Bo Tang

    Drawn from a lifetime’s experience of shared city-making from the bottom up, within rapidly expanding urban metabolisms in Delhi, Mumbai, Agra, Kathmandu, West Africa and London, Loose Fit City is about the ways in which city residents can learn through making to engage with the dynamic process of…

    eBook – 2017-09-22
    Routledge

  • Encyclopedia of World Cities book cover

    Encyclopedia of World Cities

    1st Edition

    By Immanuel Ness

    First Published in 2017. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.…

    eBook – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

  • City Planning for the Public Manager book cover

    City Planning for the Public Manager

    1st Edition

    By Nicolas A. Valcik, Todd A. Jordan, Teodoro J. Benavides, Andrea D. Stigdon

    Why should public administrators care about city planning? Is city planning not a field ruled by architects and public works personnel? Much of city planning in fact requires expertise in areas other than buildings and infrastructure, and with city planning expertise, urban administrators are…

    eBook – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Housing Sustainability in Low Carbon Cities book cover

    Housing Sustainability in Low Carbon Cities

    1st Edition

    By Ralph Horne

    Housing affordability, urban development and climate change responses are great challenges that are intertwined, yet the conceptual and policy links between them remain under-developed. Housing Sustainability in Low Carbon Cities addresses this gap by developing an interdisciplinary approach to…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Connecting Places, Connecting People: A Paradigm for Urban Living in the 21st Century book cover

    Connecting Places, Connecting People

    A Paradigm for Urban Living in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Reena Tiwari

    What is a better community? How can we reconfigure places and transport networks to create environmentally friendly, economically sound, and socially just communities? How can we meet the challenges of growing pollution, depleting fossil fuels, rising gasoline prices, traffic congestion, traffic…

    eBook – 2017-09-07
    Routledge

  • Smart Urban Regeneration: Visions, Institutions and Mechanisms for Real Estate book cover

    Smart Urban Regeneration

    Visions, Institutions and Mechanisms for Real Estate, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Huston

    The role of real estate in our cities is crucial to building sustainable and resilient urban futures. Smart Urban Regeneration brings together institutional, planning and real estate insights into an innovative regeneration framework for academics, students and property professionals. Starting by…

    eBook – 2017-09-01
    Routledge

  • Urban Redevelopment: A North American Reader book cover

    Urban Redevelopment

    A North American Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Hersh

    Urban redevelopment plays a major part in the growth strategy of the modern city, and the goal of this book is to examine the various aspects of redevelopment, its principles and practices in the North American context. Urban Redevelopment: A North American Reader seeks to shed light on the…

    eBook – 2017-08-29
    Routledge

  • Urban Sociolinguistics: The City as a Linguistic Process and Experience book cover

    Urban Sociolinguistics

    The City as a Linguistic Process and Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dick Smakman, Patrick Heinrich

    From Los Angeles to Tokyo, Urban Sociolinguistics is a sociolinguistic study of twelve urban settings around the world. Building on William Labov’s famous New York Study, the authors demonstrate how language use in these areas is changing based on belief systems, behavioural norms, day-to-day…

    eBook – 2017-08-29
    Routledge

  • Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning 6: The Right to the City book cover

    Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning 6

    The Right to the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Silver, Robert Freestone, Christophe Demaziere

    The Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning series offers a selection of some of the best scholarship in urban and regional planning from around the world. The internationally recognized authors of these award-winning papers take up a range of salient issues from the theory and practice of…

    eBook – 2017-08-24
    Routledge
    Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

  • Rethinking Neoliberalism: Resisting the Disciplinary Regime book cover

    Rethinking Neoliberalism

    Resisting the Disciplinary Regime, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sanford F. Schram, Marianna Pavlovskaya

    Neoliberalism remains a flashpoint for political contestation around the world. For decades now, neoliberalism has been in the process of becoming a globally ascendant default logic that prioritizes using economic rationality for all major decisions, in all sectors of society, at the collective…

    eBook – 2017-08-24
    Routledge

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