E-books: Urban Studies

  • 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

  • Data and the City book cover

    Data and the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Kitchin, Tracey P. Lauriault, Gavin McArdle

    There is a long history of governments, businesses, science and citizens producing and utilizing data in order to monitor, regulate, profit from and make sense of the urban world. Recently, we have entered the age of big data, and now many aspects of everyday urban life are being captured as data…

    eBook – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Scottish Economy: A Living Book book cover

    The Scottish Economy

    A Living Book, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Gibb, Duncan Maclennan, Des McNulty, Michael Comerford

    The Scottish economy is at the heart of contemporary constitutional and public policy debates. This substantial new edited collection, the first comprehensive and authoritative analysis for more than 60 years, is a timely update on the classic volume of the same name edited by Sir Alec Cairncross…

    eBook – 2017-07-06
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Contemporary Soviet City book cover

    The Contemporary Soviet City

    1st Edition

    By Henry W. Morton, Robert C. Stuart

    This anthology of short stories reflects the writers' shared core experience of Korea's trajectory from an inward-looking feudal state, through Japanese colony and battle-ground for the Korean War, to a modernizing society. Three stories have been added to the original edition.…

    eBook – 2017-07-05
    Routledge

  • Inhabitable Infrastructures: Science fiction or urban future? book cover

    Inhabitable Infrastructures

    Science fiction or urban future?, 1st Edition

    By CJ Lim

    Inhabitable Infrastructures: Science fiction or urban future?, the follow up to Food City and Smartcities and Eco-Warriors, from one of the world’s leading urban design and architectural thinkers, explores the potential of climate change-related multi-use infrastructures that address the…

    eBook – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Reconnecting People and Water: Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management book cover

    Reconnecting People and Water

    Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management, 1st Edition

    By Liz Sharp

    Water management in industrialised western countries has long been seen as a technical process associated with pipes, drains and bureaucracies. This technical model of water management is now being questioned. This book examines the nature of contemporary water management and the…

    eBook – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Art and the City: Worlding the Discussion through a Critical Artscape book cover

    Art and the City

    Worlding the Discussion through a Critical Artscape, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Luger, Julie Ren

    Artistic practices have long been disturbing the relationships between art and space. They have challenged the boundaries of performer/spectator, of public/private, introduced intervention and installation, ephemerality and performance, and constantly sought out new modes of distressing…

    eBook – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Urban Design: A Typology of Procedures and Products book cover

    Urban Design

    A Typology of Procedures and Products, 2nd Edition

    By Jon Lang

    Urban Design: A Typology of Procedures and Products, 2nd Edition provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to urban design, defining the field and addressing the controversies and goals of urban design. Including over 50 updated international case studies, this new edition presents a…

    eBook – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Post-Metropolitan Territories: Looking for a New Urbanity book cover

    Post-Metropolitan Territories

    Looking for a New Urbanity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandro Balducci, Valeria Fedeli, Francesco Curci

    Processes of multi-scalar regional urbanization are occurring worldwide. Such processes are clearly distinguishable from those of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries due to the shifting concepts of both the city and the metropolis. International literature highlights how what we have…

    eBook – 2017-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

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