E-books: Urban Studies

  • Insurgencies and Revolutions: Reflections on John Friedmann’s Contributions to Planning Theory and Practice book cover

    Insurgencies and Revolutions

    Reflections on John Friedmann’s Contributions to Planning Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Haripriya Rangan, Mee Kam NG, Libby Porter, Jacquelyn Chase

    Over the past six or more decades, John Friedmann has been an insurgent force in the field of urban and regional planning, transforming it from its traditional state-centered concern for establishing social and spatial order into a radical domain of collaborative action between state and civil…

    eBook – 2016-10-26
    Routledge
    RTPI Library Series

  • The Adapted City: Institutional Dynamics and Structural Change: Institutional Dynamics and Structural Change book cover

    The Adapted City: Institutional Dynamics and Structural Change

    Institutional Dynamics and Structural Change, 1st Edition

    By H George Frederickson

    Selected Contents: 1. Introduction2. Theories of Institutional Dynamics3. Political and Administrative Cities4. The Evolution of Political Cities5. The Evolution of Administrative Cities6. The Evolution of the Model City Charter7. The Discovery of Adapted Cities8. Probing the Complexities of…

    eBook – 2016-09-16
    Routledge

  • Spatializing Culture: The Ethnography of Space and Place book cover

    Spatializing Culture

    The Ethnography of Space and Place, 1st Edition

    By Setha Low

    This book demonstrates the value of ethnographic theory and methods in understanding space and place, and considers how ethnographically-based spatial analyses can yield insight into prejudices, inequalities and social exclusion as well as offering people the means for understanding the places…

    eBook – 2016-08-12
    Routledge

  • 24-Hour Cities: Real Investment Performance, Not Just Promises book cover

    24-Hour Cities

    Real Investment Performance, Not Just Promises, 1st Edition

    By Hugh F. Kelly

    Winner of the Gold Award in the Tenth Annual Robert Bruss Real Estate Book Competition 24 Hour Cities is the very first full length book about America’s cities that never sleep. Over the last fifty years, the nation’s top live-work-play cities have proven themselves more than just vibrant urban…

    eBook – 2016-07-15
    Routledge

  • Chinese Rural Development: The Great Transformation: The Great Transformation book cover

    Chinese Rural Development: The Great Transformation

    The Great Transformation, 1st Edition

    By William L. Parish

    This text examines the Pacific War, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, from the perspective of those who fought the wars and lived through them. The relationship between history and memory informs the book, and each war is relocated in the historical and cultural experiences of Asian countries.…

    eBook – 2016-07-08
    Routledge

  • The Urban Uncanny: A collection of interdisciplinary studies book cover

    The Urban Uncanny

    A collection of interdisciplinary studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucy Huskinson

    The Urban Uncanny explores through ten engaging essays the slippage or mismatch between our expectations of the city—as the organised and familiar environments in which citizens live, work, and go about their lives—and the often surprising and unsettling experiences it evokes. The city is uncanny…

    eBook – 2016-04-28
    Routledge

  • Code and the City book cover

    Code and the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Kitchin, Sung-Yueh Perng

    Software has become essential to the functioning of cities. It is deeply embedded into the systems and infrastructure of the built environment and is entrenched in the management and governance of urban societies. Software-enabled technologies and services enhance the ways in which we understand…

    eBook – 2016-04-20
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Global Networks, Linked Cities book cover

    Global Networks, Linked Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Saskia Sassen

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2016-04-15
    Routledge

  • ReThinking the City book cover

    ReThinking the City

    1st Edition

    By Vincent Kaufmann

    Conditions for travel have changed and are still changing the world – a world experiencing what John Urry calls the ‘mobility turn’. Since World War Two we have been moving faster and going further – a fact that has profoundly changed our way of experiencing both the world and ourselves. The…

    eBook – 2016-04-01
    Routledge

  • Archives in Russia: A Directory and Bibliographic Guide to Holdings in Moscow and St.Petersburg: A Directory and Bibliographic Guide to Holdings in Moscow and St.Petersburg book cover

    Archives in Russia: A Directory and Bibliographic Guide to Holdings in Moscow and St.Petersburg

    A Directory and Bibliographic Guide to Holdings in Moscow and St.Petersburg, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Kennedy Grimsted, Patricia Kennedy Grimstead

    This is a comprehensive directory and bibliographic guide to Russian archives and manuscript repositories in the capital cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg. It is an essential resource for any researcher interested in Russian sources for topics in diplomatic, military, and church history; art;…

    eBook – 2016-04-01
    Routledge

  • Higher Education and the Creative Economy: Beyond the campus book cover

    Higher Education and the Creative Economy

    Beyond the campus, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberta Comunian, Abigail Gilmore

    Since the DCMS Creative Industries Mapping Document highlighted the key role played by creative activities in the UK economy and society, the creative industries agenda has expanded across Europe and internationally. They have the support of local authorities, regional development agencies,…

    eBook – 2016-03-10
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Cities in Transition: Social Innovation for Europe’s Urban Sustainability book cover

    Cities in Transition

    Social Innovation for Europe’s Urban Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Sauer, Susanne Elsen, Cristina Garzillo

     Cities in Transition focuses on the sustainability transitions initiated in 40 European cities. The book presents the incredible wealth of insights gathered through hundreds of interviews and questionnaires. Four key domains—local energy systems, local green spaces, local water systems and…

    eBook – 2016-02-26
    Routledge

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