E-books: Urban Studies

  • Shaping the City: Studies in History, Theory and Urban Design book cover

    Shaping the City

    Studies in History, Theory and Urban Design, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Rodolphe El-Khoury, Edwards Robbins

    Taking on the key issues in urban design, Shaping the City examines the critical ideas that have driven these themes and debates through a study of particular cities at important periods in their development. As well as retaining crucial discussions about cities such as Los Angeles,…

    eBook – 2015-06-23
    Routledge

  • Beyond Gated Communities book cover

    Beyond Gated Communities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Samer Bagaeen, Ola Uduku

    Research on gated communities is moving away from the hard concept of a 'gated community' to the more fluid one of urban gating. The latter allows communities to be viewed through a new lens of soft boundaries, modern communication and networks of influence. The book, written by an international…

    eBook – 2015-06-12
    Routledge

  • Urban Economics and Land Use in America: The Transformation of Cities in the Twentieth Century: The Transformation of Cities in the Twentieth Century book cover

    Urban Economics and Land Use in America: The Transformation of Cities in the Twentieth Century

    The Transformation of Cities in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Alan Rabinowitz

    This is a book about the reality of place in America, the events and influences that led to the America we recognize today. It is a book about the growth of American cities and their suburbs during the twentieth century, about institutions and metropolitan governance, about real estate development…

    eBook – 2015-06-11
    Routledge

  • Cities and Towns book cover

    Cities and Towns

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca Stefoff

    First Published in 2015. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.…

    eBook – 2015-06-01
    Routledge

  • The Crisis of America's Cities: Solutions for the Future, Lessons from the Past: Solutions for the Future, Lessons from the Past book cover

    The Crisis of America's Cities: Solutions for the Future, Lessons from the Past

    Solutions for the Future, Lessons from the Past, 1st Edition

    By Randall Bartlett

    An original work on American cities and the ongoing "urban crisis". Using the metaphor of the socially constructed organization of space, Bartlett takes a broad view of the evolution of urban America, from its historical roots to the present; he then examines the way in which current policies have…

    eBook – 2015-05-20
    Routledge

  • Sound Moves: iPod Culture and Urban Experience book cover

    Sound Moves

    iPod Culture and Urban Experience, 1st Edition

    By Michael Bull

    This innovative study opens up a new area in sociological and urban studies: the aural experience of the social, mediated through mobile technologies of communication. Whilst we live in a world dominated by visual epistemologies of urban experience, Michael Bull argues that it is not…

    eBook – 2015-03-24
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • Planning and LGBTQ Communities: The Need for Inclusive Queer Spaces book cover

    Planning and LGBTQ Communities

    The Need for Inclusive Queer Spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Petra L. Doan

    Although the last decade has seen steady progress towards wider acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals, LGBTQ residential and commercial areas have come under increasing pressure from gentrification and redevelopment initiatives. As a result many of these…

    eBook – 2015-03-24
    Routledge

  • Great City Parks book cover

    Great City Parks

    2nd Edition

    By Alan Tate

    Great City Parks is a celebration of some of the finest achievements of landscape architecture in the public realm. It is a comparative study of thirty significant public parks in major cities across Western Europe and North America. Collectively, they give a clear picture of why parks have been…

    eBook – 2015-03-05
    Routledge

  • Metrolingualism: Language in the City book cover

    Metrolingualism

    Language in the City, 1st Edition

    By Alastair Pennycook, Emi Otsuji

    This book is about language and the city. Pennycook and Otsuji introduce the notion of ‘metrolingualism’, showing how language and the city are deeply involved in a perpetual exchange between people, history, migration, architecture, urban landscapes and linguistic resources. Cities and languages…

    eBook – 2015-03-05
    Routledge

  • Urban Environmental Policy Analysis book cover

    Urban Environmental Policy Analysis

    1st Edition

    By Heather E. Campbell, Elizabeth A Corley

    This timely book provides a wealth of useful information for following through on today's renewed concern for sustainability and environmentalism. It's designed to help city managers, policy analysts, and government administrators think comprehensively and communicate effectively about…

    eBook – 2015-02-12
    Routledge

  • Planning and Conflict: Critical Perspectives on Contentious Urban Developments book cover

    Planning and Conflict

    Critical Perspectives on Contentious Urban Developments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Enrico Gualini

    Planning and Conflict discusses the reasons for conflicts around urban developments and analyzes their shape in contemporary cities. It offers an interdisciplinary framework for scholars to engage with the issue of planning conflicts, focusing on both empirical and theoretical inquiry. By …

    eBook – 2015-02-11
    Routledge
    RTPI Library Series

  • Urbanism and Transport: Building Blocks for Architects and City and Transport Planners book cover

    Urbanism and Transport

    Building Blocks for Architects and City and Transport Planners, 1st Edition

    By Helmut Holzapfel

    Helmut Holzapfel’s Urbanism and Transport, a bestseller in its own country, now available in English, examines the history and the future of urban design for transport in major European cities. Urbanism and Transport shows how the automobile has come to dominate the urban landscape of cities…

    eBook – 2015-02-11
    Routledge

34Series in Urban Studies

Product Search